Museum hosts The Seven Sages of Faust Meloti in its spaces, thanks to the reinforcement agreement between the municipality of Milan, the metropolitan city and the Novecento Museum. In fact, starting Friday, October 29, the National Museum of Science and Technology will display the sculptural collection in The garden of the first monastery in the monumental buildingNS Returning to the city, in a permanent place, an iconic work that is part of Milan’s heritage in the twentieth century.
The Museum of Science welcomes the Seven Elders of Fausto Melotti
Recently restored monasteries were selected for the site of the sculpture group for its creation Connecting sculptures, green spaces and architectural contextWhere the shapes are arranged according to a geometric pattern that defines the game of eyes, in a mysterious silence aimed at renewing the spirit in which the artist and engineer Miloti thought. This cultural project is aligned with the identity and mission of the Museum of Dialogue between Art, Science and Technology..
The arrival of “I Sette Savi” to the museum is part of a Project path to improve and use archaeological parks and facilities, while protecting the Superintendent of Antiquities, Fine Arts and Urban Landscapes of Milan, as well as the continuity of the museum’s cultural and organizational activity. The structural and foundational interventions of the Seven Elders were carried out thanks to the contribution of the Lombardy region.
The work of “Seven Reese Magus”, consisting of Seven Sculptures Made of Viggio Stone, in 1961 by the Milan municipality to Fausto Melotti to garden the new building Carducci High School . The seven sculptures take and modify the plaster work “Constant Man” presented by Milotti at the VI Trienal in 1936 for Sala della Coerenza designed by Studio BBPR (Banfi Architects, Belgioioso, Peressutti, Rogers): twelve plaster sculptures, by hand hollows in height heart , arranged in three rows of four sculptures each. When drawing human figures without details also referring to De Chirico’s statues, the artist re-read The subject of the guardians of the sages of the ancient Greek civilizationNS ThalesNS so lonelyNS PeriandroNS CleopoloNS ShilonNS advertisement NS petaco , referring to the reconstruction by Diogenes Laertius in The Lives of the Philosophers.
De Sette Savi Melotti provided more examples, besides the stones: a plaster copy, perhaps a precursor to Liceo Carducci’s sculpture, and a marble copy commissioned by the Milan City Council in 1981 and exhibited at PAC, Pavilion of Contemporary Art, in via lecture. To install Savi, you can go back and choose one An open space to create a link between the artifacts and the surrounding nature and architecture The sculptures are arranged according to a geometric pattern that defines a game of eyes in a mysterious silence free from any form of anxiety. Their imposing form evokes a comfortable sense of protection, drawn from the almost hieratic wisdom they seem to instill in those who observe them: they are in fact undisturbed entities that face the passage of time calmly, welcoming it without worry and inviting the viewer to do so. The same.
The sculptural collection vividly reflects the multifaceted background of Fausto Melotti, the engineer, musician and sculptor, as well as being a symbol of the creative fruition of a period of particular importance to Italian and Italian art, where the history of the city is intertwined with the history of the country. The museum’s desire to return the “Seven Elders” to society is a concrete act for it. Emphasizing the value of culture as an essential factor of knowledgeAiming for social cohesion based on a strong identity value: In fact, art, science and culture are elements of a union by which a person can be recognized as part of the same story.