Acqui Terme, illustrators in Festival

Apr 23, 2014

The Cultural Association Campo di Carte, in collaboration with Libreria Cibrario, is ready for the third edition of Anomali Illustration Festival. Unlike the previous editions, the festival will take place in Spring, from April 27th to May 4th. By the end of April is expected the end of the project Righe Amiche, which involved the […]

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Design in 400 words: OTTAVIO the forgetful

Apr 23, 2014

In case you need a design object to be inserted in the children room I would like to introduce to you “OTTAVIO Lo Smemorato” (OTTAVIO the forgetful), prototype on display at SHARING DESIGN, container of events in Fabbrica del Vapore organized by Milano Makers at the last Salone del Mobile. OTTAVIO is a “rare” kind […]

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Parallel lives: Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino

Apr 23, 2014

It all began in the Chiostrino dei Voti dell’Annunziata in Florence. There, between 1513 and 1514, two painters about twenty years old were assigned to the creation of two frescos: the Visitation to Pontormo, the Assumption to Rosso Fiorentino. The exhibition “Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino. Divergent ways in the “manner” opens with these two paintings, […]

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Curiosity e-book: weird!

Apr 23, 2014

This time I propose some of the classics of mystery, with two e-books in Italian and two in English language. Presente a un’impiccagione e altre storie di fantasmi (Present at hanging and other stories of ghosts) is the title that Tanja Sartori offers to ebookgratis.net readers in her unpublished Italian translation. It is a collection […]

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Paul Strand from New York to Luzzara: a journey in black and white

Apr 23, 2014

No one, now, would dream of challenging the role of photography in visual arts. Analog or digital, it is cultural heritage of museums and galleries; it is protagonist of exhibitions and trade fairs, biennials and festivals. But there was a time when photography was not considered art: its realization through a mechanical mean and a […]

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Rami Haidar, poetry and proverbs

Apr 23, 2014

Rami Haidar, distinguished citizen of Parma, is a particular character: specialized doctor in Anesthesia and Intensive Care, of Lebanese origin, he has been living in Italy since 1977. He is son of a poet and writes himself poems in Italian; in collaboration with linguistics experts, he is translating in Italian his father’s poems and is […]

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Shigeru Ban, Pritzker Architecture Prize 2014 for innovation in solidarity

Apr 23, 2014

The jury of Pritzker Architecture Prize 2014, among the most important international awards for architecture, has given to Japanese architect Shigeru Ban the prize for best architect of the year, thus motivating the choice: “An outstanding architect who for twenty years has responded with creativity to extreme situations caused by devastating natural disasters. His buildings […]

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A Pixel with mustache

Apr 23, 2014

It’s like many cats: lazy, messy, unpredictable, but adorable. Yet special, like all felines can be. His name is Pixel, it lives with Cecilia&Fermo for a strange case and one day she decided to turn it into the protagonist of “flash” inspired to cat’s life in its many facets. Which color, size or sex is […]

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Klimt, to the origins of a myth: the exhibition in Milan

Apr 08, 2014

Masterpieces from the “golden age”? Do not look for them at the exhibition at Palazzo Reale in Milan: «Klimt, origins of a myth» exhibits – among others – twenty works by the artist from Belvedere Museum in Vienna, but few of these are known to the general public. The first room is full of promises, […]

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Design in 400 words: Willow

Apr 08, 2014

 I love Willow’s work, his paintings seem an animated gif in a frantic movement, so important contours give more strength to the “comic book”. Yeah, they look like a cartoon! Long ago, scrolling the pictures depicting his work with a child by my side, this one invented an alien story for each canvas to the […]

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