di Maurita Cardone   Con l'Italia ancora in una crisi di cui solo il forzato ottimismo della politica vede una prossima fine, sono sempre di più le aziende e le istituzioni che guardano all'estero. E gli USA e New York sono in cima alla lista dell'appetibilità dei mercati esteri, soprattutto per il made in Italy di qualità che da questa pa...

Venice stands as a monument to the improbable paradise where city meets sea. The Venetian Republic—also known as La Serenissima, or "the Most Serene Republic"—reached levels of maritime supremacy, democratic progressiveness, financial prosperity, and both cultural achievement and innovation, flourishing for 1,000 years before its fall to Napoleon i...

MAY 20, 2015 - 06:00 PMCasa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 West 12th Street - New York, NY 10011Lecture: FROM THE 1966 VENICE FLOOD TO THE PALAZZO FARNESE: 50 Years of Preserving Italy's Glorious MonumentsAn Audio/Visual Presentation by Bonnie Burnham, President, World Monuments Fund   World Monuments Fund (WMF) had only recently bee...

By Serena Perfetto Technology represents today a powerful tool for challenging the political nature of the chronicles of the past, the one we learn as truth at school. The history of "old Europe" is something that it is usually taken for granted. Unless we have the opportunity to explore it from a different perspective. This is what Diego Calaon i...

On Friday, October 28 at 2:30PM the Consulate General of Italy in New York (690 Park Avenue) will host a press conference for La Serenissima: Music and Arts from the Venetian Republic.   The Ambassador of Italy to the United States, His Excellency Armando Varricchio, and the Executive and Artistic Director of Carnegie Hall, Mr. Clive Gillins...

    Imagine living steps from the Grand Canal in Venice, or a charming abode in the center of Umbria. It can happen. For centuries, people from all over the world have dreamed of residing in Italy. The reasons are endless, everyone has their own unique way of falling in love with this country, and if you too are a self-declared 'Ital...

by Porter Fox   The trip began years before we met, when Sara wrote a short story about the perfect marriage. It started like this: "____ and I are moving to Europe to paint and make love, right after he finishes his diamond floor. We will live in a gigantic home filled with magic and passion.   One of our favorite things to do in the...

Carnevale is one of the most colorful celebrations in the world. In Italy, we are serious about it. In the end, this is where it was born. We are all familiar with the Carnevale of Venice and that of Viareggio, as well as famous international renditions such as the Carnival in New Orleans, that in Rio and that in Notting Hill (London). In Ital...

  WTI Magazine #37    2014 July, 2Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   The title of the XIV edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale is "Fundamentals" and is curated by the always controversial Dutch architect Rem Koolhass. In contrast to previous editions, the main theme of the event wants to be just the self-retreat, the look at...

Coins thrown into the Trevi fountain in Rome are supposed to bring good luck, and fashion house Fendi is hoping rather more than a few coins, 2.8 million euros in fact, will bring it fortune in its restoration project.   Fendi is the latest fashion brand to pitch in and help spruce up the capital, but by no means the only one. The stylists a...