From Down Under to the Big Smoke, those hoping to stay cultured outside of the Christmas celebrations this December can revel in the exhibitions on offer this festive season.
29 year old Gianluca Traina wins the Asia Wards 2013 thanks to a 3D mosaic portrait inspired by the Sicilian Byzantine originals that have inspired Dolce&Gabbana and many others before them.
Francis Bacon’s masterpiece surpasses Edvard Munch ‘s Scream as the most expensive painting ever sold in auction. But why is it so expensive?
Marco Santaniello is a brilliant Italian Pop Artist: on November 14th Tazza gallery in new York is showing his first solo exhibition, Nice to meet you. We have spoken with Marco about celebrities, fashion, art and being Italian in the most iconic city in the world.
100 years since the birth of one of the Italy’s creative geniuses Piero Fornasetti: painter, engraver, printer, designer, collector, stylist, craftsman, art gallery manager and exhibition promoter he designed thousands of objects. His milestone creations will be on display at the Triennale in Milan.
Rome welcomes ‘The Treasures of Naples’, a collection of gold and jewel encrusted artefacts that are worth probably more than the Crown Jewels, an exhibition open to the public from 30th October 2013, until February 16th 2014 at the Museo di San Gennaro.
Winter’s almost here, and what’s best than seeking shelter from cooler temperatures than galleries and museums? Swide has the list of the 5 must see exhibitions this November 2013.
In the Vatican City Pavilion, the American artist of Australian origins reinvents the third installation, the Creation section of the Genesis. Here is how he explores the concepts of art and life in his amazing works.
Albanian artist Anri Sala focused on a project based on music and the perception of space in 55th Venice International Art Exhibition.
Jole Veneziani, one of the incredible women who through her talent and taste helped Milano earn the name of Fashion Capital.
At MoMA a tribute to the great Italian creativity of Dante Ferretti, the legendary Italian production designer. An inspiring journey through his creations from his best movies to the drawings of all the projects he worked on.
Paris Womenswear Fashion Week has just kicked off, yet the city’s celebrated Musée d’Orsay turns its attention to men, naked men to be exact, with an exhibition dedicated to the male nude represented in art in the Modern Era.
In Milan at Palazzo Reale from September 25th on display 80 paintings from Centre Pompidou retracing the history of portrait technique in the 20th Century through artists like Ernst, Mirò, Léger, Dubuffet, and many others.
Tiny little rag dolls dressed in couture looks from the runways: looks like its time for the Frimousses de Createurs 2013. Dolce&Gabbana will participate in the Unicef’s charitable initiative as per all the previous editions.
The Renaissance is a popular theme of the upcoming Fall exhibitions. Both the Louvre and Florence’s Palazzo Bardini will be celebrating the artistic period in two exhibitions, which as well as looking at the art of the centuries between the 15th and the 17th, also, unintentionally perhaps, ponders on the export of Italian art abroad, especially in France.
Are you ready to come back to work in September? Take a look at the best exhibitions to visit worldwide in the Fall to entertain you once summer vacations are done and dusted.
The clock is ticking on Christmas. Need inspiration on what to get the kids? Look no further than Swide’s Christmas gift guide for kids 2013.
From tattoos to training secrets: Swide puts members of the Dolce&Gabbana Italia Thunder boxing team against each other for an exclusive interview. Who will take the title?
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