TREASURES OF SACRED ART. ITINERARIES IN LOMBARDY
Six episodes are devoted to sacred art in Lombardy. We begin with Paleochristian art in Milan, exploring the Ambrose Basilicas of S.Lorenzo, S.Simpliciano, S.Nazzaro Maggiore, and continue in the 19th century city, in the churches commissioned by Pope Paul VI and designed by architects Carlo De Carli, Giò Ponti, Pierluigi Nervi. The Abbeys of the Bassa Milanese area, Chiaravalle, Viboldone, Morimondo, take us back to the Medieval Age, to San Bernardo and the Fourteenth century. A long journey in Valtellina, from the Santuario di Morbegno to the Madonna della Sassella, and then from Tirano, on the border with Switzerland, to the churches of Bormio. Finally, an artistic itinerary through Lorenzo Lotto’s paintings, frescoes and altarpieces in Bergamo.