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THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF LOVE OF A BAKER’S DAUGHTER – La Fornarina, the never extinguished love between Rome and Urbino

“La Fornarina” is an oil painting on wood, made by Raffaello Sanzio nearly five centuries ago. To admire that fruit of artistic creativity, you have to go to Rome, in the Palazzo Barberini National Gallery. That painting was preserved by Raphael in his studio until his death. For the identity of the model, imagine a girl named Margherita Luti – ...

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PARIS ART EXHIBITIONS – Charles Gleyre at Musee Dorsay: The reformed Romantic

Charles Gleyre was a Swiss artist, resident in France from an early age and in the mid-nineteenth century, he was a major figure in academy painting in Paris. For a long time, he was taken for a cold, conventional esthete blind to the revolutions of his time, but the history of art draws attention to the important role played by ...

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UNFORGETTABLE PAINTINGS OF AUTHOR – Beira Alta, Portugal: the charm of the small Viseu, the magic of Caramulo.

On Paiva River, between old houses and rolling hills, a small art center preserves something special for those who love what man is capable of creating. Beira Alta, in northern Portugal, is a region that can surprise you, already observing the small town of Viseu. Here, in the highest part of town, an impressive cathedral (The Self), that from the ...

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BLACK ON WHITE, WHITE ON BLACK – Siena / Italy: Stone slabs, art and memories black death

In pure Gothic style, one of the few south of the Alps. Looking at the Cathedral of Siena, it is necessary for you some things images. Facts invisible to the eyes, they are documented visually from an unfinished nave, one that houses the Opera Metropolitana Museum. In 1136 it began the construction of the spectacular church, but after three years, ...

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THE TUSCAN LANDSCAPE – A set in the open air where they continue to be born all forms of expression

Talking about Tuscany https://www.discovertuscany.com/tourist-info/ inevitably, your mind turns to rural landscapes, the ones where untouched countryside have created, through the centuries, a unique territory. Observing the unbroken series of hills and cultivated fields, vineyards and olive groves you distinguish everywhere the eye could see. Every hill preserves, even for you, the memory of castles and medieval villages. Those fascinating views ...

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MELBOURNE’S ART EXHIBITIONS – Face/Gallery Voltaire

An exhibition of works that exploring the human face through painting, drawing and collage, featuring works by Jen Crowle, Katrina Ginis, Dorothy Kim and Crystal Knight. Portraits are a personal, artistic record of a human likeness. Capturing a likeness is an intimate act whereby an artist attempts to transform a human presence and personality into an image. The work exhibited ...

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SIMPLE FACE? PORTRAITS OF THE RENAISSANCE – Innsbruck / Austria: Up to August 28, 2016

Until August 28, 2016, with stops in Innsbruck, you will have the opportunity to know someone who has come a long way to get to you. Simple faces? No, effigies of the Renaissance. The Tyrolean Provincial Museum Ferdinandeum gives you an unmissable opportunity to go back in time, until the sixteenth century, looking in the paintings portraits of men and ...

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LOS ANGELES ART EXHIBITIONS – Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear 1715/2015

When your geographical horizon extends – for business or pleasure – you have the wonderful opportunity to hear you inside, like the perfectly proportioned man (created by Leonardo da Vinci), correlating the symmetry of human anatomy to the symmetry of the universe. What you see, hear, eat and feel, it’s all inside the Vitruvian approach to life. Welcome in Los ...

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WARSAW’S ART EXHIBITIONS – Making Use/Life in Postartistic Times: until May 1, 2016

When your geographical horizon extends – for business or pleasure – you have the wonderful opportunity to hear you inside, like the perfectly proportioned man (created by Leonardo da Vinci), correlating the symmetry of human anatomy to the symmetry of the universe. What you see, hear, eat and feel, it’s all inside the Vitruvian approach to life. Welcome in Warsaw, ...

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WALKING IN THE MARSH OF GOLD – Japan: from the legend, you can feel Kanazawa’s smell

When your geographical horizon extends – for business or pleasure – you have the wonderful opportunity to hear you inside, like the perfectly proportioned man (created by Leonardo da Vinci), correlating the symmetry of human anatomy to the symmetry of the universe. What you see, hear, eat and feel, it’s all inside the Vitruvian approach to life. To organize your ...

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