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OXO COLLECTION: tra grandi maestri ed artisti emergenti

OXO COLLECTION:  tra grandi maestri ed artisti emergenti

La preziosa collezione privata arricchisce le stanze dell’Acchiappasogni Art Boutique Hotel di Barga

Fabio Maestrelli has been a regular visitor to Barga in recent years including a stunning exhibition of his work in the Gallery Comunale back in 2015 (article here) .. this weekend he was back in the city, this time in the Art Boutique Hotel Acchiappasogni in Barga Vecchia for the unveiling of a sculpture, Traccia Mnestica commissioned […]

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Candida Abbondio per Art Boutique Hotel Acchiappasogni

At the Art Boutique Hotel Acchiappasogni Candida Abbondio applies her unrivaled hand and eye to elevate a simple object, a vent cover, to a level high above its useful function, to be also art. A perfect example of the kind of attention to detail that can also elevate life experience, and make life extraordinary. – Maya Hardin   Video […]

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Candida Abbondio – ceramics at the Acchiappasogni

Candida Abbondio – ceramics at the Acchiappasogni

Candida Abbondio first appeared on barganews way back in 2004 (article here) when she opened a ceramic workshop and studio in Barga Vecchia after moving away from Milan. Over the next  decade she became one of the resident Barga artists who periodically showed their work in various exhibitions in Barga  – Arti Differenti – Candida Abbondio, ceramista Candida […]

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B&B Acchiappasogni on the Italy Traveller blog

B&B Acchiappasogni on the Italy Traveller blog

The art of hospitality

An interesting article has just appeared on the Italy Traveller site which asks the following question: Ever wondered what it would be like to sleep in an art gallery? Book a room in one of these seven, art-packed hotels, and find out! Think art, think Tuscany and you’ll probably think Florence, followed by Siena, and perhaps Pisa. What you’re unlikely to think is Barga. […]

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Adriano Mariani – Non uccidere – Il cristianesimo alla prova

Adriano Mariani – Non uccidere – Il cristianesimo alla prova

da un punto di vista etico-teologico la scelta vegetariana discende direttamente dall’allargamento della sfera della compassione e del rispetto a tutte le creature con capacità di soffrire, dato che Dio non può averle create per destinarle all al dolore e alla distruzione

Adriano Mariani, docente di storia e filosofia nel liceo scientifico di Castelnuovo Garfagnana (Lucca), ha pubblicato diversi studi che spaziano dalla poesia di Pier Paolo Pasolini, all’estetica di Giordano Bruno, alla tematica dell’infinito in Leopardi; su quest’ultimo, molto apprezzato, il volume “Leopardi. Nichilismo e cristianesimo, Roma, Edizioni Studium, 1997. Siamo onorati di ospitare Adriano Mariani […]

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Acchiappasogni Luxury B&B – Google maps street view

Acchiappasogni Luxury B&B – Google maps street view

A single-masted vessel on a mountain top: that is the town coat of arms. St. Christopher, protector of the travellers, is the patron saint of Barga.

The luxury B&B Acchiappasogni of Walter Tognocchi  opened in July 2012  containing three luxury apartments carved out of one of the centuries-old buildings in the historic centre of Barga We wrote then in an article (here) that Acchiappasogni was a surprising mix of high technology and traditional materials with top of the range air conditioning,  subtle and hidden lighting,  […]

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Santo Previtera – pietra d’occidente – exhibition in Barga

Santo Previtera – pietra d’occidente – exhibition in Barga

It had been the declared intention of Walter Tognocchi, the owner of the luxury bed and breakfast establishment Acchiappasogni which opened in Barga Vecchia in July of last year ( article here)  to provide not just simply a place to stay for visitors to the city  but also a centre for culture featuring the visual arts […]

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Oriente ed occidente. L’arte di Santo Previtera a Barga

Oriente ed occidente. L’arte di Santo Previtera a Barga

Barga ospita tra qualche giorno un artista interessante quanto sensibile ed originale nel suo tratto. Grazie all’iniziativa del B&B Acchiappasogni, inaugura sabato 18 maggio, presso la sua sede in via  di Mezzo al civico 21, la mostra “Pietra d’occidente” dell’artista  Santo Previtera, che firma le sue opere con il sigillo Sheng Lai. Folgorato dall’antica arte […]

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Exhibition – Frammenti di Mirka Ballabeni

Exhibition – Frammenti di Mirka Ballabeni

It had been the declared intention of Walter Tognocchi, the owner of the luxury bed and breakfast establishment Acchiappasogni which recently opened in Barga Vecchia ( article here)  to provide not just simply a place to stay for visitors to the city  but also a centre for culture featuring the visual arts and music. He has […]

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Luxury bed and breakfast Acchiappasogni opens with music

Luxury bed and breakfast Acchiappasogni opens with music

The luxury bed and breakfast Acchiappasogni opened today in the  Via di Mezzo in Barga Vecchia. The tape was cut and the curious crowd surged into the building to see what all the fuss was about after hearing about the work being done inside Acchiappasogni for so many months now.  Finally they got to see […]

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Luxury bed and breakfast Acchiappasogni opens this Saturday

Luxury bed and breakfast Acchiappasogni opens this Saturday

Regular readers will by now already be aware thanks to the very prominent banner right at the top of the front page of the giornaledibarganews site that there is something new just about to happen in Barga. The groundbreaking work done by Ron and Susie Gauld at the very successful Casa Fontana pointed the way […]