The American Friends of Italian Monumental Sculpture (AFIMS) is dedicated to assisting the City of Genoa in its efforts to preserve the art and artistic legacy of the Camposanto di Staglieno for the education and appreciation of current and future generations. Overflowing with breathtaking artwork, Camposanto di Staglieno in Genoa is one of Italy’s greatest hidden sculptural treasures. Bookmark this page to follow our restoration progress. Learn how your donation helps our mission.
We sent Requests for Proposals for Luigi Brizzolares Fletcher/Strickland memorial to six restoration firms. James Fletcher was the U.S. Consul in Genoa from 1883 until his death in 1901. His wife Emma Strikland and their daughter Gertrude predeceased him in Genoa, and he commissioned this memorial n their honor. After he died, he was also […]
We awarded the contract for restoration of the Baroni sculpture to Lucia Reati, Conservazione e restauro opere d’arte. Baroni’s early work was very expressive, in the Symbolist style, but after surviving service in World War I his perspective on life changed deeply, and his work turned to the Art Deco style. A very early practitioner […]