Category Archives: Art and humanities_ Romagna

Boldini. The show of Modernity

Art exhibition about the painter Giovanni Boldini
Musei San Domenico – Piazza Guido da Montefeltro, 12
Forlì (FC)

As of 1 February 2015, the major exhibition “Boldini. Lo spettacolo della modernità” (Boldini. The show of Modernity) is open at the San Domenico Museums in Forlì, proposing a review of the career of Giovanni Boldini, the most important and prolific Italian artist living in Paris. This new exhibition stages the ideal space between Forlì and Paris.

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Green oases and modern facilities on the seashore around Ravenna

Small fishing villages characterised by a wide beach with modern facilities standing in a surprisingly beautiful area. This is a natural protected area between the sea and the age old Pineta di San Vitale. But it also an area with an important industrial pole with major petrochemical factories, an efficient harbour with cruise and ferry boat terminals. You could argue: there is a strong contrast between the two sides of this lagoon with swamps, marshes with fishermen’s huts on one side and with big industrial buildings, cruise ships, boats and trucks along the road on the other side…

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“Visioni di Eterno” projection mapping makes the Neonian Baptistery come to life

During the patron Saint’s festival (Sant’Apollinare), every year Ravenna chooses one of its World Heritage monuments for a 3D mapping projection, realized by a young artist. This year the selected monument was the Neonian Baptistery, which for three unforgettable nights has served as the screen of Andrea Bernabini’s projection mapping.

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The Town of the Sun

Terra del Sole” means “Town of the Sun” and consists of an outstanding jewel that is little known by the people, even here in the north of Italy. In fact, it was built in 1564 for Cosimo I de’ Medici by Baldassarre Lanci of Urbino, in what is now the Province of Forlì-Cesena, the heart of Romagna. In the past these territories belonged to the Duchy of Tuscany even if they rested on this cultural area called Romandiola, hence Romagna.

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