WITH THE SHOES OF A PAINTER

In London, there is the Museum of Empathy http://www.empathymuseum.com/ the brainchild of British philosopher Krznaric, with the aim of creating a space of experience and sharing. Almost like putting in the shoes of others. Obviously, entering a museum full of famous paintings, you can also use the shoes (understood as artistic sensibility), of an famous painter. The creative life styles, ...

Read More »

HARVARD ART MUSEUMS, CAMBRIDGE / MASSACHUSETTS – Wolfgang Tillmans

Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education. This University (which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts), has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. Harvard University http://www.harvard.edu/on-campus/visit-harvard is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. Harvard greets people from all over the ...

Read More »

THE FREE UNIVERSITY OF ALCATRAZ

Jacopo Fo (who founded the Free University of Alcatraz), has now began the construction of an ecovillage in Umbria, just off Alcatraz. http://www.ecovillaggiosolare.it/index.php/notizie-e-appuntamenti/english The Free University of Alcatraz is literally what you would define a ‘green heaven’. It is an amazingly beautiful four-million-square-metres of flourishing nature enclave (which hosts a cultural centre directed by Jacopo Fo), an Italian artist and ...

Read More »

DRAMA, ART AND MUSIC STUDIES / BOLOGNA / DAMS – Degree programs in the arts disciplines, music and entertainment

To be admitted to a degree course, you need a diploma of secondary school five-year (or another qualification obtained abroad and recognized as equivalent), as well as a high school diploma. http://corsi.unibo.it/1Cycle/DramaArtsMusic/Pages/default.aspx To the degree in DAMS, knowledge and skills are a good general education; logic and reasoning skills; ability to read, understand and interpret texts and documents (in Italian); ...

Read More »

CREATIVE LIFE STYLES – When even the comics are able to form something new

The creative lifestyles, are characterized by nonconforming attitudes and behaviors. With the creativity, an idea or a musical composition, literary work or a painting, they are phenomenons whereby something new is formed. Who are the top cartoonists in the world? The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they’re all ...

Read More »

THE REAL COLDNESS IS AT THE BOTTOM OF MY OFFENSIVE HEART – Andrea Pazienza, the Apulian who lived between Bologna and New York

ANDREA PAZIENZA 1/4 – He was born in San Benedetto Del Tronto, in May 1956. The first words he uttered after “mom and dad”, were “pencil and paper”. He really looked all over, but especially loved observing drawing. When the grandmother drew a giraffe, he carefully examined that animal, picked up a pencil and added small horns, forgotten by his ...

Read More »

THREE STORIES OF SERIAL KILLER TO BE FEAR

In literature, the yellow kind is divided into sub-genres: crime and espionage, noir, and thriller. Since the holidays are upon us, there is nothing better than to look for a good book (for yourself, or for someone dear to you). The advice is to read a good thriller, a genre of fiction developed in the twentieth century. The main object ...

Read More »

ART EVENTS IN NEW YORK – Implosion 20, American Photorealist and American Art

The atmosphere you breathe in November and December in New York, beginning with Halloween skulls and it ends with slides that invite us to celebrate Christmas. http://www.nyctourist.com/tourist-info.php Perhaps at no other time of the year, New York is interesting in the eyes of its visitors. November 24, come the celebrations for Thanksgiving Day (the event not to be missed is ...

Read More »

THE METRO NEW YORK

The subway is the most convenient and economical way to move quickly between the neighborhoods, when you have to schedule various areas of the city to see. Welcome to the means of transport by which you will find more to do during your holiday in New York. If you use this means of transport for the first time, you might ...

Read More »

THAT HORRIBLE RED LINE – Three Napoleonic battles, 46,000 deaths in six years

The German philosopher Hegel, said that “the Absolute” particular men used to determine the course of events. Throughout history, men were collecting special successes, but achieved their goal to “Absolute” left to their fate those heroes, precipitating in their human dimension. Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar and Napoleon Bonaparte are the personification of the profile of those heroes. In their ...

Read More »