THE REMARKABLE “HEMISPHERES” OF TERZA LOGGIA: HOW RENAISSANCE PAINTED THE MODERN WORLD / INSIDE THE VATICAN PALACES # 4

Terza Loggia (Third Loggia) is another stunning place in the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City, Rome. On its walls we admire maps of the modern world painted between 1560 and 1585. They include the wonderful Emispheres, the frescoes designed by Ignazio Danti (1582 ca). I recently had the opportunity to visit Terza Loggia (I was… Read More THE REMARKABLE “HEMISPHERES” OF TERZA LOGGIA: HOW RENAISSANCE PAINTED THE MODERN WORLD / INSIDE THE VATICAN PALACES # 4

MY NEW BOOK IS OUT: THE FIRST ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHY OF POPE FRANCIS, “PERSON OF THE YEAR” (2 VOLUMES, UNPUBLISHED STORIES, 340 PHOTOS)

 GUEST WRITER: PRESS OFFICE – VELAR-ELLEDICI PUBLISHING   “FRANCESCO” (Francis) Author: ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI Preface: Cardinal GIOVANNI BATTISTA RE Published in Italy by VELAR-ELLEDICI Available in 2 versions: 2 volumes (+ casket) and 1 single volume * “The most-awaited event for Italian publishing industry”  * Over 550,000 lines of text, 14 chapters, 340 photographs, 6 months… Read More MY NEW BOOK IS OUT: THE FIRST ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHY OF POPE FRANCIS, “PERSON OF THE YEAR” (2 VOLUMES, UNPUBLISHED STORIES, 340 PHOTOS)

THE COLORS OF MYSTERY: THE EXTRAORDINARY RUPNIK ‘S MOSAIC ON LAKE COMO (ITALY)

 Lenno (Lake Como, Italy): one of the masterpieces created by the great Slovenian artist 1st PART  An extension of 50 square meters. Almost 20 thousand colored stones and glasses tiles. These numbers summarized an extraordinary artwork: the mosaic that Slovenian artist Marko Rupnik has created on the walls of the chapel of Suore Adoratrici at the… Read More THE COLORS OF MYSTERY: THE EXTRAORDINARY RUPNIK ‘S MOSAIC ON LAKE COMO (ITALY)

THAT MAGICAL CRYPT IN THE TUSCANY MEDIEVAL VILLAGE WHERE THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE WAS BORN

Abbadia San Salvatore, on Amiata Mount (Siena area, Tuscany, Italy) is a place rich of art and history…    In Abbadia San Salvatore, on Amiata Mount – Siena area, Tuscany, Italy – there is a magical and capturing place. You find it on the ancient abbey church. It is a crypt, where you may breath… Read More THAT MAGICAL CRYPT IN THE TUSCANY MEDIEVAL VILLAGE WHERE THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE WAS BORN