WTI Magazine #77    2016 March 18Author : Giulia Carletti     Translation by:   A long corridor to pass, then a magnificent spectacle. The Sistine Chapel is one of the most iconic buildings in the world, as well as a powerful work of art. The Chapel is 40.23 meters long, 13.40 meters wide, and 20.70 meters high (about 132 by 44 by 68 feet) and...

WTI Magazine #4    2013 Nov, 8Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by: The Language Institute   Milan, 1930's   Even though it's right in the center, the end of Corso Venezia was in the midst of construction. Up until the last decade, only fields and urban gardens were there, giving way then to the...

  WTI Magazine #25    2014 Apr, 11Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   If there is a gray area in the common people's attention to the history of art, this is definitely one that covers the artistic production of 1800. If the painting, thanks to the romantic current that led to the testimonies of great historical and literary events o...

  WTI Magazine #37    2014 July, 2Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   The title of the XIV edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale is "Fundamentals" and is curated by the always controversial Dutch architect Rem Koolhass. In contrast to previous editions, the main theme of the event wants to be just the self-retreat, the look at...

  WTI Magazine #72    2015 November 13Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   During the Italian Renaissance it wasn't uncommon to decorate rooms, halls or courtrooms with an astrological subject. The works of the "Palazzo della Ragione" in Padua survived to this day. This calendar and astrological deco...

  WTI Magazine #21    2014 Mar, 14Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   In common belief, it is thought that Donato Bramante was born in Milan or rather in Lombardy, but the truth is that he was born in 1444 in Fermignano, a small town near Urbino in the Marche region. In fact, the typical education from the center part of Italy, espec...

  WTI Magazine #19    2014 Feb, 28Author : Enrico de Iulis      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   In the history of art it is defined "Mannerism" the generation of painters – from Florence to Rome - that are influenced by Raphael and Michelangelo innovations, merging and taking them on an extreme level. ...

  WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : Enrico de Iulis      Translation by:   Italy has a network of museums that has been recently highlighted by the tourist guides, little known even by the most frequent art visitors: it is the great and diverse proposal of Diocesan Museums. Maybe because they are associated with an idea of monotonous...

  WTI Magazine #75    2016 January 18Author : Giulia Carletti      Translation by:   Nineteenth and Twentieth century art enthusiasts will find their temple in the eternal city, at Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea (GNAM). Founded in 1883 in Rome, GNAM was born out of the efforts and the foresight of strong personalities, and fro...

  WTI Magazine #47    2014 November, 12Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   2014 will be remembered in the world of Italian art as the year of Paolo Caliari, known as "Veronese". After decades of absence regarding him, Verona hosted a beautiful and comprehensive exhibition about the painter who more than any other has been linked to h...