Donation of the works of Mezzojuso at the CRO in Aviano (PN)
Cro Aviano National Cancer Institute
DONATE TO THE CRO 30 WORKS OF ITALIAN AND FOREIGN ARTISTS
AVIANO (PN), 2 October 2018 - This morning at the Institute, during a particularly intense and touching ceremony, about thirty works by important artists of various nationalities from a collective exhibition exposed to a few days ago in Sicily were donated. Promoter of the praiseworthy initiative Roberto Guccione, talented Ragusan painter who had in turn donated four of his paintings to the Oncological Reference Center in November 2017.
The Director General of the Oncological Reference Center, Mario Tubertini, thanked Guccione himself, the artists - some of whom in the Institute for the occasion - explaining that he immediately appreciated and joined the proposal because, he said, there are activities very important collaterals, in certain situations and circumstances of the patients' life, as well as the clinical course.
Silvia Franceschi, Scientific Director, added that even in medicine and science there is a lot of creativity and that some of the donated canvas will be particularly stimulating for Cro researchers. Danilo Signore, vice mayor of Aviano, congratulated for this exceptional combination of art and the Institute triggered, also, by this extraordinary collective.
He concluded Guccione, visibly excited, who - after reviewing the steps that led to the event this morning - explained that the willingness of the artists to give a piece of their heart to the scientific community was substantiated.
Official video of the event
The works donated to the CRO
The delegation present