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We often consider it something external to us, but we’re wrong. “Landscape” doesn’t simply mean what we see outside our window, nor the horizon above the sea in a holiday photo. It isn’t only the outline of our mountains against …

A symphony orchestra is composed of dozens of elements playing a wide variety of instruments: violins, violas, cellos, double basses, harps, flutes, horns, clarinets, percussion, trumpets, oboes, bassoons, and piccolos. Unlike opera, which involves staging a true spectacle with singers, …

His name is tied to a specific time. A time when the original supermodels walked up and down the runways of Italian creativity. Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer, Carla Bruni, Helena Christensen have all been muses of his. Beautiful …

An artist doesn’t simply create objects, write poetry, compose harmonies with seven notes, or paint canvases. Whatever expressive form they choose, artists actually look through matter — through what exists — and move beyond it. They absorb moods and emotions …

“When I watch them today, my movies seem even better.” This is what Gina Lollobrigida used to say, not with self-complacency but because there is truth in it. Those movies shaped our collective imagination. If we watch them, if we …


If you want to buy safely, you must look at two things: the product’s label and brand. When we want to wear authentic Made in Italy, we buy Armani or Versace not only because they, just like Valentino or Dolce …

There is a text about classical works that, in turn, has become a classic of literary studies. In his Western Canon, published in 1994, the great American critic Harold Bloom collected a series of texts offering a portrait of the …

Giancarlo Giannini says it unequivocally: a Hollywood star is far more valuable than an Oscar. Everyone in the film industry strives for the prized statuette and dreams of holding it on the Dolby Theatre stage. But in the end, says …

Do we need divas and myths? Yes. Do we need beauty and dreams? Of course. Do we need poetry and idealized worlds? The answer is, again, yes. As self-pleased and well-fed as it may be, our society still has undeniable …

It is very curious that a novel and not a scientific article (although it will come later), was chosen to reveal the mysterious origins of Leonardo da Vinci. The recently-published literary work, which targets all types of readers, wants to …


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