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JOURNEY OF SUFFERING AND ESTHETIC REDEMPTION – Amelia Rosselli, poems of painful and violent reality

She is one of the great poets of the 20th century, and her yet voice is comparable to the poets such as Akhmatova and Plath. Amelia Rosselli grew up as a refugee between France, England, and United States, where she was educated. She returned to Italy in 1949, settling eventually in Rome. She was born in Paris in 1930, as ...

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STEFANIA FERSINI (1982), ITALIAN PAINTER – Crumpled fashion models of Stefania

I AM FED UP OF GOING FAST, TIRED OF THE EXCESSES AND SUPERFICIALITY, I NEED TO PAINT TO SLOW DOWN STEFANIA FERSINI 1/3 – Her inspiration? The world of fashion. She was born in Aosta, but she lives and works in Turin, creating paintings, which look like photos https://www.stefaniafersini.com/ She loves working with painting, which reflects the excess of visual ...

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SALVATOR ROSA (1615/1673), ITALIAN NATURALISTIC PAINTER – Rebel of Neapolitan painting

WHEN TEARS ARE THE LAST LEFTOVERS OF HOPE SALVATOR ROSA 1/3 – At age 17, he was initiated as an artist. This child, who was born in the village of Arenella (in Naples) in 1615, had known the basics of pictorial art from his grandfather’s shop, painting on small real life scenes canvases. In the shop of a Spanish painter ...

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GINO SEVERINI (1883/1966), ITALIAN FUTURIST PAINTER – Colors of movements, lights and events

PERFECT FUTURISTIC STYLE AND SPECIAL PSYCHIC CUBISM GINO SEVERINI 1/3 – He was born in Cortona in 1883, compled his primary studies in his hometown. In 1899 he went to Rome, where he attended art courses of Villa Medici. In his hands, formed amazing masterpieces of art. After his Roman debut, because he wished to study Impressionist painting, he had ...

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MASACCIO (1401/1428), ITALIAN PAINTER – At the age of 18, he was considered a master

CREATOR OF RENAISSANCE STYLISTICS MASACCIO 1/3 – He is considered the initiator of the Renaissance. Tommaso Giovanni of Mone Cassai (artistically known as Masaccio) was born in San Giovanni Valdarno in 1401. His paternal home (still existing), is located in the main street of his hometown. He remained father orphan, he had completed his first studies at his grandfather’s shop. ...

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POMPEO GIROLAMO BATONI (1708/1787), ITALIAN PAINTER – Portraits and elaborate mythological allegories

PAINTER WHO INVENTED THE TYPE OF GRAND TOURIST PORTRAIT POMPEO GIROLAMO BATONI 1/3 – He was born in Lucca (Italy), studied design at the paternal shop and painted under the direction of two famous painters of his town. In 1728 he was in Rome, where he studied Raffaello and designed Roman statues. His first painting (Madonna with Child and Saints) ...

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DISCOVERING ITALIAN CREATIVITY – 2145 km of amazement, under Italian sky

The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these artists and that other people enjoy their works.

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AUSTRALIAN AUTHOR’S TRAVEL – Living at antipodes beautiful experiences of visual, musical and literary art

You can explore Australian seaside, unique nature and wildlife, food and wine, but we have a different proposal for you: 1155 mile (approximately 1860 km) 21 hours long art trip http://www.australia.com/en to get known men and women, who have created (and continue to create) the Art of Antipodes. You may also fall in love with the blue shades of the ...

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SOMEBODY THAT I USED TO KNOW – The story of a musical song by Gotye, the songwriter who loves Depeche Mode and Kate Bush

His distinctive voice is similar to the one of Sting. As a solo singer, he has released several albums, winning five ARIA Music Awards and received a nomination for Best Artist for Asia and the Pacific at the MTV Europe Music Awards. His name is Wouter Wally De Backer, but everyone knows him with his artistic name: Gotye. This native ...

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TRUE STORY OF THE KELLY GANG – Novel, by Peter Carey

This Australian writer has been twice the winner of the Booker Prize. Peter Carey was born in 1943 in Bacchus Marsh (Victoria State), and at the age of nineteen he started working in the advertising industry of Melbourne and Sydney. Devoting himself to writing in 1974, “The Fat Man in History” – collection of tales – was published. In 1981 ...

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