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MUSEUM OF CARTOON ART AND CARICATURE / WARSAW – Your open resource to the history of caricature

The museum’s archives are a resource for art historians and press publishing companies and it is an open resource to anybody, who is interested in the history of caricature. Its collections include over 20 thousands of works of Polish and foreign artists (the works included both contemporary and archive materials). The Eryk Lipiński Museum of Caricature (named after its founder) ...

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JOURNEY UNTIL SANOK / POLAND – Museums, Trial of Icons and the beauty of the nature

In 1900 this little town had 6123 inhabitants (30% Jewish). After World War I, Sanok was incorporated into the Polish Republic. http://www.staypoland.com/about_sanok.htm After Word War II, the town’s large population of Jews were almost all murdered during the holocaust. Tomasz Sylwester Beksiński (a popular Polish radio presenter) was born here, such as his father Zdzisław Beksiński (the painter specializing in ...

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THE CITY WHERE NOT COMPLY PERSPECTIVE RULES – Hlebine / Croatia: colors and shapes of innocence

Hlebine is in municipality of Koprivnica-Križevci County (Croatia) and its population earns for living from agricultural production. However, this town is also the center of Croatian naive art, the form of visual art, which is created by a person, who lacks the formal education and training. The characteristics of this art is not respect the rules of the perspective. The ...

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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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