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THE BEATEN PATH – Bob Dylan, a 360 degrees creative man. Until 11 December, Halcyon Gallery in London

That singer of 75 years, said he will accept the Nobel if it will put the event on his tour. Of course, the worldwide interest for this songwriter has gone up again, as winner of the Nobel Prize this year in literature, visual artist with drawings, watercolors and acrylics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wra3pF8JaQM&list=PLknidvzcLCRGDYLYOmKz5-PB82uZb4rJk An extensive exhibition, reflects his growing appreciation for art, as …

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ARTEMISIA GENTILESCHI AND HER TIMES – Art exhibition in Rome, dedicated to the one of the most beloved artists of her period

In Rome, but only up to 7 May 2017, entering in Palazzo Braschi spaces http://en.museodiroma.it/ certainly you can open your own curiosity about life of a special woman. A great affirmation forerunner of female talent, will tell you about her life, in an art exhibition: Artemisia Gentileschi and her times. Yes, you can watch her complete artistic horizon, because what …

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ROUTES OF ART AROUND LORENZO LOTTO – Bergamo / Italy: until 26 February 2017

The genius of Lot between unpublished and shovels, winds through Bergamo, and has as its starting point a masterpiece by Lorenzo Lotto (which from 1513 to 1525 lived in this city), remained hidden for a long time. Walking through its streets, you will approach gradually to some churches, places this painter has dedicated time and creativity (do not forget to …

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FIVE GENERATIONS AND TWO CENTURIES OF HISTORY – Brueghel: masterpieces of Flemish art. Turin / Venaria

Five generations and two centuries of history, have immortalized the golden age of Flemish painting, but we need to get in touch with a family of talented Dutch artists, to understand the reasons. Until February 19, 2017, entering the Hall of Arts of the Reggia di Venaria, http://www.lavenaria.it/web/en/calendar/details/338-brueghel-capolavori-dellarte-fiamminga.html you can have something special: Brueghel / Flemish Masterpieces, an exhibition dedicated …

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THE FIGURATIVE POLLOCK – Kunstmuseum Basel, until January 22, 2017

The Amerbach Cabinet is its historic nucleus (the art collection built by Basilius Amerbach). The Kunstmuseum Basel http://www.kunstmuseumbasel.ch/en/home/ ranks among the most renowned institutions of its kind in Europe. Its world-famous collection encompasses around 4.000 paintings, sculptures, installations, and videos as well as 300.000 drawings and prints from seven centuries. Its treasures include some of the finest art of the …

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VLAMING STREET 40/42, DELFT – Welcome to Vermeer’s aunt home

Although one passageway remains, the original houses are long gone. In their place you can see numbers 40 and 42 Vlamingstraat, built in the 19th century. Vermeer’s aunt Roentgen Claes, lived in the house at the right, with her children, until her death in 1670. https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/collection/SK-A-2860 The provenance of The Little Street, is not in doubt, having been documented from …

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SEVEN TIMES STOP, TO COLLECT ELEVEN SHADES OF WONDER

A stately Delft church interior, or Johannes Vermeer’s view of Delft. You may wonder how these places appear today. What has changed in the course of 300 years? Where are his little jewels, made of color and light, now? Observing his paintings, you can discover that Vermeer did not make use of aerial perspective in his interiors (although he was …

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THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS – The State Hermitage Museum, on display through January 15, 2017.

The Garden of Earthly Delights (housed in the Museo del Prado in Madrid since 1939), is the modern title given to a triptych painted by the Early Netherlandish master Hieronymus Bosch. This is his best-known and most ambitious surviving work. Several copies were made of the painting. Until January1, 2017 – at the Menshikov Palace – you can admire the …

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MEDITATION ON A TRIPTYCH – Hieronymus Bosch / The Garden of Earthly Delights

This masterpiece of Bosch, is an ambitious and complex. The wealth of inventiveness in the works of this painter, called into question several doctrines, among them psychoanalysis. The painting (representing biblical scenes) consists of three boards, and aims to describe the history of humanity. The researchers have interpreted the work as a warning regarding the dangers of the temptations of …

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AMERICAN DREAM POP TO THE PRESENT – At the British Museum, until June 18, 2017

America. Land of the free. Home of the brave. From JFK’s assassination to the AIDS crisis, from Vietnam to Apollo 11, from racism and gender politics, the past six decades have been among the most turbulent in US history. To rival their paintings and sculptures (and taking inspiration from the world around), American artists created original prints, and produced prints …

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