Every autumn as the Tuscan sun slowly dims, the wine harvest begins, and the fruits of the lands are plucked, stored and transformed, albeit slowly, into the future elixirs. There’s no better time to visit and to do so properly requires a experience-perfect in the clountryside to set the theme. Herewith the best Tuscan wine experiences for wine sea...

To say that The Families of Man is a large group exhibition with which the Regional Archaeological Museum of Aosta offers an unprecedented overview of Italian photography over the last twenty years would be an understatement. In fact the project, conceived and realised by Electa and curated by Elio Grazioli and Walter Guadagnini, allows visitors no...

In Italy, there is a certain combination of magnificence that any ordinary tourist can capture in a casual photo. It is the magnificent, frescoed interior inside a 15th-century palace set in a cobblestoned city surrounded by pine-laced countryside. But rarely do photos capture all those multiple levels of ravishing beauty and arresting grandeur at...

"I was going to begin my tales of this city with a statement about how long I've been here, but the phone rang," the Italian-American photographer Patrick D. Pagnano (1947-2018) wrote in a notebook on April 16, 1974 -- just six weeks after he and his new wife, Kari, arrived in New York City for their honeymoon. After spending their first week at th...

The National Italian American Foundation is now accepting submissions for our Ninth Annual NIAF Photo Contest. ENTER TODAY! The Theme: Tutto Bene! (Everything is fine!). This year’s Photo Contest theme Tutto Bene! means “Everything is Fine!” And, compared to 2020, that optimistic tone seems appropriate. The challenge is to submit photos that in som...

«There is nothing here. This is a sentence I heard thousands of times, as if I had contacted a voicemail instead of actual people.» It is perhaps in this passage from the writer Franco Armino’s “Vocabolario Appenninico” (Apennine Vocabulary) that the ultimate meaning of Simone Donati’s new work is concealed. Donati is a Tuscan photographer known ab...

In my opinion, it is important for creatives to experience and examine the work and art that has come before us. Everyone has work or photographers they aspire to, but who inspired them? The process and experience of unraveling this trail can lead to rapid artistic growth in my opinion, and the best part is coming across a photographer you never kn...

From their first appearance in 1839, photographic images have radically changed the way we live and think. Though it did not appear clear from the very beginning, photography is more than a tool for capturing the world in painstaking detail. Through photographs, we simultaneously construct who we are and understand where we have been. As such, much...

Da: 01-02-2021 a: 31-07-2021 organizzato dall'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Bruxelles, Parigi (presso la sede dell'UNESCO), Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Madrid e Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Berlino, "Dante 700" è un racconto fotografico in venti scatti dedicati ai luoghi legati alla memoria del Sommo Poeta. La mostra fotografica realizzata...

Two different ways of (re)viewing Dante. Canticle 21 is the contemporary art project that was launched thanks to a joint effort by MAECI and the Ministry of Culture to promote research regarding the visual arts. Within this initiative, a special section is devoted to the Poet. This section is made up of five projects inspired by Dante’s persona, wo...