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New Mural by Giulio Vesprini x Visione Periferica Festival 2014

Here some new work by Italian artist Giulio Vesprini painted as part of  the Visione Periferica Festival 2014 in Mosciano S.Angelo, Italy.
Giulio Vesprini, who defines himself as an independent artist being part of a wave of progressive artists in the graffiti and street art scene for the past few years, is a designer and architect that successfully merges graphics and architecture onto mural painting. 109 more words


An editorial perspective on Roman art

By: Meredith Francis ~Campus News Editor~

We’ve all seen pictures of Michelangelo’s stunning white marble David in our textbooks, online or in travel books, but a group of approximately 40 Xavier students had the opportunity to experience the sculpture firsthand this past June and July on a fiveweek study abroad program in Rome, Italy. 468 more words

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A determined bird

If you look closely in the photo of the waterfall in the river at Ponte a Serraglio you will see a seagull. I watched this bird over several days and he always appeared in the same spot on a ledge in the middle of the overflow. 67 more words


Play Ball! : Day 2 in Italy

Well, I must have been super jet lagged because Katelyn (my roommate) and I didn’t get up until noon!  So much for the idea of going out and exploring Forli!   459 more words


A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum.

So, this mornings faux pas started when I asked my lip- locked fellow flyers if I could get past them to sit at the window seat ( note to self, if claustrophobic on one hours sleep- book the aisle.) Schoolboy error. 794 more words

take a deep breath and speak Italian.

Well, we’ve made it to our first stop: beautiful, extraordinary Italy. Step one? relax. Let’s hit pause on the millions of places our minds are wandering to take a luxuriously deep breath. 785 more words