Remembrance of Consul Armando Ginesi

A memory in a consul’s diplomatic life is valid regardless of the nation he represents, because he belongs to a state that may no longer exist, but which has united us all since the time of the ancient Romans and was the high sphere of contact and communication that breaks the silence. chains and breaks into premises of great interest to remember that the development of a society goes through the rise of the diplomatic value of a relationship, and this is even more valid during a conflict, even the most crude. We have reviewed it several times, but it can not escape because it is only about two months old, but the extreme greeting due to Armando Ginesi, art critic from the Marche region and Russian consul, is a dutiful and spontaneous movement. His son Marco posted the news on his father’s Facebook profile: “I’m telling friends that my father Armando just got together with his beloved wife Anna in Father’s house. I beg you a prayer ». Ginesi turned 84 on March 6, 2022 and was one of the most important art critics in the Marche region, a professor of art history at the Academy of Fine Arts in Macerata and an expert in the historical avant-garde. of the European twentieth century.

Armando Ginesi was, above all, an Italian art critic, born in Jesi on March 6, 1938, and was appointed cultural consultant and member of the Scientific Committee for Ultradesign Formazione. He founded “Spazio della Fantasia”, an annual review dedicated to Gianni Rodari in Pievetorina in the province of Macerata. In 2007, he was named an honorary citizen of San Marcello, as well as an honorary member of the Imperial Academy of Russian Art in Moscow, founded by Peter the Great in 1757. The volume “The Marches and 20th Century Art. Atlante degli Artisti”, edited by him to The Motta editions of Milan, received one of the two reports from the Salimbeni International Art Critics Award, 2007 edition. It is the first book on contemporary art criticism to have received in the award’s long history. , a report that had always been reserved for studies of ancient art.
In 2007, he curated the exhibition “Biblia Pauperum” (fourth edition) dedicated to the biblical book “The Song” with an adjacent exhibition “Current Events in Sacred Art”, on behalf of the Diocese of Jesus. In September 2008, “fifty years around art. From A to Z “, for the editorial types” Optional Affinities “and” Cathedral “of which two editions were made during the year.

Appointed Chair of the Scientific Committee on the Anthological Exhibition “For the 80 Years of Walter Valentini”: September 2008, Mole Vanvitelliana from Ancona, curated by Elena Pontiggia, Armando begins his collaboration with the monthly magazine “Russia-Italy” (bilingual) published in Milano.
In 2008, the Circolo della Stampa in Milan awarded him the Culture Prize for fifty years of historical-artistic research summarized in its latest volume; prize which the previous year had been awarded to Pope Ratzinger for the book “Jesus of Nazareth”.
That same year, he was included in the National Committee for the Pergolean Celebrations in 2010 on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the composer’s birth, chaired by the Deputy Secretary of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers Gianni Letta and Cardinal Angelo Comastri with honors. Chairman. In December 2008, for the Loccioni Industrial Group of Rosora, his book “Jesi inside the walls” was published, and again in December 2008, as Honorary Consul of the Russian Federation, he promoted the publication of a rich volume of over 400 color pages with the title “Marchens artistic-religious treasures”, in Italian and Russian, in which his signature was added to that of His Holiness Kirill I, patriarch of Moscow and all the Russians, at that time Metropolitan of Smolensky and Kaliningrad. Many collections and honors follow, but what counts is the human value that the art critic possesses and works with diplomatic communication aimed at people’s peaceful coexistence, an example that many should use as never before, at least not to go on hunting for shady figures. in those who were to play the definitive diplomatic role for the end of a war because the great diplomatic personalities are there, or at least were there, but they did not want to be involved in the acts of pacification that everyone claims to want intensely , but not that is true.

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