(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

THE COLORS AND THE MYSTERY: A BOOK ABOUT THE BEAUTIFUL MOSAIC CREATED BY RUPNIK IN LENNO (LAKE COMO)

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 Spirituality Center in Lenno ( Lake Como, Italy).  Now a beautiful book ( “Adorationis Mysterium”)… Read More THE COLORS AND THE MYSTERY: A BOOK ABOUT THE BEAUTIFUL MOSAIC CREATED BY RUPNIK IN LENNO (LAKE COMO)

SPEAKING WITH THE STONES: THE MARKO RUPNIK’S MOSAIC IN LENNO (COMO LAKE, ITALY)

“In the universe heart, the light brings out two particularly intense colors: red and blue”. SECOND PART  The beautiful mosaic dedicated to Nativity and Moses salvation – at Spirituality Center of Suore Adoratrici in Lenno (Como Lake, Italy) – is a wonderful synthesis and expression of Rupnik, who on several occasions pointed out the significance… Read More SPEAKING WITH THE STONES: THE MARKO RUPNIK’S MOSAIC IN LENNO (COMO LAKE, ITALY)

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)