Free time activities of our Italian Language School

Free time activities of our Italian Language School

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Il Centro-Italian School for Foreigners in Milan

organizes extracurricular activities for its  students, as opportunities to improve their knowledge of culture and Italian language while having fun!

APERITIFS: occasions to speak in Italian that became a meeting point for all the students and teachers of different classes to get know each other better.

COOKING LESSONS: the most entertaining activity! We cook and eat together the tipical dishes of the Italian cousine.

GUIDED VISITS: long touristic walks and less known itineraries to discover the charming Milan and the extraordinaryItalian culture.

On Wednesday 27th of May our students will visit with Marco The Pietà of Rondanini, last work of Michelangelo here in Milan in occasion of World Expo 2015 until the end of this month.

The poor state of the marble caused a crack and consequently problems in the act of sculpting, distruggento of entire parts. For this reason Michelangelo, seized by a fit of rage, he took a hammer sculpture. He would not get close to the subject (very dear to him) of Mercy for the next two years, after which he went to work for the creation of the Pietà Rondanini.
The history of this sculpture is undoubtedly long and rich, since many eyes have had The privilege of admiring it in private mansions, before it was bought in the 50s by the city of Milan and to be exposed to the public.

The unfinished work has always fascinated by many critics to casua its interpretation difficult. Thanks to a recent restoration and the precision and meticulousness of the restorers, new details have emerged and circumstances related to the thoughts of the artist performers. We can also be more aware of what are the expressions and moods of portraits thanks to subtle play of light and shadow.

It turns out the youth of Mary in contrast with black spots and fouling on the legs of Christ, the result probably of ancient tampering.

It turns out the youth of Mary in contrast with black spots and fouling on the legs of Christ, the result probably of ancient tampering.
Also, thanks to the restoration, have been discovered in support of lead between the statue and the altar Trajan, so as to support the block without intaccaro inside and then ruin it.
Other details belong to the hand of the artist as the same marks on the legs of Christ and the other arm mutilated; even where there are parts missing stoccature.

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