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DUCATI MotoGp World Champion

Sunday, September 23rd, 2007

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Dreams Come True

Travel Diary Chicago & NYC, May 07

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Sorry, just italian text.

aggiornato 23 maggio ore 20:10
Bene, ci siamo, in partenza per Chicago e New York. Man mano che raggiungerò dei computer conessi o rientrerò in albergo o a casa, cercherò di aggiornare il diario di viaggio, possibilmente anche con alcune foto.
Novità, rispetto alle altre volte, la possibilità di inserire direttamente dei commenti. Occhio che sono moderati, quindi non verranno pubblicati subito ma appena potrò validarli. Per commenti privati usate la mia solita email please. Ciao a tutti ed arrivederci da Chicago venerdì notte.

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A huge photo gallery of 200,000 images

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

Photo Agency of the Réunion des Musées nationaux de France is putting together a veritable archival treasure.

You need only a word, a title or an author to initiate a search that will always reward you. This Oracle-based site gives access to all national museums. The list is a long one including the Musée du Louvre, d’Orsay, Pompidou, Guimet, Picasso, de l’Orangerie, le Musée Rodin or Delacroix, the Bibliothèque de l’Institut, as well as the Chantilly, Compiègne, Écouen, les Granges de Port-Royal, Fontainebleau, Ajaccio, Nice, Matisse, Message biblique de Chagall, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac and the Musée de Préhistoire.

From the site, you can access many other groupings via the Joconde database that classifies and lists under one of its many headings all the tables possible according to a variety of criteria: alphabetical, administrative document, iconology, lyric poetry, almanac, drama, images, proverbs, past records, eloquence, word games, psalms, biographies, sagas, etc.

Since 1999, an effective query function on the photo.rmn site has been supported by the Auracom search engine, created by a French company founded by Michel Martinez.

Thanks for this info to AVICOM web site 

The Drawings and Manuscripts of Leonardo

Wednesday, March 28th, 2007

The Drawings and Manuscripts of Leonardo are now on-line thanks to Biblioteca Leonardiana and e-Leo Project.

On “Leonardo Digitale” there are the Atlantic Code and the Madrid I and II Codes.

No Pants “museum” Ride Day?

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007

I just read in italian newspaper about “No Pants Subway Ride Day”, a funny initiative made from a group called “Improv Everywhere”.

People travelling in the NYC subway, last saturday, leave pants at home to create a funny scene and try to donate a smile to unhappy peoples.

Anyone want to test it in a museum? ;-)

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Your New Year Day in a museum

Sunday, December 31st, 2006

Happy new year to all of you.

Will be fun to receive comment and the experiences of your New Year Day in a museum, if you have the occasion to do this, please post here, thanks.

For who like motors..

Saturday, December 30th, 2006

DucatiM695.pngMy Xmas self-present was a new Ducati Monster 695
this is the occasion to invite to visit the Ducati Museum.

Just to…remember…

Saturday, December 30th, 2006

A very useful service-site http://www.futureme.org

Where You can send yourself scheduled e-mail, via that site, into future just to help to remember something.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! in many languages

Sunday, December 24th, 2006

In this page a little present, many languages for Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Mario

Night At The Museum

Monday, August 21st, 2006

wow…after The Da Vinci Code and the perfect role of The Louvre, an entire movie dedicated to a Museum!

Night at the Museum, by 20th Century Fox, in Theatres December 22nd

Link to the Trailer

Link to the Movie web site

“An action-adventure-comedy that comes to life by night. Good-hearted dreamer Larry Daley (Ben Stiller), despite being perpetually down on his luck, thinks he’s destined for something big. But even he could never have imagined how “big,” when he accepts what appears to be a menial job as a graveyard-shift security guard at a museum of natural history.”

Shawn Levy (dir.)
Ben Stiller
Carla Gugino
Dick Van Dyke
Mickey Rooney
Robin Williams

Skateboard and Art

Friday, August 11th, 2006

A group of artists were invited to build and paint this massive skate track in pittsburgh, june 2005. we are currently looking for a new place to exhibit and ride it. LINK

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thanks to The Cool Hunter 

ITALIA ITALIA ITALIA ITALIA

Monday, July 10th, 2006

Italy wins the World Cup!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Art Hotels (update)

Monday, June 12th, 2006

I think that it will be intersting to know how many Art Hotels there are.

Until now I was aware only about one very near to my town, the HOTEL ATELIER SUL MARE where every rooms are artworks from different artist.

I just discover another one in New York City…that it is also a cheap hotel YE OLDE CARLTON ARMS HOTEL also in this hotel all rooms are artworks.

Update:

Arte Luise Kunsthotel in Berlin

Propeller Island City Lodge in Berlin

Hotel Fox in Copenhagen

Pelirocco Hotel Brighton, UK

Hotel du Petit Moulin, Paris

Hotel Puerta America, Madrid

Hotel Enfrente Arte, Ronda, Analusia, Spain

Reflections Hotel, Bangkok

I invite to post other hotels, please.

Mona Lisa’s voice?

Thursday, June 1st, 2006

From Boingboing.net…and from Reuters…

A scientist claims to have recreated the Mona Lisa’s real voice by measuring her face and hands and modeling her skull. Matsumi Suzuki told Reuters that he’s confident that the voice is 90 percent accurate. Of course, we’ll never know. …follow this link for the Reuters article and this link for the web site about the…voice…

CATANIA!!!!

Monday, May 29th, 2006

Dear friends sorry for this off-topic but after 23 years the soccer team of my city win the access to the major italian soccer championship…SERIE A.

All the city was in the street till early mornig.

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