Author Archives: Genni

Escher on display at Palazzo Blu, Pisa

The overwhelming, hypnotic genius of Maurits Cornelis Escher on show in Pisa. Continue reading

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Human fragility and enduring art: Urs Fischer in Florence

Urs Fischer exhibition in Piazza della Signoria, Florence, from September 23rd to January 21st. Continue reading

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Lucca celebrates its Feast of the Cross

An ancient relic, a millenary tradition, a magnificent walled town. These the ingredients of Lucca’s major celebration. Continue reading

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Sansepolcro, celebrating tradition with its Palio della Balestra

In the Valtiberina for over 400 years there’s a town doing its best to keep traditions alive. Hoist your crossbows and salute Sansepolcro and its Palio della Balestra. Continue reading

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Vicopisano and its Festa Medievale

  In the north of the province of Pisa, only 16 km (nearly 10 mi) from the Leaning Tower, lies the town of Vicopisano. It spreads between the banks of the river Arno and Mount Pisano and is mostly hilly, … Continue reading

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