Rome celebrates the lightness of two giants: Bruno Munari and Gianni Rodari.

Brochure of the exhibition “Between Rodari and Munari” “Face and stripes” by Beatrice Brandini It was a long time since I wanted to dedicate a post to Bruno Munari, and, always for the same time, one to Gianni Rodari, a beautiful exhibition in Rome gives me the opportunity to talk about they transversely, combining these […]

From the Kimono to the fascination for the Rising Sun, fashion looks to the East.

“Fior di Loto” by Beatrice Brandini Japanese kimono (1860 – 1880), on display in the Victoria & Albert Museum in London In 1872, the writer Philippe Burty wrote the essay: “Japanisme. La Renaissance Literaire et Artistique” ; since then, Japonism (an expression coined by Burty himself) has never experienced a crisis, recurring, cyclically, in art, […]