Author: Miranda MacPhail

February 22, 2007
The Tuscan TimesTRAVEL

Where boundaries meet

The second half of the twentieth century witnessed the steady development of art towards interpenetration with everyday life. Dada and Surrealism influenced postwar generations, especially in Paris where Yves Klein, Arman, Daniel Spoerri and others created anti-heroic work that aimed at unmediated interaction with society. Their openness to chance
January 25, 2007

Literary association is ‘voice of difference’

Cultural association Grafio is a leading player on the scene of creative writing in Italy and one of Prato’s most stimulating cultural voices. The self-supporting, non-profit association promotes, free of charge, public lectures, book presentations, performances and exhibitions. The Writers’ Workshop meets on Tuesdays from
January 11, 2007
The Tuscan TimesTRAVEL

Snake charmer,

This assertion, once guaranteed to create a riot of protest, has been put forth in more political terms by the Regione Toscana. Indeed, during the Quale Museo? conference held in February of last year, officials of the Region’s governing body announced that the focal point of its contemporary