Art Bloggers at Affordable Art Fair in Milan

The photographer Elena Datrino offered me a unique opportunity: to participate in a photo shooting during the 'Affordable Art Fair in Milan, on 20 March 2015. This fair was conceived by Will Ramsay, an art dealer in London, to make contemporary art accessible and affordable to all. The aim is to show that anyone can appreciate art, can buy a work of art or become a small collector. The event was … [Read more...]

Arte a Scuola won! It’s the best Art Ed Blog of 2014

Arte a Scuola won the 4th Annual Art Ed Blog of the year Contest!  This morning I had a big surprise to see that arteascuola.com is officially the winner in the categories of the Best Secondary Art Ed Blog of 2014! With a thousands of votes coming in, Arte a Scuola ended up in first place! I want to thank all those who gave their vote and who support me. Today I'm really proud and happy, … [Read more...]

Photo contest “Barriers and limits”

  Who is in the shop window? The way for water Two of my photographs have been selected for a photograph competition organized from an Italian Association that deals with disability. The subject was “Barriers, limitations” and here there are the 18 photographs to take part in the competition and in the exhibition in Scandicci (Florence), from 6 to 15 of January … [Read more...]

National Competition of Theatre : “the Italy of the fairy tales”

The show "The Love for Three pomegranates" that we made last May has received a special mention for the Theatre at the National Competition "Italy of fairy tales. Traveling with the Italian Fairy tales by Italo Calvino". Here's a little" backstage "of the work conducted in making the scenery and costumes, with original music by the Choir of the school. Well done guys! … [Read more...]

Exhibitions: Art full immersion in London

I wish you all a good start to the school year! I send you some pictures of London, maybe someone will want to come visit for a weekend of total immersion in the art! Here's a little taste of the Tate Modern which exhibits the greatest works of art from 1900 to … [Read more...]

Theatre: “The Love for Three pomegranates”

Only a few images that speak for themselves: here's what you can do when the kids have to do with the professionalism, the highest and tiring, the one that really make us grow up and prepares us to live in the world. Thanks to Jacopo Laurino and Elena Galvagni, who made us learn this. … [Read more...]

Theatre: the brochure of the show

Here is the brochure for the show "The Love for Three pomegranates" The chosen design is to Christoph Thun which is very expressive for his personal mark, which has the unique footprint of '"handmade". Christoph Bravo! … [Read more...]

New costumes and scenery for the play

The work for the show "The Love for Three Pomegranates" is progressing in all the laboratories and classrooms; once again is a collective enterprise, and it is involving the whole school. Our contribution is to paint the costumes creating unique and original pieces, and decorate the sets that this time are not made by classical painted panels but ... the best thing is to come and see the show! We … [Read more...]

Theatre: Truffaldino, an unusual Harlequin

During the workshops we are creating the costumes and masks for the play of the year. In designing the costume for a Harlequin we thought to inspire the decoration of the fabric to Kandinsky's works. The abstract works of art of Kandinsy are perfect to make the idea of happiness, of movement, of joyful madness and clumsy that characterizes this character. Some students of Year 9 have decorated … [Read more...]

Exhibition: The Impressionists of the Musée d’Orsay

I really have to thank the guys in the 9th grade for visiting with me this special exhibition dedicated to the "Revolution of the look" that involved Impressionist and Post-Impressionist artists. I've seen looks bright, and happy faces, I've seen someone so excited about Beauty and, I admit, made ​​me happy because the emotions are more valuable if they are shared. Here is the link of the show … [Read more...]