INCREDIBLE PAPER SCULPTURES

To most people, making a paper plane could be one of the simplest thing to do. It’s the simplest and easiest form of paper art. We may live in a digital world, but the love affair with paper will probably never die. There are some absolutely amazing examples of paper art, from the most difficult crafts, some funny or weird, but ...

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MERCY AND TERROR IN ARTWORK OF PICASSO – The road to Guernica

Everything was born in an April day in 1937. In the north of Spain, the village of Guernica had been destroyed by bombing. http://meetingbenches.com/2015/05/april-26-1937-guernica-spain-a-market-day/ A native of Andalusia, Pablo Picasso, was not remained indifferent to this event, and had given to rise a painting that shocked visitors in a world exposition. That artwork was painted for the Spanish pavilion at the Universal Exhibition in ...

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ABOUT ART – Art is for everyone

Until June 18, 2017, he is waiting for you in Milan. An exciting exhibition, which speaks of a man’s life through pictures. An artistic itinerary that tells you the story of one of the most recognized personalities of the postwar American art. The Royal Palace, http://www.palazzorealemilano.it/wps/portal/luogo/palazzorealeEN , an American artist Keith Haring (some artworks never before exhibited in Italy). The exhibition ...

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IMAGES OF NEW YORK’S GRAFFITI

The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works.

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ART IS NOT AN ELITIST ACTIVITY RESERVED FOR THE APPRECIATION OF A FEW

KEITH HARING 1/3 – His artistic creations are attributable to the metropolitan graffiti (of which he was one of the greatest interpreters, together with Jean-Michel Basquiat). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPlzHR_WyVA This man was really creative American painter and writer. Already when he was a child, he revealed talent for drawing, encouraged by his father, who had understood the artistic talent of his son. He ...

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LANDSCAPES OF THE MIND

If it causes you to dream, then maybe it is…art. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwYASU-YVcw For Cesare Pavese, on the other hand strike us other words that resonate in an already our area, which we already live. Vibrating it, those words enable us to seize new ideas within us. We can go looking for ideas, that will open our minds, to enrich them. This ...

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CHRISTIAN SCHLOE – ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN IN A WORLD THAT HOLDS SUCH BEAUTY

CHRISTIAN SCHLOE 1/3 – Stunning colors that have narrative value. Butterflies, moon and stars that live together with the main subject. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEEC8iP2Dvk’ll You will notice a romantic digital paint, with a touch of melancholy in the eyes of his characters. His technique is very fine (especially in the faces he gives birth, so limpid and clear). Observing what he creates, ...

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MALINA – Novel, by Ingeborg Bachmann

The protagonists of Austrian literature? Stifter and Schnitzler, Rilke, Musil and Kafka. Among the names of those players is Ingeborg Bachmann, a woman who was part of the Group 47, poets and novelists innovative. The poetry of Bachman is of great musicality and spiritual intensity, but she also wrote a novel, Malina. Expressing the modern woman’s problems and unhappiness. The ...

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LOVE SONGS, NEXT TO THE SILENT HEAVEN’S DOOR

He believed in the coexistence of the material and spiritual realms. For him, human being were spectators of life, grasping its beauties momentarily, only to lose them again. He was born in Prague, the only child of an unhappy marriage. https://www.amazon.com/Letters-Young-Rainer-Maria-Rilke/dp/0393310396/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 A crucial fact in his life, was that his mother called him Sophia. She forced him to wear girl’s ...

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ROBERT DOESBURG – Do you know what art is? I do not. I only try to make it.

ROBERT DOESBURG 1/3 – was born in Rotterdam in 1945 in the Netherlands. He is self-taught painter. He painted all his life, but full time since 1995. He became famous with his style to picture the world in squared manner. Painting this way gives him opportunities to use much more colors, to show surprising effects and sparkling images, independent of the ...

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THE STONE RAFT – Novel by José de Sousa Saramago

He become a Portuguese writer (and recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature). All his works emphasizing the human factor. His father decided in 1924 to leave farm work, moving with his family to Lisbon, where he started to work as a policeman. He was born in a family of landless peasants, around a hundred kilometres north-east of Lisbon, ...

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