Category Archives: Art

Palanzo on Show: A Pilgrimage to Serenity

Palanzo in Mostra (Palanzo on Show) includes events and exhibitions from now to 29th
June which celebrate the town’s unique virtues. Palanzo and its neighbouring towns in Faggeto Lario are all undoubtedly very special. Continue reading

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Sarah Aller: Como’s New York Artist In Residence

Sarah Aller: Como’s New York Artist In Residence – an appreciation of her work ‘At their best, Sarah’s stories perform a function not dissimilar to the way our brains perform a subconscious ordering of experience through dreams.’ Continue reading

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The Como Group of Artists – ‘Astrattisti Comaschi’

The Como Group of Artists – ‘Astrattisti Comaschi’. How come a group of Como-based artists established themselves at the forefront of the abstract art movement in Italy and Europe in the 1930s? Continue reading

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Como’s Famous Daughters: Giuditta Pasta

Como’s Famous Daughters: Giuditta Pasta – for International Women’s Day, a reminder of Como’s Diva with an international reputation! Continue reading

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Weaving Art into Como’s Urban Fabric: Streetscape 7

Weaving Art into Como’s Urban Fabric: Streetscape 7, the perfect excuse to walk around the town for an artistic treasure hunt. Continue reading

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Strada Regia: From Pognana to Nesso (and back)

Strada Regia: From Pognana to Nesso (and back). Ancient terraces, woods, medieval villages with Romanesque churches and iconic lakeside locations – this tract of the Strada Regia has it all. Continue reading

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Como’s Artistic Tradition – A Pan-European Legacy: Maestri Comacini

Como’s Artistic Tradition – Maestri Comacini, Romanesque architecture and amazing stone carving from Insubria across Europe Continue reading

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Ester Negretti One Year On – With Menaggio in Mind

Ester Negretti One Year On – With Menaggio in Mind. An interview with Ester to appreciate how her art has developed over the last 18 months. Continue reading

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Lords and Ladies of Misrule at Schignano

Schignano Carnival is unique, anarchic and genuine with a cast of characters that make it true street theatre. Continue reading

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Como’s December Delights

As the nights grow longer and temperatures get lower, Como goes through another of its periodical metamorphoses – producing a set of seasonal December delights. What better way can there be of exploiting the increased hours of winter darkness than … Continue reading

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