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Sketches Museum "Pierluigi Gherardi"

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Address: Via S. Agostino 1, 55045 Pietrasanta, Italy
Phone Number: +39.0584.795500
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Artistic Work of Visiting Sculptors

This museum was begon in 1984 in Pietrasanta with the intent to document the artistic work of the sculptors who come to Pietrasanta from all over the work to carry out their work... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 29, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This museum was begon in 1984 in Pietrasanta with the intent to document the artistic work of the sculptors who come to Pietrasanta from all over the work to carry out their work in laboratories with local artisans.The collection contains morel that 600 sketches and models, mostly plaster models of more than 300 Italian and foreign artists. Attached to the... More 

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Bagni di Lucca, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

A museum displaying maquettes (models) of statues from around the world executed in Pietrasanta. An excellent way to learn about sculpting but even more the museum holds a database of sculptures executed here. They also have workshops and the best notice board for happenings in the town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Sneak into the library and view the models of a number of sculptures that have promonence world wide. We recognised a few from our travels to Canada etc - and best of all free. There is a sculpture trails around Pietrasanta at the moment by some famous (and not so) artists that takes you all around the town which was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Lots of them, from abstract modern to realistic portraits, these are all models of larger sculptures. Somehow having them all together in a few connecting rooms, all of an approachable size, almost all pure white, makes the sculptures come to life more than they would in full size and spaced apart in a sculpture garden. It's hard to explain why... More 

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Address: Via S. Agostino 1, 55045 Pietrasanta, Italy
Phone Number: +39.0584.795500
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Pietrasanta

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