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Silvio Berlusconi said on Tuesday that Italy must not leave the euro but his main coalition partner immediately disagreed, underlining policy differences in the centre-right bloc which is expected to take most seats in an election in March.
The Italian unemployment rate has fallen for the fourth straight month to its lowest level since 2012 — welcome news for markets with national elections due in the coming months.
Luxury labels are accustomed to tempting fashionistas, and now they're stretching from haute couture to haute cuisine.
For the past 10 years, Judge Francesco Bellomo sat on one of Italy's highest courts and taught at a respected law school. At the same, according to newly uncovered documents, he was also pressuring female students into sex and running the school as a “cult.”
Italy’s economic development minister slammed former premier Silvio Berlusconi and the Five Star Movement for deluding voters ahead of March elections, saying their respective platforms would jeopardize the country’s financial stability and spook the markets.
Police in Italy and Germany have made 169 arrests in an anti-mafia swoop, Italian police say.
Monte Paschi wants investors to believe it has put its troubled past behind it.
The Versace fashion house stated on Monday that it "has not authorized nor has in any way been involved in the TV series dedicated to the death of Gianni Versace,” which will premiere on Jan. 17 on FX.
Pope Francis’ ‘Fridays of Mercy’ initiative continues long after the jubilee year
Something about Italy inspires romance and the producers of First Dates, the Channel 4 show, are hoping to stir up some passion with the new series of First Dates Hotel, a spin-off of the original programme.
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Di Donna Galleries is pleased to present Nuvolo and Post-War Materiality 1950–1965, an exhibition curated by Germano Celant that highlights the early career of the Italian artist Nuvolo (né Giorgio Ascani; 1926–2008). The exhibition features 20 works by Nuvolo, most of which have never been seen outside of Italy, contextualized by important works by other artists working in Italy, Spain, France, and the United States following World War II, including Alberto Burri, Ettore Colla, Pietro Consagra, Jean Fautrier, Lucio Fontana, Addie Herder, Piero Manzoni, Conrad Marca-Relli, Manolo Millares, Mimmo Rotella, Angelo Savelli, Salvatore Scarpitta, Toti Scialoja, Antoni Tàpies, and Cy Twombly.
This exhibition offers a rare opportunity to experience three masterpieces by Caravaggio, one of the greatest painters of all time, from the Galleria Borghese's renowned collection. The paintings presented provide insight into three crucial stages in Caravaggio's short but intense career.
Michelangelo Merisi, better known as Caravaggio (Italian, 1571–1610), is unquestionably one of the greatest painters of all time. His bold, naturalistic style, which emphasized the common humanity of the protagonists in his works, was both highly admired and controversial among his contemporaries. The Galleria Borghese in Rome is home to the most extraordinary group of Caravaggio’s paintings, spanning his career. This exhibition offers a rare opportunity to experience three masterpieces from this renowned collection. The paintings presented provide insight into three crucial stages in Caravaggio's short but intense career.
Featuring works from the Getty Museum's collection by Giovanni Battista Lusieri, and Canaletto, this exhibition captures the essence and spirit of Italy.
Modigliani Unmasked considers the celebrated artist Amedeo Modigliani (Italian, 1884-1920) shortly after he arrived in Paris in 1906, when the city was still roiling with anti-Semitism after the long-running tumult of the Dreyfus Affair and the influx of foreign emigres. Modigliani’s Italian-Sephardic background helped forge a complex cultural identity that rested in part on the ability of Italian Jews historically to assimilate and embrace diversity. The exhibition puts a spotlight on Modigliani’s drawings, and shows that his art cannot be fully understood without acknowledging the ways the artist responded to the social realities that he confronted in the unprecedented artistic melting pot of Paris. The drawings from the Alexandre collection reveal the emerging artist himself, enmeshed in his own particular identity quandary, struggling to discover what portraiture might mean in a modern world of racial complexity.
The exhibition includes approximately 150 works, those from the Alexandre collection as well as a selection of Modigliani’s paintings, sculptures, and other drawings from collections around the world. Modigliani’s art will be complemented by work representative of the various multicultural influences—African, Greek, Egyptian, and Khmer—that inspired the young artist during this lesser-known early period.
Among the works featured are a mysterious, unfinished portrait of Dr. Alexandre, never seen before in the United States; impressions of the theater; life studies and female nudes, among them the Russian poet Anna Akhmatova; and drawings of caryatids and heads, which are telling of Modigliani’s sculptures, which he created over a five-year period from 1909 to 1914.
Modigliani Unmasked is organized by Mason Klein, Curator, The Jewish Museum.The exhibition was designed by Galia Solomonoff and Talene Montgomery of SAS/Solomonoff Architecture Studio.
Modigliani Unmasked is made possible by The Jerome L. Greene Foundation.
In January 2007, Italian businessman Oscar Farinetti converted a deserted vermouth factory in Torino into the first location of Eataly. The unique space was inspired by time-honored Mediterranean marketplaces, where one wanders from stall to stall: tasting different specialties, buying ingredients, and getting recipe ideas from the producers.
Eleven years later, Eataly L.A. is the newest and largest location to open, the 39th in the world and the first on the West Coast. While unique, Eataly L.A. stays true to our founding philosophy: be a place where you can eat, shop, and learn. Explore the 67,000-square-foot store for yourself on a walking tour! Whether it's your first time at Eataly or you're simply curious, join us to:
- Taste sweet and savory bites throughout the market, such as fresh mozzarella, housemade bread, Roman pizza, cured meats and cheeses, wine, pastries, hot chocolate, caffè crema, and more.
- Discover behind-the-scenes secrets about the unique culture of Eataly as you explore various departments.
- Meet our experts dedicated to high-quality food as they share their wealth of knowledge — and tastes of their specialties!
- Explore and enjoy tastes from our selection of 1,300-plus wines from Italy and California.
- Learn about our sustainable greywater system.
- Take home a recycled Eataly shopping tote.
- Please note, that the tour meets at Caffè Lavazza on the second floor of Eataly, located in Westfield Century City.
- The tour duration is approximate and may vary by 10-15 minutes.
- Please notify us in advance if you have any dietary restrictions. If we are not notified ahead of time of any special needs, we may not be able to accommodate them.
- Tours are limited to 10 people at a time. If you are unable to reserve a spot on the website, it means the tour is full, but do not fret! Simply contact us at [email protected] to ask about customized private tour offerings.
- All guests planning to consume alcohol must be able to produce a valid government-issued identification to prove they are 21 or older.