Geishas and cherry blossoms: floating world for a dreamy spring at Palazzo Albergati

With the first timid blooms of spring, Bologna opens its doors to an enticing exhibition devoted to Ukiyo-e, the iconic Japanese art movement celebrating the ephemeral beauty of life. As a lover of Japanese art in general and of Ukiyo-e graceful aestethics in particular, I hurried to the opening of “Giappone: storie d’amore e guerra” … More Geishas and cherry blossoms: floating world for a dreamy spring at Palazzo Albergati

Frida feast: Bologna’s warm embrace to the Mexican art icon

Wherever you look, lately, there’s a chance you’ll find some Frida Kahlo. Yes, this fall (and the upcoming winter too) Bologna gives a big warm embrace to the art and life of the Mexican painter/pop icon. It’s a feast of photos, pictures, videos and comics. Only yesterday, Vanna Vinci’s latest book Frida: operetta morale in fumetti was … More Frida feast: Bologna’s warm embrace to the Mexican art icon