Last fall a news bounced in the newspapers throughout Italy and particularly in the specialized ones in the artistic field: the Fondazione Giulio e Giovanna Sacchetti donated the portrait of the ancestor Cardinal Giulio Cesare Sacchetti to the Galleria Borghese Museum in Rome. The donation makes sense from a philological point of view, and is linke...

Prato is a small town in the heart of Tuscany, known by all for its textile production. Its proximity to Florence and its renowned beauties always penalized the rise of a tourist traffic. But at the end of the eighties of last century a virtuous circle made by many collectors, the municipality's desire to emerge and a great insight in focusing on m...

In the fall of 2015, twenty Italian national museums changed their directors through a competition, which let many high profile international art leaders, for the first, time some of them not Italians, reach the top positions of these institutions and what unpublished.

The tragic earthquake in central Italy that lasted all summer in different waves, created a real disaster for the historical and artistic heritage of the affected areas, of course besides the distressing news for the population and for the victims. The earthquake zone is closely linked to the medieval Romanesque art that radiates throughout Europe...

  WTI Magazine #68    2015 September, 18Author : 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,...

  WTI Magazine #67    2015 September, 4Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   Giuseppe Arcimboldo was a unique case in the history of Italian art: one of the most innovative, original and whimsical painters ever known in world artistic history. Born in Milan, very attached to his city and to its origins, he came from an artistic family:...

  WTI Magazine #29    2014 May, 8Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   These days in Milan is under construction a very interesting exhibition: the subject is Bernardino Luini, a 100% Lombard painter which has had a mixed fortune and fame, quickly covered by the shadows dropped by the twentieth century critics against him.    

WTI Magazine #9    2013 Dec, 13Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   I want to start my column by immediately admitting that to me Adalberto Libera represents the Italian Rationalism. In his pure geometric forms, in his space development solutions with the alternation of horizontal and...

  WTI Magazine #48    2014 November, 26Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   It is amazing how in just a century the habits of part of the Italian society have so radically changed. In Palazzo Zabarella in Padua continues the amazing exhibition of the artists of the nineteenth century that most were close to the frantic novelty of the...

  WTI Magazine #78    2016 April 15Author : Giulia Carletti      Translation by:   Born as the most instinctual and – possibly – irrational response to 20th century scientific and technological innovations, Futurism was an artistic Italian movement celebrating the energy, speed, and power of the machine, thereby advocating the vitality of modern...