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art leaders, for the first, time some of them not Italians, reach the top positions of these institutions and what unpublished.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...

  WTI Magazine #63    2015 June, 27Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   A very interesting initiative began in Padua this month: the opening to the public of two historical headquarters of the University, two jewels of rationalist architecture and art from the early twentieth Italian century. The dean Giuseppe Zaccaria continues to pr...

  WTI Magazine #73    2015 November 27Author : Giulia Carletti      Translation by:   Both Romantic and Symbolist, the work of Gaetano Previati is part of that last Italian attempt to create an art of an aesthetic and ecstatic evasion from reality. Throughout the 19th century Italian art had turned more Realist, informed primarily by the French...