Art & Culture


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 […]

A “Hope for Hazara Equality” Shines in Bologna

Saturday, October 27th, 2018
Members of the Hazara community in traditional Afghani clothes

By Alexandra Patton The Hazara community gathered with students and teachers in Bologna for a cultural event. A Show of Solidarity The strong scent of cilantro and onions fills the small kitchen in the Poggeschi Jesuit Center. Members of the Hazara community and students from the Italy Center work at the large table in the […]

NewFaustianWorld. The new book by Raffaele Quattrone

Thursday, October 25th, 2018
Raffaele Quattrone

In a world where the destiny of man seems resigned to have disappeared, Raffaele Quattrone, a contemporary art curator based in Bologna, involves Glenn Brown, Maurizio Cannavacciuolo, Andrea Chiesi, Tiffany Chung, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Alberto di Fabio, Kepa Garraza, NS Harsha, Songsong Li, Alessandro Moreschini, Mauro Pipani, Imran Qureshi, Terry Rodgers, Raqib Shaw, Philip Taaffe, […]

Warhol&Friends Exhibition

Monday, October 15th, 2018
Marylin, 1967

By Giorgia Ferro A dip into the roaring 80’s art of New York, the exhibition Warhol&Friends is running at Palazzo Albergati from the 29th of September to the 24th of February. An explosion of colour, various forms of media from photography, to video to painting and Warhol’s all famous serigraphs, this show is a symbol […]

The Italian Knights of Malta

Friday, October 12th, 2018
Back: Chev. And Knights of Grace Eros Venturini, Alessandro Mazzurana , Michael Phillips, Kosmos Mader, Marco Maraner
Front: Chev. And Knights of Grace Carmine Perrina, Luca Peratoner, Fausto Schiassi, Antonio Castellano, Dame Priska Ferrari.

New members welcomed into the Sovereign Hospitaller Order of St John of Jerusalem Bologna leading the way Under the direction of Chevalier and Commander Knight Antonio Castellano the Knights of Malta have started down a new path to demonstrate that the chivalric idea of Knights in shinning armour still exists – albeit as the ‘Modern Knights’ […]

Senzaspine team up with Bruno Praticò for ‘Il Barbiere di Siviglia’

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
‘Il Barbiere di Sveglia’

In a Press Conference hosted by Teatro Duse’s director Gabriele Scrima, Bologna’s youthful Orchestra Senzaspine are launching their new season of performances with one of Italy’s great baritone artists: Bruno Praticò. The surprising team up was actually the idea of Praticò, who says, “It was my idea initially because when they (Senzaspine) came to my attention I […]

Taiwanese Art and Culture celebrated in Palazzo D’Accursio

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
Curator Andrea Liu

Press conference launches cross-cultural exhibition The exhibition “Art and Culture of Taiwan,” is the third edition organized by Curator of the exhibition, Andrea Liu, who for many years is President of the Chinese Association and the Chinese Overseas Association, Commissioner for the Affairs of the Overseas Community (Ministry) of the Republic of China. The exhibition […]

“Francis Bacon. Mutazioni”

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Papa Pastello

By Giorgia Ferro With the summer season, a new contemporary exhibition was inaugurated in Bologna: “Francis Bacon. Mutazioni” at Palazzo Belloni in via Barberia running from the 1st of June to the 16th of September. About 70 works, including drawings, pastels and collages, created by Bacon between 1977 and 1992. They reveal to the public […]