68° Michetti Awards- "Fantasmi di luce - estetiche
visionarie da Michetti al presente nel 70° anniversario del premio
Michetti" (“Light Ghosts – VisionaryAesthetics from Michetti to
present on 70thanniversary of Michetti Awards”) edited by
Silvia Pegoraro. From 16thDecember 2017 to 28thJanuary 2018..
The National Painting Award F.P. Michetti was established in 1947 in honour of Francesco Paolo Michetti, a painter from Francavilla al Mare. From 1947 until today have taken part in it 20th century’s iconic artists of various and complex tendencies: from Prampolini to Reggiani, from Sassu to Cantatore, from Ceroli to TitinaMaselli. In 1969, when the awards were banned due to the protests of the time, took part in the exhibition Burri, Capogrossi, D'Orazio, Fontana, Turcato, Vedova; the AbruzzeseSpalletti and Summa; the young Kounellis, Mattiacci, Mochetti, Paolini, Prini, Zorio. Master Stefano Piali took part with the work "Fuga dalla Storia" (“Escape from History”) triptyque, oil on canvas 250x150 cm.