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CREATIVE WINDOWS, TO CHANGE THE AIR OF A CITY – Milan, beautiful even in the fog, like a woman with a veil

Creative people, between discretion, discipline and duty The Comacina island, on Lake Como, is part of its heritage, but this centuries-old Milanese art academy also boasts a photo library, a collection of plaster sculptures and an endless historical archive, a picture gallery, a drawings and prints cabinet, as well as its own library of contemporary art. As students or teachers, …

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A PERSONAL STYLE, ELEGANT AND SOPHISTICATED IN THE DESIGN – Guido Crepax and the archetype of a subversive femininity

Women of neoliberty in comics, in the name of eroticism Some of his characters were the fruit of his imagination, others instead, from literary works. His wife, with whom he had three children, was the inspiration of his famous character, Valentina, who left an indelible mark on the world of twentieth-century erotic comics. Sick for years of a serious form …

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KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND TASTE FOR THE IMAGE – Alfa Castaldi and his constant evolution of style and photographic technique

A key figure in Italian photography Inaugurated in June 1911 in the center of Milan, in the Brera area, it was a bar equipped with a telephone and an espresso coffee machine. Entering it you will find not only the scent of a hundred years of history, but also and above all of art. The Jamaica bar http://www.jamaicabar.it/storia/, frequented by …

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TO CAUSE AND INFLUENCE FASHION, ECCENTRICALLY – Miuccia Prada, when originality serves fashion

The minimalist design that blends traditional styles and modern influences By privileging the use of soft colors, luxurious fabrics and excellent tailoring, she creates clean and simple lines that enhance the good taste and modesty of dress. She is renowned not only for her minimalist designs, but for her ability to blend traditional styles with modern influences. Together with her …

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MUSICALLY BORN WITH THE HIP-HOP: J-Ax + DJ Jad = Articolo 31

If you have nothing more to say, avoid becoming repetitive Alessandro Aleotti (stage name J Ax), was born in Cologno Monzese in 1972, while Vito Luca Perrini (aka Dj Jad) was born in Bollate in 1966. So, two boys from the provinces, the first rapper and the second disc jockey who met during a party. By re-proposing the distinctive characteristics …

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ENRICO BAJ AND THE NUCLEAR PAINTING – Move creatively in the grotesque, with an amused look

Satirical, polychromatic and playful collages Developing a personal interpretation of it, as an artist, will eviscer reality down to atomic dimensions, using wood or fabrics, mechanics, or simple hydraulic pipes. After graduating from the Liceo Classico, Enrico Baj https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/enrico-baj-686 enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine, which, however, he will leave to attend Law and the Brera Academy of Fine Arts. …

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THE PHILOSOPHICAL FLIES OF AN ECCENTRIC DANISH – Robert Storm Petersen, an extravagant cartoonist and painter

Surprising views on art and popular culture The son of a butcher, he grew up in Copenhagen and interrupted his studies at the Academy of Art, starting to work as an illustrator and stand-up comedian. As a comic writer, he collaborated extensively with the Copenhagen newspaper Berlingske Tidende and cartoonist. On the environment of the petty bourgeoisie of Copenhagen, he …

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MARIMEKKO, INSPIRATION AND AN HOMETOWN – Satu Maaranen, a Finnish fashion designer to watch

Strong colors and large hand-painted motifs She was just a much-unknown girl, Finnish and blonde-haired woman, yet suddenly her postal connections were filled with requests from people interested in her models. Among the most important launch platforms for the global fashion industry, she won the 28th edition of the Hyères International Festival of Fashion and Photography. Among her favorite designers …

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THE ENTHUSIASM FOR EXPRESSIONISTIC MODERNITY – Kristian Zahrtmann and the possibilities afforded by a hidden light source

A significant painter in 19th century Scandinavian art In opposition to the traditional style of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, like teacher at Kunstnernes Studieskoler, his department was well know for the impact he has had on many Scandinavian artists through his years of teaching. Around 1900, as a character, he cannot be separate from his art and …

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