Photos of Pavia from the 19th to the 21st century

Pavia

(October 1 - October 31, 2014)

The exhibit was located in the Presidents’ Lounge, highlighted the relationship between Pavia’s history and its monuments, and presenting the great intellectual figures of its prestigious university (Foscolo, Volta, Golgi). The tour  uncovered the city’s most picturesque perspectives through the eyes of six Italian photographers (Cantalupi, Chiolini, Manidi, Nazzari, Sacchi, and Valli), as well as the attractions of its historic surroundings. The tour examined the Augustinian heritage of Pavia, by focusing on the story of how Saint Augustine’s body arrived in the church of San Pietro in Ciel dâ Oro.