Modigliani and the Montparnasse Adventure
On 22 January 1920 Amedeo Modigliani was taken, unconscious, to the Hôpital de la Charité in Paris and died there two days later at the age of only 36, struck down by the then incurable disease of tubercular meningitis that he had miraculously managed to survive twenty years earlier.
20th Olympic Winter Games: Torino 2006
2006 February 10, the date of the Opening Ceremony of the XX Olympic Winter Games. In Torino the spectacle will be followed by an audience of 35,000 people in the city’s new Olympic Stadium and by about 2 billion television viewers connected live in the worldwide telecast - Mondovisione.