Tag Archives: Bernini

The Silence of Angels

Years ago, while crossing the bridge of Castel Sant’Angelo, my skin felt the angels speak. A mystical experience? No, it was the magic of French conceptual artist, Alain Fleischer, who, via technology, had given life to angels made of stone. … Continue reading

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The Significance of Neighbourhood

A home is also about place. The physical location of your home is an extension of your identity. Characteristics such as oriental or occidental, polar or tropical, urban or rural, swanky or slum will all affect the way the home … Continue reading

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November 24

Alchemical Door. On the Esquiline hill near Piazza Vittoria are the remains of the villa built by the marquis Palombara. Of interest is the Alchemical Door, a magic portal. One night the the alchemist Giustiniano Bono, disguised as a pilgrim, … Continue reading

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