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THE BILLIARD PLAYER – Angelo Branduardi

Composing, recording the texts of the favorite poets The first traces of human settlements in Cuggiono (a municipality in Lombardy) date back to ancient times. Its interesting archaeological finds are collected in the Archaeological Museum of Legnano http://cultura.legnano.org/musei/ Do not forget to visit Villa Annoni, a majestic neoclassical villa dating back to the Napoleonic era (built in 1809), with a ...

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ALL LIFE – Romance by Alberto Savinio

The modernization of life, a continuous demonic complication In Rome, in the National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, http://lagallerianazionale.com/ you will find the largest collection of contemporary Italian art. In its rooms you can see the great masterpieces of the only Italian museum dedicated entirely to modern art. In Room 14 (dedicated to Giorgio De Chirico and the Metaphysics), ...

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WHO LOVES DOES NOT RECOGNIZE – Leonardo Sinisgalli, the poet engineer

Coexisting between humanistic and scientific culture In this area of Basilicata, you can visit the archaeological site of Grumentum (a city built during the III century BC), as well as the National Archaeological Museum of Alta Val d’Agri. Not only. Visiting Montemurro http://www.europethisway.com/place/montemurro-potenza-italy/ you will know the Casa delle Muse, the one that houses the book fund of the poet ...

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ALDO DEL VIGO (1952), SURREALIST PAINTER – The lonely child who did not know the word “art”

Painting surrealist works, inspired by the great portraits of the past Already at the age of two, ALDO DEL VIGO had a pencil in his hand with which he made mysterious hieroglyphs. He is a self-taught painter who lives and works in Sassari. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k38uiQys__E After obtaining a diploma in publishing graphics in Switzerland, in a print shop he met the ...

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ALBERTO MARTINI (1876/1954), ITALIAN SURREALIST PAINTER – The mysteries of life, inside black symbolic evocations

When pictorial activity combines surrealism and verism Born in Oderzo on a November day, ALBERTO MARTINI was an Italian painter, engraver, lithographer, illustrator and graphic designer. That of his father (a naturalist painter and professor of drawing), was an ancient noble family from Treviso. With him he began to paint, thus continuing the family tradition. In 1898 he had stayed ...

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SURRENDER – Ólöf Arnalds, Icelandic songwriter

Violin and viola, Slowblow and Skúli Sverrisson: the creative horizon of a singer-songwriter By purchasing a City Card, you are granted free entrance to all the main museums and galleries in the town. Reykjavík is the place to be for those with an interest in the world of arts. We suggest you can making time for a trip to the ...

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UNDER THE GLACIER – Romance by Halldór Laxness

The most creative Icelandic writer of the 20th century In addition to novels, his literary production includes stories and poems, reviews and plays. Icelandic writer, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1955, Halldór Laxness was born in Reykjavík on an April day in 1902. He spent his childhood on a farm, listening to ancient sagas and absorbing the spirit ...

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EINAR HAKONARSON (1945), ICELANDIC ESPRESSIONISTIC FIGURATIVE PAINTER

The crusader of the painting EINAR HAKONARSON 1/3 – He was the director of the National Art School of Iceland, and the artistic head of the Reykjavik City museum. He claims that he gets influenced by feeling for nature. In his motherland, he is a pioneer art scene and art education. Born in in Reykjavík, is one of Iceland’s best ...

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JOHANNES SVEINSSON KJARVAL (1885/1972), ICELANDIC EXPRESSIONIST PAINTER – The first professional painter that appeared in Iceland in the 19th century

The grandfather of Icelandic artistic tradition JOHANNES SVEINSSON KJARVAL 1/3 – He was adopted and worked as a fisherman, but he spent every spare time drawing and painting. This artist born in an October day, is considered one of the most important Icelandic artists. At age 27 was admitted to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, and during the ...

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TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART – Bonnie Tyler

The coal miner’s daughter, who was singing with Bobby Wayne & the Dixies Situated on the sandy South West Wales coast, Swansea is a coastal city in Wales that lies within the historic county boundaries of the ancient Welsh. You can plan your trip to Swansea, https://www.visitswanseabay.com/listings/attractions/ visiting the first place in the United Kingdom to be designated “Area of ...

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