By Riccardo Chioni La colossale innovazione tecnologica che ha preceduto l'era del digitale diventa arte attraverso le opere dello sculture Giorgio Milani presentate ieri al Consolato Generale di Park Avenue nella mostra "Poetari e Frottage".Ha fatto gli onori di casa il console generale Natalia Quintavalle, mentre per il sindaco di Torino Piero F...

The Centre for Orthopaedic Trauma (CTO) in Turin has performed on Tuesday the world’s first pelvis transplant, an operation that saved the life of an 18-year-old suffering from osteosarcoma.   The condition was considered inoperable and the boy responded quite well to 16 cycles of chemotherapy but the doctors didn’t stop at th...

Il 12 ottobre ricorre la data della scoperta del "Nuovo Mondo" da parte di Cristoforo Colombo. In America tale ricorrenza è occasione per celebrare l'unione storica e culturale tra Stati Uniti e Italia. Quest'anno è stata scelta la città di Torino per ospitare il "Columbus Day". Mai come in questi anni infatti il capoluogo piemontese è diventato i...

by Marco Carminati   Miniatures are marvels of Medieval and Renaissance art that are only accessible to a happy few.   Except for the large illuminated books made for church choirs, which could be consulted on the book rests by dozens of monks at the same time, or the liturgical books that were read by multiple people (Bibles, Missals...

Esce oggi "La meglio Italia. Le mobilità italiane nel XXI secolo", volume di Maddalena Tirabassi e Alvise del Pra' (Torino, aAccademia University Press, 2014).   Il libro scrive l'ultimo capitolo della storia migratoria italiana che è ripresa con cifre a cinque zeri: 106.000 nel 2012, con un incremento del 115% rispetto al 2002 e un aumento...

A 15th-century Italian manuscript illustrated with gold leaf that was stolen from Italy 25 years ago will be returned to that country after it was found in Florida.   The manuscript is a framed, single page taken from a prayer book in Turin, Italy. The calligraphic script is in Latin, and there's a small, colorful portrait of Saint Lawrence,...

by Colleen Barry   For the earliest Egyptologists, a trip to the Egyptian Museum in Turin was considered indispensable. The museum's new director is seeking to return the almost 200-year-old museum to its one-time prominence, boosted by an overhaul of the collection and exhibit space of near-pharaonic proportions.   Museum director Ch...

When traveling to Italy, there are many great cities to choose from. Everyone knows about Rome, and many have seen its splendors through the eyes of Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday. Fashion lovers will find the catwalks and shops of Milan to be inspiring. Those who love romance often head for Venice.   The architecture lovers head for Floren...

  WTI Magazine #23    2014 Mar, 28Author : Christoph Dressler      Translation by:   This fall, discover the birthplace of today's Italy with our charming trip leader Giuliana Marple. Learn about the Risorgimento of Italy and then dive into the Slow Food movement of the Piedmont region. Giuliana, who is president of the Italian Club in Salt Lake...

Jeep will begin later this month its foray into the market for subcompact SUVs -- the industry's fastest-growing segment -- when it puts on sale the Renegade, the first model born from the coupling of U.S. and Italian engineering at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA).   "It's the first example of cross-country collaboration," CEO Sergio Marchio...