December 16, 2017 12:09 pm

BOUNDLESS CREATIVITY – The Dalì Museum / One Dali Blvd, St. Petersburg, Florida

His fiercely technical yet highly unusual paintings and visionary explorations in film and life-size interactive art, ushered in a new generation of imaginative expression. Yes, Salvador Dali is one of the most celebrated artists of all time. From his personal life (to his professional endeavors), he always took great risks and proved how rich the world can be, when you ...

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BETWEEN FIGUERES, PORTILLIGAT AND PUBOL / SPAIN – Under the sun of Salvador Dalì

The Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation http://www.salvador-dali.org/en_index/ was created on 23 December 1983 at Púbol Castle. Dalí presided over and directed the foundation in person from the outset. It is a private cultural organization which has the mission to promote, and defend the artistic, cultural and intellectual artwork of the painter. You can find here his thoughts, projects, ideas and works. Here ...

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SALVADOR DALI ‘/ THE DREAM OF THE CLASSIC – Pisa / Palazzo Blu, until February 5, 2017

To anybody who solicited an advice about art from him, he always gave the same answer: “Start to draw and paint like the old masters. After, you can do whatever you want. Everyone will respect you.” Salvador Dalí awaits (with 150 works of art), the Palazzo Blu in Pisa, but only until February 5, 2017. http://www.palazzoblu.org/index.php?id=967&lang=it “Dali. The dream of ...

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WALKING FOR A MILE, WITH THE SHOES OF A STRANGER – The Empathy Museum

Perhaps, empathy can not save the world, but it is an attitude certainly useful. By tuning empathetically, we may perceive lifestyles unusual. From September 4, 2015, London has a new museum: the Empathy Museum. http://www.empathymuseum.com/ On the Thames, it was inaugurated the installation “A Mile in My Shoes” (“A mile in my shoes”). Why this name? The philosophy of the ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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); ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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