The Accademia Carrara in Bergamo, Italy, has discovered a “new” painting by Andrea Mantegna hidden in plain sight in its own collection. The curator Giovanni Valagussa re-attributes the tempera on panel work, Resurrection of Christ (around 1492-93), to the Renaissance master in the museum’s complete catalogue of 110 paintings from the 14th and 15th...

A new exhibition at Bergamo's Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery explores the world of Raphael from the 1400s to the modern day, in "Raphael and the Echo of the Myth". The show, which opened January 27 and runs through May 6, is a project of the Accademia Carrara Foundation and curated by Maria Cristina Rodeschini, Emanuela Daffra and Giacinto Di...

Find some unusual places to visit in Italy for the summer vacation can be the perfect solution to avoid the mass tourism that characterizes the famous locations of the peninsula. Cities like Rome, Florence or Venice are beautiful, but it’s often very difficult to visit them properly. Fortunately, Italy has a lot of amazing spots outside the common...

The largest shopping mall in Europe opened on Thursday in Bergamo, northern Italy. The Oriocenter mall, located by the Orio al Serio International Airport on the outskirts of the Lombard city, measures 105,000 square metres in total after the official opening of a new wing. The 35,000 square metre extension opening on Thursday made the centre the l...

Dunia Algeri Atelier crosses the Italian and American borders in a van, making its way onto the big American streets for a carefully planned tour of DPAdvertising. The extremely high quality knitwear is handcrafted using an old fashioned knitting technique that is not only a symbol of the Made in Italy brand, but also unique to the Bergamasco regio...

Ten Italian universities have been recognized among the top 200 'young' universities world wide - with one attaining ninth place overall. According to the rankings from Times Higher Education, which judged universities under 50 years old across 48 countries, the Scuola Sant'Anna in Pisa is the ninth best university in the world. "I'm very happy wit...

“Paintings are appealing things, and just about anybody might be tempted to steal them,” wrote Neapolitan poet Giovanni Battista Marino from Paris, worried about what might happen to the drawings and canvases he was expecting from Italy. He recommends that his correspondents “send them to me by a safe route...”. Whose paintings and drawings is he r...

This summer, Professor Gloria Pastorino, who teaches French and Spanish on the Florham Campus, will be hosting a trip to Bergamo, Italy. This will be Fairleigh Dickinson University’s fifth trip to Italy, although only the third to Bergamo. Pastorino started the program in 2008, when she first began teaching at FDU. She said that she noticed a need...

  WTI Magazine #67    2015 September, 4Author : Living Adamis      Translation by:   The historical "Dimore Storiche" tour of Bergamo presents the 2015 edition of DimoreDesign: every Sunday, from September 6 to 27, Trussardi House, Palazzo Agliardi, Palazzo Moroni, Palazzo Terzi and Villa Grismondi Finardi open...

A few years ago, I decided that the best time to go to Europe was June. It was mostly because everywhere we might visit, the local population was still at work, at school, at home, and it would be easier to sneak around, pretending not to be a tourist. When we decided to go to Bergamo, we intended to stay for a day or two, part of a mini tour of no...