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Fashion and Faith: why this picture tells everything about Italy

A group of nuns sat in front of a Prada store while having a quick lunch after visiting the city centre of Florence. This picture shot by Sergio Scognamiglio (@scoser62) on the 21st of June is now becoming a viral phenomenon. The mayor of Florence Dario Nardella has recently issued the order to pour water on the steps in front of the main churches of the city not to let the tourists to “disrespectfully” sit there.  The internet then started asking to the mayor why he decided not “to water” the nuns too. This is the reasons why this picture…

New York New York: Italian art in the Big Apple

New York New York is the name given to a new art exhibit which is currently taking place at the Museo del Novecento and at the Gallerie d’Italia museum. The exhibit, that officially opened on the 13th of April and it is going to last up to the 17th of September, aims at bringing to the visitor’s attention the particular relationships between the Italian artists of the 20th century and city of New York. The artists who travelled to the United States, who worked in New York, who have imagined through their paintings the urban life of the city of lights were…