On the occasion of Expo 2015, the history of Milan and its land, from the foundation by the Celts to the present day, will live in a thrilling graphic novel of 208 pages, written by Silvio Da Rù and illustrated by Beniamino Delvecchio, produced by Parco Nord Milano, published by Star Comics and translated into five different languages by Fondazione Milano Lingue. An international editorial project, preceded by a Contest for designing the graphic novel's cover open to artists from all over the world starting from July 21st 2014.
Flavio Manzoni, a renown artist and designer launches a continuation of Madreterra project that he created in order to raise funds for his motherland Sardinia and its people post the devastating cyclone, which impacted the area back in November of 2013. This time he utilizes BORN, an elite crowdfunding website, to gather funds and exposure for this dear to his heart project.
Marcella Hazan has done to Italian cuisine in America, what Julia Child has done for French cuisine. The celebration of what would have been the ninetieth birthday of Hazan was also a launch and a nationwide fundraised for The Marcella Hazan Scholarship at the ICC, which will provide funding to students at he ICC's Italian Chef Course in the name of the legendary cook.
Professor, Robert C. Morgan: “While many sculptors focus on their materials in a literal way, Tao Kulczycki chooses to transform his materials into metaphors of the human condition. At the same time, he is exacting and precise in the manner he constructs these metaphors using various assortments of found objects.”
Fashion designer Giorgio Armani teams up with Rai Cinema creating Films of City Frames, a project, which is both promotional and philanthropic, which is aimed to revive the 2010 Frames of Life campaign. The spot announcing the project is represented by a short executed by Piero Messina, a young director chosen by non other than the recent Oscar winner Paolo Sorrentino, who not only joined the initiative but stars in the pilot film. Messina directed this thrilling and lyrical short film inspired by Louis Ferdinand Céline's Journey to the End of the Night, and includes unreleased sequences from Sorrentino's The Great Beauty
On the eve of International Women's Day, ten extraordinary women dedicated to their communities were honored by the Society of Foreign Consuls in NY at the Polish Consulate. Among them director of the Gagosian Gallery, Valentina Castellani
A Sunday at the Pizzetteria Brunetti in the West Village... Sit down, relax... and listen to the story of how the Brunetti families reunited through the love of food and wine, and how the two separate families became one big "family."
Architectural perfection and the essence of the humanist thought on display at Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò until October 3rd. Exhibition of photographs depicting two ideal cities Pienza and Sabbioneta opened on the 16th with a presentation by Nicola Gardini of Oxford University.