Federica Galli was a prominent figure in the art of engraving in Italy. She passed away on the 6th February 2009 and entrusted her artistic legacy to a Foundation bearing her name. This Foundation was set up on the 17th July 2010 in Milan and it pursues the objective of safeguarding the name and work of this artist who has left her mark on the Italian art history of the last fifty years. The Board is chaired by Lorenza Salamon (old and contemporay master prints expert), who operates alongside Flavio Arensi (critic and art director), Ivana Iotta (past curator of the Civic Museum of Cremona), Franco Grechi and Alberto Galli.
Since the 20th century, the screen has imposed an “analogous to paper” way of thinking, which is flat and restricted to the limits of a rectangle. The way we conceived information, media and especially web interfaces, has also remained flat, restricted and sometimes frozen. (more…)
Georg von Welling (1652–1727) was a Bavarian alchemical and theosophical writer, known for his 1719 work – Opus mago-cabalisticum et theologicum : vom Uhrsprung und Erzeugung des Saltzes, dessen Natur und Eigenschafft, wie auch dessen Nutz und Gebrauch …” (1719), (more…)
Smith’s illustrated astronomy, designed for the use of the public or common schools in the United States. Illustrated with numerous original diagrams. By Asa Smith, Principal of Public School No. 12, City of New York. Fifth edition. New York: Cady & Burgess, 60 John Street. 1850.