Interview: Palazzo Monti Artist Residency Founder, Edoardo Monti

Insight on the program and their collaborative exhibition at Mana Contemporary, "Transatlantico"

Edoardo Monti spent the entirety of 2016 readying his family’s 13th century palazzo for guests: six artists and an accompanying on-site team to oversee Palazzo Monti‘s first-ever artists in residency program. When they arrived in March the following year, Monti greeted them alongside stunning neo-classical frescos from the late 1750s. There, the artists could connect with works produced hundreds of years ago within the palazzo …

Sculptor Yoko Kubrick’s Mythic Marble Works

Chiseled from Carrara or Calacatta marble, works that highlight attributes from Greek mythology

Yoko Kubrick retells extravagant stories from myths and lore without relying on realism. Her abstract marble sculptures impress and nearly intimidate. They’re otherworldly in a way that leaves viewers wondering just how they were made. Though based in San Francisco, Kubrick has worked in Tuscany since she became enamored with the town Pietrasanta, known for being the source of much of Michelangelo’s marble. There, she …

Introducing the Magnificent Maserati MC20 Supercar

For the first time, a vehicle conceived, designed, engineered, prototyped and tested entirely in Modena, Italy

In our first public (but socially distanced) event since the beginning of the pandemic, our Italian correspondent was on site in Modena, Italy for the launch of Maserati‘s MC20 supercar. Within a vast racetrack and in front of a screen more reminiscent of an open-air cinema, dozens of historic Maseratis were on view along with the newest member of the prestigious automaker’s family. After videos …