I came across a few things Italian this past week so felt inspired to create from it. First was this painting that I really loved working on which was inspired from Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli. They purchased this 18th century Palazzo that will hold their extensive and amazing art collection for the Prada Foundation, you can read about it more over at Vanity Fair.. So amazing and thought I would give my touch and style to it and add to my City series of paintings. Which you can grab here
Also I came across this photo below from browsing Bryan Boy's blog and instantly thought of my Mom, as she love's (who doesn't) Italy and her nickname is Gilly. And I related to Bryan on his post on taking time for himself especially with all that he has going on, but my Mom and I are so alike in that sense of how we also need to have our alone times. I savor it! And now that I know that restaurant exsits, it is a perfect excuse to take a Mother/Daughter trip to Venice... Si!!
Here is some more Italian treats to continue the mood and hope your having a wonderful weekend! xo
Umberto Tozzi - Ti Amo
La Dolce Vita