Triumphs and Laments

One of the most ambitious works of a renowned artist was able to find its spot in Rome, thanks to the aid of Roma Capitale and the organization TEVERETERNO. The artist, William Kentridge, famous for his different approaches to art, was born in 1955, in Johannesburg, South Africa. His works (performances, films, sculptures, etc.) have […]

MAXXI

  Located on the site of a former military barracks, the grey concrete structure of the MAXXI museum is a stark contrast to its residential surroundings. It’s situated in the Flaminio district of Rome, just north of Piazza del Popolo, where the majority of the neighborhood’s buildings are multi-story palazzos with muted beige, orange and […]

Palazzo Fendi

The luxury retail experience is nothing new in Rome. Everyday, shoppers flood into the center and crowd the streets around Piazza di Spagna and beyond. High-end garments finished with the finest embellishments and partnered with the most coveted catwalk accessories adorn the windows of the biggest fashion houses. Gucci, Prada, Valentino, Versace, all the big […]

Dicò

  From artists following The Grand Tour, to Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam, the Bernini marbles, and Caravaggio masterpieces, art in Rome has a long and enduring history. Today, the typical tourist itinerary takes in the wealth of classical art the Eternal City has to offer. Cast your net a little further however, and you’ll discover […]

Alberto Di Fabio

My first encounter with Alberto Di Fabio is at a house warming party in a beautiful apartment overlooking the ancient chariot-racing venue of Circo Massimo. People are talking, lounging on couches, and sipping wine. I look over and see that two people have decided to turn the living room into a dance floor. One of […]

An Artist’s Journey to Rome:

A couple enjoys a casual Saturday stroll. A child wearing cumbrous rollberblades clatters over the sanpietrini as his mother calls out to him. I catch sight of Andrea and stand up from my seat on an ancient stone where I’d been watching the slow current of people moving through Piazza di S. Lorenzo in Lucina. […]

Bukowski’s Bar

Passing through an arch in the old stone Roman wall near St. Peters Square, I found myself on a picturesque street whose nostalgic ambiance would follow me all the way to the wrought iron and glass facade of Bukowski’s Bar. The first thing I noticed upon entering the cafe was a large bookcase covering one […]