Battiato for the victims of the Ustica disaster

Tomorrow night, June 27th, the Sicilian composer and singer Franco Battiato will perform at the Parco della Memoria, in Bologna. The event is organized by the Associazione Parenti delle Vittime di Ustica, on the 35th anniversary of the disaster. At 8.00 pm it will...
The Ghirlandina

The Ghirlandina

I was born in Modena, and for a true Modenese the Ghirlandina is the nicest belltower of the world. The origin of the strange name given to this tower is quite uncertain: for many it would be due to the two marble balustrades, or garlands, that decorate the octagonal...
From Cimabue to Morandi. Felsina Pittrice

From Cimabue to Morandi. Felsina Pittrice

This exhibition, whose curator is Vittorio Sgarbi, offers you a complete and enjoyable view on the Bolognese painting and on the artists that were active in our town from the 14th to the 20th Century. The exhibition consists of 180 works, that are hosted in the...
Giovanni da Modena, a painter in the shade of San Petronio

Giovanni da Modena, a painter in the shade of San Petronio

Today I want to point out an exhibition dedicated to a painter I really like a lot: Giovanni da Modena. This artist, whose name of baptism was Giovanni di Pietro Falloppi, was active in Bologna for approximately forty years, in the late 14th and early 15th Century. In...