(VELINO) Roma, 21 Jul - The exhibition of work by film directorSergio Leone's daughter, Francesca Leone, entitled "Body andEarth" will be inaugurated on July 22nd in Santiago at the AnaMaria Stagno Gallery. Organised by Cigno GG Edizioni andcurated by Giacinto di Pietrantonio, the exhibition has beenmade possible thanks to cooperation provided by the ItalianCultural Institute and the Italian embassy. The exhibition'sname is the result of the constant change the artist perceivesin nature and in bodies. In some of her paintings women'sbodies are merged with landscapes and hills. The artist'sintention is to make manifest the power and the intelligence ofthose portrayed, rather than their physical beauty. "Leone is agreat Italian artist who deserves to be known in Chile. Herpaintings help us reflect on the relationship between humankindand nature emphasising the importance of uniqueness insingularity," said Italy's Ambassador to Chile Marco Ricci. Theexhibition will be open to the public until August 5th. vel.