Latest Italian art Stories

2013-06-13 23:03:44

Italy´s Rich Cultural Heritage is Showcased by U.S. Premiere Exhibitions, Including “The New Italian Design” By The Triennale Design Museum Of Milan San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 How can companies compete globally by harnessing Italy´s rich cultural history of artisanal craftsmanship with Silicon Valley´s latest technologies, to produce beautiful products that are manufactured faster, and at a lower cost? Bringing the issue of “the new economy of...

2013-04-11 12:47:38

In the latest achievement in efforts to see what may lie underneath the surface of great works of art, scientists today described the first use of an imaging technology like that used in airport whole-body security scanners to detect the face of an ancient Roman man hidden below the surface of a wall painting in the Louvre Museum in Paris. They described unveiling the image, which scientists and art historians say may be thousands of years old, during the 245th National Meeting &...

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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
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According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'