Mountains by Magnum Photographers

The archives of Magnum Photos contain images of some of the world’s highest peaks. Magnum Photos is not known for landscape photography, but the theme runs through the agency’s 80-year history. These photographs are not only a testament to a very human fascination with mountains all over the world, but also to the veneration and fear

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L’Aquila. Art treasures from the 13th to the 16th century

Ten years after the earthquake of 6 April 2009 in Abruzzo, L’Aquila exhibition. Art treasures from the 13th to the 16th century present to the public a selection of 14 restored works including goldsmiths, terracotta, stone and wood sculptures, paintings on table and canvas from the churches of Aquila and Munda, the National Museum

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The story of an adventure

The story of an Adventure exhibition. Forte di Bard 1999-2019 traces the genesis of ambitious Fort Bard redevelopment and restoration project, through the photos taken before and during the phases of the work, by the Turin photographer Gianfranco Roselli. A real photographic story consisting of images of architecture of interiors

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The Guercino

The exhibition Il Guercino. Opere da quadrerie e collezioni del Seicento brought to the Fort Bard, from 5th April to 30th June 2019, a selection of 54 works by the great centese painter, considered one of the greatest interpreters of Baroque Emilian painting. The exhibition is organized by the Fort

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019

Exhibition: 2nd February – 2nd June 2019 Fort Bard. Aosta Valley #WPY54 Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten has won the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018 title for his extraordinary image, The Golden Couple, which frames a pair of golden snub-nosed monkeys in the temperate forest of China’s Qinling

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FdB Modern Art Itinerary

FdB Modern is an evocative journey of modern and contemporary art composed of 43 artworks located through the external footpath and the fortified buildings of the Fortress. Starting from the base and following the path that leads to the top of the rock until the Carlo Alberto Opera, visitors have

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 53

Fort of Bard hosts the Italian preview world tour of the photographic exhibition Wildlife Photographer of the Year, the most prestigious and important photographic event of its kind. For this 53rd edition, the prize presented by the Natural History Museum of London chose more than fifty thousand photos, coming from

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Northern Lights. Impressionism in Normandy

Monet, Renoir, Bonnard, Boudin, Corot, Courbet, Daubigny, but also Delacroix, Dufy, Gericault… For the first time, Fort of Bard devotes an exhibition to impressionists through an unedited project curated by the art historian Alain Tapié in cooperation with Ponte Organisation für kulturelles Management GmbH in Wien. More than seventy important

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WORLD PRESS PHOTO 2017

From December 7th, 2017 to January 7th, 2018, Fort of Bard presents World Press Photo 6th edition. More than 140 extraordinary images and 12 videos of the digital storytelling contest winners are presented for the most important international recognition of photojournalism. They show and illustrate for one year the events of

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Space Change. Mark Lewis & David Tremlett in Forte di Bard

Two of the most famous names of the international contemporary art scene are showing work together in an important exhibition organized at the Forte di Bard from March 28 to July 4, 2010: Space Change. Mark Lewis, David Tremlett in Forte di Bard. David Tremlett born in 1945 in Sticker

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LA VISIONE DELLO SPAZIO

The Fortress of Bard hosts, from 2nd April to 2nd May 2010, an architecture photo exhibition, “La visione dello spazio. Fotografia come architettura”, by Roberto Mutti, that presents to the public works by Gabirele Basilico, Stefania Beretta, John Davies, Franco Donaggio, Maurizio Galimberti, Andrea Garuti, Margherita Spiluttini, Vladimir Sutiaghin. The

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Alphonse Mucha: modernist and visionary

From 29 July to 21 November 2010, the Fortress of Bard, hosts the exhibition Alphonse Mucha: modernist and visionary, the first important exhibition of Mucha’s works in Italy, organized on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the artist’s birth. Tomoko Sato, the only official scholar of the collection for

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Treasures in the Attic. The enchantment of childhood in mountain toys and games

The Fortress of Bard hosts from 6 December 2010 to 3 April 2011 in the rooms of the Cannoniere, the exhibition “Treasures in the Attic – the enchantment of childhood in mountain toys and games”. The exhibition, promoted by the Associazione Forte di Bard and organized by the Società B&C

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The exhibition brings together over one hundred winning images in the 17 categories of the competition organized by the Natural History Museum of London togheter with the BBC Wildlife Magazine and Forte di Bard, now in its 47th edition. Photographies have been selected by a jury of esteemed photographers and

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The Prince’s Treasures

During this winter season the exhibition rooms of the Fortress of Bard are hosting a selection of fine art masterpieces. Erected at the feet of the Aosta Valley during the first half of the 19th Century, the imposing fortress has become a leading cultural centre. The fortress will host an

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Marilyn, The last sitting. Bert Stern

Marilyn. The Last Sitting. Bert Stern 10 June – 18 November 2012

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Giacometti. The walking man

This prestigious exhibition project is dedicated to one of the major artists of the 20th Century – the Swiss Italian Alberto Giacometti who, better than anyone, grasped the doubts, uncertainties and anguish of the last century – and stems from a venture between the Fortress of Bard and the Aimé

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year

From February 2nd to May 5th , 2013, Fort of Bard, the main cultural centre of Aosta Valley, hosts exclusively, for the fourth year, the first Italian lap of the world tour of the photographic exhibition called Wildlife Photographer of the year 2012. The new edition of the exhibition features

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From Earth to the man

The French photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand and its amazing aircraft portraits devoted to the wide and disturbing changes in the environment of the planet are at the heart of the new major exhibition of the Forteress of Bard. From Earth to the Man is open from December 7th, 2012 to November

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World Press Photo

The World Press Photo Exhibition can be seen from the 7th of December to 6th January 2014, in Forte di Bard. This traveling exhibition, unique in its kind, is the result of a worldwide annual contest on press photography. Each year, an independent international jury, consisting of nineteen members, judges

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