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Andrea Zanzotto

Biographies

Andrea Zanzotto

Andrea Zanzotto, the greatest Italian poet belonging to the post-Montale generation, was born in Pieve di Soligo (a small town north of Treviso from which he travelled only for exceptional reasons and only for short periods of time) on 10 October 1921...

Art

Il Simbolismo in Italia

In 1891, when Gaetano Previati presented his “Maternity” at the first Brera Triennale, he successfully won over the very bitter target of universal disapproval. The rarefied image of a mother tenderly holding her child, surrounded by a crowd of praying angels...

Art

Arte Povera 2011

It was the Sixties – a period of important utopias and the boldest cultural experiments – when the young Genova-born art critic Germano Celant began to associate with some artists in Rome and Turin who were beginning to make a name for themselves on the art scene...

Art

Artemisia Gentileschi. Storia di una passione

In Naples during the year 1649, Artemisia Gentileschi led a renowned workshop made up of exceptionally talented young artists, she had followers who painted in the Artemisia-style...

Italian Singer Songwriters

Lucio Dalla

Dalla learned to play the accordion and the clarinet when he was a teenager; a jazz fan, he initially began to perform with small groups such as i Flippers – the supporting band for Edoardo Vianello.  During the 1963 edition of the Cantagiro song festival, he was noticed by Gino Paoli

Lucio Dalla

Moments of Italian Cinema

Antonio Pietrangeli

He graduated in Medicine and initially devoted himself to movie journalism, collaborating with several reviews.  Later he participated in writing screenplays for many films, beginning with “Gioventù perduta” (aka “Lost Youth”, 1947) directed by Germi to “Europa ‘51” by  Rossellini...

Antonio Pietrangeli

Music

Io e te

Gianna Nannini’s new release called Io e te, two years following Giannadream - Solo i sogni sono veri, confirms her choice of style...

Io e te