The Bottega of Michele Buonincontro

Tradition wins the challenge. As a child, as soon as he left school, Michele went to his father’s workshop, eager to go and play with clay dough. Modeling this magical…

Christmas edition 2022 is out!

Napulitanamente magazine Christmas edition 2022 has been released. It feature Neapolitan Christmas art and tradition. Discover Armenian and Byzantine heritage in Napoli through the history of San Gregorio Armeno (San…

Miniatures by Maria Rosaria Pirozzi. Little masterpieces of Neapolitan tradition.

Building a presepe (crib) can be a long and demanding job. Traditionally, grandfathers build them with their grandchildren, dads with their own children. But, in reality, everyone can make a…

The beating heart of Anime di terracotta. The award-winning artist behind the mask.

Michele De Chiara is an established artist and artisan, known for his extraordinary talent in creating terracotta masterpieces mainly for figurines of the nativity scene, Pulcinellas and ceramic lucky horns…

Napulitanamente presents ‘O Calannario 2023.

Subscribe to our Newsletter and get ‘O Calannario 2023  as your first FREE gift. ‘O Calannario 2023 is a downloadable and  printable calendar for the new year featuring ArteTeca artworks…

Tambor Percussion – Handmade percussions from a real percussionist.

  “My mission is to ensure that any handcrafted instrument is possible to be made and accessible to everyone. The feeling of the musician with his instrument is important. It…

Talent Spotlight

From Sunday, July 31st, 2022 will start Talent Spotlight, a spot on our website featuring talented artists from the Mediterranean area and from the South of the world. If  you…

Pulcinella the soul of Napoli. Interview with artist Michele De Chiara

At 7 he drew miniature scenes on the edges of the pages of his book then he scrolled them like a cartoon. A technique that he did not yet know…

Te piace ‘o presepe? (Do you like presepe?)

Presepe. A timeless Neapolitan tradition. The Neapolitan presepe is a millenary tradition that goes beyond the nativity scene. It tells stories, legends, anecdotes, symbolisms and gives life to what is…

The power of the Picciuli

Have you ever wondered where the Picciuli come from? We always do. For this reason we have done research that has led us once again to the Mediterranean area, on…