Accademia di Belle Arti di Perugia

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Accademia di Belle Arti di Perugia
Accademia di belle arti di Perugia "Pietro Vannucci"
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Type Academy of fine arts, Private
Established 1573 (1573)
President Sergio Rampini
Director Paolo Belardi
Students more than 600
Undergraduates painting, sculpture, artistic design for the enterprises, scenography
Postgraduates painting, sculpture, graphic arts, scenography
Location Perugia, Umbria, Italy
Website www.abaperugia.org

The Accademia di Belle Arti di Perugia ("Academy of Fine Arts of Perugia") is a private[1] tertiary academy of art in Perugia, in Umbria in central Italy. It is not one of the 20 official Italian state academies of fine art,[2] but is legally recognised by the Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca, the Italian ministry of education and research, which gives its full name as Accademia di Belle Arti Legalmente Riconosciuta di Perugia "Pietro Vannucci".[3] The academy became an autonomous degree-awarding institution under law no. 508 dated 21 December 1999.[4][5]

History[edit]

With a foundation year of 1573 makes the Academy (initially called the Academia del Disegno - “Academy of Drawing”), the second for longevity after the Academy of Fine Arts of Florence born just eleven years before. Was born by the impulse of a painter (Orazio Alfani) and an architect and mathematician (Raphael Sozi).

Academy Schools[edit]

  • painting
  • sculpture
  • design, includes fashion design, artistic design for the enterprises and graphic arts
  • scenography
  • school of Italian language

Library, archive, and collections[edit]

The Royal Academy has an important collection of books, archives and works of art accessible for research and display.

Michelangelo's Night, Day, Dusk and Dawn[edit]

Canova's The Three Graces[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statuto "Fondazione Accademia di Belle Arti Pietro Vannucci” (in Italian). Statute of the Accademia di Belle Arti di Perugia - Official Website. Accessed April 2017.
  2. ^ Accademie di belle arti (in Italian). Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca: AFAM – Alta Formazione Artistica, Musicale e Coreutica. Accessed April 2014.
  3. ^ Accademie di belle arti legalmente riconosciute (in Italian). Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca: AFAM – Alta Formazione Artistica, Musicale e Coreutica. Accessed April 2014.
  4. ^ Legge 21 dicembre 1999, n.508: Riforma delle Accademie di belle arti, dell'Accademia nazionale di danza, dell'Accademia nazionale di arte drammatica, degli Istituti superiori per le industrie artistiche, dei Conservatori di musica e degli Istituti musicali pareggiati. (in Italian). Gazzetta Ufficiale, 4 gennaio 2000 n.2. Archived 1 October 2011.
  5. ^ ABA – Perugia (in Italian). Accademia di belle arti di Perugia. Accessed April 2014.