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Guercino The Crucifixion (1624-25) in Ghiara Church

In the Holy Virgin Ghiara Church is the big altarpiece made by Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, also known as Guercino (1591-1666).

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Concordi Monument

An archaeological find from the Roman era, the "Monumento ai Concorsi", has been placed in the gardens, a funeralsepulchre found in Boretto, with a bust of Caio Concordio I and his family.

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Mosaic in the crypt of the Cathedral

A wonderful piece of art made of stone, its origins going back to ancient Roman Empire, this mosaic depicts many different scenes from mitology, with dancers, animald and geometrical decorations.

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Group of sculptures in St. John the Evangelist

Terracotta polychrome group from the fourteen hundreds depicting the Passion of Christ. With the exception of the Christ figure from the 1600s, the work can be attributed to Guido Mazzoni.

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Less Than - Robert Morris

The originally medieval Cloister complex of San Domenico hosts the work entitled Less Than, designed by Robert Morris in 2005 for the silent and secret Small Cloister.

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Whirls and Twirls 1 - Sol LeWitt

The work Whirls and Twirls 1, designed by Sol LeWitt for the ceiling vault of the eighteenth-century reading hall of the Panizzi Library forms a part of the extensive series of Wall Drawings painted directly on wall surfaces in an attempt to achieve complete integration between art and architecture.

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The Araba Fenice - Luciano Fabro

At the heart of the colonnade that forms the entrance to this imposing neoclassical building is the Araba Fenice column, designed by Luciano Fabro in 2005 and made of Iranian gold-coloured travertine marble.

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Dance of planets and stars - Eliseo Mattiacci

The opening of Eliseo Mattiacci’s work took place June 10, 2006 in the former Lombardini foundry, now the premises of the National Foundation of the Aterballetto Ballet Company.

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Marco Gerra's sculpture

The sculpture, abstract work of art, is 10 metres high and weighs 90 quintals. It is composed of eight parts - geometric shapes - soldered and varnished in orange, black and white.

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Pesce fuor d'acqua

This artwork by the sculptor Giovanni Menada, contains a clear warning for all of us, starting from its name : "Fish outside Water"

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Spring Sculpture

In the middle of the roundabout is the marmoreal sculpture called "Spring", which is dedicated to water resources. It has been made by scupltor Luca Prandini, and the sponsor is Conad supermarket

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Evolution of talent - FRANCO REGGIANI

The sculpture, made in 1979, depicts basic parts of seven different race cars.

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Tricolour Roundabout

Sculpture made from a model by Marco Gerra (1925-2000), placed on the roundabout at the west entrance of the town.

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Piazza Gioberti Obelisk

The obelisk of granite, is 17.75 meters high.

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