Exhibitions

Eolo Perfido’s art takes us behind the mask, at Clownville

by Barbara Palladino Oscar Wilde’s famous quote, “Give  a mask, and he will tell you the truth”, echoes at “Clownville” – the photo exhibition that recently opened...

One hundred years of fine jewelry: Bvlgari’s heritage sparkles in Rome

by Barbara Palladino “Bvlgari. The story, the dream” opened in Rome on 26 June and will run until 3 November 2019, celebrating the iconic fine jewelry...

Alberto Burri and expressive matter

After his 1983 solo show at the Giudecca, Alberto Burri is back in Venice’s spotlight, on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore opposite Piazza...

“The Rule of Dreams” at Fondaco dei Tedeschi in Venice

For the 58th International Art Exhibition in Venice, “May You Live In Interesting Times”, Fondaco dei Tedeschi celebrates Piero Fornasetti’s talent with a site-specific...

Boldini, fashion and the cosmopolitan élite of the Belle Époque

Cecil Beaton – one of the great photographers and costume designers of the 20th century – probably gave the best definition of Boldini, who...

2019: a year to celebrate Leonardo’s world

Leonardo da Vinci is know for his spectacular inventions, including a mechanical submarine, a time machine, a mechanical dragonfly, Milan’s flying machine... and many...

The surreal, fantastic Jacovitti is on show in Aosta

Opening on 27 October and until 28 April 2019, “Il Mondo di Jacovitti” (“Jacovitti’s World”) celebrates the great Italian comic artist Jacovitti (1923-1997) at...

Lawrence Beck’s conversation with antiquity

“Dialogo con l’antico” (“Conversation with antiquity”) offers the opportunity to see Lawrence Beck’s Italian gardens for a few more days – until September 2nd,...

Dolomites by Georg Tappeiner

You can visit the Dolomites in Rome until September 2nd 2018, courtesy of photographer Georg Tappeiner (born in Merano, South Tyrol in 1964) –...

Italy, as told by Magnum’s photographers

Seeing the history of Italy through the eyes of the greatest photographers in the world is truly a unique experience. An experience you are...

“Qwalala”, a river of colorful glass

The Pomo are a native American people in Northern California; in their language, “Qwalala” means “place from where water descends”: a word they use...

Musia: art, business and beauty

Musia living&arts is located on Via dei Chiavari, at the heart of Rome and its history, near the Curia of Pompey where Julius Caesar...

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Rococo luxury at the Palazzina di Caccia of Stupinigi

The Palazzina di Caccia of Stupinigi, near Turin, was designed by Filippo Juvarra and built in 1729; between the 18th and 19th...

Pietro Piffetti: the king of fine cabinetry

by Barbara Palladino His creations sum up every magnificence of 18th-century Baroque style: Pietro Piffetti was one of the most famous and...

Gabinetto del Segreto Maneggio degli Affari di Stato: a triumph of decorative art

by Barbara Palladino Inside Turin’s Royal Palace is one of the gems of 18th-century Baroque art: the Gabinetto del Segreto Maneggio degli...

Antonio Stradivari: the legend and myth of perfect sound

by Barbara Palladino The Stradivarius violin is renowned as the perfect musical instrument. Playing one is a dream come true for any...