A monastry on the rocks

Few kilometres from Avigliana at around 900 meters above sea level there is Sacra di San Michele, a jewel of the architecture. It is an abbey built 983 and 987 on the mount Pirchiriano and the building is direcly posed on the rocks. It is amazing go there on the top also because there is a marvellous panorama. It is…
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Luxury from the past

Last sunday I spent few hours in Milan visiting ”Amart”, the antiques and art exhibition organized by the Association of Antiques Dealers of Milan. It was really nice to be there. It passed quite a lot of time since my last visit to this type of event and I have to say that in last years the market of ancient artwork…
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Van Dyck in Turin

In these days I had the chance to see marvelous paintings. I visited the exhibition dedicated to Van Dyck in Turin. The famous artist lived in the 17th century was doing portraits of many important people and of European royal families. Among those artworks, he did also some other masterpieces, where landscapes and people are combined in a triumph of…
Turin, Piedmont, Italy
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Italian Fine Art

Today I have been to an exposition in Bergamo and I want to share a few considerations. The exhibition is entitled Italian Fine Art and it offers two different parts. One dedicated to modern art and the other one to antiques. I really like antique artworks and when I can, in Italy or abroad, I go to see. If I…
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Prague: city of a hundred spires

My short trip to Prague, Czech Republic, for the New Year’s Eve is already finished, but it was certainly superb. I had a great time not only because of the fireworks. The city has a magnificent setting made of historical and artistic buildings. The people are friendly and especially it is possible to find travelers from all over the world.…
Preague, Czech Republic
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