September 1350. Giovanni Boccaccio was commissioned to bring ten gold florins as symbolic compensation to Sister Beatrice, daughter of Dante Alighieri, a nun in Ravenna in the monastery of Santo Stefano degli Ulivi. Dante died in exile in 1321 while his fame, thanks to the popularization of the Commedia, spread everywhere. His last twenty years […]
Lecture by Christine Poggi (Ph.D.), Director of the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, who will discuss the relationship between Picasso and Italian vanguards, presenting her book In Defiance of Painting: Cubism, Futurism, and the Invention of Collage.
Week of Italian Cuisine in the World Dining with the Italian cuisine: well-being with taste Tradition & Innovation: an Afroitalian Night SOLD OUT During the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, tradition and innovation come together for an evening dedicated to the cultural and sensory encounter between two cuisines, Italian and African, […]