Tag Archives: Italy

AboutUs.org and My Travel Candy

I’m referenced on aboutus.org regarding travel sites. AboutUs is a fun site where anyone can contribute an idea. 

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Sprezzatura

Reading Robert Calasso’s “Tiepolo Pink” this week, I was encouraged to give some thought to that very Italian quality, sprezzatura.  Calasso uses it as a conceit, or a prism through which to view the entire body of work by the … Continue reading

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Andrei Tarkovsky and Italy

Years ago I saw a film by the unique, mysterious cinema artist Andrei Tarkovsky that included an early scene at an Italian hot springs town. What was immediately arresting about the scene was the film’s image of the town, which … Continue reading

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