CULTURE

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Renaissance Star Botticelli in Minneapolis

A once-in-a-lifetime exhibition of Botticelli is taking place at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia). Botticelli and Renaissance Florence brings together works by the renowned master from the Uffizi Gallery and antiquities from Mia’s collection to illustrate the profound influence the cultures of ancient Greece and classical Rome […]

Synthetic Nature Meets the Bucolic Hudson River Valley 

An exhibition at Magazzino Italian Art in New York’s scenic Hudson River Valley showcases the ecological art of Piero Gilardi. Gilardi, a member of the radical Arte Povera movement in the 1960s, began creating a series of “nature carpets” in response to Rachel’s Carson’s Silent Spring. The goal […]

A man looks at painting hanging in a gallery

The Magic of Murano Glass at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Above: Installation photography of Sargent, Whistler and Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic of Murano, Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2021, Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum; Photo by Albert Ting. Washington DC_The Smithsonian American Art Museum revisits Venice at the turn of the 20th-century in Sargent, Whistler, and Venetian Glass: […]

Mercanteinfiera – the Italian exhibition of antiques, historic design and vintage collectibles – opens today

Parma (Italy)_Mercanteinfiera opens today, Saturday 12 March, at Fiere di Parma, and for 9 days it will see Antiques and Modern Antiques blend with Historic Design by, for example, Albini, Pesce, Sottsass and Caccia Dominioni, as well as vintage curiosities, like the jewellerly box given by the President […]

Video Interview with Grant Benson, a pirate radio pioneer

By Claudia Flisi. Interview Insights with Grant Benson, a pirate radio pioneer, co-founder with Daniela Moroni of Radio Morcote International, the most followed rock radio in Ticino, Switzerland. Radio Morcote International is one year old. Visit the website Radio Morcote International on Social Network FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM TWITTER