Experience at the Luigi Pecci Centre One of the many excursions we went on brought us to a contemporary art museum here in Prato, The Luigi Pecci Centre, for the End of the World exhibition. The exhibition included over 50 international artists over the entire expanse of over 3000 square meters. Like most of what … Continue reading Jen Moore: the Luigi Pecci Center
Staring at the Madonna and child behind the glass is a horrid way to view salvation. The glass, like existence, is only another barrier to Eden. The least they could do would be to allow one to touch them, to caress the carved wood and ornamented cloth. The old man to the right is muttering … Continue reading Whalen Polikoff, Personal Reflection
In the beginning of our stay we were given the opportunity to work in the comforts of a local community arts center called Scuola Leonardo that is coming to its hundredth anniversary. The place is ran by a group of older Italian men that share the same love of creating art that we do. They … Continue reading Shaina Bernard – Personal Reflection
Matthew Russo In coming to Italy, I have been noticing an increasing number of differences in day-to-day life from America. I notice these differences in things like time, social interactions, and numerous other small things. In speaking about time, things take so much more time here, coming from America I was so used to just … Continue reading Matthew Russo, Personal Reflection
Italian Fashion Layers; Lots and lots of them, this is a vital part of everyday Italian attire. If you go out without layering you’re only hurting yourself..