Monthly Archives: luglio 2012

Cortona Mix Festival 2012

This year the Tuscan Sun Festival has controversially left Cortona for Florence but the small town of the Val di Chiana,  abandoning any  juicy gossips,  has immediately reacted with a vital and determined project the “Cortona Mix Festival”,  result from … Continue reading

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Vinci: Unicorns, football and knights in Leonardo’s hometown

Best known for its most famous son, the Renaissance giant Leonardo, Vinci is a quiet hill town, whose narrow streets and surrounding vineyards and olive groves are much the same as in Leonardo’s time. The houses cluster around the medieval … Continue reading

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David LaChapelle in Lucca

At Palazzo Bocella, Lucca Center of Contemporary Art an exhibition of David  LaChapelle up to November  4th 2012.  Fifty three masterworks from his ten celebrated sections: Star System, Deluge (Awakened), Earth Laughs in Flowers, After the Pop, Destruction and Disaster, … Continue reading

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Botero in Pietrasanta, Tuscany

Pietrasanta, the Versilia fashionable artistic town celebrates the eightieth birthday of Ferdinando Botero, the Columbian artist famous for his  oversized bronze sculptures with an amazing exhibition in  Piazza  Duomo and  in the nearby church and cloister of Saint Augustine. Pietrasanta … Continue reading

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The Renaissance Tour in Val di Chiana, Arezzo

The Little Big Museums’ project,  presided by Antonio Paolini,  director of the  Musei Vaticani, Rome,  on its 8th year  has set up a series of initiatives,  called the Renaissance Tour,  promoting the territory in and around Arezzo. Here on the … Continue reading

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