All Blog Posts Tagged 'italy' (9)

Beautifully Blue Frozen Waterfall in Italy

Adventure photographer Kamil Tamiola worked with a professional climber Jeff Mercier to capture these gorgeous shots of a frozen waterfall in Italy. The Cascate di Lillaz, called “one of the most classical climbs in the region,” was beautifully lit up with a blue gel and then shot both at night and during the day. The project, called Cascades of Light, could only…


Added by alice on July 17, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

First Look: Gabriel Dawe's Stunning New Thread Art in Italy

Artist Gabriel Dawe is giving us the exclusive, first look at his incredible new installation that will open to the public starting October 6 in Como, Italy. As part of Miniartextil, an annual exhibition of contemporary art, Dawe created Plexus no. 19, a stunning thread installation that's beautifully spread across…


Added by alice on October 3, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Steve McCurry's Beautiful Colors of Italy

One of our very favorite photojournalists, Steve McCurry, asks you to see Italy through a whole new set of eyes with these fantastically colorful photos. As part of a new exhibition that just opened at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Rome, McCurry spent several months photographing locations all over Italy. The exhibition is curated and the criteria used in selecting the…


Added by alice on December 7, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Knot Ring

Cool knotted ring by Maison Martin Margiela. Made entirely of brass in Italy.

Currently sold out :(…


Added by Yasmine Zalek on February 20, 2010 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Contemporary art in historic spaces - good or bad?

A recent show in Florence (Italy) has me thinking about the interaction of historical periods of art in single spaces. We're not talking disruptions of the space-time continuum here, just a question:

Is it a good idea to place contemporary art in historical spaces?

Here's the situation: In various locations around Florence, for an exhibit called "Alla Maniera di Oggi", contemporary artists were asked to produce… Continue

Added by Alexandra Korey on February 11, 2010 at 5:29am — No Comments

Around the World for Twelve Months by Andrey Girdeev

"Pictures for corporate calendar of truck trading company":…


Added by Abz on August 22, 2009 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Couture Noire: Craig McDean for W Magazine

Lights off. Seduction on. The hauntingly beautiful images photographed by Craig McDean for W magazine's February 2009 issue beckon to mind dark, fashion forward works by Alfred Hitchcock and Orson Welles.

Above: Valentino’s silk dress. Lanvin shoes.

Ports 1961 wool lace coat. Charlotte Bjorlin D’Elia cuffs; Devera, Sevan and Fred Leighton necklaces.

Maison Martin Margiela silk dress.…


Added by PANDA JU on January 21, 2009 at 4:28pm — 1 Comment

THE WEEKEND EXPERIENCE - ART+CULTURE: Shanghai Made of Gambling Chips and Dice: Italy

Showing now until January 24, 2009 @ Galleria Continua - San Gimignano, Italy

If you're a big Texas Hold 'em fan, you may find this art installation especially interesting. "Unreal Scene" is made of stacked gambling chips and dice to form an outline of Shanghai. It's all part of his first solo show, "Dream in Conflict" which is taking place in San Gimignano,… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 24, 2008 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Hotels to Stay in Before You Die


Clooney's bachelor pad when in town for the Canne Film Festival. This 50 year old legendary hotel perches on Giudecca Island facing San Marco, amid a sea of quiet streets, sprawling gardens, and that giant saltwater pool (hotel lore says it was planned in feet but the designer built it in meters, thus tripling its size).

Hotel Cipriani

Doubles from $1,260;… Continue

Added by PANDA JU on September 17, 2008 at 6:30pm — 4 Comments

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