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JOHANNES VERMEER / THE GEOGRAPHER – Masterpieces from the World’s Museums in the Hermitage, until November 11, 2016

Johannes Vermeer, is one of the best known artists of Holland’s Golden Age. His refined painting technique, experiments with optics and perspective. Vermeer’s life and work, are connected with the city of Delft. In 1669, Vermeer painted “The Geographer”. It is a small “cabinet picture” that the artist signed twice. In the interior of a study (illuminated by daylight entering ...

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KERRY JAMES MARSHALL / MASTRY – The Met Breuer, until January 29,2017

This exhibition – on view at The Met Breuer – in Floor 3 & Floor 4, http://www.metmuseum.org/visit/met-breuer is made possible by the Ford Foundation, Kenneth and Rosalind Landis, and the H. Tony and Marti Oppenheimer Foundation. Born before the passage of the Civil Rights Act, Kerry James Marshall has long been an inspired and imaginative chronicler of the African American ...

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FRANS POST / ANIMALS IN BRAZIL – Rijksmuseum, until January 8, 2017

In 1636 the artist Frans Post travelled to the Dutch colony of Brazil. It was 1636. Brazilian flora and fauna, for many years inspired his works of art. Now, the Rijksmuseum is showing his Brazilian landscapes (along with dozens of stuffed animals). The governor of Nassau-Siegen, took a group of artists with him (among them Frans Post), to record the ...

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SOMETIMES NO NEED TO BE FRUGAL

He received the nickname “Peasant Bruegel”, for his practice of dressing up like a peasant in order to socialize at weddings and other celebrations. Pieter Bruegel the Elder was a Flemish Renaissance painter, known for his landscapes and peasant scenes. He was an astoundingly inventive painter, with painting in oil in the Low Countries, and its spread to Southern Europe. ...

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TO BE A RAPHAEL MASTERPIECE – Painting Valued At $26 Turns Out Worth $26 Million

Everyone loves to travel, but not everyone loves to travel the same way. All you have to do is have the time in your life. Meeting Benches. The way to make the world a better place is easy. Choose a bench, where you can publish what you have painted or written, a review of a book that you’ve read, or ...

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MOVING ON FROM CUBISM TO SURREALISM – Verona/Italy, until March 12, 2017: Picasso/Figures, 1906/1971

Moving on from Cubism to Surrealism, thanks to those artifacts of art, has been possible to reconstruct an incredible creative journey. Ninety masterpieces illustrate the genius of Pablo Picasso, in an exhibition in Verona until 12 March 2017. In Fishhook spaces (Arena Opera Museum) in Palazzo Forti, you can admire paintings, sculptures and prints that come from the Musée National ...

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STEPHANIE CLAIR, AMERICAN PAINTER – Let the world become light

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FRANCISCO DE ZURBARAN (1598/1664), SPANISH PAINTER – Large monastic cycles and devotional works

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FRIEDRICH OBERBECK (1789/1869), GERMAN PAINTER – Painting with the nuances of the moral purpose of art

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INNER LANDSCAPES – Italy

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