The Prosecco DOC is marking the bicentenary of the demise of Antonio Canova (1757-1822), considered one of Italy’s most esteemed grasp sculptors, and paying tribute to his artwork with the discharge of the brief movie ‘Genius Strikes the World’ and the manufacturing of a restricted version bottle devoted to the exhibition ‘Canova Gloria Trevigiana’, now displaying on the Balio Museum in Treviso.
‘Genius Strikes the World’, directed by Carlo Guttadauro, tells the story of an thrilling journey – the viewers is transported to the second half of the eighteenth century to find the locations and ambiances during which Canova moved, imagined, contemplated and formed matter into masterpieces.
The narrative involves life by means of three protagonists: the younger Antonio Canova performed by Michele Piccolo, the statue of Hebe, embodied by Virna Toppi, first ballerina of La Scala Theater in Milan, and a cellarer of Prosecco DOC, personified by Andrea Offredi.By way of their eyes we seize the simplicity of magnificence, elevating the odd to murals, during which concord and love discover their form because of a person and his genius. The story’s widespread thread is marble, a shape-shifting materials which, because of the expertise, examine and expertise of the Canova, may be elevated to the elegant.
The particular version bottle completes the homage to Antonio Canova: made out of the identical marble carved by the sculptor, the winemaker finds the product of his labour in a singular bottle of Prosecco. A tribute to the historical past and poetry of Canova’s neoclassical artwork, depicting one of many emblematic works of the Amore e Psiche Stanti collection, whose sinuous traces merge with the comfortable shapes of the Prosecco DOC bottle. It is usually a tribute to the fervour and energy of all of the growers and winemakers that, by means of the generations, have carved the viticultural panorama of the lands of Prosecco, elevating the standard of their fruit to a drinkable murals.
Stability, proportion and ease are discovered, in concord, each within the artwork of Canova and within the essence of Prosecco DOC. This tribute attracts this parallel, exalting the thought of elegant magnificence as a journey from phantasm to creation, the place the hand that sculpts the marble is just like the hand that works the winery.
For the Prosecco DOC it’s an honour to recognise, in Antonio Canova, an Italian genius that may be celebrated. ‘We’re honoured and proud to share the identical Trevisan origins, humble however with immense potential, with the supreme Antonio Canova. […] the Maestro was capable of exalt the fantastic thing about simplicity in masterpieces appreciated all around the world. At present, as then, his works of uncommon class nonetheless represent the logo of supreme creative and cultural expression, traceable to the terribly fertile territory of Veneto, a beneficiant land from each standpoint,’ says Stefano Zanette, president of the Prosecco DOC Consorzio, Stefano Zanette.
The story of a genius formed concepts that revolutionised the world. This identical genius evokes, day-after-day, the essential work of analysis and growth of the passionate winemaking artists of the Prosecco DOC territory. A gathering of pure varieties and excellent magnificence, sculpted within the up to date collective creativeness and belonging to ancestral information. Take pleasure in it in every glass.
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Prosecco DOC’s tribute to Antonio Canova