CulturaItalia feed CulturaItalia feed en Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:29:55 GMT CulturaItalia 2019-07-17T16:29:55Z en Francesco Guardi, the last of the great 18th century landscape painters Venice dedicates an exhibition to Guardi on the third centenary of his birth, featuring 121 paintings and drawings from prestigious international museums Mon, 15 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT 2012-10-15T07:00:00Z Giulio Turcato, accidents of colour The master of abstract art is the protagonist of an exhibition at Rome’s MACRO focusing on the period between 1950 and 1975 Mon, 15 Oct 2012 07:05:00 GMT 2012-10-15T07:05:00Z "Architecture worldwide", the global challenges of design An exhibition at Milan’s Triennale focuses on infrastructure and new landscapes Mon, 15 Oct 2012 07:10:00 GMT 2012-10-15T07:10:00Z “Reflections of the Orient”, art history as seen through mirrors Turin’s MAO exhibits 125 masterpieces from China and other Asian countries. Dating from the 5th century B.C. to the 10th century A.D., they show exquisite metalworking technique and great creativity Mon, 15 Oct 2012 07:15:00 GMT 2012-10-15T07:15:00Z "Boldini, Previati and De Pisis", two centuries of art Ferrara’s Palazzo dei Diamanti hosts an exhibition featuring eighty drawings, paintings, and sculptures from Ferrara’s museums. The exhibition was designed to showcase the precious holdings of the Palazzo Massari complex, which was closed to the public as a result of the recent earthquake Mon, 15 Oct 2012 07:20:00 GMT 2012-10-15T07:20:00Z “Raphael towards Picasso”, a history of portraits A major exhibition in Vicenza’s Basilica Palladiana is a treasure trove of gazes, faces, and figures, with masterpieces from the 15th to the 20th century displayed by theme Mon, 08 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT 2012-10-08T07:00:00Z Arnaldo Pomodoro, the creative freedom of theatre Turin’s Palazzo Reale hosts an exhibition of twenty works for the stage created by the sculptor over a span of fifty years Mon, 08 Oct 2012 07:05:00 GMT 2012-10-08T07:05:00Z Roberto Sebastian Matta, the man and the universe Bologna hosts an exhibition dedicated to the Chilean artist, part of a broader, multinational initiative to celebrate the centenary of his birth. The exhibition highlights the various phases and techniques of his artistic career Mon, 08 Oct 2012 07:10:00 GMT 2012-10-08T07:10:00Z Giuseppe Capogrossi, the invention of a symbol The Guggenheim Collection in Venice hosts a retrospective dedicated to the artistic career of the Roman painter, from his first figurative attempts to his “Surfaces” series and the development of a characteristic style Mon, 08 Oct 2012 07:15:00 GMT 2012-10-08T07:15:00Z Architecture awards at the MilanTriennale The Triennale is assigning gold medals for architectural design, with the winners and other finalists on display in Milan. In that same city, a new venue, Gam Manzoni, opens its doors with an exhibition on Divisionism. Genoa hosts an exhibition on Steve McCurry and Turin one on Salvatore Scarpitta Mon, 15 Oct 2012 07:25:00 GMT 2012-10-15T07:25:00Z From Color Field to Minimal Art, the masterpieces of the Schulhof collection The Guggenheim Foundation was bequeathed the prestigious art collection, which it will exhibit at Palazzo Venier dei Leoni in Venice Mon, 15 Oct 2012 07:30:00 GMT 2012-10-15T07:30:00Z The Vatican Library to digitalize 80,000 manuscripts The operational phase of the digitalization process is about to kick off, in collaboration with Emc and Dedanext: about 40 million pages will be photographed at very high resolution and archived in a format suitable to both conservation and consultation Mon, 08 Oct 2012 07:30:00 GMT 2012-10-08T07:30:00Z Subterranean Italy, a world to be explored Italy has numerous subterranean sites of cultural interest, many of which are open to the public: catacombs, crypts, dungeons, and waterworks, a trove of treasures from all historical eras, studied by urban archaeologists and speleologists, can be found underneath Italy’s cities Mon, 01 Oct 2012 07:35:00 GMT 2012-10-01T07:35:00Z The Basilica Palladiana at the heart of Vicenza is re-opening After a five-year conservation restoration effort, the monument takes back its rightful place as the city’s centrepiece. The inauguration ceremony will take place on 6 October with the opening of the exhibition “Raphael towards Picasso” Mon, 01 Oct 2012 07:40:00 GMT 2012-10-01T07:40:00Z Europeana invests in open data, removes restrictions for 20 million digital objects The European digital library has made available a massive dataset that can be freely used for creative, educational, and commercial purposes: both private and public institutions can draw from this resource to create apps for tablets and smartphones, games, websites, and services Mon, 24 Sep 2012 07:30:00 GMT 2012-09-24T07:30:00Z