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The basilica of our Lady of humility is a pistoiesededicata basilica of the Virgin Mary. Its construction already attested in church documents in the 13th century is presumed between the 12th and 18th centuries.
Its architectural importance is due to the sixteenth-century dome created by Giorgio Vasari and 59 meters high. The structure is also known as an important center of Marian devotion and this is also the name of the sanctuary of the Madonna of humility.
The artist's House Pistoia Fernando Melani (1907-1985) is a unique example of space in perfect harmony are reflected the artistic experience of the author and his research itinerary through the major art movements of the second half of the 20th century, from arte povera, Conceptual art and Minimal Art. In different environments a large amount of works occupy the ceilings, the walls, the floors, according to the provision which melani himself had given him since their creation. Visiting among heaps of settled materials, experiments on metals, sheets and wires that hang from the rafters of the c
The San Zeno Cathedral, dedicated to San Zeno vescovo, guards inside the silver altar of San Jacopo. Built in the early Middle Ages, was destroyed by two fires and then rebuilt in the 13th century and subsequently renovated to the modern era. Its exterior dates from the 14th century; the three-nave interior is originally from XIV century, decorated with 17th century frescoes and paintings. Under the presbytery are the remains of a Roman villa visited the Imperial age and the original church. The altar of San Jacopo, in which he also Filippo Brunelleschi, is a masterpiece of sacred and precious
It gathers a large number of drawings, models and transparencies illustrating the work and research of the great architect Giovanni Michelucci since the beginning of its activity in projects of recent years. Giovanni Michelucci activity is characterized by important works such as the Church of St. John the Baptist, the Church of Longarone, the Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze, the headquarters of Monte dei Paschi in Colle Val d'Elsa, who symbolically testify the values of humanity. Giovanni Michelucci achieved in Pistoia important works such as the bag goods (1949-50), the Church of hillside Pont
It is characterized by a large decoration in white and green marble. Begun in the 12th century, it was enlarged in the 14th. Inside you will find beautiful sculptures, such as the pulpit of FRA Guglielmo da Pisa, carved in 1270, and the famous Visitation by Luca della Robbia, glazed earthenware, of 1445. In the Interior are the font of Giovanni Pisano and the medieval polyptych by Taddeo Gaddi, depicting the Virgin enthroned with San Iacopo, Saint John the Evangelist, Saint Peter and Saint John the Baptist. Also interesting are the crucifix and the Romanesque cloister, both of the 13th century
The villa of cells built by the noble family of Pistoia Fabbroni and romantic park surrounding settled in the nineteenth century belong to Giuliano Gori collector, who collected contemporary art works by transforming the property into a museum. Among the international artists that are featured in the collection include Magdalena Abakanowicz Gori, Dani Karavan, Sol Le Witt, Fausto Melotti, Pistoletto, Anne Patrick Poirier, Mauro Staccioli.
The Molino of Gamble, alleged age mid 1800, ran until 1947 for the grinding of dried chestnuts and wheat for majority from the villages of the Valley of Orsigna. It was renovated and restored to full functionality in the year 2000. In the restructuring were preserved in their entirety and in the reconstruction of machinery was observed the utmost care in: makeover, grinders, millstones and ritrecini various mechanisms, according to the design of 1800. Always in Orsigna was reconstructed to educational purposes coal Street, with the completion of the hut of carbonaro, a Cambridge sectioned and