What to see in Rome: the museums, archaeological sites and churches you should visit


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To exhaust in one article all the wonders to visit in Rome is a tall order, so I have selected the most significant attractions and some enjoyable experiences for exploring the city. Get ready to discover the Rome I loved and that continues to enchant me every time.

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Two works one story: the masterpieces of Alberto Martini and the Story of Wally Toscanini

Alberto Martini, Ritratto di Wally Toscanini, collezione privata

Have you ever heard of a love so overwhelming that it defied the social conventions of its time, immortalized through art?
There are two portraits, executed by Alberto Martini, that tell an “impossible” and deeply touching love story: that between Wally Toscanini, the rebellious daughter of the famous conductor Arturo Toscanini, and Count Emanuele di Castelbarco, a man of high nobility and already married.

These masterpieces not only represent the visual essence of a forbidden bond but also reveal a social and cultural context in which love tries to prevail over every obstacle.
In this post, I take you on a tour of a tormented love story through the works of Alberto Martini, highlighting how art and passion can intertwine in an unforgettable tale.

Alberto Martini and the Story of Wally Toscanini

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Discovering the San Marino Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2024 with the works of Eddie Martinez

Have you ever visited the San Marino Pavilion at the Venice Biennale? The 60th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia 2024 awaits you with a pavilion that promises to capture the attention of thought-provoking reflections. 

Located at the Forge of the Future in Venice, from April 20 to November 24, 2024, the Pavilion of the Republic of San Marino will headline it with “Nomader,” a project curated by Alison M. Gingeras and created by artist Eddie Martinez.

San Marino Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2024 with works by Eddie Martinez

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Magic of art exhibitions: why they are such a widespread phenomenon

Have you ever thought about why there are so many exhibitions and why we like them so much, since some events are so crowded?
Undoubtedly, since the second half of the twentieth century, art exhibitions have been a widespread phenomenon all over the world, which knows no crisis and is often a cultural and economic element of a city or an area.


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