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Pinuccio Sciola, world famous sculptor and still a resident of San Sperate suggested in the 60s to turn the village into an open air museum, sort of a skansen by putting muralsonto the walls of the buildings. The advice was taken and today you could...more
We were driven by Alessandro himself to San Sperate. There he told us a lot about the Murales, different kind of paintings and pictures on the outside walls of the houses in the Village. It was just one big public museum, incredible. Because of his...More
San Sperate was the first stop on a shore excursion from the Norwegian Epic. The town is covered with murals. As the murals age, they are replaced with new murals by new artists. My wife and I found this very interesting. The last stop on...More
There are unexpected art installations all over San Sperate. Many are sculptures, apparently by a well known Italian artist. My favourites are the murals, many of which are trompe l'oile, occasionally religious, occasionally folksy, often humorous.
However, San Sperate suffers from the widespread Sardinian malaise...More
It might sound over the top, but in San Sperate lives what is at the moment the most visionary artist in the world: Pinuccio Sciola.
His name is not renowned as the one of other world-class artists simply because is not from the world dominant...More
In the village of San Sperate many of the buildings are decorated with murals or hung with sculptures. Some of these are by well known artists. Of particular interest is the sculpture gallery of Pinuccio Sciola. His sculptures, carved from stone, can be played like...More
We were lucky enough to be taken here by friends in the village. What an amazing experience. I would urge anyone who is in the area to try and see these beautiful stones, the carvings and hear them sing.
These stones, set in a garden...More