Italy and its wealth of historical ruins and art treasures still provides a rich record for visitors tracing man’s journey from prehistory to the present day
MOUNTAIN from Director Jennifer Peedom in collaboration with Australian Chamber Orchestra is both a cinematic experience and musical odyssey of the sublime kind
Roman Mosaics Across the Empire an exhibition at Getty Villa 30 March – 12 Sept 2016 reveals how ancient Romans were surrounded daily by beautiful art & imagery
Capturing Italy’s essence internationally renowned Brisbane artist David Henderson presents his annual exhibition, Graydon Gallery, Brisbane 21 – 30 August 2015
Light, atmosphere, architecture and art are at the very essence of David Henderson’s work as he paints en plein air in Rome, Florence and Venice on show in Rome
Professor O’Connor and Professor Wallace-Hadrill have spent a great deal of time excavating and conserving sites that continue to yield spectacular discoveries
A belief gold and gemstones had an effect on the affairs of many has not been limited to any culture and tokens of human affection were jewelled objects of love
In these days of looking to conserve and preserve I often reflect on an interesting journey a passionate pursuit of culinary delights at home during my lifetime
When in 1563 Humanist Poet Annibal Caro retired into private life, to alternate between Rome and the countryside, he said ‘I seem to have found the alchemy of staying well’
18th century Scottish architect Robert Adam perfected his knowledge of architecture on his Grand Tour by examining and drawing outstanding monuments from antiquity in Italy
In Tuscany, Italy the river Arno provides its life’s blood; a miracle of man’s achievement and survival in a world constantly assailed with change; one that has battled to survive as an inland town among the rugged Tuscan hills, no bigger than a provincial town today, dependent upon imported food…
One of Australia’s artistic elite contemporary Melbourne based artist Jon Cattapan has an exhibition at the Kalimanrawlins gallery in South Yarra 3-24 November
So close, yet worlds away from Naples, is picturesque Positano. Situated on the Amalfi Coast, where dramatic cliffs hug the sea, this is a playground for Italians and tourists alike. It is easy to see why. The Med lapping at the shores of volcanic beaches (this is black sand and…
‘Oh, Italia ‘thou hast the fatal gift of beauty’! * Rome, Florence, Venice and beyond. What is not to love about this country?! Amazing food, culture, architecture, and hey – what about the shopping!!! For the next three weeks I will be soaking up all that is Italian. I hope…
The precise location of heaven on earth has never really been established. However it could be at the Villa Moro Malipiero at Padua, nearby to Venice in Northern Italy.
This spring Brisbane artist David Henderson will hold his 2011 Exhibition in the Graydon Gallery at New Farm in Brisbane. What David offers in the 30+ works on offer is a glimpse of pure joy. They are evocative atmospheric scenes, mostly from the ancient Italian city La Serenissima (The Most Serene Republic) Venice, where with his brush and colour on canvas he constantly explores the elusive qualities of light, seeking to access its ever-deepening mysteries.