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Lino Tagliapietra answered the phone from his apartment, in Venice at 8PM, local time and immediately begins the conversation by describing the colors of the sunset over the Laguna from his apartment window. “There is another place in the world …

Looking at the physiques of Italians today (soccer star Claudio Marchisio or Italian actress Martina Stella)  or at the lithe tanned bodies at any Italian beach, one must wonder… how do they keep so fit? After all, this is the …

Micol, the third of Fontana sisters, died today at the age of 101. The three sisters began to work in their mother’s tailoring business: indeed, Zoë and Micol worked in Milan in the early 1930s but Zoë moved to Paris …

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These days, most people answer the phone in a few ways. Either with disdain or with intense caution as if ready to say the word “No,” before you even say hello. But when calling fashion designer Nadia Bozzetti, she did …

Italian dubbing of foreign films is known to be the best in the industry. Dubbing started on the tail end of World War II, quickly becoming standard practice. Over the years it has become more than a tradition; not just …


“When the lights go off, it’s time to go on stage. That’s my world. And when I realized that, it has been for ever”. A sincere but intense thought may not be enough to get all the emotions behind Eleonora …

Artistic director of the New Museum in New York since 2007 and of the Nicola Trussardi Foundation in Milan since 2003, among other professional experiences and projects, Massimiliano Gioni was the youngest curator ever of the 55th Venice Biennale in …

He is going to turn 100 next November, but this won’t prevent him from realizing one of his dreams: learn English! Gianni Guaita is indeed a man who lives in Florence and is now the oldest user for the app Babbel, …

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“Now is the only moment there is to be creative in, it’s a realization, this is it. You can’t anticipate what may come, you can only wonder about what has happened, this is the moment you can do something about.” …

  One doesn’t have to be a connoisseur of contemporary art to be familiar with the name of Larry Gagosian, internationally renowned art dealer, whose popularity and financial power can afford to host museum-quality gallery exhibitions. In the 1970s he …


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