It opens at the end of Corso del Popolo the space devoted to the monumental "Lance of Light", the
obelisk realised in 1995 by the famous contemporary sculptor Arnaldo
Pomodoro. The work delivers to the world the city of Terni as
depository of a monument inserted in a global metropolitan circuit that
understands, among the others, the cities of New York, Moscow, Dublin, Los
The Lance of Light of Pomodoro, wants to
be the maximum celebration of the technological results reached by the
civilisation, but at the same time it shows the anxious, dark and
incomprehensible aspects of it. The Lance cross in all of its length the
history of the humanity and its progress, representing the evolution of it
beginning from the base in raw iron, up to reach, later over thirty meters
development, the shine of the light. The linearity of this run however is
interrupted by cuts, tears and wounds, illegible and mysterious signs, that
illustrate the whole complexity of a walk that doesn't appear yet concluded,
sublimed by a bundle of light that is projected upward.
This monument represents better than
anybody else the new challenge of Terni, toward a post-industrial future and
technological advance, a tutelary monument to beside of which are in risen the Scientific
Technological Park, the Special Materials Superior institute, the Media-Library
and the Video-centre.áá
Terni, history of a city forged in the steel
is the city that more than every other in Italy
has suffered the charm
of the industrialisation in the modern epoch. More than every other city it is
Brief history of the city of Terni
The history of the first installations
appropriated in the territory constituted by the today's Terni
back to ancient times, when a Umbrian-Sabinan people est...
The most beautiful day of Terni, St. Valentine
is famous in Italy and in
the world, part of its fame it certainly thanks to its saint patron, San
'' protector of the lovers
To Terni the show of the natureá
The territory of Terni
to the visitor a dense place of excellencies, where the nature appears in all
of its shine and in all of its power. It is an examp...
The Commonal Picture Gallery '' Orneore Metelli '' of Terni
The collection of works of art of the Commonal
is devoted to an unusual artistic personality, Orneore
, one among the maximum pictoria...
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