Medici Chapel . One of two structures of Medici Chapel is Sagrestia Nuova (New Sacristy), located within Florence’s Basilica di San lorenzo church. The idea of the Sargestia Nuova was from Cardinal Giulio de Medici and his cousin Pope Leo X. To work on the Sargestia Nuova and design the mausoleum fo Medici family, they hired Michelandgelo. Continue reading Medici Chapel
One of the amazing place in Rome what Iam recomended to watch, its Ponte Sant’Angelo.
That bridge was builded by Roman Emperior Hadrian in 134 AD, to span the Tiber, from city center to towering Castel Sant’Angelo.
In 1530 on the bridge began to install Statues of the apostles Peter and Paul. St. Paul hold sword in right hand, and the book in left hand. St. Peter holding book in left hand. Authors Lorenzetto and Paolo Romano. Continue reading Ponte Sant’Angelo
While preparing for my first visit to Florence, I had read and heard that I could spend a week or two frantically rushing from one museum to another and still not get the chance to see all the art there is in this magical city. Instead of this filling me with excitement, the idea made me nervous. I mean, I could only spare a week – and not even a full one but something like 5.5 days and here someone was claiming that even 2 weeks are not enough. Additionally, I also hated the idea of having to frenziedly rush from place to place trying to see all there is. Continue reading My Trip to Florence in May 2018
The Art of Amedeo Modigliani . The Livorno-born artist, Amedeo Modigliani, moved to Paris at age twenty-two where he lived out his life’s final 14 years. In his artistic work, he used a selection of models for his artistic work and just like a lot of artists of his time the relationship between model and artist, started to be a lot more than a simple professional relationship.
Lucio Fontana is a revered theorist, painter, and sculptor from the 1960s who is best remembered for founding spatialism, an art movement that made its mark in the art industry.
Lucia Fontana came into this world on February 19, 1899, born in Rosario Santa Fé, Argentina. His mother was Argentinian and his father an Italian sculptor. He spent his early life in Milan, Italy before returning to Argentina, to work in his father’s workshop as a sculptor. He later opened his own and took part in his maiden exhibition of Nexus in 1926, a group composed of youthful Argentinian artists plowing their trade in Rosario. Continue reading Lucio Fontana, Spatialism
Malevich was born of Polish parents in Ukraine. Constantly hunting for work in the Russian Empire, his father worked in a railway construction and sugar factory. In his early teens, Kazimir was also employed where his father worked. When about 12 years, he began drawing and in dire pursuit of an artistic career, his academic efforts kicked off in 1895 at Kiev School of Art.
Sanyu Leopard Rose . Sanyu was a Chinese-French artist who was born in 1901 in Nanchong, China. He was home-schooled and was taught painting by his father. His family recognized his painting talent and allowed him to move to Paris to pursue his studies. He moved to Berlin briefly after which he returned to France and enrolled to Academie de la Grande Chaumiere. Here he drew his first nudes.
His work combined the grace and simplicity common in Chinese paintings and a blend of minimalism with modern spatial integrity, characterized by the works of French artist Henri Matisse.Continue reading Sanyu’s Leopard Rose
Eugène Delacroix was one of the most important French painter who is regarded as the main representative of Romanticism , whose force is the extent of his career. At forty, his reputation is sufficiently established to receive large orders from the state. He painted on canvas and decorated the walls and ceilings of public monuments. He also left engravings and lithographs, several articles written for magazines and a Journal published shortly after his death and several times reprinted. Noticed atSalon in 1824, he produced in the following years works inspired by historical or literary anecdotes as well as contemporary events ( Liberty guiding the people ) or a trip to the Maghreb ( Women of Algiers in their apartment ). Continue reading Eugène Delacroix