“Laos. Laughing and Surviving”. A photographic exhibition by the artist ValentinaVida

On Wednesday 27th February the Museo d’Arte e Scienza of Milan will inaugurate a cycle of events dedicated entirely to the Orient entitled Oriental Life and Culture in Milan. An initiative eagerly supported by the Museum’s Director Peter Matthaes, which, with a variety of events ranging from a photographic exhibition[…]

The Museo d’Arte e Scienza meets up with the Association of Friends of the Poldi Pezzoli Museum

Martedì 19 febbraio –  Ore 17.00 The Museo d’Arte e Scienza is pleased to play host to the Association of Friends of the Poldi Pezzoli Museum. Cultural assistance Peter Matthaes director of the Museum, and Marilia Albanese, expert in Eastern cultures and philosophies. Visit to a small hidden pearl: the[…]

“Clouds and Dizziness in the Work of Magritte” by Prof. Colecchia

In the third conference of 13th February 2013, entitled “Clouds and Dizziness in the Work of Magritte”, a splendid work of this painter is analyzed which, because of its evidently enigmatic nature, up to now has never been decrypted. The work is called “The Heartstring”, in fact, but in the[…]

“The Mona Lisa’s Mysterious Smile” by Prof. Colecchia

In the second conference of 6th February 2013, entitled “The Mona Lisa’s Mysterious Smile”, an ethological model of the smile is developed to explain the genesis and function of this signal, which in the painting changes inexplicably under the gaze of the onlooker. The phenomenon is described using the cyclic[…]