Christian Greco, 44 anni, direttore del Museo Egizio di Torino, nominato cinque anni fa a un’età da record per l’Italia, travolge con un impasto di passione, curiosità e talento. Che tuttavia sarebbero impressioni passeggere senza due qualità sempre più desuete, da lui fieramente rivendicate: spirito di sacrificio. E l’ostinatezza di dedicarsi a un sogno: «Ho sempre voluto fare l’egittologo. L’ho desiderato sin da quando avevo 12 anni. I miei genitori mi portarono in Egitto, e lì, davanti all’emozione incredibile della Valle dei Re, guardai mia madre e le dissi: da grande farò l’egittologo». Così è stato. È stato docente universitario del corso "archeologia funeraria egizia e archeologia della Nubia e del Sudan" all'università di Leida. Dal 2014 è membro del Comitato tecnico-scientifico per i Beni archeologici del MIBACT ed è direttore della Fondazione Museo egizio di Torino.
Gucci is an Italian luxury brand of fashion and leather goods. Gucci was founded by Guccio Gucci in Florence, in 1921. He started with hand made bags and belts made with beautiful soft Italian style and handcrafted leather. Gucci climbed to 41st position in the magazine's annual 2009 "Top Global 100 Brands" chart created by Interbrand. Gucci is also the highest-selling Italian brand. Gucci operates about 278 directly operated stores worldwide as of September 2009, and it wholesales its products through franchisees and upscale department stores. In the Forbes World's Most Valuable Brands list, Gucci is ranked the 38th most valuable brand. As of January 2015, the creative director is Alessandro Michele.
La Gondola is perhaps the most famous boat in the world, certainly the most photographed. Its unique silhouette has become the symbol of Venice over the centuries. Carlo Donatelli Passi, a Venetian who grew up among his streets and fields, became an engineer at the Polytechnic in Milan, an officer in the Navy during the Second World War, and he has always passionate about sailing boats and precision naval mechanics. After many years of research and after having built a gondola on a perfect scale 1: 100, he publishes La Gondola: a unique, detailed and historical book, very documented and even fun. It's certainly a book to read before going to visit Venice, and certainly an amazing gift that you may find on the web.
At Il Grifo e la Fenice, run in Italy, this is what we love in the objects we deal with: their uniqueness, the care with which they were designed and made by the various Mastri who have taken care of every detail up to elevating them, in some cases, to real works of art. , gilding, bronzes, marbles, inlays, slabs, chisels, precious finishes, secrets sometimes difficult to reveal, often unimaginable levels to reach: many skilled hands have gone along shaping the material to make it vibrant and aesthetic in all its parts.
Two individuals, Chiara Ferraris, and Giorgio Gros, two professionals join in Gioara to develop an ambitious and innovative project. Our mission is to combine noble materials, work them with specialized and innovative techniques, create custom and design products, make use of 100% Italian professionals, be competitive and follow the customer in every choice.
The Galleria Sabauda is an Italian art gallery located in Turin and is one of the most important collections of pictorial art in Italy. Hosted since 2014 in the Manica Nuova dl Palazzo Reale, within the complex of the Royal Museums of Turin, it has over 700 paintings ranging from the thirteenth to the twentieth century. The history of the art gallery dates back to 1497 when the Savoy gathered together the ancient works acquired by the family into an inventory. The first real catalog dates back to 1631 and is carefully preserved in a special case.
La Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Torino si trova in via Magenta 31 a Torino, in Italia. Fu fondata attorno al 1891-95. Ospita le collezioni artistiche permanenti dell'Ottocento e del Novecento. Uno sguardo all’arte moderna italiana e alle tendenze internazionali dell’arte contemporanea compresa una tra le più importanti raccolte di video d’artista.
The Boboli Gardens is a historical park in the city of Florence. Born as the grand-ducal garden of Palazzo Pitti, it is also connected to the Forte di Belvedere, a military outpost for the safety of the sovereign and his family. The garden, which welcomes over 800,000 visitors every year, is one of the most important examples of Italian garden in the world and is a veritable open-air museum, for the architectural-landscape setting and for the collection of sculptures, which ranging from Roman antiquities to the twentieth century. The Boboli Gardens is one of the most famous gardens on the peninsula.
The museum of the Uffizi Gallery, constitutes for quantity and quality of the works collected one of the most important museums in the world. It contains the most important existing collection of Raffaello and Botticelli, as well as fundamental groups of works by Giotto, Tiziano, Veronese, Tintoretto, Pontormo, Bronzino, Caravaggio, Dürer, Rubens and others. Inside are housed some of the greatest masterpieces of humanity: Cimabue, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Mantegna, Titian, Parmigianino, Dürer, Rubens, Rembrandt, Canaletto and Sandro Botticelli.