We had already gone to the Monza race track in 2015 for the 1000 Miglia but, for the first time I was there to see a contemporary automobile race, the Monster Energy Monza Rally Show which uses sections of the Formula 1 circuit and the old high speed ring. It was different. It was fun, although it has not been all the way straightforward or painless. Samsung’s step-counter has measured 12 km walking in a single day. Continue reading
Back in 1955, Robert Frank, a Swiss citizen who eight year earlier had moved to the Big Apple, received a grant from the Guggenheim Foundation to complete a series of shots to depict America of the 50s. But what kind of country is America in those years? Continue reading
For the 90th anniversary of Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milano has dedicated an anthological exhibition to the old master – whose sculpture Sphere Within Sphere stands in front of the UN building in Manhattan – that involves 7 major sites, including three squares and four shows. About 30 sculptures, created from 1955 to date, have been collected in the picturesque Sala delle Cariatidi at the Royal Palace of Milano, the main exhibit. Continue reading
Max Papeschi is a highly controversial artist, known for the application of the collage technique in order to associate very diverse personalities, symbols and icons. His favorite targets are Adolf Hitler, Stalin, Mikey Mouse, Kim Jong-un and, lately, the president-elect of the United States in person: mister Donald Trump. Tonight our indiscreet camera will take us to the opening of his show The Best Is Yet To Come at the M.A.C., one of the most glamorous art galleries in the Swinging Milano.
After two days of watching a bunch of youngsters tempting their fate, I felt like attempting myself something more risky. With a camera. Continue reading
It’s a very appealing set: a black sky and the Palazzo Italia architectures at “Experience”, the new concept for the former EXPO site ground near Milano. That’s the background to the acrobatic evolutions of these very young and wild Freestyle competitors (male and female). Below are some of these ski artists at work. Continue reading
The iconography of Saint Jerome, one of four Doctors of the Church, is conditioned by a passage in his autobiography which describes the hardness of his period of penance in the desert of Chalcis. Half naked, his hair dirty, ungroomed, his body wasted, ill-concealed by his sackcloth, gaunt from the mortification of the flesh, his belly bloated, surrounded by scorpions and wild beasts. Continue reading