The city of Genoa, in the region of Liguria, lives with and by the Mediterranean. And it’s time to make the sea a protagonist once again. Thanks to the Waterfront of Levante project by Renzo Piano. Giving the sea back to Genoa “I hope Genoa can reappropriate of the sea,” Piano said, “the water will win over the concrete.” Indeed, this is an eco-fri...

MOLTENI GROUP, GIUSSANO, LOMBARDY, EST. 1934 Founders Angelo and Giuseppina MolteniFamily Tree Carlo Molteni, son of the founders and the current president, paved the way for the third generation of Molteni leadership, including Giulia, Giovanni, and Andrea.Signature Style Obsessive attention to detail and a reverence for historical heritage. The b...

Thank you for your interest in the Magazzino Educational Scholarship. The Cold Spring Chamber of Commerce created this scholarship in partnership with Magazzino Italian Art. The scholarship rewards a high school senior or junior from Philipstown who is dedicated to the visual arts or museum management and who exhibits exemplary community service an...

Years ago, Wendy Popko imagined creating illustrations that would come to life but could never find the technology to do it. Now that she's discovered the magic of augmented reality (AR) she can't wait for the public to see the mural she's been commissioned to create on the wall of Ventimiglia Italian Foods for the Sterling Heights Public Art Progr...

In the eyes of even the most adoring beholder, a stereotype exists that Italian visual art begins with a bang in antiquity, hits its peak in the Renaissance and ceases to be much of a factor by the mid-20th century. After all, the 1950s and ’60s were the era of Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, right? One woman has reformed that vi...

In 2019 at the Salone del Mobile was presented Pinocchio, a Murano blown glass vase with the strong features of the well-known character of Carlo Collodi, created by Italian designer Giulio Iacchetti for Internoitaliano. It is a tribute to one of the most representative icons of the Italian spirit in the world that has its strong point in the nose,...

On Earth Day (22 April), two exhibitions remind us of the fact that recycling waste isn't just essential to the planet’s survival, it can also be a form of creativity. 3CO-Design – 3R: Reuse, Recycle, Reduce offers a selection of over fifty objects that were recycled and/or created with sustainable materials and technologies, made by well-known art...

Prato is the capital of the Province of Prato in Tuscany, Italy. Over the centuries, Prato has mainly been famous for its textile industries, with its products being sold to various parts of Italy as well as Europe. Prato has also played an important role in the slow food movement, which is reflected in its wonderful cuisine. The city, with about 2...

B. Amore vividly remembers the moment she began making art again nearly five decades ago. She had two children, little money and precious little free time. But she hungered to try carving and had just been given a block of redwood by a sculpture teacher. Sitting on the floor of her Boston apartment, a blanket spread out before her, the wood lay nes...

When she was 19 years old, Lisa Ponti’s father, the dexterous Italian design visionary Gio Ponti, published a collection of her poems, Gio Ponti Agli Amici (“From Gio Ponti to His Friends”), and gave them out as Christmas gifts. Interspersed with illustrations by Gio’s prominent painter and sculptor pals, including Giorgio de Chirico and Arturo Mar...