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FLYING UP, NEXT TO THE FRESCO

If during this period you plan to take a trip to Siena, http://www.visitacity.com/en/siena?gclid=Cj0KEQiAk5zEBRD9lfno2dek0tsBEiQAWVKyuC716_CNcb2gopiAds2sphlDfSnYEzT5OApNqYHxsOMaAswB8P8HAQ not forget this art opportunities: 10-12 and 24 to 26 February, It will take place “Inside the restoration”, with guided visits to the construction sites of St. Francis Basilica. Do you suffer from vertigo? Do not forget, if you want to give you this gorgeous Siena occasion, ...

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WE WAIT FOR YOU IN THE ROOM 61 – Florence, Uffizi Gallery: Supper at Emmaus, by Jacopo Carrucci, aka Pontormo

Its large collection, has works from all centuries. In the heart of Florence, it hosts works of art by great Italian artists (such as Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello and Botticelli). The main part of its collections, were left by the Medici to the state of Tuscany, to attract the curiosity foreigners. The Uffizi Gallery, is one of the most famous ...

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TO THE BREWERY ANDLER KELLER – Gustave Courbet and the rue Hautefeuille friends

Gustave Courbet, who in 1848 had set up his workshop in rue Hautefeuille, had become one of the first factories of Parisian beer from Teutonic taste, in a real dependence: a forum for spreading the word realism. Located in the same street as his studio, the place was warm and Mrs. Andler – owner of the brewery – was particularly ...

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BELVEDERE MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS – Tina Blau, until April 9, 2017

Born in Vienna in 1845, Tina Blau became one of the most successful landscapists in her years. She started taking private tuition at the age of fifteen and went on her first study trip to Transylvania at sixteen. After studying in Vienna and Munich, she made a vital contribution to developing a special style of Austrian landscape painting known as ...

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WHERE YOUR INSTINCT PUSHES YOU AGAIN

The “Barbizon School“, developed between 1830 and 1870. Here the foundations were laid for Impressionist pictorial revolution in France. The artists of the Barbizon School often painted together, creating their works in the open countryside, sometimes for several days. Looking at the colors and shapes of natural subjects produced landscapes of great lyricism, with humble people working in the fields. ...

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PLACES OF THE PICTORIAL REALISM / BARBIZON, FRANCE

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UNDER THE MICROSCOPE / GUSTAVE COURBET – Until February 5, 2017 / Oslo, The National Gallery

After deaths, many popular French painters (such as Gustave Courbet), they fell victim to widespread forgery. http://www.visitoslo.com/en/product/?TLp=183423 For art museums, it is a challenge to distinguish forgeries from authentic pictures. Thanks to new research, it has been possible in recent years to throw light on many false attributions, and to expose a number of counterfeits. He insisted that pictures should ...

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BEAUTIFUL COLLECTION OF VALENCIAN TILES OF BLUE – Welcome to House of Joaquín Sorolla

The Sorolla Museum, http://www.mecd.gob.es/msorolla/en/inicio.html aims to promote enjoyment of Joaquín Sorolla’s legacy, in the conviction, that this legacy can provide a positive and enriching emotional and aesthetic experience, as an instrument of knowledge where to develop their own creative abilities. The Sorolla Museum occupies artist’s family house from 1911 (the house has been preserved almost intact with the decoration, it ...

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TIME IS RUNNING AWAY – Hugo Grotius: the man who escaped in chest of books

Hugo Grotius https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmdXusPBF3w was a Dutch jurist that laid the foundations for international law, based on natural law. He wrote most of his works in exile, in France. He was teenage intellectual prodigy, he was imprisoned for his involvement in the intra-Calvinist disputes of the Dutch Republic (but escaped hidden in chest of books). A prodigious learner, he entered the ...

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IS THAT BIEDERMEIER? – Vienna / Belvedere Museum, until February 12, 2017

The Biedermeier period refers to an era between 1815 and 1848, during which arts appealed to common sensibilities. It began at the end of the Napoleonic Wars, and ended with the onset in 1848. Enter the exhibition “Is that Biedermeier?” that starts with works from the 1830s, reflecting the standard of painting in Austria: http://www.belvedere.at/jart/prj3/belvedere/main.jart?rel=belvedere_en&content-id=&reserve-mode=active Look at painting between 1830 ...

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