Cristina and I were in Venice to attend the 75. Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica, a cultural extravaganza culminating with the assignment of the Leone d’Oro award, (Golden Lion), a trophy in the shape of the traditional lion of Saint Mark, appointed by an international jury of movie professionals. Renowned film director Guillermo del Toro was this year president of the panel.
The following is a pretty extensive gallery of photos. Though it does not pretend to be an exhaustive review, it aims to visually offer the occasional reader the pulse of the town during the recent Milano Design Week 2018.
The Milano Design Week, also known as Fuorisalone, is an initiative aimed at giving designers, design firms – but also artisans and small businesses – an exposure to the international audience during the week of one of the most important fairs of the trade: the Salone del Mobile of Milano. Read more “Fuorisalone. Milano Design Week 2018”
2018 MiArt, the prominent art fair in Italy and one of the most important in the world, has closed its doors. Following, a few pictures to give you an idea of the state of the art.
From April 13 to 15, 2018, Friday to Sunday, if you were in Milan, you would have been able to review a selection of modern and contemporary art, starting from the beginning of the 20th century to the most recent works, carried into the city by galleries from around the Word. Read more “Walking Through The 2018 MiArt Fair”
Autism. Art awakens the soul. 60 works by 18 artists affected by autism exhibit their artistic self through abstraction and imagination. Sponsored by Associazione Autismo Firenze, Immaginar.io, and Amici del Museo Ermitage Italia, with the support of Intesa Sanpaolo the show can be checked-out at Gallerie d’Italia, Milan piazza Scala museum. (Testo Italiano qui)
The works of these artists are a rare mean to bridge a connection with subjects it’s usually tough to get in touch with. Read more “Autism – Another Way Of Being Human”
The M.A.C.-Musica Arte Spettacolo in Milano is now featuring The Art Of Shade, a show of LA Graffiti, shot by the photographer Andrea “Jako Vonjako” Giacomini, complemented each by the addition of Saturnino Celani’s shades. (testo italiano qui)
Saturnino is a musician. He plays bass in the group of Italian rock legend Lorenzo Cherubini (aka “Jovanotti”). He is also a designer of eyewear in the enterprise co-founded with Claudio Terruzzi. Read more “The Art Of Shade”
November 10th through 12th, 2017, “The Mall” – the new exhibition space in the Porta Nuova district – stages the first edition of GrandArt, Modern and Contemporary Art fair.
Just over the entrance of this show, one experiences the nice feeling of being surrounded by objects one can appreciate without being compelled into acrobatic mental concoctions. Alleluiah! Read more “Setting-up And Opening Of Grand-Art Show In Milano”
Built in 1687, the church of St. Gothard is a seldom used building in Somasassa, an outlying suburb of Teglio, Valtellina, that counts about 1000 souls. Read more “ST GOTHARD CHURCH IN SOMASASSA VALTELLINA”