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INSIDE THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE OF ART – The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid, Spain / Looking for Max Ernst

The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation, http://www.museothyssen.org/en/thyssen/home since opened its doors in 1992, expanding the collections and facilities. It is known as part of the Golden Triangle of Art in Madrid (which includes the Prado and the Reina Sofia national galleries). The Museum, offers visitors an overview of art from the 13th century to the late 20th century, but also features works ...

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ORLANDO FURIOSO 500 YEARS – Palazzo dei Diamanti / Ferrara, Italy: until January 8, 2017

From 1995 on, UNESCO has included the historical centre of Ferrara in the list of World Cultural Heritage as a wonderful example of a town planned in the Renaissance. Ferrara http://www.ferraraterraeacqua.it/en/ferrara/cercatorien/accordion-right/tourist-information-offices still has the atmosphere of the past, which blends in harmoniously with the lively atmosphere of the present. Ferrara’s most famous image, is certainly that of its grand Renaissance. ...

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WHEN THE WAVES ARE LIKE CLAWS – Hokusai, Hiroshige and Utamaro at Palazzo Reale in Milan

Milan is known as the city of fashion. In its main streets, it is easy to see, the most frequent visitors of the city (the Japanese), out of stores with packets of all kinds. They too will see the Christmas tree in Piazza Duomo, the symbol of the festivities in the city, loved by locals and tourists, in the scenario ...

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CARDINALS, ALCHEMISTS AND COURTESANS – Walking in Renaissance Rome

You can choose a half-day tour or a full day. Renaissance Rome http://www.myvespatours.com/en/home/ is the tour dedicated to the Roman Renaissance, with its squares and the majestic palaces took the most important Roman noble families of the ‘500. You can choose a tour in Ape Calessino, or a tour on a Vespa (with or without driver). Crossing Via Giulia (rich ...

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CARAVAGGIO AND THE MASTER OF HARTFORD – The origin of Still Life in Italy

From here he was administered a farm, but there was also an aviary, a reserve of ice and wine cave. The villa was built to be a place of culture, music and also for the contemplation of nature. Imported from Holland and Indies, rare plants completed the “Theatre of the Universe”, inside that place created by the desire of a ...

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CLOSE TO HOME – Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial, until December 11, 2016

Established in 1871, the Art Gallery of NSW https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/ present fine international and Australian art in one of the most beautiful art museums in the world. Their aim to be a place of experience and inspiration, through their collection, exhibitions, programs and research. Admission to the Gallery is free, as are our permanent galleries and most exhibitions and events. Also ...

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BOUNDLESS CREATIVITY – The Dalì Museum / One Dali Blvd, St. Petersburg, Florida

His fiercely technical yet highly unusual paintings and visionary explorations in film and life-size interactive art, ushered in a new generation of imaginative expression. Yes, Salvador Dali is one of the most celebrated artists of all time. From his personal life (to his professional endeavors), he always took great risks and proved how rich the world can be, when you ...

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BETWEEN FIGUERES, PORTILLIGAT AND PUBOL / SPAIN – Under the sun of Salvador Dalì

The Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation http://www.salvador-dali.org/en_index/ was created on 23 December 1983 at Púbol Castle. Dalí presided over and directed the foundation in person from the outset. It is a private cultural organization which has the mission to promote, and defend the artistic, cultural and intellectual artwork of the painter. You can find here his thoughts, projects, ideas and works. Here ...

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WITH THE SHOES OF A PAINTER

In London, there is the Museum of Empathy http://www.empathymuseum.com/ the brainchild of British philosopher Krznaric, with the aim of creating a space of experience and sharing. Almost like putting in the shoes of others. Obviously, entering a museum full of famous paintings, you can also use the shoes (understood as artistic sensibility), of an famous painter. The creative life styles, ...

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HARVARD ART MUSEUMS, CAMBRIDGE / MASSACHUSETTS – Wolfgang Tillmans

Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education. This University (which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts), has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. Harvard University http://www.harvard.edu/on-campus/visit-harvard is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. Harvard greets people from all over the ...

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