American Art 1961 – 2001 the spectacle of American art is staged at Palazzo Strozzi.

Andy Warhol Campbell’s Tomato, Del Monte peach, Kellogg’s Corn … boxes, 1964 “Wonder girl” by Beatrice Brandini From 28 May to 29 August Palazzo Strozzi presents American Art 1961 – 2001, a major exhibition celebrating modern art from the United States of America, through 80 works by 55 artists such as Andy Warhol, Mark Rothko, […]

MAFALDA: pacifist, ecologist, nicely polemic, the little girl who made the revolution.

“Mafalda years 2000” by Beatrice Brandini Mafalda by Quino When I was little I had three favorite comics (I already talked about Snoopy), the other two were Zoe (by Arturo and Zoe) and Mafalda. Two sui generis girls, irreverent and funny, very politically incorrect. And it’s kind of weird because I’m actually different, much more […]

Giovanni Gastel and his unforgettable poetry shots

“Vittoria” by Beatrice Brandini Shalom Harlow photographed by Giovanni Gastel in 1990 I had wanted to dedicate a post to this great photographer for months, especially after his recent and important monograph exhibition at the MAXXI in Rome. This little story, about this great master, is unfortunately posthumous, since Giovanni Gastel has just left us, […]