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THE PHILOSOPHICAL FLIES OF AN ECCENTRIC DANISH – Robert Storm Petersen, an extravagant cartoonist and painter

Surprising views on art and popular culture The son of a butcher, he grew up in Copenhagen and interrupted his studies at the Academy of Art, starting to work as an illustrator and stand-up comedian. As a comic writer, he collaborated extensively with the Copenhagen newspaper Berlingske Tidende and cartoonist. On the environment of the petty bourgeoisie of Copenhagen, he …

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MARIMEKKO, INSPIRATION AND AN HOMETOWN – Satu Maaranen, a Finnish fashion designer to watch

Strong colors and large hand-painted motifs She was just a much-unknown girl, Finnish and blonde-haired woman, yet suddenly her postal connections were filled with requests from people interested in her models. Among the most important launch platforms for the global fashion industry, she won the 28th edition of the Hyères International Festival of Fashion and Photography. Among her favorite designers …

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THE ENTHUSIASM FOR EXPRESSIONISTIC MODERNITY – Kristian Zahrtmann and the possibilities afforded by a hidden light source

A significant painter in 19th century Scandinavian art In opposition to the traditional style of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, like teacher at Kunstnernes Studieskoler, his department was well know for the impact he has had on many Scandinavian artists through his years of teaching. Around 1900, as a character, he cannot be separate from his art and …

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THE ARMADILLO’S PROPHECY – The diversified graphic experiences of Zerocalcare

An individual story within a generational one of unease and uncertainty The relationship with his friends is important, even if sometimes he has little time to dedicate to him. He even has his own comic blog, www.zerocalcare.it, where he publishes short stories with an autobiographical background. His lifestyle includes abstinence from the consumption of tobacco, alcohol and drugs. Her stage …

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TO COMBINE PHOTOGRAPHY AND ART – Maria Saggese and the art of making the invisible visible

Enlighten creativity with light Light Painting explores all that is hidd from human eyes. Conceived for her, she discovers occult and evocative meanings; her photographs are an open door to the invisible. She investigates beyond superficiality, probes the essential, seeks beauty.Through her skilful evanescence, and light makes the invisible visible. She is an original photographer. Maria Saggese https://mariasaggese.com/ tuned her …

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WITH DESIRE, FROM IMAGINATION TO ORDER – Retropose: artisan tradition and a very original concept of luxury accessories

Timeless collections and iconic products, classic lines and artisanship Imagine a friendship born in Rome on the desks of a fashion academy. Imagine also that a laboratory was born from that friendship in via del Pellegrino. You just have to go there: you will find artisan tradition and a very original concept of luxury accessories. Each of her bags is …

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SULPICIA, POETESS IN ROME – The Roman amorous elegy with a woman’s voice

Beautiful, loose and passionate carms In Latin literature, you find male authors. Still, cultured and refined women existed, but they have been ignore. Writing, as well as acting in the theater, was for men. She lived at the beginning of the imperial era of Rome, that is, at the dawn of the cultural explosion that will generate the best of …

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A WINDOW ON THE RENAISSANCE PORTRAIT – The evolution of Antoniazzo Romano’s portraiture

A journey from gothic styles to renaissance forms We know little about his life, yet he was the greatest Roman painter of the Renaissance. His first work is the Madonna Del Latte, preserved in the Civic Museum of Rieti. He was a painter of the Roman school of the Renaissance. Born in Rome around 1430, Antoniazzo Romano https://www.finestresullarte.info/Puntate/2012/14-antoniazzo-romano.php painted the …

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