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Copertina: 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).
Author: Giorgina Siviero
2022, Paperback, 416pp., 126ill.
ISBN: 9788842225676
€ 28,00  € 26,60
Copertina: Me la ricordo come una giornata felice. Pagine di vite e di vino

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.
Author: Roberto Racca
2022, Paperback, 224pp., 10 a coloriill.
ISBN: 9788842225744
€ 30,00  € 28,50
Copertina: Michelangelo e il non-finito. in appendice, L’estetica di Leon Battista Alberti e il De Re Aedificatoria

Michelangelo e il non-finito

in appendice, L’estetica di Leon Battista Alberti e il De Re Aedificatoria

Questo saggio, frutto della meditazione sulla personalità e l’opera di Michelangelo, affronta il tema del non-finito, la più celebre e spinosa questione dibattuta nella storiografia buonarrotiana. Ettore Ghinassi sceglie di tralasciare le interpretazioni simboliche, psicologiche...
Author: Ettore Ghinassi
2022, Paperback, 144pp., 28ill.
ISBN: 9788842225645
€ 18,00  € 17,10
Copertina: 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.
Author: Elena Pontiggia
2022, Cartonato, 368pp., 290ill.
ISBN: 9788842225331
€ 48,00  € 45,60
Copertina: Caleidoscopio Olivetti.
From the director to the historian of design, from the screenwriter to the entrepreneur, from the editorial director to the local administrator, from the university rector to the cultural manager to the collector, type designer, architect and philosopher: figures necessary to focus on some key issues of the Olivetti events.
Edited by: Pier Paolo Peruccio, Gaetano di Tondo
2021, Paperback, 176pp., 33ill.
ISBN: 9788842225522
€ 22,00
Copertina: Jean Dubuffet. Piccolo manifesto per gli amatori d’ogni genere. Nuova versione integrale
+ Anticultural Positions

Jean Dubuffet. Piccolo manifesto per gli amatori d’ogni genere

Nuova versione integrale + Anticultural Positions

«Il bisogno d’arte è per l’uomo un bisogno primordiale, tanto e più ancora del pane. Senza pane l’uomo muore di fame, ma senza arte muore di noia»
Edited by: Alessandra Ruffino
2021, Paperback, 192pp.
ISBN: 9788842225461
€ 22,00
Copertina: Olivetti e la cultura nell'impresa responsabile. LA COLLEZIONE OLIVETTI
Adriano Olivetti thought that knowledge, beauty, in a word “grace”, should accompany the days and hours of all the human lives that passed by him and that he met in the factory and the world.
Edited by: Stefano Sertoli, Costanza Casali
2021, Paperback, 112pp., 133ill.
ISBN: 9788842225492
€ 30,00  € 28,50
Copertina: El Legado Italiano en República Dominicana. Historia, Arquitectura, Economía y Sociedad

The Italian legacy in the Dominican Republic

History, Architecture, Economy and Society

The essence of the Italian cultural heritage in a country capable of creating opportunities
"Many stories of the richness and depth of the history of friendship and ties between Italy and the Dominican Republic have come to light, thanks in no small part to the work of this book’s forty-five authors...
Edited by: Andrea Canepari
2021, Paperback, 536pp., 336ill.
ISBN: 9788842225416
€ 60,00  € 57,00
Copertina: Undici cicli di pittura. Eleven cycles of painting

Eleven cycles of painting

Undici cicli di pittura

Cycles of painting reflections of an artist “It seems that among the historic avant-garde movements, and even before them, the various cycles of a work were often developments on each other. A sort of progression exemplified perfectly by Mondrian’s tree. In my case, there is nothing of the...
Author: Giorgio Griffa
2021, Paperback, 112pp., 13ill.
ISBN: 9788842225393
€ 15,00
Copertina: Pasolini e Matera. Il racconto della mostra

Pasolini and Matera

Il racconto della mostra

Pasolini at Matera, as told by an exhibition

The ancient history and deep roots of this haunting, cliffside town so similar to parts of Palestine, made a deep impression on Pasolini, one of the greatest intellectuals of 20th-century Italy, and his masterpiece changed its image and its destiny.
Edited by: Giuseppe Appella, Marta Ragozzino
2020, Paperback, 352pp.
ISBN: 9788842224136
€ 35,00  € 33,25
Copertina: AMERICA FI(R)ST. L’America di Trump | Trump’s America

AMERICA FI(R)ST

L’America di Trump | Trump’s America

A photographic Spoon River Anthology of America today

I think it is the perfect visual illustration of Trump’s America, so well executed that it is almost harrowing. The ability to capture the soul of a nation, in photography, has always fascinated me as an idea. Renata Busettini and Max Ferrero have done it. They went there. They went all the way."
Alan Friedman
Author: Renata Busettini, Max Ferrero
2020, Paperback, 128pp., 96ill.
ISBN: 9788842225263
€ 20,00  € 19,00
Copertina: The Material side of Design. The Future Material Design Cultures

The Material side of Design

The Future Material Design Cultures

Ten years of research in the world of materials for Design

The culture of materials for design and the new trends in which it plays a leading role today are analysed in an exploratory way, stretching from innovation in the world of materials and new manufacturing technologies to the Third Mission of the University, through which researchers can play a fundamental role in territorial development.
Author: Claudia De Giorgi, Beatrice Lerma, Doriana Dal Palù
2020, Paperback, 144pp., 34ill.
ISBN: 9788842225256
€ 0,00
Copertina: La principessa americana.
The extraordinary life of Marguerite Chapin Caetani, patron of art, gardener of Ninfa

In The American Princess, Laurie Dennett tells the fascinating story of an American heiress who, in 1911, married Roffredo Caetani, Seventeenth Duke of Sermoneta
Author: Laurie Dennett
2020, Paperback, 344pp.
ISBN: 9788842225164
€ 30,00
Copertina: Ricordo di mio padre. Francesco De Rocchi.
A history of the painter of angels
"The dream of all art critics is to read an art book not written by a critic. This book by Pier Rosa De Rocchi, with moral support from Giovanni Battista Fogazzi and Rosanna Sangalli, is one such.
Author: Pier Rosa De Rocchi
Edited by: Giovanni Battista Fogazzi
2020, Paperback, 104pp.
ISBN: 9788842225140
€ 15,00  € 14,25
Copertina: Portrait of King Paintin'.
The Rise and Fall of King Paintin

The astonishing adventures, rise and fall of King Paintin', a visual artist who combines Art with Ethics, at a time when such mix leaves people cold. This all happens behind the scenes of the Italian art system, a microcosm, an aristocratic circle in which one can find all one needs: social status, success, love and money.
Author: Gennaro Castellano
2019, Paperback, 188pp., 98ill.
ISBN: 9788842225027
€ 18,00  € 17,10
Copertina: Retrace +. Good Practices Guide Vol II

Retrace +

Good Practices Guide Vol II

Good practices, sustainable development, circular economy

The three publications of the Department of Architecture and Design (DAD) of the Politecnico di Torino (Turin Polytechnic) present the results of the EU project Retrace, REgions TRAnsitioning towards a Circular Economy.
Edited by: Agnese Pallaro, Amina Pereno
2018, Paperback, 104pp.
ISBN: 9788842224693
€ 0,00
Copertina: Retrace +. Good Practices Guide Vol I

Retrace +

Good Practices Guide Vol I

Good practices, sustainable development, circular economy

The three publications of the Department of Architecture and Design (DAD) of the Politecnico di Torino (Turin Polytechnic) present the results of the EU project Retrace, REgions TRAnsitioning towards a Circular Economy.
Edited by: Agnese Pallaro, Amina Pereno
2018, Paperback, 104pp.
ISBN: 9788842224440
€ 0,00
Copertina: Retrace +. Good Practices Guide Vol III

Retrace +

Good Practices Guide Vol III

Good practices, sustainable development, circular economy

The three publications of the Department of Architecture and Design (DAD) of the Politecnico di Torino (Turin Polytechnic) present the results of the EU project Retrace, REgions TRAnsitioning towards a Circular Economy.
Edited by: Agnese Pallaro, Amina Pereno
2018, Paperback, 104pp.
ISBN: 9788842224754
€ 0,00
Copertina: Grazie per la gita in calesse. Memorie di un ebreo ottomano

Thanks for the carriage ride

The poetic memories of an Ottoman Jew

The poetic memories of an Ottoman Jew

This is the sensitive and poetic autobiography of a distinguished and internationally famous antiques dealer, an unforgettable gentleman among those who made a living from art in the last century.
Author: Victor Eskenazi
2018, Paperback, 224pp., 23ill.
ISBN: 9788842224464
€ 16,00  € 15,20
Copertina: The conservation of the Vatican Museums.
The new global model of protection by the Vatican Museums

This important book is dedicated to the new strategy being applied for the protection of the collections of the Vatican Museums. It aims to describe, using simple “manual-style” language, what it means to organise and plan effective operations of prevention, maintenance, and restoration within such a complex and diverse museum system as the Pope's Museums.
Author: Vittoria Cimino
2017, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 168pp., 228ill.
ISBN: 9788842224471
€ 45,00  € 42,75
Copertina: Il falso specchio della realtà.
Clair, Canfora, Rosenberg: master thinkers face off on the question of fakes

This volume collects the masterful and memorable interventions of the workshops “The mirror of reality. Fakes and history of art”, organised by the Federico Zeri Foundation in Bologna in 2013.
Edited by: Anna Ottani Cavina, Mauro Natale
2017, Paperback, 228pp., 182ill.
ISBN: 9788842224402
€ 25,00  € 23,75
Copertina: Come si conserva un grande museo. L'esperienza dei Musei Vaticani

The conservation of the Vatican Museums

L'esperienza dei Musei Vaticani

The new global model of protection by the Vatican Museums

This important book is dedicated to the new strategy being applied for the protection of the collections of the Vatican Museums. It aims to describe, using simple “manual-style” language, what it means to organise and plan effective operations of prevention, maintenance, and restoration within such a complex and diverse museum system as the Pope's Museums.
Author: Vittoria Cimino
2017, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 168pp., 228ill.
ISBN: 9788842224297
€ 45,00
Copertina: Armando Testa. La sintesi è meravigliosa

Armando Testa

Synthesis is marvellous

The most renowned Italian publicist. In summary: a genius

“The world we live in is a world of images that will become even more intense, that the public will play to accept and to relive in different ways. This is the future of man, bombarded by images... it will be a new game, because the images will allow man to connect and exchange fast” (Armando Testa).
Edited by: Gemma De Angelis Testa
2017, Paperback, 112pp., 60ill.
ISBN: 9788842224372
€ 22,00
Copertina: Vanity Art.
A “noir” about the international antique trade written by a famous gallery owner

A serial killer terrorises the major antique shows from New York to Paris, an intriguing American antique dealer fights the European establishment, powerful enemies threaten her, and an FBI agent protects her and seduces her.
Author: Giacomo Wannenes
2016, Paperback, 272pp.
ISBN: 9788842224068
€ 15,00  € 14,25