WTI Magazine #80    2016 June 17Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   In the church of the "Gesuati" in Venice, in the Cannaregio area, there is one of the most interesting paintings of the lagoon: The Martyrdom of St. Lorenzo by Tiziano Vecellio. It is a monumental work which has recently undergone complete restoration on the occasi...

WTI Magazine #7    2013 Nov, 29Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   In 1606 Michelangelo Merisi, also known as Caravaggio, left Rome to go to Naples.Rome was no longer a safe place, due to a death sentence which hung over his head. He will never come back again in the capital city that...

  WTI Magazine #14    2014 Jan, 24Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   A major exhibition at the Triennale in Milan celebrates one of the greatest Italian designers of the twentieth century, Piero Fornasetti.     Born from a very wealthy Milanese family, Fornasetti shows in the early years of his career to be a very good and valid...

WTI Magazine #3    2013 Nov, 1 Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   The story of the painting of Vittore Carpaccio known as "courtesans" is somewhat emblematic and interesting because it is source of many misunderstandings and interpretations. In the nineteenth century, John Ruskin gave this table oil pai...

  WTI Magazine #24    2014 Apr, 04Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   No time like the Renaissance had an almost obsessive attention to the ideal city. The urbanization that has characterized the first phase of this cultural revolution, which will be later historiographically known just as "Renaissance", immediately led scholars of a...

  WTI Magazine #18    2014 Feb, 21Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   In Italy, we are trying - with difficulty - to modernize cities through works of big urban impact, achieving a dual purpose: to make the city government more functional and to promote an awareness of contemporary architecture among the people.  ...

  WTI Magazine #20    2014 Mar, 7Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   The art of glassmakers from Murano is famous all over the world, and everybody envy us for it. It is an art that goes back to many centuries and reached its excellence in XIX and XX centuries.     On this topic, the venetian "Fondazione Giorgio...

  WTI Magazine #76    2016 February 15Author : Giulia Carletti      Translation by:   Logic must not speak: visions must. The visionary art of de Chirico (1888-1978), known for his lonely mannequins and dreamlike atmospheres, is not a sterile attention to form, but a field of research for a revelation through it. "To become truly immortal a work...

WTI Magazine #5    2013 Nov, 15Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   The 55th International Venice Biennial Art Exhibition, entitled "The Encyclopedic Palace", will close in two weeks. Differently from the Venice Biennial Film Festival, which despite its name is held every year, th...

  WTI Magazine #64    2015 July, 10Author : Enrico de Iulis      Translation by:   Fondazione Prada's big shot is having an unexpected domino effect not only on Milan and Expo, but also on a national scale, establishing new lines of museum design and construction. The headquarters, designed by Rem Koolhaas, reassesses a part of Milan virtually b...