Exhibitions archive

Leonardo in Milan

Leonardo in Milan

In the year of Expo 2015, the Palazzo Reale in Milan celebrates the genius of Leonardo da Vinci with the largest Da Vinci exhibition ever organised in Italy. The exhibition highlights Da Vinci’s unique personality, combining scientific thought with creative talent, art and technology. It includes paintings, drawings, sculptures and manuscripts, brought together from the finest museums in the world, amongst which the British Museum in London, the Uffizi in Florence, and the Metropolitan Museum in New York. Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan contributes to the exhibition with over thirty drawings...

Milan: all the colors of EXPO

Milan: all the colors of EXPO

Disputes, curiosities, gossip, great expectations and enthusiasm: how many different “moods” and opinions about EXPO 2015, the Universal Exhibition in Milan, whose central theme is “Feeding the Planet. Energy for life”! I visited it in may, really enjoying my visit, and afterwards… I did a kind of an “orienteering” for groups of tourists coming from Langhirano (the very birthplace of Parma Ham!). Well, it was… a success. If you want me to take you to EXPO, exploring some of the most attractive pavilions and “clusters” along the Cardo and...

Mater

Mater

From march 12th to june the 28th, Parma hosts in Palazzo del Governatore a great exhibition about the theme of motherhood and the “icon” of the Mother throughout history and religion, spanning from prehistoric cultures to contemporary art. I’m referring to MATER Percorsi simbolici sulla maternità (Symbolic itineraries about motherhood, read more). Nobody, in the year of Expo 2015, had yet decided to explore the first and foremost “feeding” relationship, the one between Mother and Son/Daughter.Thanks to the DNArt Foundation, the Municipality of Parma and a pool...