Stopped In My Tracks at Cretto di Burri

Seeing this sculpture in person earlier this month was very moving. At the site of Gibellina Vecchia, a town in southwestern Sicily that was flattened by the January/February 1968 earthquakes, a stunning exhibition of 8,000 square meters of concrete has transformed the ruins of what were once homes, businesses, and public spaces. Grande Cretto or il Cretto by artist Alberto Burri was completed in 2015. The stunning monument took 30 years to create.

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