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Guido De Zan, fire and essence

Cantina Dei, a Montepulciano

Music from Cantina Dei in Montepulciano

Flavio Poli, vetri d'arte, pesci

Flavio Poli and his aquarium of fine glasswork

Silvio Berrone, scrivanie per la Bialetti

Silvio Berrone and Bialetti desks

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The Marano Lagoon, between river and sea

Mugnano, Muri dipinti (Perugia) - murals

The painted walls in Mugnano and Zola’s “The Masterpiece”

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Venus and the mysterious gardens of the Palace of Caserta

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Andrea, Salento’s paper maker

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The Siata 208 Spider Sport: elegance by Michelotti

Achille Castiglioni, lampada Gibigiana, 1980

Achille Castiglioni and Gibigiana, redirecting light

Casa Professa – o Chiesa del Gesù – a Palermo

The phantasmagoric decor of Palermo’s Casa Professa

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“The Elegance of Modernity”: Richard Ginori ceramics by Gio Ponti, on exhibit in Turin

Le Torri di Properzio, a Spello - The Propertius Towers in Spello

The Propertius Towers in Spello, and the mystery of a poet’s birth

Canale dei Buranelli, Treviso

The Buranelli Canal and Giovanni Comisso’s landscapes

Cripta delle Repentite, Palermo

The Crypt of the Repentite in Palermo and a blessed tax

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Vincenzo Leonardi, Cassiano Del Pozzo and a dream to illustrate the world

Gravina in Puglia, Gravina sotterranea

Underground Gravina, somewhere between nature and city

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Leonardo’s female figure studies: wind and beauty

Camera degli Sposi, Mantegna, Mantova, Castello di San Giorgio - "Bridal Chamber", Mantua Ducal Palace

Mantegna’s “Bridal Chamber”: “trompe l’oeil”, realism, and introspection

Presepe di Federico Brandani, Urbino, Oratorio di San Giuseppe

Urbino’s nativity by Federico Brandani, “in nomine sanctae sculpturae”

Crema (Cremona), Presepe dei Sabbioni - Christmas nativity scene

The Sabbioni Nativity: a glimpse of Christmas in the olden days

Castelmezzano, Basilicata, Potenza

Legends, fairy tales and history of Castelmezzano

La 'Ndocciata ad Agnone, Molise, Isernia

The ‘Ndocciata in Agnone – a Christmas bonfire

Alfa Romeo 1900 Super Sprint coupé by Touring Superleggera, 1957

The Alfa Romeo 1900 Super Sprint: silver screen and royal collections

Caorle, Venezia

Caorle and the kidnapped maidens

Pantalica, necropoli, Siracusa, Sicilia - necropolis, Syracuse, Sicily

Pantalica and the Anapo river, engraved in time

Museo della Calzatura Rossimoda, Stra, Venezia - Footwear Museum

The Rossimoda Footwear Museum: shoes, women, and views of the world

Palazzo Mazzetti, Asti

Palazzo Mazzetti in Asti: fake coins and real masterpieces

Ascea, Elea-Velia, Salerno, Campania

Elea’s past in Ascea: fugitives, philosophers, and poets

Casa Vasari ad Arezzo

Arezzo’s Casa Vasari and the summer of 1548