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Joint art – Nazareno Giusti, Pepper Pepper and Keane

Joint art – Nazareno Giusti, Pepper Pepper and Keane

three different methods of working, three different mediums and three very different people - one work - a joint venture in the studio in Barga today

Regular readers might already have noticed the webcam image which appears on the front page of barganews and quite often during the day is changed … so what is going on ? During the day depends on where you are in the world because quite often during the night as well the webcam image changes. […]

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Il Secolo XIX parla di Barga

Il Secolo XIX parla di Barga

Apprezzabili anche altre delizie gastronomiche, da ritrovare magari il fine settimana del 7-8 dicembre 2013 per la mostra mercato della castagna a Castelnuovo e per la cioccolata a Barga

“SE FOSSE stata la Toscana iconica non mi sarebbe interessata”. Parola di Terence Conran, celebre guru londinese del design con uno stile inconfondibile, che ha appena trasformato un piccolo villaggio di collina da comprensorio agrituristico sportivo in un luxury resort residenziale, il Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco. Un team di otto designer internazionali ha vissuto qui, […]

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Final salute to the Nuns of Barga

Final salute to the Nuns of Barga

Exhibition of paintings to mark the end of an era

Back in 2005  I started work on a series of paintings based around a small group of people who have been living and working in Barga for generations, but now as a group are close to extinction – the nuns of Barga. I wrote an article then which included the following text: Their numbers can […]

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The Nuns of Barga are leaving after 101 years

The Nuns of Barga are leaving after 101 years

The end of an era as this week comes the official news that the remaining nuns will shortly be leaving Barga for good

Back in 2005  I started work on a series of paintings based around a small group of people who have been living and working in Barga for generations, but now as a group are close to extinction – the nuns of Barga. I wrote an article then which included the following text: Their numbers can […]

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Date set for “The Duomo of Barga paintings” exhibition

The exhibition at the Civic Museum in Barga Vecchia opens on the 13th July 2013 and will remain open until the end of August 2013.

All winter there has been a continuous trickle of images coming out of Keane’s studio in Barga Vecchia and being published on various social networks. Finally these paintings can now be seen in their entirety and in a context that makes perfect sense as they can be viewed just a few scant metres away from […]

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In Contemporanea … Porcari

In Contemporanea … Porcari

Festival di arte contemporanea- contemporary art festival in Porcari - day 1

28 dalle ore 21 alle ore 24 Piazza Felice Orsi ”IN CONTEMPORANEA… PORCARI” _ Festival di arte contemporanea Artisti in Piazza con performance dal vivo Inaugurazione del CHIARODILUNA 2013 con spettacolo dei Chicci d’Uva – artisti e giocolieri da strada Esibizione della Filarmonica “A. Catalani” Inaugurazione della mostra di Keane, pittura e installazioni in Fondazione […]

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Exhibition – Keane – L’immortalita’ della carta

Exhibition – Keane – L’immortalita’ della carta

KEANE – L’IMMORTALITA’ DELLA CARTA 28 giugno-12 luglio Fondazione Lazzareschi Porcari a cura di R. Bernacchi, L.Morelli e N.Salotti 28th June – 12th July Una retrospettiva sull’arte di Keane, importante artista irlandese, oggi barghigiano di adozione. 35 opere tra pitture e installazioni presentate per la prima volta nel 1998 al Varkaus Art Museum, in Finlandia, […]

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“In Contemporanea … Porcari”

“In Contemporanea … Porcari”

Festival di arte contemporanea- contemporary art festival in Porcari

28 dalle ore 21 alle ore 24 Piazza Felice Orsi ”IN CONTEMPORANEA… PORCARI” _ Festival di arte contemporanea Artisti in Piazza con performance dal vivo Inaugurazione del CHIARODILUNA 2013 con spettacolo dei Chicci d’Uva – artisti e giocolieri da strada Esibizione della Filarmonica “A. Catalani” Inaugurazione della mostra di Keane, pittura e installazioni in Fondazione […]

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Scrittimaiali, a new book by Stefano Elmi

Scrittimaiali, a new book by Stefano Elmi

The writer and journalist Stefano Elmi will be in Barga Vecchia this Saturday for the presentation of his book Scrittimaiali. The presentation at 5.30 pm will be any stretch of the imagination, informal. In fact it will be held in amongst the hanging salamis and cheese at the more or less official cultural centre of […]

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Keane: Suitcase performance in Barga

Keane: Suitcase performance in Barga

Over the past few years we have published numerous articles about Chairart (articles here) – 20 white chairs and the 20 possibilities to decorate the chairs by 20 different people. Each year the number of participating artists grows and the choice of painted objects expands – last year it was not just chairs but also […]

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Arrivederci Italia, Old Friend

Arrivederci Italia, Old Friend

The following just popped up on the net. It is republished here in full as the man has a way with words and has a clear understanding of just what it means to spend time in Barga. Lots of people say they’d like to take a break from work. But precious few do. This site […]

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Shameless Summer – Senza Vergona

Shameless Summer – Senza Vergona

The Glory Hole – by Fabrizio Da Prato and Keane – The undoubtedly provocative title which we have used for our work “the glory hole” alludes to our interpretation of the nebulous confines between art, eroticism and pornography. A glory hole is a hole in a wall, or other partition, often between public lavatory stalls […]