A CREATIVE WOMAN ON THE MARGINS OF NORMALITY

When the rules don’t apply to those who live on the margins She liked going out in the evening and having a handsome man by her side; she loved him telling her how beautiful she was or how great her art was. TĂȘte de femme, a pencil and watercolor drawing measuring 36.3 x 27.5 cm, dated 1928 and signed lower …

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WITH COLORS AND SHAPES, BETWEEN CAMELS, KINGS AND CONSTELLATIONS

Benozzo Gozzoli, a testimony to the power of art From Italian Renaissance painter renowned for his captivating murals, we want to delve into the distinctive features of his pictorial style. You will be fascinated by the festive processions full of life, movement and sense of occasion frescoed by Benozzo Gozzoli https://meetingbenches.com/2016/05/the-man-called-benozzo-trained-as-a-goldsmith-he-will-become-painter/. How can you forget his meticulous attention to detail, …

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EXPRESSIONIST INTENSITY AND RAW PHYSICALITY

Egon Schiele, a creative flight between strong lines, deformed bodies and provocative watercolors We want to tell you about the life and influences, distinctive style and artistic legacy of a man who explored the raw emotion and intensity of art. We want to remind you of what this artist wrote on April 22, 1912, in his Prison Diary: “Art cannot …

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THE MAN WHO FOUND BEAUTY IN VIOLENCE

Marshall Arisman, the illustrator with provocative and violent works In this article we will tell you about Marshall Arisman https://sva.edu/about/press-room-publications/marshall-arisman-an-artist-s-journey-from-dark-to-light-1972-2017, an illustrator, American painter, storyteller and educator who has left us stimulating insights through his work, which we invite you to explore further through the files of some of his famous works. A special grandmother had taught him to find …

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BEAUTY, COMPOSITIVE BALANCE AND FORMAL PERFECTION

Raphael, between combining idealized reality, naturalism and refined expressiveness Located in the hills of the Marche region of Italy, Urbino https://www.italyheaven.co.uk/lemarche/urbino/ is an architectural jewel that played a vital role during the Renaissance. Of this fascinating city you cannot help but appreciate the historic center and the Renaissance walls, still almost intact, which enclose an urban complex of extraordinary homogeneity. …

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THE ONLY UNFINISHED ART FORM

Fashion, that is, the art of wearing with taste and creativity Fashion trends are not universal https://www.vogue.com/fashion/trends; some may have a wide diffusion, while others remain confined to specific niches. Where do fashion trends come from? Certainly not during fashion shows, because high fashion catwalks are only the stage where new trends come to life and consolidate themselves. To give …

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IN THE FESTIVE ATMOSPHERE OF THE VENICE CARNIVAL

What if everything was a dream? Who cares, you’ll like it and want to keep dreaming An opportunity to celebrate, wear costumes, masks and participate in cheerful and colorful parades? The carnival. Satire and irony are an integral part of this event. In Italy it is a celebration that plays an important role in folklore connected to the masks of …

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THE SUPREME ART OF ANTICIPATION

Billiards: how life depends on a breath, an instant, a fateful encounter It is an ancient game, a physical exercise that requires strict discipline, which children or adults engage in. Among the enthusiasts of this type of competition regulated by conventional rules and whose outcome depends to a greater or lesser extent on skill or luck, there are those who …

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A LOOK WITH A CLEAN AND LINEAR AESTHETICS

Jacquemus: when a sweater on the shoulders makes the difference Fast fashion, a business model that relies on the production of low-cost, low-quality clothing, has been adopted by large clothing chains. The main objective of this model is to produce affordable, fashionable and affordable clothing for consumers. Have you ever thought that low-cost clothing production involves the use of synthetic …

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THE PAINTING STYLE THAT DEALS WITH SHAPES

Picasso, cubism and the art of enhancing forms The man buried in the grounds of the castle of Vauvenargues https://www.aixenprovencetourism.com/en/fiche/chateau-de-vauvenargues-5538765/, in the south of France, declared himself a pacifist and was a member of the Spanish Communist Party and the French Communist Party until his death. That artist born in 1881 in Malaga, Spain, in addition to painting and sculpture, …

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THE WORDS OF EMOTIONS

Sometimes they are not enough; you need colors and shapes to enliven the words Poetry is an art that allows you to express your thoughts and feelings in a creative and personal way. Writing poetry, or simply having fun with words https://www.masterclass.com/articles/how-to-write-poetry, allows you to reflect on life and the world around you. Additionally, a poem can be a means …

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THE EXPERIENCE OF VERY LONELY MAN

Vincent van Gogh, between color synthesis and harmony of nature With the term post-impressionist https://www.sothebys.com/en/art-movements/post-impressionism, we refer to an artistic movement which, retaining only some characteristics, has gone beyond the concepts of Impressionism to delve deeper deep in the freedom of color and venturing in the direction of creative itineraries not yet traveled. Post-Impressionism differs from Impressionism because the artists …

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TRAVELING TO OTHER TOKYO

Ancient, relaxing, but also bohemian or underground neighborhoods The Japanese neighborhoods that retain the atmosphere of times gone by are numerous and fascinating. One of the most famous neighborhoods is Asakusa, the traditional cultural center of Tokyo https://www.tokyoweekender.com/japan-life/7-places-where-you-can-explore-old-tokyo/, where the temple is located Buddhist Sensoji, dating back to the 7th century. Another interesting neighborhood is Yanaka, together with the nearby …

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ALMOST IT WAS A HOME

The miracle of a hug No one is too old for a hug. Everyone wants a hug. Everyone needs a hug. We are angels with only one wing and we can only fly by staying hugged. The world is not understandable, but it is embraceable. The Embrace www.ilpensieromediterraneo.it, a novel by Ernesto Masina, instead addresses the theme of latent chauvinism …

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A VISUAL POEM THAT TALKS ABOUT AN INDIVIDUAL

The photographic portrait that captures the soul of the subject Even in both digital and film, he admitted his preference for the latter. His photographic style was influenced by Robert Frank, Eugene Smith and Henri Cartier-Bresson; it is from the latter, one of the first photographers to use the technique of the decisive moment, that he drew inspiration to develop …

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