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Cattaneo Wax Anatomy Museum in Bologna

Bell’Italia Art New and Old – Observations on art in Italy in three parts, Part 1

by Virginia Maksymowicz and Blaise Tobia Part 1: Verona, Milan, Padua and Rome We spent the months of November and December traveling through Italy in connection with Blaise’s new photo project and Virginia’s sabbatical research leave. We’ve visited Italy nearly a dozen times now, and speak the language reasonably well. We’ve also learned an important lesson: in order to fully experience this country, one must not overplan the day. Galleries that should be open might be closed. Museums that should be closed, might let you in if you knock. Appointments to meet people may fall through, but chance encounters can ... More » »