Not just a modern & original 4 star hotel designed by an architect who loves modern art but the people….amazing!! so welcoming ,such a great stay by www.abitarthotel.com & its restaurant too. Art is the main ingredient in this place : everywhere you could see masterpieces & the atmophere is very relaxing , not too modern … More Where to stay in Rome?
Pisa & its Symbol : The tower ! Pisa & its tourists ,Pisa & The souvenirs’ stalls Lucca smaller & closed sound its old walls , Lucca with a Roman Anphiteater & its small shops … Enjoy !br />
Monica Bonechi’s solo exibition by http://www.sanroccoagriturismo.it in Pistoia makes paintings with embrodery & Special stitching ispired by music notes …a fantastic world made with coloured Damask designer coming out from The canvas as a scarf , cool!! Beautiful Tuscan Landscape with warm shades & sinuos cypresses . An Interesting exibition in a Lovely setting : … More MadeinPistoia : ever seen a painting with a scarf?
What can it be??? Guess! I wrote ️some previous posts about this….it’s about a red colour big sculpture ….before white & later red …… A masterpiece sculpture made by The artist Alexander Kosolopov originally from Russia but living in New York , working in Pistoia by Salvadori foundry http://www.salvadoriarte.comto create this big work called : … More MadeinPistoia & exported to Saatchi Gallery in London
Thank you for sharing my feelings , pictures & some words about what I see , discover, love! My next aim in this new year Will be to share with you The best Of my little town in Tuscany , Pistoia : an hidden gem squeezed between The well known Florence & Lucca and all … More New year , New ideas
In My previous post I introduced you The work in progress Of This big and tall sculpture : handmade in a foundry in Pistoia ( http://www.salvadoriarte.it) with The hard job Of The artist & an amazing cooperation with a team Of expert Italian people, after one year I can show you The masterpiece ready to … More #sotsart : a masterpiece MadeinPistoia by Alexander Kosolapov
By salvadoriarte I had The chance to meet & follow The last work of The worldwide renowned sculptor Alexander Kosolopov called : Lenin , Mickey, Jesus . A very big dimension work That takes months to be ended. In November it Will be exposed by http://www.saatchigallery.com/artists/kosolapov_alexander.htm?section_name=breaking_the_ice in London so I Will be there to see … More Alexander Kosolapov in Pistoia : a #sotsart artist
Florence : Sunday Morning & Open gates for some beautiful old noble palaces in The heart of The city Here they are : palazzo Frescobaldi ( renowned WINE makers) & Ferroni on The ‘oltrarno’ side. Let’s go!
Just back from a Saturdsy Morning into The green , sun , roses , peonia , scented lemon & statues , lakes & grotto! All in one place : Pitti palace gardens , Boboli & then a visit to Bardini’s garden . One only ticket to visit both and fill your eyes , nose , … More Ever visited Boboli garden in Florence? Medici’s spirit is still in the air
Maybe I have already told you I have been studying in Lucca about 30 yrs ago & This is a Special place to me ❤️❤️❤️ A sunny day in Lucca can make feel as being in a cosy nest ( piazza Anfiteatro ) free as fresh air ( walking on The old walls) being a … More Strolling in Lucca with sunshine!
Dated back to The longobard era ( VII century ) The monastry hosted Bendectine nuns since 1090 and The church had with a very relevant importance for The town Of Pistoia. In a very beautiful painting titled ‘The mistic wedding ‘ The Badessa Of The convent used to welcome The New Bishop of Pistoia in … More A mystic wedding in San Piermaggiore Church in Pistoia
Piazza del Duomo square Seen from My Bank , Monte dei Paschi di Siena, the oldest Bank in The world ~ founded in 1472 ~ looks like a painting , an old postcard . Since The middle age This square was a meeting point for merchants and it was the perfect location For an Open … More Pistoia seen by a privilegiated view!
Maybe not even people from Pistoia know it but we have after Rome with Saint Peter & Florence with The Brunelleschi Dome , The third biggest dome. At The present under rennovation works it is in the historical center and just in Via della Madonna . The sanctuary was founded in 1495 and became The … More Pistoia : Madonna dell’ umiltà – The 3rd biggest dome in Italy
I know , I am born here, living here for almost all My life, it’s natural to say it is a beautiful town because is MY town! It’s not entirely true , I am not Looking at it with The eyes Of heart This time I was trying to see it as an unknown city … More Pistoia: an hidden gem in Tuscany , Italy
I Love London and Harrold’s is a must when I am visiting This terrific city. This summer I heard there is a temporary Harrold’s store in Porto Cervo, so as I was in Sardinia, decided to go & see. Nothing to do with The original department store! Just some glass big boxes containing jewels,luxury cars,bikes … More Postcard from Sardinia: Porto Cervo hosts Harrold’s
This could be considered The most beautiful and really the oldest boutique still left in My small town, Pistoia. Yesterday Morning I saw its old gallery as a sort Of a small Burlington arcade in London : This Made me think about My strolls in London and how much I loved it when I first … More Like a Burlington Arcade but in Pistoia ~Toscana ~ Italia
A wonderful Hotel just few steps from EATALY , near the Piramidi and close to the train station Ostiense stop. Can’t miss the welcome by the beautiful manager director – Stefania Cianni – who could find for the best accomodation as you can see on the website here below! A particular charming hotel with art … More Rome: ABITART HOTEL , art& class
Every room has a different artistic mirror as This one … Guess Who is on This pic?? Me Of course!! More picts here ….www.abitarthotel.com
Can you see me saying… hellooooo??’
Some more original cups you can also purchase in the shop
If you visit the new Illy Caffè Shop you can also have the chance to taste your coffee or cappuccino in an original cup designed by artists ,as these in the picture by Daniel Buren, as having a cup of coffee is a five senses pleasure!
SALVADORI ARTE IN PISTOIA, TUSCANY. Such a wonderful experience ! I had the chance to visit the last foundry in Pistoia ( my birthplace town) and the eaplaination from one of last heir of Pistoia’s great metallurgical tradition , started in the XI century : Gianluca Salvadori,he explained me the technique – cire perdue – … More MadeinPistoia : Salvadori Arte an art foundry since 1948