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David LaChapelle. I Believe in Miracles

The American photographer has returned to Milan to showcase a new and visionary phase of his productions

Creative by Nature: brands with an artisan, contemporary and sustainable DNA.

On the occasion of Pitti Uomo, from 10th to 12th, the exhibition “CREATIVE BY NATURE” opens the doors, a project curated by Federico Poletti showcasing 13 brands with an artisan, contemporary and sustainable DNA. A tribute to both established and independent labels that have put know-how and Made in Italy at the center of their philosophy and their products.

New cinema purgatory

Once upon a time, there was Italian cinema, that mix of art, commitment, technology, business: a melting pot of writers, intellectuals, enlightened financiers, directors who risked, workers of great ingenuity, who nourished with its works the universal imagination for almost a whole century: the twentieth century. It is to Italian cinema that we owe the

This Week

Francesco Vullo – archetype and contraposition

Photographer: Federico Ghiani @ghianinson We met with Francesco Vullo, a young artist with extraordinary critical sensitivity and original analytical skills on the aspects and contradictions of a society dominated by the power of social media, by an immense aesthetic cult, and dualism between fragility and strength, without falling into clichè.  He comes from Palermo, emblematic of

Horoscope for March 2021: Stars & Styles

Welcome to Stars and Styles, our NEW monthly horoscope appointment, with the guidance of Astro-coach Massimo Giannone, renowned astrologer. Gifted with exceptional sensitivity, he reads with a methodical eye and interprets with the gift of intuition. Giannone has literally conquered the heart of Italy, starting from Milan, the capital of fashion and publishing, with his

Horoscope for February 2021: Stars & Styles

Welcome to Stars and Styles, our NEW monthly horoscope appointment, with the guidance of Astro-coach Massimo Giannone, renowned astrologer. Gifted with exceptional sensitivity, he reads with a methodical eye and interprets with the gift of intuition. Giannone has literally conquered the heart of Italy, starting from Milan, the capital of fashion and publishing, with his

Viva la vida!

Milan, Fabbrica del Vapore. It is a journey around the life of Frida Kahlo, one of the most emblematic female characters of the 20th century and queen of Mexican art told by the curators Arèvalo, Matiz, Ancheita and Rosso. Her demons, obsessions, mental flows and the tormented relationship with the husband Diego Rivera are described

Rome, an extraordinary Maison: the archives and creations of its costume studios

23rd October is the opening day of ROMAISON 2020, the first edition of a project that has the support of the Mayor, Virginia Raggi. The project sees Rome become part of fashion’s modern history, revealing itself as an extraordinary design laboratory where high artisanship lives alongside historical archive. This is a new opportunity for the

Design & innovation at the 2020 Genoa Boat Show

It is considered the most representative event of a sector that represents the excellence of Made in Italy, with more than 200,000 square meters entirely outdoors, between land and water and 5 different exhibition areas: TechTrade area, the section dedicated to components and accessories, Sailing World, the area of sailing, Boat Discovery for outboard motors,

This Month

Frieze London and Frieze Masters cancelled in light of coronavirus continuous disruptions

Frieze London and Frieze Masters are the latest events to be cancelled in the art sphere in light of Coronavirus’ continuous disruptions. The news comes after Frieze New York announced that it would be refunding nearly 200 planned exhibitors and would instead host online viewing rooms rather than a physical fair. Much like New York’s

100 word-class photographers team up to grapple against racism

100 world-class photographers from around the world have teamed up to take part in a fundraiser for various anti-racism organisations. Names including Wolfgang Tillmans, Martin Parr and Renell Medrano have all donated work, along with emerging trailblazers including the likes of Joshua Woods, Kai-Isaiah Jamal and Benjamin Huseby, creative director of GMBH.  Each photographer involved

MANINTOWN to launch multifunctional studio space, ‘Manintown + Progetto Nomade’ in Milan

Where fashion, culture and art abound. MANINTOWN prods to new ventures: in the heart of Milan’s metropolitan centre, the menswear and lifestyle platform powers the ‘Manintown + Progetto Nomade,’ a pioneering concept where fashion and design combine one another with the search for novelty and design excellence, along with storytelling. The project was born thanks

Open Invitation

To all who have expressed outrage, disgust, anxiety, empathy, or bewilderment at how this crisis in social justice can be our reality in 2020, I ask you to take some time and call a friend, colleague, a mixed race relative—someone who is black or looks black—and have a real conversation with them.  During this conversation,

The British Fashion Council launches Great British Designer Face Coverings Campaign

British Fashion Council (BFC) has announced the launch of ‘Great British Designer Face Coverings: Reusable, for People and Planet’, a joint campaign with Bags of Ethics, to manufacture and retail internationally, sustainable and reusable non-medical face coverings to use alongside existing social distancing measures. Designed in London by six British designers such as Halpern, Julien

Tate Awards 10 Artists A “Turner Bursary” In Lieu Of This Year’s Turner Prize

The Tate has officially announced that it shall award 10 artists with a £10,000 GBP bursary (approximately $12,300 USD) in lieu of this year’s Turner Prize. In normal occasions, The Turner Prize jury would have announced it shortlist of artists in May and would have invited them to create artworks to be displayed in its

The Couture Books By Assouline: Between Style, Poised Craftsmanship And “Art De Vivre”

If you ever wondered who Prosper and Martine Assouline are, look no further than here. Booksellers of luxury, trailblazers across editorial haute couture, eclectic connoisseurs lusting for voluptuous beauty embodied in the opulence of the most precious accessories; but there’s more. The duo are the pioneering founders of the iconic luxury publishing house of the

Venice Biennale 59th International Art Exhibition Postponed Until 2022

Despite originally moving schedule from May 23 to August 29 this year, Venice Biennale’s 59th International Art Exhibition has been postponed until 2022. As one of the world’s largest (and most prized) exhibitions, its organisers have decided to move the event to make a way for the 17th International Architecture Exhibition “How Will We Live Together?” which

Earth Day 2020, 6 artists tell the beauty of the Earth

Earth Day today turns 50, a half-century of love and union to save the earth.  “Mother Earth Day” was born on April 22, 1970, after a huge environmental disaster that caused the death of 10,000 animals: in 1969 a drilling platform in the Santa Barbara canal had caused an oil spill, almost 100,000 barrels of

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Earth Day turns 50. Ricky A Swaczy’s special reportage

On the occasion of the Earth Day, which promotes the rise of a new environmental awareness, we thought of collecting some inspirational images. 2020 is also a special year because it celebrates 50 years of Earth Day. The special reportage by Ricky A Swaczy (Creative director and Founder of the Wabisabi Culture) captures the essence

Martin Margiela Drops An “Intimate” Documentary In A Few Days

Titled Martin Margiela: In His Own Words, the world awaits for the designer’s big-hit across the global screens this Friday. Filmed 10 years after Margiela’s departure from his own label, the documentary gives an intimate glimpse into fashion’s most acclaimed and most puzzling figures. The trailer looks at some of the momentous times of the designer’s career,

Shopping tips made in Italy

In a time of difficulty and isolation, we choose to support Italian craftsmanship, which is now also available online. With just a click, high-quality products made by skilled craftsmen and small art ateliers can showcase their creations. ARTEMEST https://artemest.com For all lovers of home decor and interior design, your online shop not to be missed

Exhibitions currently or soon on air worldwide

Despite Covid-19 is nourishing worldwide terrible feelings about our future (actually it seems to live in an Orwell’s dystopic novel), yes, big surprise, the world itself it’s not stopping. Many museums, for example, have organized online tours to visit them, or in some areas not that much affected by this terrible pandemic virus, it’s still

Corona Virus, 10 museums from your sofa

If the culture is not a good for all, now, more than ever, countries come together to say that it is accessible to everyone.  Because of the COVID-19 emergency, also museums and places of worship closed the doors, but luckily not the virtual access; the most beautiful thing is that you can comfortably lay on your

Ten things to do during the bittersweet quarantine

I’m writing down on the first page of every book I read, the date I will never forget, I’m writing down COVID-19, and I’m sure my memory in the future won’t need any explanation.  A Pandemic was declared by the WHO (World Health Organization), we are all forced to stay at home, to go out only to obtain

Mankind Seen by Juan Castano

A highly pop and comical aesthetic with very personal humor lends an apparent lightness to Castano’s unconventional and mischievous works. His strikingly bold and clear style immediately involves the viewer, but is also an invitation for deeper reading and interpretation. Whilst his work resonates closely with the LGBT community and is extremely conscientious, an irreverent

Interview to Antonino Laspina, Italian Trade Commissioner

Italy is back in fashion in the USA. The new overseas market trends, which highlight bigger attention to quality and sustainability, have opened the games also for small and medium companies of Made in Italy. We met Antonino Laspina, executive director of the Italian Trade Agency in the American market. During his career, Laspina worked

Venice – chronicles from a submerged city

Chronicles from a submerged city was born in favor of the Fallani Venice screen printing to support the restarting of activities following the high water that hit the lagoon city on 12 November 2019 reaching 187 cm. After this exceptional event, the desire is to look ahead and start again, resuming daily activities, this spirit

Holiday Gifts 2019: colorful design objects to love

For this Christmas, we have thought of some original gift ideas inspired with modern and innovative style. Design objects are sumptuous thoughts when we want to amaze our loved ones, the best choice to give our living room a touch of style, but also perfect last-minute gifts. Discover the selection in the gallery. GAETANO PESCE 

Naples between culture and museums

WHAT TO SEE IN NAPLES If you are planning a trip dedicated to culture and good food, Naples is certainly the destination for you; after a first gastronomic tour of which we recommend the stages here, and after the visit of the Capodimonte Museum, the destinations not to be missed are these and we tell

Design Masterpieces: a tribute to Gaetano Pesce

Maestro Gaetano Pesce, an authoritative voice of international design, turns 80 years old. A prolific creator of myriads of masterpieces amongst which monumental sculptures, vases, chairs, wardrobes and small resin objects that have defined the history of art and design of the 20th and 21st century. Gaetano Pesce, who turns 80 years old on November