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Following the Sol LeWitt Trail

A pilgrim might need a car, but the artist’s works to be seen around New England will enrich the soul

It is perhaps the most famous art pilgrimage in Europe — an itinerary that for quivering aesthetes can crystallize a life’s purpose and meaning in the same way a pilgrimage to Mecca can for Muslims.

I’m talking, of course, about the Piero della Francesca trail. This tour of the great Renaissance artist’s best-known works in Tuscany takes in the towns of Arezzo, Sansepolcro (the artist’s birthplace), Anghiari, Monterchi, and Urbino.

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