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Caravaggio In Naples

By at May 31, 2013 | 5:53 pm | 0 Comment

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Today, at least three important Caravaggio paintings are on display in Naples. Seeing them can make for a charming day-trip through the city.

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The Art School

By at May 16, 2013 | 3:39 pm | 2 Comments

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To say I was inspired would be like saying landing on the moon for the first time was just another day at the office. I was moved beyond words.

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The Tin Sculpture Artist: Riccardo Dalisi

By at April 23, 2013 | 11:45 am | 0 Comment

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Dalisi introduces himself with a jovial smile and immediately offers to give a tour of his artwork. “They’re doing the tango,” he chuckles, holding up two tin pots with pointy noses, hats and arms soldered together.

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19th Century Gallery Opens at Naples Capodimonte Museum

By at February 7, 2013 | 6:30 pm | 0 Comment

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Set on the sun drenched southern facing side of the Capodimonte Palace. Overlooking the gardens, the courtyards, the city, and the sea. Enter the private spaces of the public faces of Naples royal forefathers in the new Ottocento a Capodimonte section at Naples Capodimonte Museum.

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The Flagellation of Christ: A Portrait of a Violent Naples

By at February 5, 2013 | 4:37 pm | 0 Comment

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Like a vanishing point, looking into the gallery on the second floor of the Capodimonte Museum, the work of Michele Merisi, aka Caravaggio, reveals, like a prodigious optical instrument, the intricate themes and ideas of Naples in the 17th century.

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The Mele Posters

By at January 31, 2013 | 5:44 pm | 1 Comments

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If you know any Italian at all, you probably know that mele is the Italian word for apple. But if you get the chance to visit one of Capodimonte’s newest permanent collections, while some of the colour palettes might just conjure up visions of a Granny Smith, don’t expect to see any posters of apples.

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Christmas Cultural Exchange Will Light Up Naples Christmas Alley

By at October 29, 2012 | 5:02 pm | 0 Comment

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Naples cultural association Corpo di Napoli and the Comune of Salerno announced last week that they have signed an agreement to host a parallel exhibit during the 2012 Christmas season.

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The Toledo Metro Station

By at October 2, 2012 | 3:54 pm | 3 Comments

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The 16th station on MetroNapoli’s Line 1, Naples Toledo Metro Station is the next step towards completing the major expansion of the line. A Metro Napoli Stazione delle Art, Metro Art Station, it was designed by the Spanish firm Oscar Tusquets Blanca, with major works of art by William Kentridge and Robert Wilson.

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Salvator Rosa Metro Art Station

By at June 28, 2012 | 10:07 am | 0 Comment

The work of the Milan based Atelier Mendini design firm of Alessandro and Francesco Mendini, Naples Salvator Rosa Metro Station is the product of a collaborative team of artists and architects, a fusion of Naples past, present, and future.

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Giotto in Naples

By at June 7, 2012 | 9:27 am | 0 Comment

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Before the days of Italian unification, any artist worth his genius spent time living in the Kingdom of Naples. Rossini, Boccacio and Petrarch are only a few names on an endlessly long list.

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