Art on board the “Costa Diadema”

A new statement from Costa Cruises continues to anticipate us details of your Costa Diadema.

The new flagship of  Costa Cruises , which will be christened in Genoa on November 7, fascinate your guests with an art project that will mix with its striking design.


The theme of the works of art made ​​especially for  Costa Diadema  are based on the concept of royalty: the universe and its elements, the microcosm of the precious stones, the sky and constellations, far in the distance, serve crown and act as a universal headset. But also inspired by royal symbols, such as buildings, architectural dresses, jewelry and queens of pop.

The Mediterranean Regina will welcome passengers with a fascinating atmosphere where art spaces and create a unique environment with an imaginative dimension and appeal to everyone from lovers and art collectors to those who enjoy their first artistic experience.

“It is the best boat I’ve ever designed,” admitted the star of Joseph Farcus architecture. The Costa Diadema hosts numerous pieces of incredible craftsmanship developed by worldwide recognized artists and emerging artists selected by curator and artist duo Recalti & Casagrande, who wanted to include several references to pop culture in the artistic project of Costa Diadema .

The new flagship of Costa Cruises 7671 will showcase artwork, reproductions and serigraphs by the work of 41 artists (38 of which are Italian), all involved to freely interpret the theme of kingship through painting, sculpture , photography, graphic art, architecture and design.

Including world famous artists such as Sam Havadtoy or Mario Donizetti, as well as some of the most interesting emerging Italian artists Vanni Cuoghi, Resi Giardello, Andy, Roberta Savelli and Claudio are Prestinari. Foreign artists who have participated in the project currently living in Italy and their artwork out to be an authentic expression of this country that is a source of true inspiration.

Among the artworks are 190 original paintings including suites and staircases and other works that combine different techniques, located at the entrance to the theater? The common areas such as Corona Blu restaurant, Costa Diadema Club restaurant, atrium and Lido Eliodors Diana stand out for other pieces of digital art (58 works) and 26 sculptures.

Walking the walk in the fresh air, giving back to the ship from bow to stern on deck 5, and guests can admire two large glass mosaics that adorn the left and right sides of the walkway, covering a total area of ​​134 square meters and reproduce the Mediterranean coast.


Through Diadema Costa , Costa Cruises reaffirms its link with the Italian excellence and their passion and commitment to art. The relationship between art and architecture on board ships of the Costa fleet is a testament to the tradition of the Italian Renaissance, when artists are asked to enter into harmony with the architecture and there was a dialogue between painters, sculptors and architects designed to make buildings, as in the case of Costa Diadema , a complete work of art symbol of the best of Italy.

As artistic Italian cities, which have become museums for centuries in real outdoor artistic monuments showing the Costa Diadema have a rich artistic environment to welcome on board. Passengers can admire the works of art around them, feeling the true Italian character.

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