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AUSTRIAN LANDSCAPES

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ANTON ROMAKO (1832/1889), AUSTRIAN PAINTER

ANTON ROMAKO 1/3 – He is Austrian painter, considered one of the most significant exponents of nineteenth-century Austrian culture, for his portraiture sensitivity, for battle scenes and interior views. He was born in Atzgersdorf and studied at Vienna’s Fine Arts Academy and in Munich. At the beginning of 1850 he studied privately in Vienna under Carl Rahl, adopting his pictorial ...

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THE LONG NIGHT OF A POET – Georg Trokl

He is considered one of the most important Austrian Expressionists. He had started writing articles for a newspaper, drama and poetry, but with little success. He was born in Salzburg in 1887, and for all his childhood he showed signs of emotional instability, probable because of the depressive crisis of the mother. He spent childhood playing with his sister Grete, ...

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ALBIN EGGER-LIENZ (1868/1926), AUSTRIAN PAINTER – Colors of the fields and war

EGGER-LIENZ 1/3 – He was born in Dölsach, a municipality in the district of Lienz in 1868. After elementary school, he studied painting first with his father (a church painter). As a child he was susceptible to religious sentiment and rural life, elements, which became the main theme of his artistic work. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sQq6W8p32Q ALBIN EGGER-LIENZ 2/3 – He had attended ...

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AUTHOR’S TRAVELS – On the traces of an Italian Renaissance Master

For over five hundred years, art historians seek to geographically position the landscapes inspired by the Renaissance painter Piero della Francesca. They have been found in real spaces hidden in, for example, the territory of Montefeltro. Between your Author’s Travel in Central Italy, those hills and those painted rivers will be under your eyes, offering you an unforgettable dive in ...

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LIBERCANTUS ENSEMBLE – Ancient Renaissance music and contemporary polyphony

They combine musical experiences into a vibrant sound message, where music is the emerging point of their being together, in the background of the friendship that binds them. https://soundcloud.com/libercantus The passion for ancient music and contemporary polyphony is the theme that unites the members of this vocal group, now well-known for the refinement and expressiveness of their musical performances and ...

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ARTEMISIA – Novel by Anna Banti

She was born in Florence at the gates of the summer of 1895. She who reads her texts senses the search for taste, because in narrative intrigue she skillfully replaces a plot of motifs similar to musical sequences. Her great literary theme was that of woman’s solitude, seeking for a dignity in the world of men. That unique daughter of ...

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ITALIAN RENAISSANCE LANDSCAPES – The horizons of Piero della Francesca

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THE STANZE – Angelo Poliziano

He is considered to be the leading humanist of the fifteenth century, destined for even greater literary glory if the scythe of death had not cut him by the age of forty years. Born in Montepulciano in 1454 and raised at the Medici Court in Florence, he was one of the leading poets of Italian humanity. Angelo Ambrogini (Poliziano), a ...

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PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA (1416/1492), ITALIAN PAINTER – A spacious, monumental and impassionately rational painting

PURCHASING THE PAINTING PERSPECTIVE, LOOKING FOR THE MATHEMATICAL BASIS OF BEAUTY PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA 1/3 – One of his most famous and mysterious works (The flagellation of Christ) dates back to 1460. Born in Borgo Sansepolcro, he would become one of the artists of the Italian Renaissance. His works affect the use of perspective, as a result of precise geometric ...

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