Art & Culture


Lee Miller – A Courageous Photographer

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
David E. Scherman by Lee Miller

By Giorgia Ferro Following the success of the Vivian Maier exhibition, Palazzo Pallavicini continues to promote female photography by presenting the retrospective dedicated to “Surrealist Lee Miller” curated by ONO Arte Contemporanea, celebrating one of the most important photographers of the twentieth century. Whilst starting out as a successful model at the end of the […]

Arte Migrante in Zonarelli Centre

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
Arte Migrante 4

Where cultures go to dance, sing and talk together By Caroline Hunt Arte Migrante is a program founded by Tommaso Carturan with the objective to bring people of varying cultures and social conditions together. This program is held every Wednesday night at Intercultural Center Zonarelli Bologna and has been functioning for about six years now. […]

Menegoi takes Arte Fiera 2019 to new heights

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
Arte Fiera 2019

By Giorgia Ferro Definite appreciation for the 43rd edition of Arte Fiera, under the new directorship of the new artistic director Simone Menegoi, which took place from the 31st of January to the 4th of February. The five days of the exhibition of modern and contemporary art in Bologna, confirm positive results, for a fair […]

SETUP Contemporary ARTFAIR

Monday, February 4th, 2019
Tommaso Buldini

By Giorgia Ferro Founded in 2013 by Simona Gavioli, the independent Art Fair, Setup dedicated to emerging contemporary art, returned to animate the Bologna Art Weekdays from the 31st of January to the 3rd of February. Setup indicates the intentions of the fair: to set in motion a new process to rethink the art system. […]

Bolognina’s ‘Neighbourhood Museum’

Saturday, January 5th, 2019
Daniele Ara

Daniele Ara announces Italy’s first of a kind museum: “It will be public, free and open to the community.” The first in Italy Bolognina’s district President Ara is planning to open a local community-based museum in the Navile area. “We will call it ‘mtn’, which stands for Temporary Naval Museum (Temporary Navile Museum) and will […]

ASCOM to clean up Via Guerrazzi graffiti

Monday, December 17th, 2018
Graffiti on personal property

Proposal: ‘Adopt a street’ The General Director of CAAB, Alessandro Bonfiglioli, has called upon Bolognese business owners and entrepreneurs to adopt a street or piazza so that it can be cleaned and maintained properly. ASCOM request The association of businesses located in Strada Maggiore have returned to this theme after Bonfiglioli launched the challenge back […]

Steve McCurry Exhibition

Monday, December 17th, 2018
Steve Mc Curry 3

“To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow.” (William Faulkner) By Giorgia Ferro In a world characterized by growing discrimination and protectionist anti-immigration policies, the exhibition Steve McCurry “Una testa, un volto. Pari nelle differenze” showcasing at Palazzo […]

Sturmtruppen 50 anni

Monday, December 10th, 2018

By Giorgia Ferro In celebration of the Bolognese artist, Sturmtruppen 50 anni organized by Fondazione Carisbo and Genus Bononiae – Musei nella città in collaboration with the Bonvicini heirs, is running at Palazzo Fava until the 7th of April. Sturmtruppen is an Italian satirical comic book, conceived and designed by Bonvi (Franco Bonvicini). First published […]

Alphonse Mucha Exhibition

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
Reverie

“The mission of the artist is to encourage people to love beauty and harmony” – Alphonse Mucha – By Giorgia Ferro The artist’s own words best exemplify the mood of the recent exhibition: Alphonse Mucha running at Palazzo Pallavicini until the twentieth of January 2019. Showcasing around 80 works from the Mucha Trust Collection, this […]

Bologna Welcomes “The Great Wave Off Kanagawa”

Friday, November 2nd, 2018
An ukiyoe painting depicting a man fishing.

Archeological Museum of Bologna hosts “Hokusai Hiroshige – Beyond the Wave” exhibition 150 years of Italy-Japan relations By Alex Patton The exhibition Hokusai Hiroshige – Beyond the Wave, from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, is currently on display at the Archaeological Museum of Bologna. About 250 pieces make up this event and it is […]