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ALDUS MANUTIUS AND ITALICS

Aldus Manutius was born in Bassanio in 1452 (or perhaps in 1449-50). After studying in Rome, and having lived in Ferrara and Carpi, Manutius moved to Venice, where he opened a publishing house and began printing, especially Latin and Greek classics, starting from 1493.Fundamental among the works in Greek, was the creation of the first printed edition of the works of Aristotle. In January 1496 Manutius published "De Aetna" by Pietro Bembo, especially memorable for the elegance of the Roma... Search and Buy now!

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I VIDEO DI MAREMAGNUM

Francesco Trippini della Libreria Trippini di Gavirate (VA) ci spiega una bella mappa di inizio Settecento. Questa, e altre rarità, verranno presentate a "Milano Map Fair" il 25 febbraio 2017. Libreria Trippini: http://www.trippini.it/articoli.asp Milano Map Fair: http://www.milanomapfair.it/

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TOLKIEN. THE FATHER OF HIGH FANTASY

J. R. R. Tolkien, was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high-fantasy works TheHobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. While many other authors had published works of fantasy before Tolkien the great success of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings led directly to a resurgence of the genre. This has caused Tolkien to be popularly identified as the "father... Search and Buy now!

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JEAN- MICHEL BASQUIAT. GRAFFITI ARTS

Graffiti, an explosion of color, geometric shapes, passion and dynamism of his paintings, Jean-Michel Basquiat,  born in 1960 in New York, in spite of his short and troubled life, marked by the abuse of alcohol and drugs, it marks a step fundamental in the history of art.In 1983, a chance meeting with Andy Warhol, who became his biggest supporter, decreed the fortune, introducing it in the world of art and Factory: the attendance of Keith Haring, his relationship with the singer Madonna,... Search and Buy now!

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News, Mostre e Curiosità

PECUNIA NON OLET ALLA FONDAZIONE TORRE COLOMBERA

Pecunia Quattro artisti (Giovanni Cerri, Isabella Dovera, Marina Falco e Fabio Sironi) interpretano il denaro alla Fondazione Torre Colombera di Gorla Maggiore nella mostra Pecunia non Olet, aperta alle visite dal 15 ottobre al 10 novembre. Un percorso narrativo ed espositivo che vede il denaro rappresentato attraverso diversi stili grafici e pitt... Continua

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UNA SIMPATICA CANAGLIA

Fusco-300x300 La maggioranza di quanti conoscono il nome di Gian Carlo Fusco lo associano ai suoi due romanzi più noti, quelli pubblicati da Einaudi, Duri a Marsiglia, Le rose del ventennio, che mi pare siano persino ancora in circolazione. D’altronde però, non scopro certo io che fu anche un giornalista di spicco. E intellettuale “indipendente”, ... Continua