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The Other Side Of The Mountain – Part 2 Posted by on Jul 11, 2018

We’ve come to the Fondazione Magnani Rocca in Emilia Romagna to see an exhibition of work by Italian traveller and artist Alberto Pasini (Busseto 1826 – Cavoretto 1899). Pasini is best know for his magnificent depictions of the orient. With superb draughtsmanship and expert use of tone and colour, he captured the dazzling light, dry…

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The Other Side Of The Mountain – Part 1 Posted by on Jul 5, 2018

Today, we’re on our way to the wonderful Fondazione Magnani Rocca about 10 km south of Parma. We emerge from the long gallery that cuts through the towering rock between Toscana and Emilia Romagna, and everything changes. It’s hard to believe that two neighbouring regions can differ so much in terms of climate, landscape, architecture…

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