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Painting exhibition in Barga Vecchia

Painting exhibition in Barga Vecchia

An exhibition of paintings recently exhibited in Barga Vecchia

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Intelligent tourism – the future for this area?

Intelligent tourism – the future for this area?

is there a model for sustainable tourism ?

This afternoon braving the odd shower could be found a group of people of widely differing ages and by the sound of their accents, from widely different places around the globe but all sharing one thought as they intently worked attempting to get down on the canvas some of the light, colours and emotions that […]

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Conversation with Mohammed Atif – painter

Conversation with Mohammed Atif – painter

Mohammed Atif, the Moroccan born painter who studied at the Ecole Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Casablanca in his home country before moving to France in 1987 where he attended the  Université Montpellier III Paul Valéry in Montpellier is in this area this week as he has an exhibition of his paintings at the Centro Internazionale […]

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Rodger Bechtold and students painting in Barga

Rodger Bechtold and students painting in Barga

Donna Magnani was last visiting the city with her group of artists all ready to soak up the atmosphere of painting “en plein air” in Barga in May of 2010 (article here) but this week she was back at Casa Fontana with a new group of students and a new tutor – Rodger Bechtold. Donna […]

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Naples museum director begins burning art to protest at lack of funding

Naples museum director begins burning art to protest at lack of funding

It is a logic more often associated with terrorists or trapped and cornered desperadoes: “Meet my demands or another hostage goes the way of the last.” Only in this case the hostages are works of art, and they are being sacrificed with the agreement of their creators. The director of an art museum in the […]

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Shameless 2012 – Senza vergogna nudi

Shameless 2012 – Senza vergogna nudi

4 mostre collettive di arte contemporanea sul tema dell’Eros a cura di Giorgia Madiai Quattro mostre collettive con artisti del panorama nazionale ed internazionale approdano nel borgo toscano di Lorenzana. Sabato 21 aprile l’inaugurazione della mostra di Andrea Simoncini Gibson Anonymous Art ( Elena Bertoni Simone Romano ) e Max Mazzoli. Dal 21 Aprile 2012 […]

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1512-2012: il restauro della Madonna del Molino per il suo cinquecentenario

1512-2012: il restauro della Madonna del Molino per il suo cinquecentenario

Jacopo Manni da Soraggio, pievano di Barga dal 1487 al 1537, annotò nel suo ricco memoriale, oggi custodito presso l´archivio parrocchiale di San Cristoforo che “a dì 5 septembre 1512 una certa imagine antiqua dipinta in tavola che era qui a Bargha al molino di S. Christofano si vidde sudare più volte da qualunque vi […]

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The Walls of Barga – exhibition by Keane

The Walls of Barga – exhibition by Keane

Barga, its fondest promoters love to say, is a “classic example of a Tuscan hilltown.” But what exactly defines the classic appearance of Barga – or for that matter, Tuscany? The answer, says an exhibition in the entrance hall of Palazzo Pancrazi, home of Barga’s municipal government, is not a fixed aesthetic vocabulary grounded in […]

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Exhibition by Ennio Lizzi

Exhibition by Ennio Lizzi

The artist Ennio Lizzi is in Barga this week with a short exhibition of some of his recent work on show in the Galleria Comunale. Ennio is more well known for his delicate sculptures in Carrara marble but for the Barga exhibition is showing for the first time some of his two-dimensional work based on […]

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Dal Maghreb a Barga

Dal Maghreb a Barga

Dal Maghreb a Barga. Questo il titolo dell’interessante mostra di dipinti che l’artista Salvatore Magazzini inaugurerà a Barga martedì 5 luglio (ore 21.00). L’appuntamento è presso il Museo Le Stanze della Memoria (Via di Mezzo, 70 – Barga) che ospiterà la mostra fino al 20 luglio. Prologo all’inaugurazione, la proiezione di un breve video sulla […]

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Painting in one of the hidden places of Barga

Painting in one of the hidden places of Barga

It’s one of those wonderful hidden places that are just sitting in Barga waiting to be discovered – the altana, the covered roof terrace on the top floor of Casa Cordati in Barga Vecchia. From there you can admire not only the panoramic vista of the valley and a picturesque view of the Duomo framed […]

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Bella Tuscany: From Field Sketch to Finished Work

American painting legend Thomas Cole honed much of his skill during extended visits to Europe, especially to architectural and scenic sites in Italy, and four local artists have followed his lead and inspiration. Now returned from their overseas jaunt, Mara Lehmann, of Haines Falls, Michelle Moran, of Woodstock, Carol Slutzky-Tenerowicz, of Elka Park, and Marianne […]