Category Archives: Storia

Il Maestro

La nostra classe di cinema, un gruppo di 6 donne americane che ogni settimana discutono di un film italiano in italiano, ha recentemente visto il documentario del 2017 Marchesi: Il Grande Italiano. Racconta la vita di Gualtiero Marchesi (1930 – … Continue reading

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The Maestro

Our film class, a group of 6 American women who weekly discuss an Italian film in Italian, recently viewed the 2017 documentary, Marchesi: The Great Italian.  It recounts the life of Gualtiero Marchesi (1930 – 2017), widely believed to be … Continue reading

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The Lost Murals of Renaissance Rome

In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, many palazzos and public buildings in Rome had elaborate painted facades.  The scenes were executed in fresco, a technique that binds paint with wet plaster, forming a hard surface when dry.  Favorite subjects were … Continue reading

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