Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Happening Now (quel che succede oggi)

Icons Unplugged: Luca Pignatelli

Wrapping up some last minute Christmas shopping last weekend, I found myself wandering around over by Barberini and the Quirinale. I was in search of a particular item, and thus focused on peering into every window I passed, and not paying much attention to where I was walking, until I rounded the corner and ran … Continue reading

Art & Culture (le cose belle)

Giornata Della Contemporanea

This Saturday, October 8th, marks the seventh edition of “La Giornata della Contermporanea” aka The Day of Contemporary Art.  Sponsored by AMACI – The Association of Italian Contemporary Art Museums – this giornata is intended to expose contemporary art to the public and stimulate cultural development on a local level. In addition to free entrances … Continue reading

Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Happening Now (quel che succede oggi)

This Weekend: European Heritage Days

This weekend, in honor of European Heritage Days, Rome is throwing open the doors to all kinds of museums and historical sites…for free!  European Heritage Days is a twenty-year old initiative, originally launched by the Council of Europe to unite citizens across cultural boundaries by providing access to new cultural assets and opening up those … Continue reading

Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Happening Now (quel che succede oggi)

MAXXI-mize your Tuesday

Tonight, the MAXXI is hosting “The Architect’s Micronarratives”, the third installment in the six-part series  Architecture Visions/Erratic Language in Architectural Narratives.  This series of events, curated by Marco Brizzi and Paola Ricco, has been running since July in conjunction with the current exhibition “Exhibiting the collection. Architectural Projects from the Collection of MAXXI Architettura”. Designed … Continue reading