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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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MAX BECKMANN IN NEW YORK – Until February 20, 2017

In late December 1950, Max Beckmann set out from his apartment on the Upper West Side of New York, to see his Self-Portrait in Blue Jacket (which was on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art), in the exhibition American Painting Today. However, on the corner of 69th Street and Central Park West, the artist suffered a fatal heart attack ...

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IN PERSUIT OF THE GIRLS OF DALARNA – Stockholm’s National Museum of Art

For the painting “Girls from Dalarna Having a Bath” (a masterpiece of art by the Swedish artist Anders Zorn, that you can normally admire at the Stockholm National Museum), you will have to ask questions at the ticket office. Due to renovation, Nationalmuseum regular museum building is closed, but you can visit its temporary exhibition spaces in central Stockholm http://www.nationalmuseum.se/sv/english-startpage/ ...

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MORA’S ZORN MUSEUM – The Swedish state museum, dedicated to preserving the works by painter Anders Zorn

In 1896, Anders and Emma Zorn moved to Mora. Zorn had already bought a plot of land (alongside Mora church), and he now moved to the new property a small cottage, from his maternal grandfather’s farm. This became Zorn House. Zorn’s passion for collecting, took many forms. He began considering a museum where the collections could be shown. Here you ...

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A PROTESTANT INSIDE THE WALLS OF THE POPE – Rembrandt in the Vatican, until February 26, 2017

A spirit of peace has replaced the antagonism. The ideological conflicts of the man who had a Protestant father and a Catholic mother, they finally find peace and mutual artistic understanding. In the heart of Catholicism (next to Raphael), comes the other side of the painting. The Vatican Museums http://www.museivaticani.va/3_EN/pages/MV_Home.html not even possess a work by Rembrandt, but 500 years ...

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DUCK LACQUERED AND OTHER DELICACIES OF CHINESE CUISINE

It ‘a dish from China’s long history, which appears for the first time in 1330, in a cooking recipe). http://www.cookingchanneltv.com/recipes/easy-chinese-recipes-and-menus.html The Peking duck is raised in the Beijing area. The animal is small, and is force-fed 4 times a day. The duck is slaughtered as 24-48 hours in advance before cooking, then is plucked, gutted and washed. It is briefly ...

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CHINA FOOD ADVENTURE TOURS

Visit some of China’s best highlights? https://www.travelchinaguide.com/tour/food/ The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and the Terracotta Warriors. You can choose your own slow boat in China on a cruise down the Yangtze. Taking any China adventure tour is like travelling through the centuries of history that have shaped this historic land, while at the same time witnessing the rapid rate of ...

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TAKE A WALK IN THE LAND OF THE SAMI – Sweden, Harjedalen’s County

This is a really special place, with few inhabitants, villages of miners and the Sami community, (the indigenous people of the Far North). The activities of the Red Fox Adventure Holidays redfoxadventure@hotmail.com takes place between two natural reserves, to 62 ° for parallel (County of Harjedalen, Jamtland in Sweden). In those places below the Arctic Circle, the clocks do not ...

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EXPERIENCE IN RUSSIAN WINTER

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