The essence of Italian art and culture in a Master

Andrea Granchi, artist, film-maker, curator and teacher, was born in Florence in 1947. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in 1969, won the Premio del Comune di Firenze for young artists in 1966 and the Stibbert Prize for painting in 1971. He is recognized as one of the protagonists of the Italian Cinema [...] read more

Mediterranean: the Master of peperino tells us about the marine environment

This is Mario Gavotti, the Italian artist from Marino in the province of Rome, who has been able to transform the rigid magmatic rock into floating and harmonious works that tell the sea, the watery worlds, forms that sometimes make us think of our first cradle: the amniotic liquid. In the territory of the municipality [...] read more

From Designer to Designer on demand with special effects

Alberto Podestà is the Italian designer famous for having collaborated with the best Italian companies as product designer and art designer.  Alberto was born in Genoa and his art brings all the maritime culture and the typical opening of a city with a large historic port. Alberto Podestà after having worked with calibres known throughout [...] read more

Violas, Violins and Cellos directly from the hands of the luthier

"There will never be two instruments the same!". With this phrase Paolo Dubla welcomes us in his studio, a young and experienced luthier passionate about the art of designing, building and restoring instruments. Paolo, intrigued and attracted by the trade of making instruments as a boy, attended a workshop of an established craftsman, and then [...] read more

Lanuvio, the pearl of the Castelli Romani: where history meets legend

Just a few kilometres from Rome, in the most absolute peace amongst the olive groves and the vines, history and archaeology combine and time still passes slowly. It is here where we find Lanuvio. Lanuvio is a small and appealing municipality that is heir to ancient history with Greco-Roman roots. With its temple to Juno [...] read more

Agostino De Romanis. The colours of the soul that conquer the world

The artist Agostino De Romanis was born in Velletri (Rome) and is an exponent of Pittura Colta (Cultured Painting), a post-modernist movement founded in the 1980s by the critic Italo Mussa. De Romanis knows how to bring to life fairytale images and legendary places with incredibly unique colours. It is an incredibly long story which began in [...] read more