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Festa del Cinema di Roma 2022: The new international competition begins. 

Festa del Cinema di Roma 2022: The new international competition begins. 

ART & FILM
Gearing up to compete with notables like the Cannes Film Festival, this year’s Rome Film Fest kicks off its 17th year with a new international competition component. Held at Parco Della Musica Auditorium and other locations throughout Rome, screenings, red carpet events, and digital streamings run through October 23rd. Coinciding with the independent young adult film festival Alice Nella Città, this festival brings a variety of world premiers and screenings from Oscar-winning favorites, new debut filmmakers, and cult-comedy favorites.

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Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan

Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan

ART
Milan is a capital of fashion, design, luxury shopping, and art. Nevertheless, we often associate this city with contemporary global culture. It is, no doubt, also the place where to enjoy classic Italian paintings too. Milan counts over eighty museums.

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All About Banksy in Rome

All About Banksy in Rome

ART EXHIBIT
At Chiostro del Bramante, Rome
From May 5, 2021, to January 9, 2022
Banksy is considered the most famous contemporary artist in the world. This exhibit includes more than two hundred artworks from private collections. There is also a documentary section with photographs and videos.

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Museum Nicolis: Vintage Cars in Verona

Museum Nicolis: Vintage Cars in Verona

EXHIBITION
The Award-Wining Museo Nicolis is an incredible private collection of cars, engineering, and mechanical achievements. Winner of the 2018 Museum of the Year at the Historic Motoring award, this museum has become an international sensation and popular destination for quite some time. This is understandable considering its’ history and collections.

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Contemporary Art in Venice – Three Not-To-Miss Exhibits in 2020

Contemporary Art in Venice – Three Not-To-Miss Exhibits in 2020

EXHIBITIONS
Contemporary Art in Venice – Three not-to-miss Exhibits in 2020
Home to the famous Pinault Collection, Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana give contemporary art enthusiasts the opportunity to see art surrounded by art.
With frescos in the stairway by Michelangelo Morlaiter and Francesco Zanchi, Palazzo Grassi was the first to be reopened by art collector François Pinault, followed by Punta della Dogana. After successful installations as a part of the Venice Biennale, they continue to be beacon of artistic innovation in Venice with three new exhibits opening March 22.

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Luciano Pavarotti: Tour the Maestro’s Home in Modena

Luciano Pavarotti: Tour the Maestro’s Home in Modena

EXHIBITIONS
Luciano Pavarotti: Tour the Maestro’s Home in Modena.
Luciano Pavarotti was an opera icon and legend – his vibrant personality and generous soul made him beloved by many. Opening his home as a museum is another gift he bestowed on the world. For opera fans or even the casual visitor this is a must visit destination. The home still contains many of his personal effects; costumes from his favorite Opera roles are on display along with personal letters from famous friends.

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Branding Dalí: Exhibit Opens in Naples

Branding Dalí: Exhibit Opens in Naples

EXHIBITION
Long before personal branding, there was Salvador Dalì. The Spanish artist, known for his surrealist paintings and prints, also curated his own iconic persona. With pieces and works rarely seen by the public, the recently opened Branding Dalí. The construction of a myth exhibit examines Salvador Dalì the artist and self-branding genius.

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Porta Nuova: A New Life in Milan

Porta Nuova: A New Life in Milan

ARCHITECTURE IN MILAN
Porta Nuova: A new life in Milan
Named after the Napoleonic gate at its doorstep, Porta Nuova (new door) was once an industrial wasteland. Multiple planners and designers have helped shape the 290,000 square meters of abandoned buildings and railway lines into the towering center of high-tech and international business, featuring the country’s highest spired skyscraper, the Unicredit Tower.

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