The new Museum of Oriental Art seeks to disarm the stereotypes and myths around that culture

(By Mercedes Ezquiaga) With much more space and a new curatorial script aimed at reflecting on what we understand by the Orient, the National Museum of Oriental Art -which operated in the Errázuriz Palace- finally finds its permanent headquarters and is preparing to open its doors to the public on December 8, on the second … Read more

[VIDÉO] Gad Elmaleh: “The catechumenate is a spiritual martial art”

Comedian, actor and director, Gad Elmaleh returns to the cinema on November 16 with “Reste un peu”, a very personal film depicting his spiritual journey with humor and delicacy. A great opportunity for Aleteia to meet him. “The conversion of Gad Elmaleh”, “Gad Elmaleh on the way to baptism”, “Why does Gad Elmaleh want to … Read more

“Jacob’s dream” the art of Nik Spatari in the doc by Luigi Simone Veneziano


At the turn of the 60s and 70s the artist Nick Spatari he ventured out with his wife, the Dutch collector and photographer Hiske Maasin the lands of Aspromonte where he was born giving life to the heroic enterprise of the construction of Musaba. The laboratory museum has become a beacon for many artists. Spatari … Read more

The Community of Madrid, with emerging art in the Circuitos de Artes Plásticas exhibition


Plastic Arts Circuits is curated by Violeta Janeiro Alfagema and, under the title the echo chamberincludes the work of ACCA artists Carmo Azeredo and André Covas, Ciprian Burete, Marta Galindo, José Ramón Hernández, Andrés Izquierdo, Esther Merinero, Maya Pita-Romero, Gema Polanco and Felipe Romero Beltrán. The works gathered in the exhibition have as a common … Read more

An olfactory work of art: Objets Sentant Non Indentifiés opens


Listen to the audio version of the article «Thanks to the wonder that olfactory beauty procures, perfume, today as yesterday, continues to elevate our souls, like a form of spirituality far from dogmas. It is connected with the invisible». Mathilde Laurent, formerly alongside Jean-Paul Guerlian and Maître Parfumeur of the Maison since 2005 Cartier for … Read more

The National Museum of Oriental Art reopens its doors

Next Wednesday, December 7 at 6:30 p.m., the National Museum of Oriental Art reopens its doors at its new headquarters: the Borges Cultural Center (Viamonte 525, 2nd floor). The Museum has a heritage made up of more than 4000 original parts from China, Japan, Korea, India, Egypt, Turkey, Armenia, the former Persian Empire, Tibet, Indonesia, … Read more

“Let’s meet in Villa Simonetta”: the new art exhibition in Verbania


From tomorrow – friday 2 – until 22 December in Intra di Verbania the halls of Villa Simonetta “they will shine with infinite creativity”. Photo gallery Villa Simonetta in Verbania after the restoration 4 of 6 L’inauguration of the contemporary art review Let’s meet in Villa Simonettaedited by Marisa Cortese and organized by Artestruttura in … Read more

Japan. Body Perform Live, resistance and resilience in contemporary Japanese art


Courtesy of Yumiko Chiba Associates Thanks to its curator Diego Sileo, the Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea in Milan is conducting a careful and worthy exploration of contemporary artistic experiences from all continents. The Milanese public museum has in fact distinguished itself in recent years in restoring an extremely varied and sensitive art scene to listening to … Read more

SOS, let’s save the Casanova abbey with art


Like every year, on Sunday 18 December at 9 pm, I was invited by the President Bruno Giordano of the “Friends of the Casanova Abbey” Association to the traditional Christmas Concert and subsequent refreshments. The Casanova Abbey is a magnificent abbey complex located in the remote countryside of Carmagnola, in the hamlet of the same … Read more

On “Thursdays of culture” there is “The fertile interdict, an artist’s voice on art and Judaism”


The “Thursdays of culture” of the Cassamarca Foundation continue, weekly appointments hosted, at 18, at Casa dei Carraresi. The appointment of 1 December will be dedicatedto the theme “The fertile interdict, an artist’s voice on art and Judaism” The speaker is Luigi Viola, former professor of painting at the Brera and Venice … Read more