“The Mastery of Time” Exhibition in Milan
In the event that you are in Milan or heading out to the Lombardy capital for the Expo 2015, “The Mastery of Time” is a not-to-be-missed show which follows the historical backdrop of time estimation from its beginnings to the current day.
Portable sundial, Pierre LeMaire, Paris, mid 18th century
Curated by the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie, the display is occurring in Milan inside the noteworthy Ambrosian Library in Milan, a phenomenal structure, set up in the mid seventeenth century which houses the Codex Atlanticus of Leonardo Da Vinci, an assortment of exactly 1,100 pages bearing logical and specialized drawings by the observed Renaissance virtuoso.
Ninety symbolic pieces portray the progression of mechanical and logical achievements that prompted the current idea of accuracy in a way where science and innovation often combined to unadulterated articulations of craftsmanship and craftmanship.
This display flourishes in the eponymous book by Dominique Fléchon, a history specialist at the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie. First distributed in French in 2011, this 456 pages hardcover book with 300 delineations has since been converted into English and Chinese. The occasion matches with the introduction of the Italian form.
“The Mastery of Time” unfurls in six sections that relate progresses made since the primary units of measure, envisioned by the Babylonians, to contemporary specialized and valuable fine watches. These equivalent six parts structure the construction of the presentation in Milan.
Shown in a similar Federiciana Hall, guests likewise have the likelihood to respect the well known “Canestra di frutta” oil painting via Caravaggio.
“La Conquista del Tempo (The Mastery of Time)” Exhibition
April 15th – June 14th 2015
Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana
Piazza Pio XI, 2