The 50th anniversary of the Asian Art Museum gets an Italian touch with Matteo Ricci’s exhibition

Mar 21, 2016 491

The celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco got an Italian touch: while the museum's current home was designed by architect Gae Aulenti, the museum is hosting an exhibition regarding the Italian Jesuit Missionary Matteo Ricci, curated - among others - by Italian exhibition designer Marco Centin.

The connection between Italy and San Francisco has been very strong for long time, however the contribution given by architect and designer Gae Aulenti is even more relevant, as the Asian Art Museum was the only American building she worked for.

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Fonte: L'italo-Americano

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