Maggio in Arte, mostra annuale d'arte alla frumentaria

Sassari, piazza Italia

Maggio in Arte in Sassari

The "Maggio in Arte" (May in Art) event was inaugurated in 2005 with t "Le muse in salotto - Edina, Lavinia e Iride Altara" (the Muses in the parlour), an exhibition of the works developed – between 1915 and  1975- by the Altara sisters, designers born in Sassari in the late 19th century. 

The catalogue, with the text by Giuliana Altea, curator of the exhibition, is published by Ilisso Edizioni in the I Maestri dell'Arte Sarda collection.
On the other hand, the 2006 edition, "Pietro Antonio Manca - Una visione anticonvenzionale della Sardegna", (Pietro Antonio Manca – A non-conventional vision of Sardinia "intended to cover the essential steps of the artistic life of Pietro Antonio Manca, one of the most innovative, original Sardinian painters of the 20th century.
Also this catalogue, with the text of Maria Luisa Frongia, curator of the exhibition, is published by Ilisso Edizioni.