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Guido De Zan, fire and essence

Il Labirinto della Masone di Franco Maria Ricci, Fontanellato, Parma - Masone Labyrinth

Franco Maria Ricci’s Masone Labyrinth: Borges and a dream

Messina, Fontana di Orione, Piazza del Duomo - Fountain of Orion

Orion’s Fountain in Messina: grand, all the way to the smallest details

Roma, Pantheon, Pioggia delle rose - Rose rain

Flowers and fire, with the rose rain in Rome’s Pantheon

Lorenzo Lotto, Ritratto di giovane

Faces and inner lives in the portraits by Lorenzo Lotto

Sperlonga, Latina

Sperlonga, narrow alleys and the fabulous ages

Padova, Orto Botanico, Giardino delle Biodiversità - Padua Botanical Garden, Garden of Biodiversity

Goethe’s surprise, and the Garden of Biodiversity in Padua’s Botanical Gardens

Matera, Cripta del Peccato originale - Crypt of the Original Sin

Art and freedom in Matera’s Crypt of the Original Sin

Palermo, Casina Cinese, decorazioni, Venanzio Marvuglia

The decorations in Palermo’s Casina Cinese, and the very talented Marvuglia

Gubbio, Corsa dei Ceri, 15 maggio - Race of the Candles, May 15

Guido Piovene and Gubbio’s Race of the Candles

Dolceacqua, Imperia, Liguria

Dolceacqua: the wines and bridges of Liguria

Marco Zanuso, Vortice Ariante, ventilatore - fan

The Ariante fan by Zanuso: enviably beautiful

Giuseppe Cesari, Cavalier d'Arpino, "Giuditta con la testa di Oloferne"

“Judith and Holofernes” in Italy’s 17th-century art

Il Tempietto longobardo di Cividale del Friuli - Lombard temple

The Lombard Temple in Cividale del Friuli: proof of dialog

Caravaggio, "Judith Cutting Holofernes' Head", 1598-1599

“Judith and Holofernes” in Italian 16-th century art

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Bruno Munari, Meo Romeo the Cat, and kids’ honesty

Zafferana Etnea, Hotel Monaci Delle Terre Nere

Hotel Monaci Delle Terre Nere: slowness and freedom

Giacinto Gigante, paesaggi - landscapes

Giacinto Gigante’s melancholic landscapes

La chiesa di San Pietro a Porto Venere – Saint Peter's Church in Porto Venere

Torches and poetry for Saint Peter’s in Portovenere

Mudec, Museo delle Culture, Milano

MUDEC: born in Milan, at the heart of Africa

Vulandra, aquiloni, Ferrara - kites

Vulandra kites: beauty in the wind

Limonaia Pra’ de la Fam, porto di Tignale

Limonaia Pra’ de la Fam: Italy’s golden charm

San Casciano, festa dei falò - bonfire festival

The San Casciano bonfires: a festival of fire

Tarocchi Carlo Della Rocca-Ferdinand Gumppenberg

Carlo Della Rocca’s tarots: beauty is in the cards

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Palermo inside

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Giacomo Puccini: posters for memories and music

Grottaglie, Domenico Pinto, ceramista, mostra "le donne di Federico II" - ceramics exhibition

The people in Frederick II of Swabia’s world: Domenico Pinto’s ceramic statuettes

Firenze, Scoppio del Carro, Piazza del Duomo - Florence, Explosion of the Cart

Hermann Hesse and the Explosion of the Cart in Florence, on Easter 1901

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Michelangelo, Antonio Begarelli’s art, and the “Deposition from the Cross”

Federico Seneca, manifesti uova di Pasqua Talmone

Easter eggs by Federico Seneca and Talmone