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A BOY, WHO COMES FROM AFAR – The Young of the Magdalensberg at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna

Noricum was the Latin name for a Celtic kingdom, which in the first century AD became a province of the Roman Empire. Its borders were the Danube on the north, Raetia and Vindelicia on the west, Pannonia on the east and southeast and Italia (Venetia and Histria) on the south. This kingdom had its capital at the royal residence at ...

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TRANSLATING BODILY SENSATION INTO A VISUAL LANGUAGE – The strange bodies of Maria Lassnig

MARIA LASSNIG 1/3 – She was an Austrian artist, known for her theory of body awareness. The starting-point while painting: the only true reality are her feelings, played out within the confines of her body. She, one of the most significant and innovative painters on the contemporary art scene was born in Carinthia in 1919. http://meetingbenches.com/2017/03/carinthias-inner-landscapes/ Her mother gave birth ...

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MARIA LASSNIG (1919/2014), AUSTRIAN PAINTER – The body awareness

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CARINTHIA’S INNER LANDSCAPES

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HE BEGINS LOOKING AT THE EMPTY CANVAS – Nicolai Fechin, the man who painted with whatever he could, including his hands

NICOLAI FECHIN 1/3 – He is a Russian-American painter known for his portraits and works featuring Native Americans. He was born in Kazan (Russia). After graduating at the Imperial Academy of Arts and traveling Europe, he returned to Kazan, where he taught and painted. He was infected with tuberculosis and with his family settled in Taos, New Mexico, for a ...

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NICOLAI FECHIN (1881/1955), RUSSIAN PAINTER – His only job was to fill spaces with harmony and balance

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A WANDERING KNIGHT IN MILAN – The extraordinary journey by Vassily Kandinsky

Along the fascinating artistic journey, you will find a special room, where you can listen to music schoenberghiana. Forty-nine canvases? A real journey towards abstraction. This art exhibition will remain opened until 9 July. “Kandinsky, the errant-knight” awaits you in the exhibition rooms of the Mudec (the Museum of Cultures of Milan). http://www.mudec.it/eng/ For his creative career was important the ...

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SHE WAS WRITING IN A NERVOUS HUSH – Elena Shvarts, the woman that explored the themes of marginality and authenticity

She published sixteen books of poetry and prose (plus a four-volume collected works during her lifetime). Elena Shvarts was a major figure in the underground Leningrad and became widely known and translated after the fall of the Soviet Union. Born in Leningrad, she attended the University of Tartu, where her first poems were published in 1973. She explored the themes ...

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IN THE LANDS OF RUSSIAN INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

The river of time is but a reflection of the past, present and future. The Indigenous People of the North Siberia and Far East of the Russian Federation believe in that Air, Land and Water are blessed. https://intercontinentalcry.org/indigenous-peoples/komi/ They believe Nature is the source of life and that the man is a drop in the whirlpool of life. The way ...

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KOMI’S MOTHERLAND – Where river of time is a reflection of the past, present and future same moment

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