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THE BOTTICELLI SPRING – Museum of the Uffizi Gallery, Florence

She was born between 1477 and 1482. This wonderful work of art was painted for a man named Pierfrancesco, cousin of Lorenzo dei Medici. Pictorially, this Spring http://www.florence-museum.com/ is very refined work, partly because full of hundreds of types of flowers. Whoever watch it, remains entranced with this art created by Sandro Botticelli. Perhaps it is the use of color, ...

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VIRTUAL MUSEUM AND VIRTUAL EXHIBITION – Sharing History at the Kunsthistorisches Museum

Kunsthistorisches Museum (Neue Burg -Heldenplatz, 1010 Wien) – one of the world’s foremost fine arts museums, https://www.khm.at/en/ enriches your Vienna itinerary. To design this special exhibitions, the curators had access to a database of 2,490 objects (specially brought together for this project). Entering into to the virtual museum, you can also use this database, to conduct further research. Through the ...

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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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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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PAINTING HOLIDAY IN THE LAND OF THE GREAT SICILIAN PAINTERS

Sicily, fertile volcanic land, is the island of contrasts, where you can find ancient ruins and baroque style architecture. Painting holiday in Sicily? Splashed with the yellow and violet, the Fattoria Mosé http://www.art-holidays.com/Destinations/Sicily.aspx is an ancestral country estate, where – for your creative attention – you will find landscapes and animals. Your accommodation? http://www.fattoriamose.com/ Consists of rooms within pleasing fully-furnished ...

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MIRRORS – Louvre Museum, until September 18, 2017

Mirrors and reflections are the criteria chosen for an special selection of artworks. For the painter engaged in a self-portrait (paintings imitating reality), mirror is also the indispensable accessory. A group of works (from the 16th century through to the present day) invite you to hone your eyes on what you are seeing. As you know, the mirror is a ...

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CAGNACCI’S REPENTANT MAGDALENE – Italian Baroque masterpiece in the London National Gallery Museum

Until 21 May 2017, you can admire the Cagnacci’s Repentant Magdalene in the London’s National Gallery. Guido Cagnacci was Italian painter of the Baroque period. For his sensual paintings, he was celebrated in his own lifetime. His erotic depictions (coupled with the records of Cagnacci’s personal life) have earned a reputation of unparalleled seduction. Even though his pictorial style was ...

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REMEMBER TO OBEY – Leonardo da Vinci and the Virgin of the Rocks

In April 1483, the prior of a Milanese Confraternity signed a contract for an altarpiece. It was the first commission obtained by a young artist, who came from Florence to the city. The agreement which Leonardo da Vinci had agreed to undertake, provided a triptych: in the central altarpiece, Our Lady and the encounter between Jesus and the small Giovanni, ...

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THE OTHER SIDE OF PAINTING – Vermeer and the masters of genre painting

The painting depicting a milkmaid is next to the one, which captured a cook. Woman observing her hands, while sewing. Two astronomers touch the globe with different hands, but also women, who writes letters. Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry. The National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin is organising an exhibition in collaboration with the Musée ...

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PERCEIVING THE WORLD IN NEW WAYS – London’s Art Shows 2017

Creativity? It is the act of turning new ideas into reality. Also your creativity is characterised by the ability to perceive the world in new ways.You too can make connections between unrelated phenomena, generating solutions http://creativity-online.com/ The Creativity Geneplore Model have a generative phase (where an individual constructs mental representations), and an exploratory phase (where those structures are used to ...

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