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Luigi Pecci Centre for Contemporary Art in Prato reopens with "The end of the world" exhibition

The Luigi Pecci Centre for Contemporary Art reopens, after the completion of the futuristic spaceship-shaped extension by the Rotterdam-based Indonesian architect Maurice Nio, and of the renovation of the original building designed by the Rationalist architect Italo Gamberini.,presents the exhibition The End of the World. 150 altre parole


The Merchant of Prato in the Retaia foothills

Weeks ago I started walking around the foothills of La Retaia (‘the Mountain’) and found it fascinating how it reminded me of Kyoto – the palatial residences at the edges of the city, the gardens, or, in this case, orchards and olive groves, the waterways and all the little shrines and chapels at the forest edge. 1.954 altre parole


Prato Textile Museum, Finding Root of Italian High Fashion

Prato textile museum is located in Prato, Tuscany where 20minutes away from Firenze by train. Prato is considered the most important place of Italian textile industry and manufacturing center of luxury brand. 581 altre parole

Grand Re-Opening of Prato's Centro Pecci on October 16, 2016, begins with "The End of the World"

The End of the World

October 16, 2016 – March 19, 2017

Grand Opening: October 16, 2016 at 11am

Centro Pecci – Prato, ITALY

Curated by Fabio Cavallucci… 502 altre parole

Art Exhibitions & Events In Florence

Italian Ephemera

Italy can give you an impression of permanence; ancient things linger on and stretch shadows over the present. But there is a lot here that is ephemeral, transient or weightless. 229 altre parole


A second visit to Mt Retaia

It’s taken a while to have another opportunity to go up La Retaia again, or maybe it was the memory of the steep climb, but we finally went today: Me, Elijah and Charlie, who’s artist in residence here at the moment. 472 altre parole