Category Archives: Public Art

Lucca the last city in my Tuscan tour.

Lucca has the energy and remarkable architecture of a much smaller scale Florence. Also home to Puccini and some unique crispy fried wafers called “brigidini.” The story is that these were created by the nuns of St. Bridgit by mistake … Continue reading

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Finding Sculpture beneath the Tuscan Hills

Only a half hour bus ride from Prato and you find yourself in this serene oasis of sculpture. The peaceful setting wrapped in the green, Carmigano Hills of Seano, provides a wonderful stage for these bronze masterpieces. The Quinto Martini … Continue reading

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Sweet relief for our tired feet, Viareggio!

Just a short, approximately hour and a half, train ride from Prato and we are at the beach. Viareggio is one of the largest beach towns in Tuscany. It’s like no beach I have ever been. The breezes from the … Continue reading

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An American Artist in Prato

It has already been over a week since I arrived in Prato. I’m still trying to find my way around.  Walking is easy except using  the crosswalks at these round-abouts, here in Santa Lucia gets me all turned around. Then … Continue reading

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Art everywhere

It’s September. Fall is in the crisp, cool, air here. Soon I will be surrounded by the reds, yellows and oranges of the season. The beauty of autumn colors against a clear blue sky can be enough to inspire new … Continue reading

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