THE 7 WONDERS OF THE MODERN WORLD: WHAT THEY ARE AND WHERE THEY ARE LOCATED
What are the 7 wonders of the modern world we can admire today?
After writing the post about the 7 wonders of the ancient world: what they are and where they are I began wondering if, even after those ancient and amazing constructions, men have been able to build buildings as majestic as they were.
I found out that someone, before me, asked himself the same question because in 2000 an online survey was conducted in order to establish what the 7 wonders of the modern age are.
What the 7 wonders of the modern world are
BOOKS TO READ FOR ART LOVERS: THE NEWS OF 2019
Among the many innovations found in the bookstore, what are the new books to read about art?
Here is a list of books released in 2019 that I recommend.
Books to read
DA VINCI EXPERIENCE: MY FIRST VISIT TO A MULTIMEDIA EXHIBITION. A JOURNEY BETWEEN ART AND TECHNOLOGY
I visited the Da Vinci Experience exhibition, and as soon as I exited I asked myself: what would Leonardo Da Vinci have created today if he had had current technology at his disposal?
He would probably have built spectacular buildings or he would have become an astronaut.
In the year dedicated to the celebrations of the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci (to which I dedicated the post Leonardo da Vinci 500th anniversary: exhibitions, events and new books), I decided to immerse myself in the multimedia itinerary devoted to the artist.
Da Vinci Experience
MUSEUMS GADGETS AND THE IMPORTANCE OF THINKING OF MUSEUM COMMUNICATION IN A NEW WAY
Museums gadgets and communication. Which is relationship among these three words?
Before answering this question, I want to tell you what happened to me when I was asked: how should a museum communicate today?
One day I was asked this question, and I answered by talking about social media and how a museum today has a lot of new instruments to communicate quickly with different types of visitors.
The following day I entered a museum, and when I arrived at the bookshop I found neither a pencil displaying the museum’s logo. In that moment I thought again about the question I was asked the previous day, and that a good museum communication consists also of gadgets and not only of posts to be published on social media.
A good museum, which wants to communicate effectively with visitors, is recognizable also by items for sale at the bookshop.
In this post you’ll find three reasons why museums gadgets can improve museum communication.
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ART AT THE CINEMA ON DVD: 5 MOVIES YOU MUST SEE AND NOW YOU CAN FIND ON DVD
Do you like art at the cinema but films are on at the cinema too little time?
Don’t worry, it’s a common problem, and I’ve recently missed out many opportunities to watch movies dedicated to art and artists, too.
So, how can you make up these movies to watch them in the comfort of your own home? And which are the latest DVD releases you must see?
You’ll find the answer to these questions in this post, where you can find also a list of 3 movies I watched and I recommend to you 🙂
Art at the cinema on DVD