Texture. In Italy it comes from a litany of sources (palimpsest, general weathering or wear of the city). Regardless of it’s origin, texture lends itself to the beauty of the city, though subjectively stated. Whether intentional or accidental, texture can inspire, hopefully channelling itself into the subconscious of artists and citizens alike.
Photos are from the American Academy of Art Show and Le Corbusier’s show at the Maxxi.