THE MEDICI OF MOUGINS

For anyone who has picked up the seminal work “The History of Art”  by E.H. Gombrich – the usual starting point for those with even a fleeting interest in the subject – then the argument that most, if not all, modern and contemporary art owes a serious debt to the ancient should come as no […]

BOCCIONI, A ROMANTIC FUTURIST?

The apparent contradictions of Umberto Boccioni: extremely personal – and somewhat irreverent – considerations  on the life and work of one of the giants of Italian Futurism.   The municipality of Milan marks the centenary of the death of Umberto Boccioni with an exhibition at Palazzo Reale. Over recent years much has been written about this […]

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO NAOMI CAMPBELL

Finalemente! The biggest coming out in book history; only Italian can describe the breathtaking announcement that the book is finally on the market! When mega model Naomi Campbell and mega art book publisher TASCHEN signed the deal to collaborate on the model’s story of her epic rise to the stars, the only conclusion that you […]

DUANE HANSON – LIVING IN AMERICANA

Posters of an oversized cleaning lady shout out to passers-by that Queenie is here as she bashfully invites you to check her out at the Villa Paloma. Superlatives are going through your mind, questioning her right to even show her face in the beautiful Nouveau Musée National de Monaco. Indeed, the Villa Paloma had a […]