Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] Presentation

Cecilia De Carli Sciume

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript


The introduction the essay on stained glass window in the sacred architecture in Milan in the second half of the twentieth century, emphasizes the valuable work that covers an area of ​​study disregarded in the history of contemporary Italian Art. The large research deals with the specific genre of stained glass window in all its disciplinary connotations through a historical path from the Middle Ages to the present day of the evolution of the medium, through an accurate analysis of the materials and techniques before tackling the contemporary sacred stained glass windows in Milan . The introduction highlights the extent offered by the stained glass window to the transformation of the architectural space setting, when it is successful, a powerful sensitive nexus of transcendence. It also emphasizes the production of a valuable summary about the territory of Milan, which reveals the actions undertaken in the Cathedral of Milan and in the Milanese churches crossing the specific bibliography about the history of stained glass window, the counting of sacred art magazines, the catalogs of exhibitions and the researches related to the theme dealt, up to a wide examination on the status of the studies.
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] Presentation
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationLa vetrata nell’architettura sacra a Milano nella seconda metà del Novecento
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Publication series

NameStoria dell'Arte/Ricerche


  • architettura sacra
  • sacred architecture
  • stained glass window
  • vetrata


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