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Keane – Pop Tarot in Palazzo Pancrazi

Keane – Pop Tarot in Palazzo Pancrazi

Italy is said to be the birthplace of the tarot, which according to playing-card historians was originally a card game invented in the fifteenth century.

A series of paintings by Keane which were installed in the new Bistro at the Locanda di Mezzo in Barga Vecchia back in 2016 (article here) have now been moved into the Palazzo Pancrazi in Barga Vecchia.  Tarot cards in Barga Barga, in it’s heyday, was a stronghold of The Medici’s Florence. Against the often […]

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Keane – Tarot cards in Palazzo Pancrazi

Keane – Tarot cards in Palazzo Pancrazi

The mysteries of Tarot explored in mysterious Barga - an exhibition by Keane in Barga Vecchia - article by Frank Viviano

Setting, subject and artist are the three interlocked components of a compelling art exhibition. It would be difficult to find a more perfect example than the trio of Barga, Tarot and Keane. This is the chemistry that animates “The Barga  Tarot Paintings,” at the Palazzo Pancrazi in Barga Vecchia. Keane has painted magnified portraits of the […]

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Locanda – Popeating and Pop Tarot

Locanda – Popeating and Pop Tarot

Full article in the PopEating magazine featuring Francesco Piacentini, Giulio Turriani at The Locanda in Barga Vecchia

A Barga, sulle colline lucchesi, i giovanissimi fondatori della Locanda di Mezzo mettono al centro le idee per far evolvere la cucina della Garfagnana attraverso un nuovo codice Affacciata sulla prima piazzetta che si incontra all’ingresso di Barga, uno dei borghi più belli d’Italia, la Locanda di mezzo è un prezioso laboratorio di elaborazioni di […]

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The Barga Pop Tarot paintings

The Barga Pop Tarot paintings

The Barga Pop Tarot paintings by Keane based on the Tarot cards of Marseille restored by Philippe Camoin and Alexandre Jodorowsky which were installed in the Locanda di Mezzo during 2016

The installation of work by Keane opened in June of 2016 at the Locanda di Mezzo in Barga Vecchia (article here) and since then there has been steady stream of visitors to view the room and the large oil paintings on the walls but what has always been asked for is more information on the […]

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Keane: Pop Tarot in Palazzo Pancrazi

Keane: Pop Tarot in Palazzo Pancrazi

The mysteries of Tarot explored in mysterious Barga - an exhibition by Keane in Barga Vecchia

Setting, subject and artist are the three interlocked components of a compelling art exhibition. It would be difficult to find a more perfect example than the trio of Barga, Tarot and Keane. This is the chemistry that animates “The Barga Pop Tarot Paintings,” now open for viewing at the Palazzo Pancrazi in Barga Vecchia. The “Pop” […]

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The mysteries of Tarot explored in mysterious Barga

The mysteries of Tarot explored in mysterious Barga

An Exhibition by Keane at Locanda di Mezzo

Setting, subject and artist are the three interlocked components of a compelling art exhibition. It would be difficult to find a more perfect example than the trio of Barga, Tarot and Keane. This is the chemistry that animates “The Barga Pop Tarot Paintings,” now open for viewing at the Locanda di Mezzo in Piazza dell’Annunziata. […]

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Keane: Barga Pop Tarot in Barga

Keane: Barga Pop Tarot in Barga

inauguration of the Barga Pop Tarot paintings by Keane in the new Bistro at the Locanda di Mezzo in Barga Vecchia -- - - inaugurazione del Barga Pop Tarot dipinti da Keane nel nuovo Bistro presso la Locanda di Mezzo - Barga Vecchia

Italy is still in the grip of a recession – a period of temporary economic decline during which trade and industrial activity are reduced, generally identified by a fall in GDP in two successive quarters, for some time now and according to the official ISTAT figures, youth unemployment is now at a staggering 36.90 percent […]

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New Bistro opens Saturday in Barga

New Bistro opens Saturday in Barga

inauguration of the Barga Pop Tarot paintings by Keane in the new Bistro at the Locanda di Mezzo in Barga Vecchia this saturday 4 june at 18.00 - inaugurazione del Barga Pop Tarot dipinti da Keane nel nuovo Bistro presso la Locanda di Mezzo - Barga Vecchia - questa Sabato 4 giugno alle ore 18.00

Italy is still in the grip of a recession – a period of temporary economic decline during which trade and industrial activity are reduced, generally identified by a fall in GDP in two successive quarters, for some time now and according to the official ISTAT figures, youth unemployment is now at a staggering 36.90 percent […]

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Countdown to Poptarot in Barga

only a few more days

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Maha Shivaratri: the crescent moon, tarot, a green leaf and Shiva

Maha Shivaratri: the crescent moon, tarot, a green leaf and Shiva

Keane noticed that in one of the cards, there is a moon symbol in her hair, now where had he seen that before ?

Over the past thirty years Keane has been making images based on culture and events here in Barga  – The Biroldo paintings, The Duomo of Barga paintings, The Nuns of Barga and  The walls of Barga were just five of those local based projects. Four times during those thirty years he also started to make images and work about […]

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Paola Marchi reads the Keane Tarot paintings

Paola Marchi reads the Keane Tarot paintings
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Tarot reading at Da Aristo’s in Barga Vecchia

Tarot reading at Da Aristo’s in Barga Vecchia

Every Friday night at 7pm at Da Aristo's bar in Barga Vecchio people are arriving to see for themselves Tarot card reading in action.

Paola Marchi is there every Friday offering to share her 13 years experience of reading Tarot cards. Many involved in occult and divinatory practices attempt to trace the lineage of the Western tarot to ancient Egyptian antiquity and divine hermetic wisdom.The tarot deck first appeared in a complete form (trumps, suits, etc.) in the courtly […]