King of the chefs, René Redzep: never stop playing! - Alessandro Benetton blog

King of the chefs, René Redzepi: never stop playing!

April 30, 2014 in Philosophy

Nowadays, chefs are big stars, whose opinions attract a following that goes far beyond the gourmet world. The proof?

If "emerging" countries become creative - Alessandro Benetton blog

If “emerging” countries become creative

January 14, 2014 in Economy

Say Africa (and more generally, developing countries) and you think of raw materials and low cost products. Or, alternatively, sunsets, unspoiled nature and picturesque landscapes.

Salgado, the world as it was - Alessandro Benetton blog

Salgado, the world as it was

January 9, 2014 in Contemporary Art

These days our planet is responding to man’s abuse with violence and rebellion. This is why I was moved by a photography exhibition that recaptures the charm, the magic and the immense beauty of our planet

Hippie chic: between subculture and stereotypes

Hippie chic: between subculture and stereotypes

September 30, 2013 in Contemporary Art

Shortly after my recent trip to Boston, the Museum of Fine Arts inaugurated an exhibition which I was unfortunately unable to visit...

Culture can save us - The Alessandro Benetton blog

Culture can save us

July 10, 2012 in Economy

“In times of crisis, who would want to spend money on culture?” This is a phrase we hear often and it probably reflects what many people think. Fortunately, the exact...