THE TRIUMPH OF RENAISSANCE: THE IMPRESSIVE REGAL ROOM AND DUCAL ROOM / INSIDE THE VATICAN PALACES #3

Sala Regia (Regal Room) and Sala Ducale (Ducal Room) are two beautiful rooms in the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City. They aren’t generally open to visitors: they usually host consistories, conferences, papal hearings or special events. I recently had the opportunity to visit them (I was in Rome to meet Pope Francis for the presentation… Read More THE TRIUMPH OF RENAISSANCE: THE IMPRESSIVE REGAL ROOM AND DUCAL ROOM / INSIDE THE VATICAN PALACES #3

(HE)ART PLACES / THE WONDERFUL BYZANTINE BASILICA OF SANT’APOLLINARE IN RAVENNA (ITALY) SHOWING MOSAIC DECORATIONS DATED TO THE 6th CENTURY

© Photos: ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI * Some weeks ago I had the pleasure to visit again the enchanting Basilica of Sant’ Apollinare in Classe a few kilometers from the beautiful Ravenna. Sant’Apollinare is one of the most important monuments of Byzantine art.  When the UNESCO inscribed eight Ravenna sites on the World Heritage List, it cited… Read More (HE)ART PLACES / THE WONDERFUL BYZANTINE BASILICA OF SANT’APOLLINARE IN RAVENNA (ITALY) SHOWING MOSAIC DECORATIONS DATED TO THE 6th CENTURY

“THIS IS THE WAR…”: MY FATHER IN THE HELL OF KEFALONIA (SEPTEMBER 1943). REMEMBERING A TRAGEDY…

Kefalonia massacre happened exactly seventy years ago. My father Battista is a survivor of that terrible tragedy in which died about 9.000 Italian soldiers (September 1943) killed and exterminated by German Nazis.  I gathered his incredible story in a little book with the title : “Mio padre nell’inferno di Cefalonia” (English translation: My father in the hell of Kefalonia).… Read More “THIS IS THE WAR…”: MY FATHER IN THE HELL OF KEFALONIA (SEPTEMBER 1943). REMEMBERING A TRAGEDY…

BYE-BYE NEIL…WALKIN’ IN THE MOON-LIGHT

“MOON-LIGHT / BYE-BYE NEIL…” LaceR/Actions Project Realistic and not manipulated image (2009) * Roberto Alborghetti ‘s LaceR/Actions is a multidisciplinary project and research about the apparent chaos of ripped and decomposed posters and urban/street signs. Transferred on canvas, reproduced on lithographs or textiles (as pure silk), or scanned in videoclips, the details of torn posters… Read More BYE-BYE NEIL…WALKIN’ IN THE MOON-LIGHT

COLORS FOR MARILYN MONROE / GRAPHIC RE-ELABORATIONS BASED ON HER HISTORIC ”RED VELVET” PHOTOGRAPHIC COLOR SEPARATIONS NOW OFFERED FOR SALE

A Las Vegas art collector and owner of the original, one-of-a-kind color separations used to produce the iconic “Golden Dreams” calendars from the famous 1949 Marilyn Monroe “Red Velvet” photo shoot, is offering them for sale. These color separations were originally created and owned by the John Baumgarth Company and were discovered as part of… Read More COLORS FOR MARILYN MONROE / GRAPHIC RE-ELABORATIONS BASED ON HER HISTORIC ”RED VELVET” PHOTOGRAPHIC COLOR SEPARATIONS NOW OFFERED FOR SALE

IN THIS IMPRESSIVE TUSCANY FORTRESS THE NEXT ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI SHOW: “COLORS OF AN APOCALYPSE /AN INTRIGUE FOR THE EYES AND MIND FROM DECOMPOSED PUBLICITY POSTERS”

VIDEOCLIP : ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI SHOW 2012 : “COLORS OF AN APOCALYPSE”  *** The next Roberto Alborghetti Lacer/actions Show (“Colors of an Apocalypse – An Intrigue for the  Eyes and Mind from Decomposed Publicity Posters“) will take place in a wonderful and impressive location: the Rocca Aldobrandesca – a XIII Century fortress in Tuscany (Siena, Italy)… Read More IN THIS IMPRESSIVE TUSCANY FORTRESS THE NEXT ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI SHOW: “COLORS OF AN APOCALYPSE /AN INTRIGUE FOR THE EYES AND MIND FROM DECOMPOSED PUBLICITY POSTERS”

“THE ROLLING STONES – 50 YEARS”: MONSTER-MEGA 2000 PAGES+EBOOK / A VERY SPECIAL PREVIEW: AN UNFORGETTABLE INTERVIEW WITH MICK JAGGER

The German start-up The eBook People GmbH, a spin-off of the publishing house The Interview People GmbH (www.theinterviewpeople.com), is going to release its first comprehensive eBook in July which will feature the 50th stage anniversary of the band The Rolling Stones. Title: “The Rolling Stones – 50 Years”, Subtitle: “Views From The Inside – Views… Read More “THE ROLLING STONES – 50 YEARS”: MONSTER-MEGA 2000 PAGES+EBOOK / A VERY SPECIAL PREVIEW: AN UNFORGETTABLE INTERVIEW WITH MICK JAGGER

PURE ABSTRACT IN ROME FROM AN ASTONISHING OPEN AIR “ART INSTALLATION” (COMIN’SOON: WHERE I TOOK THE IMAGES FROM…)

© Roberto Alborghetti Rome is a surprising city also for my Lacer/actions project concerning torn posters and urban signs… I’ve already posted about the colourful and random “UNDERGROUND POP ART” AT TIBURTINA SUBWAY STATION . During another recent rush-visit to the Italian Capital, I was captured by a sort of “open air art installation” which… Read More PURE ABSTRACT IN ROME FROM AN ASTONISHING OPEN AIR “ART INSTALLATION” (COMIN’SOON: WHERE I TOOK THE IMAGES FROM…)

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

“L’ECO DI BERGAMO” NEWSPAPER REPORTS ON “9/11 ARTWORK” AND ABOUT SRINI PILLAY ‘S ARTICLE ON “HUFFPO”

Italian newspaper “L’Eco di Bergamo” reports about Roberto Alborghetti’s Lacer/actions. The attention is focused on “9/11 artwork” – dedicated to the Fallen in the WTC massacre – and on the article that has been posted at “The Huffington Post” by Srini Pillay, Psychiatrist, Harvard clinician, brain-imaging researcher, executive couch and author of “Life Unlocked”, “Your Brain and Business:… Read More “L’ECO DI BERGAMO” NEWSPAPER REPORTS ON “9/11 ARTWORK” AND ABOUT SRINI PILLAY ‘S ARTICLE ON “HUFFPO”

“9/11,REMEMBERING A TRAGEDY THROUGH ART”: DR.SRINI PILLAY WRITES ON “THE HUFFINGTON POST” ABOUT ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI’S WORK

Dr. Srini Pillay – Harvard psychiatrist, brain-imaging researcher, clinician and executive coach – wrote an interesting article on the popular  “The Huffington Post” about my artwork dedicated to 9/11. Here’s the link:        http://www.huffingtonpost.com/srinivasan-pillay/911-art_b_953397.html “The Huffington Post” – la testata di news piu’ cliccata del mondo (ha superato perfino il “New York Times”) – pubblica un approfondito articolo sul mio… Read More “9/11,REMEMBERING A TRAGEDY THROUGH ART”: DR.SRINI PILLAY WRITES ON “THE HUFFINGTON POST” ABOUT ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI’S WORK

LA SCIENZA DIETRO LA LEGGE DELL’ATTRAZIONE

 Il Dr. Srini Pillay, psichiatra di Harvard, executive couch, autore di best sellers sulla neuroscienza – in Italia è stato pubblicato “La calma in tasca”– racconta in questa intervista a Roberto Alborghetti il suo più recente “workbook”. Nel suo più recente libro, intitolato “La scienza dietro la Legge dell’Attrazione”, il Dr. Srini Pillay attinge alla sua esperienza di… Read More LA SCIENZA DIETRO LA LEGGE DELL’ATTRAZIONE

11/9/2001, UNA “LACER/AZIONE” DA NON DIMENTICARE: UN ARTICOLO DI “UNMONDODITALIANI”

  The international web dailynews “Unmondoditaliani” has dedicated plenty of space to my “lacer/actions” artwork in memory of the Nine Eleven fallen at WTC in New York. The article is signed by Mina Cappussi (editor in chief, writer and professor at La Sapienza University in Rome) and Stefania Paradiso. I would like to share it… Read More 11/9/2001, UNA “LACER/AZIONE” DA NON DIMENTICARE: UN ARTICOLO DI “UNMONDODITALIANI”