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Michelangelo's David can't be used for commercial purposes - a court decision in Italy

Eleonora Rosati published an interesting article about a lawsuit in Italy concerning the use of the image of Michelangelo’s David for commercial purposes. The Florence Court of First Instance prohibited such use by a travel agency based on the Italian Cultural Heritage Code which provides that the authority which administers a cultural good has the right to allow its reproduction, subject to an application and the payment of a royalty set by the authority itself, with the sole exception of reproductions of work for non-profit purposes. 38 more words

Cibo e Arte...Italian Staples

During yesterday’s roam, Avery and I roughly zeroed in to the meeting point of today’s cooking class.  We were to meet our instructor in front of Teatro el Sale at 9:00 am.   2,198 more words

The Prisoners and The Freed Man 

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” – Michelangelo

The Prisoners and The Freed Man
I slowly walked down the hall gazing at the imprisoned statues. 1,401 more words

Jesus Stuff

EvE 10: Michelangelo's David v Being Sweaty

Join us as we both celebrate and bemoan the start of summer! On this uncomfortably sunny day we talk about happy things like Alanna getting married, Euan’s transcendent experience with a naked guy called David, and Alex… well, Alex mostly just complains about his own disgusting body. 111 more words


Our Bell Boy

Our Bell Boy, Raymundo, was not a boy at all but a full-grown man. He was a small, that is to say, short man, of slight build and weathered oak complexion. 2,210 more words


Two Little Trips to Florence

What: Two trips to Florence
When: September 2013 and November 2016
Distance from home: 751 miles
Length of adventure: A night each time

Details:  We have been to Florence twice – the first time was part of a larger European adventure in France and Italy the second time was at the end of our short trip to Tuscany last year. 209 more words



Click here to hear this 100-second poem read aloud:https://anelephantcant.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/20170217_153407.mp3


this poet can’t possibly define beauty
I am not sure if anyone can
what makes the heart sing… 195 more words