Bernini

Catalogo delle Sculture

Bernini

Catalogo delle Sculture

A panorama of the most advanced state of studies that have followed one another incessantly in recent decades, of archival acquisitions, of very important discoveries and of new fields of investigation that have led to a profound reinterpretation of Bernini's art.

I remember it as a happy day

Pages of life and wine

I remember it as a happy day

Pages of life and wine

Life and great wines. The vineyards, the hills "lashed by oxygen, imagination and wind"; the centuries-old cellars, the vaults, the prized bottles. Within the pages of I remember it as a happy day, Roberto Racca has interwoven his own biographical narrative with a collection of unforgettable oenological experiences.

Una passione smodata

Quello che nessuno aveva ancora osato scrivere sul mondo della moda. Imprenditrice visionaria, Giorgina Siviero racconta giorno per giorno la sua vita dedicata alla moda. Dal negozio San Carlo aperto nel 1973 (che ha fatto diventare il più prestigioso d’Italia e famoso in tutto il mondo) cinquant’anni di una vita straboccante di vitalità, coraggio, spregiudicatezza,intelligenza, gusto e…cultura (virtù rarissima tra i cultori della moda).

Storia del Novecento Italiano

Poetica e vicende del movimento di Margherita Sarfatti | 1920-1932

Storia del Novecento Italiano

Poetica e vicende del movimento di Margherita Sarfatti | 1920-1932

In questo saggio, frutto di oltre vent’anni di studi, Elena Pontiggia ricostruisce la storia del Novecento Italiano, uno dei più importanti movimenti di ideali classici del XX secolo.

Maria Mulas

Milan, portraits of the late twentieth century

Maria Mulas

Milan, portraits of the late twentieth century

«Portraiture is a separate chapter of photography. There is someone looking at you and looking at him or herself. There is a play of mirrors. And the final image, the one that emerges after discarding all the other shots, is something that aspires to be the best of the subject but also a reflection...

Aldo Mondino

Complete Works

Aldo Mondino

Complete Works

A gifted artist, perennially inventive, whirling like his dervishes

Aldo Mondino (1938-2005) was one of the most brilliant Italian artists of the post-war period. His talent was eclectic, irreverent and imaginative.

Understanding Contemporary Art

Updated thirteenth edition

Understanding Contemporary Art

The most imitated guide to the art of our times

The most imitated guide to the art of our times. Updated thirteenth edition
In this famous guide to art from the post-war period to the present, Angela Vettese brings order to half a century of research, creating a clear handbook, the first and most widely appreciated.

Peter Halley. ANTESTERIA

Peter Halley è noto per la sua pittura geometrica che allude agli spazi sociali del tardo capitalismo e alla loro dimensione di confinamento, isolamento e reclusione. Le forme della “cella” e del “condotto”, adottate negli anni ottanta e tuttora alla base del suo lavoro,...

Bertozzi & Casoni

Opere | Works 1997-2020

Bertozzi & Casoni

Opere | Works 1997-2020

Imagination, innovation and tradition

Giampaolo Bertozzi and Stefano Dal Monte Casoni are artists who have chosen to give form to their imagination with ceramics.

Dino Martens

Glass and Drawings

Dino Martens

Glass and Drawings

It combines the traditional gaiety of Venetian glass with a feeling that is entirely of the twentieth century [...]. It has two of the characteristics that are mentioned in Vitruvius’s formula, it has ‘delight’ and it has ‘flavor’[...]. It could only have been made today; it takes liberties with traditional design that would have been impossible even a generation ago. It is undogmatic and it is amused.

Porcelain Scent bottles

The Giordano Collection

Porcelain Scent bottles

The Giordano Collection

The precious bottles of precious perfumes In the 1700s, when Meissen porcelain was at its height of refinement and fame, ceramic perfume bottles became part of the private wardrobe, just like pocket watches, walking stick knobs and snuff boxes: collectable objects for the educated and discriminating.

Being able to remain still

I would be a plant / even a weed, / a vine, / bett er would be an olive tree, / maybe a pomegranate. / Being able to remain still / and motionless, / in a court yard of Campidano, in a garden in Baronia, / in a vineyard in Dorgali. / Knowing the history of a house, / knowing the moods of the seasons. / Making giggle / even the wisest of my village.

The Russian Art of Movement

1929-1930

The supremacy of dance in the Soviet Union

This beautiful book is the result of research that began in the late 1970s and culminated in the 2011 publication in Moscow of V Natsjale Bilo Telo (In the Beginning was the Body), on the 1920s experiments in movement in the Soviet Union.

Disegni di Jacopo Pontormo

nelle collezioni dell'Istituto centrale per la grafica

Disegni di Jacopo Pontormo

nelle collezioni dell'Istituto centrale per la grafica

Jacopo Carucci detto Pontormo (1494-1557) fu uno dei massimi artisti del suo tempo. L’Istituto centrale per la grafica di Roma intende riportare all’attenzione il cospicuo nucleo di disegni che possiede per capire in profondità la realtà del mondo artistico alla svolta tra primo Rinascimento e Maniera.

Robert Mapplethorpe

The sensitive lens

Robert Mapplethorpe

The sensitive lens

The classical (but disruptive) aesthetics of a great photographerIn 1883, Prince Tommaso Corsini sold the palace to the Italian State, at the same time donating all the furniture, the library, the art gallery and the collection of prints. The history of the Gallerie Nazionali Barberini Corsini starts...