The long-running dispute between faculty members at the Florence campus of New York University and the program's administrators took a new turn this month when the American Association of University Professors wrote a letter to Ellyn Toscano, the program's executive director, questioning the university's "commitment to academic freedom and shared f...

The beautiful gardens of Villa Medici, which is home to the French Academy and located in Rome, as well as the English-style gardens of Ninfa near Latina are the top winners of the 2015 edition of the competition called 'The most beautiful park in Italy'.   Among others, Villa Toeplitz in Varese, which is the former country residence of a Ge...

Dal 3 agosto al 5 settembre 2014 si apre al pubblico "Visual Intelligence" a Pietrasanta . Si tratta di opere recenti di giovani artisti della New York Academy of Art i cui testi sono stati curati da Eileen Guggenheim e Peter Drake.   Da Londra alla Toscana, passando per l'Ohio, San Francisco, New Orleans, Londra e l'India. È questo, in estr...

Trasferta a New York per il sindaco di Camaiore Alessandro Del Dotto. Nel mirino c'è l'ambizioso obiettivo, ideato dall'associazione Tappetari e sviluppato con gli assessori al turismo Carlo Alberto Carrai e alla cultura Veronica Cortopassi, di portare gli artisti della pula colorata a New York nell'autunno del 2013, che è anche l'anno degli italia...

di Elena Favilli   Questa è la storia del laboratorio musicale più rivoluzionario d'Italia. È la storia di un paese di 5.000 abitanti della provincia di Arezzo che ha saputo trasformare la sua banda in uno degli esperimenti di musica contemporanea più apprezzati al mondo. È la storia di un compositore che ha osato immaginare che persone comu...

It may be because it sounds like music or because it is the language of one of the most influential literatures in human history, but Italian has been found to be the 4th most studied language in the world in 2014, following English, French, and Spanish.   This significant result is something that the Italian government, as well as the insti...

martedì 16 aprile 2013 19.00a lunedì 29 aprile 2013, 19.00 Bowers Museum of Cultural Art2002 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA (map) GEMS OF THE MEDICI Tuesday, April 16 - Sunday, September 15, 2013 In the mid-1400s, many celebrated artists, goldsmiths, silversmiths and engravers were attracted by the abundance of wealth in the city of Florence, but the...

The textile district of Prato recorded an increase in exports of 10% in the third quarter of 2014. Yarns (despite a slowdown) and textiles are still the two main engines of growth.   "Those who export and are readier to innovate are doing well," explained Andrea Cavicchi, the president of Prato's Confindustria, the association of local busin...

Liguria in northwest Italy has retained its title as the region with the highest number of Blue Flag beaches this year as the total number of resorts to be given the prestigious eco-label for cleanliness and sustainability continues to climb, the international Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) said on Tuesday.   In 2015 Italy can...

by Lorenzo Zanini Florence is renowned throughout the world for being the cradle of Italian art. We must, search however, not forget that the Tuscan city has played a prominent role in the history of fashion: especially from 1930 to 1970, its workshops have represented a benchmark in the sector.   A new exhibition running through March 5 at P...