Exhibitions

“Lombroso’s 1000 faces”: criminal anthropology and physiognomy on show in Turin

by Barbara Palladino On 25 September, Turin’s Cinema Museum inaugurated “Lombroso’s 1000 faces” (“I 1000 volti di Lombroso”), which until 6 January 2020 will display for...

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...

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After the slopes of the Dolomites, après-ski by LOOX

by Barbara Palladino LOOX is an après-ski hotspot, at the station at the foot of the Obereggen Latemar ski and trekking area in the Dolomites. It...

The wondrous Gothic, medieval frescoes of the Oratory of San Pellegrino

The Oratory of San Pellegrino is located in Bominaco, a hamlet not far from Caporciano, in the province of L'Aquila. It was probably commissioned...

LUMEN: a museum of photography, 2,275 meters up high

by Barbara Palladino On the top of the Kronplatz (or Plan de Corones), near Brunico (Bolzano) – an enchanted place that only the mountains could create...

Sicilian Moor heads: a legend of universal love

by Barbara Palladino “Moor heads” or “teste di moro” are colorful, ceramic vases that represent the face of a man and a woman, with a...