Tag: exhibition

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;

Orient Festival in Marina di Carrara, Tuscany

From October 31st to November 3rd 2013, the exhibition centre Carrara Fiere in Marina di Carrara (Tuscany), close to the seaside, will host the Orient Festival with colours, music and perfumes of far away lands.

A great event dedicated to the oriental world and all its contemporary and old traditional features: ceremonies, folklore, shows, exhibitions, health and wellness, spirituality, holistic disciplines and many other cultural activities are waiting for you.

The event is open to the public everyday from 10 am to 11 pm and the admittance fee is € 10,00.

The 5th edition of the festival will welcome

53rd Genoa International Boat Show

From October 2nd to 6th 2013, the International Boat Show comes back in Genoa with several meetings, itineraries and initiatives for adults and children.

The Boat Show has a brand new layout made up a 180,000-sqm exhibition area, 100,000 of which are on water, 6 different exposition areas, all kinds of boats on display (from powerboats to sailing boats, from tender boats to maxi yatchs) from 1,85 to 80 m long boats.

750 exhibitors, 1,000 boats on display, 100

The fabulous Battle of Flowers of Ventimiglia | June, 15th and 16th

On Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June, 50th edition of the traditional Battle of Flowers will be held in Ventimiglia (Liguria Region).

In the early 20th century, the Festival of Flowers used to take place to pay homage to Spring and the awakening of nature with papier-mâché floats and floral decorations

This year, the awesome Battle of Flowers will celebrate its 50th anniversary and all celebrations will begin on Saturday 15th June, when there will be the parade of “No Ducati…No Party” Moto Club at 9 pm and then the night parade of the floats covered with flowers, folkloristic bands

2013 International Boat Show docks in Venice

From 5th to 7th and 12th to 14th April 2013, 12th edition of the International Boat Show will be held in Venice. The event is organized by Expo Venice and Padovafiere and takes place at the “Spazio Incontri” of San Giuliano Park in Mestre (near Venice), overlooking the Venetian lagoon.

This great event will have as protagonists the small and medium size boating. Until 10-meters-long boats will have great prominence: the intent is to express the idea of boat as a passion and an opportunity to be in company