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WHEN SEX AND FEARS WILL VOID THE CONSCIENCE – The perverse art by André Masson

ANDRE’ AIME’ MASSON 1/3 – In his long life, this master of surrealist painting has brought the fruits of his creativity in many places, such as Venice and Berlin, crossing several personal trials. After World War II, he went to live in Aix-en-Provence, painting landscapes, but the outbreak of World War II he had seen a great sea: the sadness ...

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ARNOLD BOCKLIN (1827/1901), SWISS PAINTER – Shades of symbolism, between Neoclassicism and Art Nouveau

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WHEN THE ENVIRONMENT LEADS – Arnold Böcklin: create allegories with colors, where the Alps become hills

ARNOLD BOCKLIN 1/3 – When in 1945 the Red Army entered Berlin, one of the five versions of a painting by Böcklin it was still hanging on the wall of the study of Hitler. That painting – born in a period spanning the last vestiges of Neoclassicism and signs devoid of Art Nouveau – has remained in Moscow for many ...

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ALFONS MARIA MUCHA (1860/1939), CZECH PAINTER – Floral frames, geometric shapes and figures with classic suits

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THE CZECH PAINTER OF WOMEN – Alfons Maria Mucha: Art Nouveau painter, with images of women

ALFONS MARIA MUCHA 1/3 – When he was born in Ivančice, that land was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. When he was still a child, it is in Brno which manifests his first interest in drawing. When at the age of 19 he moved to Vienna, working designer, of painting he increases his technical knowledge. ALFONS MARIA MUCHA 2/3 – ...

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AN OPEN AIR SET – Tuscan Landscape, Italy: where they continue to be born all forms of expression

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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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GEORGE RUSSELL DRYSDALE (1912/1981), AUSTRALIAN PAINTER – Painting next to the land hot and red, isolated, desolate and subtly threatening

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DEPICTING LONELINESS AND ISOLATION – George Russel Drysdale: shades of abstract and surrealistic art

GEORGE RUSSELL DRYSDALE 1/3 – George Russell Drysdale was born in Bognor Regis (Sussex, England), and its family settled in Melbourne, Australia. A chance encounter an with artist and critic awakened him to the possibility of a career as an artist. He studied in Melbourne and made trips to Europe. By the time of his return, leaving Melbourne for Albury, ...

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GAETANO CAPONE (1845/1924), ITALIAN PAINTER – An incomparable artistic experience, which collected all the atmospheres of the Amalfi Coast

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