Photography

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,...

Luigi Ghirri and “Lotus International” on exhibition at Milan’s Triennale

The great photographer Luigi Ghirri (1943-1992) started collaborating with quarterly architecture magazine “Lotus International” in the early 1980s, inaugurating a relationship that lasted almost ten years,...

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) –...

“Imaginary Stories” by Paolo Ventura, on show in Milan

Paolo Ventura’s “Imaginary Stories” are in town. Approximately one hundred pieces – including photographs, installations, sets and decor objects selected by the artist – will...

Arturo Ghergo, photographer to the stars

Arturo Ghergo (1901-1959) pioneered so-called “glamour photography” in Italy, importing the style that had originated in Hollywood and had been a huge success in American...

Black and white memories of ice cream carts

In his “Eine italienische Reise” (“An Italian Journey”), German historian Joachim Fest tells the story of when he met a man who sold ice cream on...

Irene Kung’s exhibition in Rome. An interview

by Paolo Mattei On March 15th 2017, a solo exhibition on photographer Irene Kung opened at the Bonomo Gallery in Rome, located on Via del...

Pietro Donzelli and the ”Land of no shadows” showcased in Rovigo

Rovigo celebrates the great photographer Pietro Donzelli (1915-1998) with the retrospective “Terra senz’ombra. Il Delta del Po negli anni Cinquanta” (“Land of no shadows....

A wonderful Italian story by Magnum Photos

What do you get one the most important photography agencies in the world for its birthday? Camera - Centro italiano per la fotografia is...

Nino Migliori and Niccolò dell’Arca, by candlelight

Once again, Bolognese photographer Nino Migliori has shined a light on beauty with the “Lumen” of his research, following the vision he began in...

“Give Me Yesterday” at the Prada Gallery Observatory

In December 2016, the Prada Foundation – the cultural institution headed by Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli – inaugurated a new exhibition space in...

Milan’s Duomo tells us its story

The Duomo in Milan has been talking to us for a few weeks now. Its voice comes from the Archives of the Veneranda Fabbrica...

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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...