Category Archives: Rome/Italy

November 20

Casina delle Civette ceiling with stained glass and stucchi

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November 19

Women and Windows Woman at the Window, Street Art, San Lorenzo, Rome Why are there so many paintings by male artists depicting women at a window? The window defines an ambiguous space….that existing in between here and there. Some voyeurs … Continue reading

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November 18

“La falsa civiltà” di Duilio Cambellotti Sanpietrini via Tagliamento Pope Sixtus V almost fell out of his carriage because the road was so bad.  He decided that the streets of Rome needed to be paved. Thus the production of stone … Continue reading

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The Tears of Things

The boldness of the sun forced me out of bed. Spring was finally here and the air was so tart it pinched me into action. Today was the day of pulizie di primavera  (spring cleaning) and I decided to start … Continue reading

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14 November

On via San Vito in Rome, sandwiched in between two buildings, is the Arch of Gallienus. Originally intended as a gateway to the city of Rome,  it was later recycled as a monument to Emperor Gallienus. Gallienus was Emperor from … Continue reading

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