The Legacy of Pietro Montana

Jul 01, 2014 292

By Giovanni di Napoli

"My wish has been to send light into the darkness of men's hearts, and to be the servant of a noble purpose . . . art is not a vague production, transitory and isolated, but a power, which must be directed toward the refinement and improvement of the human soul." — Pietro Montana, in an address before the Hudson Valley Association *

After stumbling upon Anthony de Francisci's Independence Flagstaff at Union Square, I was keen on discovering other monuments by Southern Italian artists in NYC.

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Fonte: Magna Grece

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