- APRIL 2017 -
- Native Americans
- New York - New York
- On the road
- America America
- The beautiful West
- Italian American World
- Italian Monuments
in New York
- Let’s Eat Italian
- Apulian Americans
Italian Monuments in New York
by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Since the end of 2013 two impressive new statues stand in Bryant Park, in the heart of Manhattan.
Their creator is the Apulian designer and architect Antonio Pio Saracino, who has been living in the Big Apple for ten years March 2014
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