The Venice Biennale and the "mad flight" of universal knowledge - Il blog di Alessandro Benetton

The Venice Biennale and the “mad flight” of universal knowledge

June 11, 2013 in Contemporary Art

The utopia of the Encyclopaedic Palace is this year’s theme of the Art Biennale that has recently opened in Venice. The idea comes from an Italian-American visionary artist, Marino Auriti,...

Salone del Mobile and Fuorisalone: Milan lights up with design

Salone del Mobile and Fuorisalone: Milan lights up with design

April 12, 2013 in Contemporary Art

In addition to Fashion week, another event puts Milan at the center of the world: the Salone del Mobile, which is taking place at the moment. A unique event, which...

Holi, colour and diversity: a “Benetton style” festival - Alessandro Benetton blog

Holi, colour and diversity: a “Benetton style” festival

March 28, 2013 in Philosophy

Today in India was the first day of a traditional Hindu festival that celebrates the end of winter and the start of spring: Holi, also known as the “festival of colour”

The Italian Renaissance on show in Beijing - Alessandro Benetton blog

The Italian Renaissance on show in Beijing

September 10, 2012 in Contemporary Art

A few weeks ago Beijing witnessed the opening of an exhibition about the Renaissance in Italy. For several months, works by Raphael, Michelangelo, Botticelli and Brunelleschi will be captivating Chinese...

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