Tag: cultura

ArteGenova 2014! Ten years in the Blue Pavillon

From February 14 to 17 returns the appointment with the Exhibition of Modern and Contemporary “ArteGenova”, an international
reference point for collectors, professionals and fans.

The event offers a wide variety of cultural cues like conferences, round tables, meetings with gallery owners, live
performances and other events.

While proposing world-renowned artists, ArteGenova turns his attention to the new expressions of contemporary art,
dedicating a whole space for contemporary art accessible to everyone.

Milan: Franco Grignani And His “Optical Mental Alterations”

From January 23 to March 15, it will be possible to visit the exhibition dedicated to Franco Grignani at Gruppo Credito Valtellinese Galley in Milan.

The objective of Manuela Grignani, Leo War and Cristina Quadrio Curzio, curators of the exhibition, is to return to the complexity of the artist.

Born in 1908 in Pieve Porto Morone, he attended architecture in Turin where he is influenced by the second Futurism.

He Began to experiment and create his first works combining theories of perception and psychology of form.

Thanks to the Milan printing Alfieri & Lacroix, he sought new forms of typography and creates optical systems that affected and influenced the European colleagues.

Later he became art director of “Beauty of Italy”, press organ of Dompè, the pharmaceutical company that engaged him in the packaging of products.

He continued his project of urban representation in order to overcome the physiological limits.

These works brought international recognition to the artist as the Palme d’Or for advertising in 1959 and the gold medal to the Triennale in Milan.

A beautiful exhibition curated in every detail and an unmissable opportunity to see the works of the Master Franco Grignani.

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Florence Vintage Selection 2014, the 23rd edition at Leopolda Station

The 23rd edition of Vintage Selection is coming at  Stazione Leopolda in Florence.

From January 22nd to January 26th, the great spaces of the oldest railway station of Florence will host a great selection of clothing, gifts and vintage accessories.

The Vintage Selection is one of the most influential and prestigious market-exhibitions in Italy and Europe for fashion, design and vintage culture.

Genoa, Palazzo Ducale: exhibition of Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch in GenoaUntil April, 27th, we will have the chance to enjoy the special exhibition of the Norwegian master at Doge’s Palace in Genoa (in the Region of Liguria).

A wonderful opportunity to see the exhibition organized by the director of Pinacotheque de Paris, Marc Restellini.

The exhibition – made up of over 120 works – tells the story of the artist and his evolutionary transition from Naturalism to a new and daring painting.

6th BTO – Buy Tourism Online – in Florence

The 6th edition of BTO – Buy Tourism Online will be held from 3rd to 4th December at Fortezza da Basso in Florence.

Two days dedicatet to the world of travel 2.0. with speakers, debates and seminars.

With the participation of 8 regions and over 40 companies, the event will deal with current issues such as sharing economy, web reputation, start-up tourist, future of airlines and links among music, tourism, food and wine.

At the event, visitors will have the chance to meet very  important figures and brands of tourism sector, such as John Alborante (Sales & Marketing Manager at Ryanair), Philip Wolf (PhoCusWright founder), Emirates Airlines, Google and many others.

Everything in the event will be dedicated to operators of tourism industry, students and researchers, workers and future workers in the field of tourism marketing, responsible for the governance of tourism and collective stakeholders.

The Fortezza will be open from 9 am until 5 pm on 3rd December and from 9 am to 8 pm on 4th December.

For more information about Florence or if you wish to book a hotel in Florence, check out our online travel guide About Florence.