It is Boldini time at Palazzo Albergati. And what a time it was

There certainly haven’t been shortage of Boldini exhibitions over the past few years. We had one in Rome, one in Turin, one in Barletta. Ferrara, birthplace of the painter, hosted two: Boldini e la moda in 2019 and Boldini. Dal disegno al dipinto. Attorno alla Contessa de Leusse this year. And it was only three … More It is Boldini time at Palazzo Albergati. And what a time it was

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