Archive for giugno, 2012


Paolo Sorrentino, director and writer, one of Italy’s most stimulating contemporary filmmakers, will be the President of the International Feature Competition Jury at the 30th Torino Film Festival. Kean Loach is the director who will be awarded with the Gran Premio Torino of the 30th edition.  Loach will be in Torino along with the screenwriter  [ Read More ]


Alberto Testa Memorial

giugno - 26 - 2012
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Alberto Testa

Alberto Testa has been one of the most important Italian lyricists of our century. He has written over 1500 songs. Several of these have become evergreens achieving popularity all over the world and have been sung by world-wide performers such as Luciano Pavarotti, Mina, Julio Iglesias and Shirley Bassey, just to mention a few. Many  [ Read More ]


ELLIOTT ERWITT PERSONAL BEST AT CASA DEI TRE OCI, VENICE One of the most intersting photography events of the year has landed to Venice on the Giudecca island, “Personal Best”, a selection of the best 140 shots of the contemporary master Elliott Erwitt. His whole career, sintethized in an exhibition personally realized by Erwitt, followed  [ Read More ]


Saturday the 23 of June 2012, opens the fifth edition of Contemporary Art at Villa Pisani, a project that from now on, will take place every two years: Niele Toroni, and Arthur Duff are the artists encouraged to design and produce original works for the Villa Pisani Bonetti in Bagnolo Lonigo Vicenza, an early masterpiece  [ Read More ]


SIGIS The artist who invented the technique of Vinylism The Venice Biennale of 2012 has declared Matteo Vaccari Sigismondi an actual Art Maestro, bestowing him the official recognition of having invented an artistic technique: Vinylism. The young Milanese artist, began as an enfant prodige deejay, in times when this profession could not be improvised, but  [ Read More ]


GADDO DELLA GHERARDESCA The acclaimed advertiser, descendent of one of the most ancient aristocracies, is a fond advocate of BOLGHERI MELODY Count Gaddo della Gherardesca was born in Florence to one of Europe’s oldest families, which records back to 745A.D. Dante Alighieri and Giosué Carducci have extolled the death of his ancestor: in 1289 Count  [ Read More ]


Michael Mann will be the President of the international jury at this year’s Venice Film Festival. Recommended from new festival director Alberto Barbera, Mann will lead the Jury which  has awarded Alexander Sokurov’s “Faust” last year. Also Italian actor Pierfrancesco Favino, will lead “Orizzonti” section’s Jury, and Director Shekhar Kapur of “Venezia Opera Prima” one.  [ Read More ]


DIMORE STORICHE ITALIANE The handy unique platform to discover Italian Historical Mansions Historical venues as art promulgators The historical, artistic and architectural heritage of each country, is an essential part of its cultural identity. Every palace, castle, villa or garden has his own story, and memory that must not be forgotten. Thus, the Italian  [ Read More ]

liz insane

BANKSY CELEBRATES ZS40 WITH A LIZ INSANE “One’s painting one’s face…” If you’re in the UK you can’t have failed to notice news coverage of genius street artist Banksy’s ( ) latest creation. The enigmatic Bristolian chose his home town as the venue for this latest artwork, where the image of the Queen of  [ Read More ]