Italian artist

Rosalba Carriera Self-Portrait as "Winter", circa 1730

Rosalba Carriera: The Most Successful Woman Painter in Europe

One cannot say that Rosalba Carriera was the best woman painter in Europe, since in the opinion of most art critics that merit belongs to Artemisia...
Violinist Fabio Biondi. Photo courtesy of Ana da Labra

Fabio Biondi and his Europa Galante at the Walt Disney Concert Hall

In order to grasp the scope of the unique musical event, to be hosted at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on January 20th, we need to go back to 16th...
Francesco Camillo Giorgino, a.k.a. “Millo”

Top 40 Under 40: Urban artist "Millo"

The first time I fell for the work of Francesco Camillo Giorgino, a.k.a. “Millo,” was the second I laid my eyes on one of his murals: a red-painted...
Digital artist, Josh Rossi

Contemporary Florentine Artist

Named one of the Top 200 Best Digital Artists Worldwide by Lürzer’s Archive, Josh Rossi is a blossom of Italian-American love. “My parents met when...
Wallpaper in the making by Capitanio sisters. Photo  Courtesy of Sorelle Fine Arts

Sorelle Fine Arts: one way trip from Bergamo to L.A.

In 1994, the two sisters, Cristina and Laura Capitanio embarked in a one way flight from their foggy hometown, Bergamo – an urban conglomerate...
Artist Carla Viparelli

A journey into ‘Silicosophy’ with Carla Viparelli

This is not Carla Viparelli’s first visit to the City of Angels, but it is a crucial one nonetheless. Last year, the Neapolitan multimedia artist...
Artist Mauro Perucchetti. Photo credit Rochelle Brodin

Mauro Perucchetti Confronts the World with His Art

The De Re Gallery debuted Mauro Perucchetti’s Pop Fiction exhibition on Thursday, September 10th in West Hollywood. Mauro and his stunning wife...
Giampero Urso with one of his sculptures

Giampiero Urso: maestro dello scalpellino and the art of crafting the leccese stone

Renzo Piano called it the “stone with a light inside”. These poetic words used by the Italian architect to refer to the pietra leccese have become a...
The mission of "Street Art Silos" was to transform the port of Catania by commissioning eight artists to paint seven giant silos in ten days

Repainting the Port of Catania: 8 Artists, 7 Silos, 10 Days

It seems like myths and legends thrive in volcanic towns. Red-hot lava against ashen, black rock and billowing smoke evokes mysticism and the...
Stefano Catalani (right) & artist Nathan Vincent. Photo credit Emilie Smith

Stefano Catalani and the language of art

A degree in petroleum engineering is not the usual training ground for a museum administrator. But then, Stefano Catalani, director of art, craft and...

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