Archivi categoria: Art and Music

Unesco art project – the towns of Roero.

My first question to our art group was why, amongst all the towns of the Roero, Piobesi d’Alba was the last on the list. The one that no-one had chosen, that I picked by default. What was so unremarkable about … Continua a leggere

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My palette – spring in Langhe

I love this world of fluffy, palette spring. It’s amazing to see the transformation mother nature undergoes during spring. In the Langhe, you can’t walk out your front door without being taken aback. Where I live, on the cusp of … Continua a leggere

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To dare is to write good copy – how our farmstay agriturismo just got creative

Per osare di più – to dare. I have dared to write and honestly, I’m quite satisfied with the result. It may never go online, but it’s important to practice and hopefully, improve. I am now wondering if I will … Continua a leggere

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Art and Soul – Photography 2019, part one

I have been taking pictures of wraith-like smoke in the fire, living and breathing behind the glass. Of Langhe dirt, covered in snow, that looks just like a mud cake with icing sugar dusted on top. Pictures of coppi – … Continua a leggere

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Meeting Bruno Murialdo – art in Langhe

I will confess I took a photo of Bruno Murialdo’s studio in Alba before seeing the sign requesting no photos. The shop was closed at the time and there was no-one around so I felt less silly laughing out loud … Continua a leggere

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Merry-go-round in the church – Valerio Berruti and Alba art

You can hear the haunting music from the street. Milling around the backstreets of Alba, it beckons curiosity and entering the church of San Domenico, one is met with a scene of astounding beauty. A merry-go-round, with fairy lights turning … Continua a leggere

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Bossolasco art – Roberto Andreoli’s watercolours

The thing about a watercolour that makes it so striking is just how ethereal it is. It has an aching beauty, harking back to its days among the gods, before some deity plonked it in this sordid world for our … Continua a leggere

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Bossolasco artists- forme e colori, Langhe art exhibition

I fell in love with the town of Bossolasco the very first time I went there. Il paese delle rose – or the town of roses – they call it around these parts. Every year, the first Sunday in June, … Continua a leggere

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