Archive for August, 2013

Exhibition: Small ceramic sculptures – Museum of Deruta

August 29, 2013

Deruta_Gruppo_di_orchestraliSmall figures of children and young girls, caricatures of people and animals drawn from the rural world, including a successful series of donkeys, or the village life and the town, with a large repertoire of (more…)

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“PILGRIM AND NEW APOSTLE. ST. FRANCIS ON THE CAMINO DE SANTIAGO”

August 21, 2013

assisiAssisi, Palazzo Bonacquisti – August 22nd/October 20th , 2013

Promoted by the Xunta de Galicia, with the collaboration of the Municipality of Assisi, the Ordo Fratrum Minorum, the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Perugia and the Centro Italiano di Studi Compostellani di Perugia, on August 22nd, the exhibition Pellegrino and new Apostle will be inaugurated in (more…)

ENCOUNTERS – FRANCESCO BAIANO: HISTORY AND MEMORY OF THE CERAMICS OF DERUTA

August 21, 2013
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Benedetta Tintillini and Francesco Baiano

I come into the shop – workshop – museum “Antica Fornace” of Deruta, immediately greeted by the founder, Mr. Francesco Baiano. He accompanies me, with courtesy and enthusiasm, on a visit through his collection of ceramics, an astounding collection of pottery and ceramic production in Deruta from 1400 to the present.

He tells me of his relatives, Mr. Margaritelli, who created the first Factory of (more…)

August 2, 2013

THE SHRINE OF MADONNA DEI BAGNI

August 2, 2013

altareA PRECIOUS JEWEL, HIDDEN IN THE HEART OF ITALY celebrated 350 years of life

Father Antonio Santantoni a.santantoni @ tin.it

photo and English version by Benedetta Tintillini

Millions of people have seen it (or glimpsed) passing by, but few, very few know about it. Thousands of people read its name every day, passing quickly on the large E 45 highway, from Rome to Venice and Ravenna, but only few stop, yielding to an impulse of curiosity. The name raises some amazement – Madonna dei Bagni means Our Lady of the Bath – but then everyone can think that it should be one (more…)

August 2, 2013