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WHERE YOU CAN EMBRACE AIR AND WATER – Pyrenean Massif of Maladeta, between Spain and France

Vitruvian Man created by Leonardo da Vinci is a design, where a man in two overlapped positions (with arms and legs spread wide), is inscribed in a circle and a square. https://leonardodavinci.stanford.edu/submissions/clabaugh/history/leonardo.html Throughout the centuries, that image has become a cultural icon. Perfectly proportioned, the symmetry of the human anatomy is correlated with the symmetry of the universe. That man ...

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RIJKSMUSEUM MASTERPIECES OF ART – Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn: Portrait of a Couple

In the twenties of the seventeenth century, European painting was impregnated amazing realistic effects of Caravaggio’s art, those that the Italian painter had been able to create through the use of lights. Of that use, also a Dutch painter will full knowledge. That man is Rembrandt, a Dutchman born in a summer day in 1606, becoming one of the most ...

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AT THE MET FIFTH AVENUE – Printing a Child’s World, until November 6, 2016

Printing a Child’s World features more than two dozen printed works from the late 19th and early 20th centuries that are either for or about children and were created by artists such as Randolph Caldecott and George Bellows, Winslow Homer, Thomas Nast and others. Because of their sensitivity to light, these works (primarily children’s books, illustrations, and prints), are rarely ...

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MONEY MATTERS – The British Museum, until October 9, 2016

The subject of so many songs and clichés, money dominates and determines our life experience, even our identity, but the money it doesn’t grow on trees and can’t buy you love or happiness (but it makes the world go round). http://www.britishmuseum.org/ Money matters. The money people use and the way it is used are changing all the time. From 2,000-year-old ...

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EDOUARD MANET / OLYMPIA, THEME AND VARIATIONS – The Stage Hermitage Museum, until October 30, 2016

Vitruvian Man created by Leonardo da Vinci is a design, where a man in two overlapped positions (with arms and legs spread wide), is inscribed in a circle and a square. https://leonardodavinci.stanford.edu/submissions/clabaugh/history/leonardo.html Throughout the centuries, that image has become a cultural icon. Perfectly proportioned, the symmetry of the human anatomy is correlated with the symmetry of the universe. That man ...

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RENAISSANCE TOURS – PIOBBICO, 73 km in an hour and 50 minutes

RENAISSANCE TOUR AROUND PIOBBICO > 73 km in an hour and 50 minutes: Piobbico, Pian di Molino, Apecchio (a document of 1077 testifies to the Bishop-Count of Citta di Castello as having dominion over the town. In the thirteenth century passed to the family of Ubaldini della Carda who bring the city into the Duchy of Urbino. In 1514 the ...

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THE HYPER-REALISTIC PAINTER FLIRTING WITH THE NEW OBJECTIVITY – Cagnaccio of San Pietro: Venice, until September 27, 2017

A small, but valuable opportunity of art not to be missed. Venice awaits you in the charming venue of Ca ‘Pesaro, for an exhibition of paintings by the intriguing name: The Call of the New Objectivity. Only 20 paintings speak to you of a hyperrealist painter, in one room of the Venetian palace, but what Cagnaccio of San Pietro has ...

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THE MANY STORIES OF IMPRESSIONISM – Until April 17, 2017, 140 masterpieces from museums around the world await you in Italy, Treviso

The show? Impressionism stories. Where? In Italy, in Treviso. Why go? Because it is only for a limited period of time the masters of you tell the many stories about that period of history of art, in a major exhibition at the Museum of Santa Caterina, in Treviso. http://www.trevisoinfo.com/museosantacaterina.htm From Manet to Renoir, Monet, Degas, until Van Gogh, Gauguin and ...

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REAL TIME AND TIME OF REALITY – The clocks of the Medicis in the Palazzo Pitti, until 8 January 2017

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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EXTREMADURA INNER LANDSCAPES – SPAIN

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