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Eve Arnold, exhibition in Turin – Palazzo Madama

Eve Arnold Exhibition in TurinIn Turin, until April 27th, you can visit the exhibition dedicated to the American photographer Eve Arnold.

What drove and kept me going over the decades? What was the motive force? If I had to use a single word, it would be curiosity“. Eve Arnold

Just how curious she was is evident in the timeline of the projects she undertook in her long career. It takes up one whole wall and makes for an illuminating read, not just because of the longevity of her career – from the late 1940s to the 90s – but for the range of subjects she tackled.

She’s been documentary and portrait painters, her name is linked to the portraits of high society and Hollywood stars such as Marilyn Monroe as well as presidents and activists such as Malcolm X, who personally chose her to document his battle for civil rights.

Famous are his reporting in remote regions of the planet commissioned by “Life”, the “Sunday Times” and the most prestigious magazines of the period.

The 83 photographs in the exhibition, in black and white and color, are taken from her most important and significant works as a photographer from 1950 to 1984 and are divided in 12 sections:
“Fashion Show in Harlem,” “Malcolm X,” “Voodoo Rituals to Haiti “,” The important first 5 minutes of a newborn baby “,” Marlene Dietrich “,” Marilyn Monroe “,” Joan Crawford “,”Celebrities”, “Afghanistan”, “Behind the Veil”, “China” and “India.”

The exhibition is accompanied by a book containing the selection of photographs of the exhibition, a contribution from the journalist and photography critic Angela Madesani and from the famous writer Simonetta Agnello Hornby.

Entrance fees:
Adults: 8 € (included audio guide).
Reduced: 5 € (from 15 to 18 years old, groups and other conventions – included audio guide)
Free: kids under 14; disabled people;

“Imperia in 35 mm”: Video Festival Imperia 2012

  Imperia, the 7th edition of Video Festival Imperia (International Festival of    Cinematographic    Digital Art) is going to start from 24th to 28th April 2012. Each year it  becomes more and more  a centre of national and international attraction for professionals  from all over the world: the  number of participants increases, there are nearly 700 works from  51 countries. This testifies  how much the festival is growing thanks to the richness and the  variety of performances.

 With every passing year, the importance of Imperia and its festival has continued to grow: for  three consecutive years UNESCO has mentioned Imperia festival as one of the 13 most  important festivals in the world for “Diffusion and preservation of cultural diversity”.

5 Romantic Getaways in Italy

Ah, Italy. Just hearing its name conjures up thoughts of rolling Tuscan hills, tucked-away piazzas, winding cobbled streets and warm summer evenings. Italy can quite literally claim to be the home of romance, considering the word ‘romance’ originally meant ‘from or about Rome’. With scores of romantic spots across the country the only hard part is deciding where to go.

Whether you only just met your partner through friends or after you started to visit eHarmony UK, going on romantic trip to Italy together can be a wonderful experience. Italy is not a long way to travel – the perfect distance for a long weekend. Below are five of Italy’s best romantic getaways.

Venice

The sinking city oozes romance from every corner. The key to seeing the romantic side of Venice? Get lost.

Discovering South Pole. One Hundred Years Later

If you’re planning a trip to Genoa or you’re there now on holiday, don’t miss the chance to visit an extraordinary exhibition about the discovery of South Pole that took place one hundred years ago.

“Race. Alla conquista del polo sud” (“Conquering the South Pole”) is the exhibition held by the American Museum of Natural History of New York at

The Scientist and Researcher Rita Levi Montalcini celebrates her 102nd Birthday

«I want to thank all the people who wanted to send me birthday wishes through the web. As a present I would like to receive more interest and support for research, which in the last years has been considered not so much […]. Italy is very rich in human capital but has never recognized it as a value. I’m an optimist because I trust and believe in our human capital […]. I am extremely grateful for what you’re doing and what you will keep on doing».

Rita Levi Montalcini interviewed by Riccardo Luna for “Rita101”
Friday 22nd April 2010

Rita Levi-Montalcini (born on 22nd April 1909), is an Italian neurologist who, together with colleague Stanley Cohen, received the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discovery of Nerve growth factor (NGF). Since 2001, she has also