- MAY 2013 -
- Native Americans
- Apulian Americans
- Italian Monuments
in New York
- Let’s Eat Italian
- The beautiful West
- New York - New York
- Italian American World
- New York Exhibitions
by Sergio D’Amaro Alexander Stille’ latest book, The Force of Things, reconstructs the history of his father, Ugo, a legendary reporter and editor in chief of the Corriere della Sera.
Born into a Jewish-Russian family, he was later an Italian in America, where he met his wife, the American Elizabeth Bogert, at a party given by Truman Capote.
The great vicissitudes of the time against the background of their marriage April 2013
Consul James Rodriguez, in charge of the Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Consulate General in Naples, speaks to us after his intervention at the American Day held by Liceo Scientifico De Giorgi in Lecce March 2013
by Enrica Simonetti There is a very close relationship, almost a symbiotic one, between cinema and reality. Oscar Iarussi speaks about it in his latest essay, C’era una volta il futuro, l’Italia della Dolce Vita, in which the Apulian film critic individuates in the “Fellinian” Italy of the Sixties a prophetic vision of the future December 2011
by Pietro Marino An unusual contemporary art exhibition dedicated to the election campaigns for American President is in progress at the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo.
It focuses on the mass media as instruments of social manipulation October 2012
by Dario C. Nicoli Rich in history, art and traditions, Padova is a “must” due to some of its gems, like the Cappella degli Scrovegni (1302), completely frescoed by Giotto, and the University Botanic Garden, founded in 1545 June 2012
by Pietro Marino In the Republic of Monte Titano an exhibition dedicated to great American painting of the 20th century.
Pollock’s Action Painting and Warhol’s Pop Art, but also Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, Andrew Wyeth… March 2012
by Dario C. Nicoli The extraordinary example of a people who were able to conquer and conserve their freedom without resorting to the use of arms.
Declared as a World Heritage site by UNESCO, the tiny Republic is headed by two Captains Regent who take it in turns to govern every six months March 2012
by Roberto Pazzi In an article by the author, which appeared in Corriere della Sera in the distant days of 1987, the refined analysis of an illustrious but provincial city that becomes the symbol of every provincial city in Italy January 2012
by Dario C. Nicoli On the trail of the places which have been sets for a long series of films going back to the early years of the 20th century and bringing us up to today. A proposal from FILMa pART cultural association.
From Vancini’s It Happened in ’43, (La lunga notte del ‘43) with Enrico Maria Salerno, to The Garden of the Finzi-Continis’ (Il giardino dei Finzi Contini) directed by De Sica, from The Gold-Rimmed Glasses (Gli occhiali d’oro) by Montaldo to Olmi’s The Profession of Arms (Il mestiere delle armi). So many famous films but just the one set: Ferrara January 2012
by Dario C. Nicoli Almost twenty million people visit the city every year. Its history and legends, its alleys, churches and palazzos, the “bacari”, the Murano glassware, and the Burano lace-making. And the Carnival, the Art Festival, the International Film Festival... there are so many elements that make it a unique place, not to be missed. July 2011
by Francesca De Filippi The entire lagoon like an open-air museum. In this 54th edition the proposals and provocations of the contemporary international from 89 countries. The much-discussed Italian Pavilion curated by Vittorio Sgarbi July 2011
by Pietro Marino A world famous artist, Durham, an American of Cherokee origin, does not repudiate his ethnic group but does not like to be labeled as “Native”.
Also century-old olive tree trunks from Puglia among his works January 2013
by Pietro Marino Patron of the arts Peppe Morra lives on the charming hill. His friendship with the Viennese artist Hermann Nitsch has produced, along with the museum of the same name, so many performances and exhibitions that have created a sensation. The affinity binding the Naples of the miracle of the blood of San Gennaro and the carnality of the works of Nitsch April 2011
by Francesca De Filippi Housed in the halls of an old electric power station. Congealed blood, stretchers, phials and surgical instruments, extreme theatricality and provocations so as to generate catharsis in the visitor April 2011
by Dario C. Nicoli The area, inhabited by Venetians, Etruscans and Romans, was a flourishing commercial hub and a point of reference for the Greeks.
Ruled by the Dukes of Este for three centuries and then by the Serenissima Republic of Venice.
The “must-see” museums and monuments April 2012
by Daniela Bobisut Sigovini The subject of the paintings are nature, the individual and how we live, agricultural and urban realities, scientific progress and one’s inner self.
The canvases express the altered vision of reality that develops between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th, paving the way for Futurism April 2012
by Pietro Marino Nightmares, restlessness and nostalgic fantasies: more like an escape from reality than a project for well-being and freedom in the art of the under-40’s in the difficult post-9/11 decade April 2012
by Dario C. Nicoli Its university is one of the most ancient and prestigious in the world; even Dante and Petrarch can be numbered among its former students. And the 80,000 students that are enrolled nowadays make it a lively, cosmopolitan place. Its historical charm is matched by the appeal of the outstanding local cuisine, starting with the mythical tagliatelle November 2011
by Pietro Marino Works from the movement founded in ’67-’68 are brought back to our notice, counterposing primordial elements against the opulence of consumer society. Restlessness that seems to be coming back to the surface with the indignados of today November 2011