Italian Government Tourist Board - North America

ITALY NEWS # 35 - November 16, 2007

Luci d'artista

Turin - Through January 13, 2008  Luci d'artista  



The nights of Turin become only more magical every year around this time when it is once again transformed into a luminous open air art gallery with the lighting up of Luci d’Artista.  In its 10th edition, this year’s event features 18 light installations, filling the streets and piazzas of Turin, by some of the most famous and well-known modern, European artists, such as:  Mario Airò, Daniel Buren, Rebecca Horn, Mario Molinari, Mimmo Paladino, and many more.


"The world in art"

MART, Rovereto - Through April 6th, 2008

Capolavori della maiolica del Rinascimento

Collezione della Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Perugina - Perugia, Palazzo Baldeschi

Through January 6, 2008

On display 147 valuable majolica artifacts, mainly from the 16th century with a few from the 15th century, handcrafted by important artisans’ workshops.  The event showcases masterpieces representing the best tradition from the most important production centers like Faenza, Montelupo, Deruta, Castelli, still famous today.

Truth and beauty - Russian realism

Potenza, Galleria Civica Comunale di Palazzo Loffredo - Through February 10, 2008


The exhibit includes about eighty works, such as portraits, landscapes, and still life paintings, from the Latvian National Museum of Art in Riga, showcased in Italy for the first time. On display artworks from famous Russian artists such as Ilja Repin, Isaak Levitan, Boris Kustodijev, Alexander Deineka, Maljavin and Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin. These paintings are among the most representative of Eastern European art from the period between mid 1800 and 1950.


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