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The Europa Nostra Prize 2019 for the restoration of the Chapel of the Shroud by Guarini

The Europa Nostra Prize 2019 for the restoration of the Chapel of the Shroud by Guarini

Just over a year after its reopening, on Tuesday 29 October 2019 in Paris, the extraordinary restoration of the Chapel of the Shroud, an architectural jewel by Guarino Guarini, was celebrated with the award of the prestigious European Heritage Award / Europa Nostra Prize 2019 in the Conservation category. The European Heritage Awards ceremony was […]

Lali Panchulidze, the noblewoman of Georgia who paints her land with words

Lali Panchulidze, the noblewoman of Georgia who paints her land with words

Knowing the world with its true colors, flavors, scents, shadows and magnificence, means increasing an indispensable cultural baggage able to broaden the “field of vision” of our soul, to make us internally more free and able to color our thoughts. We had the honour to meet an extraordinary woman, endowed with an unusual delicacy, kindness, […]

“Living in the Italian way” a new tactile path for the blind at the Egyptian Museum

“Living in the Italian way” a new tactile path for the blind at the Egyptian Museum

Egypt, Cairo – A new international experience for the Homer State Tactile Museum in Ancona, which is currently in Cairo for a training course and for the creation of an innovative tour dedicated to the blind at the Egyptian Museum. The mission of the Homer Museum is part of the program “Living Italian Style” of […]

The Ivories of the Bargello National Museum

The Ivories of the Bargello National Museum

On Tuesday 18 June at 5.30 p.m., in Florence, at the Museo Nazionale del Bargello in the Salone di Donatello, the catalogue dedicated to the collection of ivories of the Museo Nazionale del Bargello will be presented. The Museum’s ivory collection is one of the most prestigious in existence today, with over 250 specimens of […]

Of roosters, hoopoes, owls and other animals

Of roosters, hoopoes, owls and other animals

Toni Zuccheri at the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum in Milan, from 5 June – 13 October 2019 Milan – The Bagatti Valsecchi Museum celebrates Toni Zuccheri (San Vito al Tagliamento, 1936 – 2008) with an exhibition dedicated to a large nucleus of unique works on animal themes. The exhibition, curated by Rosa Chiesa and Sandro Pezzoli, […]

The Duke returns home: Francesco Maria I della Rovere by Tiziano

The Duke returns home: Francesco Maria I della Rovere by Tiziano

Italy, Urbania (Pesaro and Urbino) – After 400 years, Duke Francesco Maria I della Rovere returns home, portrayed on canvas by Tiziano Vecellio. It is the heart of the exhibition opened last April 14 in the rooms of the piano nobile of the Palazzo Ducale in Urbania. The exhibition aims to retrace the “Collections of […]

Art of the Spirit, Spirit of Art

Art of the Spirit, Spirit of Art

Spoleto (Umbria – Italy) – Until next November 3 it is possible to visit again the Monumental Complex of the Cathedral of Spoleto, which includes the Cathedral, the Diocesan Museum and the Basilica of St. Euphemia, with the new “visions” from above – inside and outside – of the top of the apse of the […]

In Carbonia extraordinary openings of the Nuraghe Sirai

In Carbonia extraordinary openings of the Nuraghe Sirai

In April, six days in Carbonia to visit the Nuraghe Sirai. Discover the extraordinary Sardinian Phoenician fortress, the only site where you recognize the most recent phase of the Nuragic civilization, contemporary to the Phoenician one Carbonia (Sardinia) Italy – Good news for all lovers of archaeology, history and culture. After the great success of […]

Praise of the elite

Praise of the elite

Strange is the fate of certain words, linked in part to etymology, in part to the spirit with which they are used. For example, bureaucracy, i.e. the administrative complex of each body, does not necessarily have the worst meaning prevailing today, which evokes paperwork, cumbersome procedures or quibbling formalisms. In France, the Grand Commission of […]

“Icons. Tradition/Contemporaneity” in Monreale

“Icons. Tradition/Contemporaneity” in Monreale

Monreale, Sicily (Italy) –  A tribute to the history of art and the Greek-Byzantine tradition on the theme of icons, in dialogue with contemporary works inspired by the iconography of Christ, the Madonna and the Saints. A comparison entrusted to twelve artists (six Sicilians and as many Greeks) who measure themselves with the artistic expression […]

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