- DECEMBER 2013 -
- Native Americans
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- Italian Monuments
in New York
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Italian Monuments in New York
by Tiziano Thomas Dossena In Manhattan’s luxurious West Side there is a square dedicated to the famous Italian composer, Giuseppe Verdi. A small green area surrounds his statue and those of four characters from his operas.
The ups and downs of the place from the end of the 18th century to the present day April 2012
by Tiziano Thomas Dossena An imposing statue of the great navigator from Genova dominates the beautiful square in Manhattan named after him: Columbus Circle. It was sculpted by Gaetano Russo and strongly solicited by Carlo Basotti, editor of Il Progresso Italoamericano.
Many Italian artists among the talented creators of famous statues in the great American cities.
And the statues of Columbus are countless... February 2012
by Tiziano Thomas Dossena The sculptor’s original project was different but the funds did not suffice.
Although highly criticised by the Press the statue has become, for students of New York University, a point of reference for a good luck rite January 2012