Opened in 2022 – The statue will be inaugurated in the spring of 2022, the year in which the centenary of the birth of astrophysics, academic and scientific popularizer will be celebrated. The initiative, supported by the Municipality of Milan, is conceived and promoted by the Deloitte Foundation, in co-planning with the Casa degli Artisti. And Casa degli Artisti is inviting a selected group of Italian and international artists to participate in the competition of ideas for the development of the work. The winning project will be selected by a jury of experts and experts in the autumn and will receive the necessary support for the realization of the work. The sculpture will be donated to the Municipality of Milan and the Deloitte Foundation will take care of the maintenance for the years to come.
More statues with female figures – “I am sure that this is only the beginning of a long series of positive actions – said the municipal councilor of the Democratic Party, Angelica Vasile, promoter of the motion that asked for the naming of statues to female figures in the city, given their absence – because a more just and equitable society also passes from the recognition of the great contribution of women to science, art, history, literature, and also to the conquest of democracy in our country “.