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STREET ART // Rurales Emilia It happens in Pianura Padana: writers paint murals on countryside ruins abandoned by rural depopulation, giving life to amazing jams among fields, weeds and bricks

This is a story of a journey to the other side. Or better, of a return voyage. A return from the cities, from the tarmac and cement, to the fields, the canals and the farmsteads. …

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Jean-Michel Basquiat The American legend on display at Milan’s Mudec Museum

Graffiti: “A form of visual expression and artistic experimentation typical of urban spaces. It originates from the spontaneous and illicit act of using spray paint to create designs on walls in urban areas and on …

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Ai Weiwei “Libero” in Florence Contemporary art is often difficult to interpret, especially for who are not enthusiasts or used to the works. Then there is Ai Weiwei

Contemporary art is often abstract and difficult to interpret, especially for audiences who are not enthusiasts or used to the works. Then there is Ai Weiwei. The most famous living Chinese artist has decided to use …

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Minimal tattoo *TREND ALERT / Just simple names, dates, crosses or hearts: the new fashion in tattooing is for minimal digital...

Suprematism is an avant-garde artistic movement that was founded in 1915 in Russia by Kazimir Malevič. It was theorised by the poet Majakovskij and its aim, through the simplification of figurative elements, was to achieve …

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Hokusai, Hiroshige, Utamaro After 150 years they still serve as inspiration for artists and generations of contemporary tattooists. On show from Thursday in Milan

The occasion is being held to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the relations between Japan and Italy that opened up diplomatic connections between the two countries following two centuries of Japan’s isolation. A special exhibition …

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The way we were Rimini in the '80s and '90s, from a meeting between Pasquale Bove, photojournalist, and Luca Santese, photographer and co-founder of Cesura

The Italy & Italy project arose from a meeting between Pasquale Bove, photojournalist,  and Luca Santese, photographer and co-founder of Cesura, an interesting network of artists. From Bove’s vast archives, comprising more than 200,000 shots, …

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40 years of Punk The Punk in Britain exhibition in Milan / The movement in ten points (for example, did you know that the best product for spiking up your hair is isinglass?)

The word punk was used for the first time with the meaning of “prostitute”, in Shakespeare’s 1605 play, All’s Well That Ends Well. At the end of the 1800s, it carried the meaning of “useless”, …

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Photographic cubism "Portraits", Polaroid mosaics by Maurizio Galimberti

“I believe in the poetry of Polaroid, the crackle of old vinyl records, the smell of books made of paper”. In an age that is dominated by smartphones, social networks, and photos that invade every …

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Escher’s visions on show in Milan His work has been exhibited over the last few years in Rome, Bologna and Treviso, drawing more than 580,000 visitors

The word “genius” is often abused when speaking of illustrious, artistic, or visionary individuals. But not in the case of the Dutch engraver and graphic artist Maurits Cornelis Escher (Leeuwarden, 17th June 1898 – Laren, …

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The Maria Callas Story A “Divine” exhibition in Verona: “Love is much better when you are not married”...

Anna Maria Cecilia Sophia Kalogeropoulou, Greek from New York, born 1923. Should be named Vasili, like her little brother who died of typhus before he was born. The Evangelical mother accepted the birth of a …

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Christo on Lake Iseo “The Floating Piers”, the greatest work of land art in history

It is the greatest work of land art ever created, in both size and visual impact. The Floating Piers, a project by artist Christo Vladimirov Yavachev, was inaugurated Saturday 18th June at Lake Iseo. Four and …

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BANKSY / In Rome an exhibition by the legendary street artist He was the greatest of them all. Now considered a major historical figure in the world of art: 150 works on display, all from private collections. See the gallery...

Get insight into the imagination of the extraordinary artist known as Banksy. You can go to admire his works at Palazzo Cipolla, Via del Corso, Rome, where they are on display until 4 September. The …

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Helmut Newton’s nudes: erotica in fashion and art “I think that Margaret Thatcher was the pinnacle: what could possibly be more sexy than power?” (Helmut Newton). Exhibited are 200 of his works. Browse the gallery…

Helmut Newton’s first three legendary photography books are on exhibit in Venice: fashion and glamour photography was revolutionised in the 70s with White Women, Sleepless Nights and Big Nudes. Helmut Newton has always toyed with …

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FASHIONAL GEOGRAPHIC National Geographic has organised Fashion, a thoughtfully-designed photographic tour centred around clothes

There are two things that distinguish human beings from all other animals: laughter and wearing clothes. And between these two habits, there’s a fundamental difference: the first is an innate reaction, the second fruit of …

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State of the art Dopo l’ultima cena

Ciò che viene presentato è il Cenacolo vuoto. Solo il tavolo di pietra e l’architettura, tagliati da un fascio di luce trasversale e linee che riportano alle Strutture, lavori a cui Campese ha dedicato molta …