AT LEAST ONCE IN A LIFETIME – New Year’s Eve

The heart of the New Year in Brooklyn? You have to go to Prospect Park, to leave you charmed by the midnight fireworks. What’s Near Times Square, will be organized parties in restaurants and special sparkling location. Here, at midnight, rain down on the crowd million colored confetti (with greeting messages written by people all over the world). Throughout the ...

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MASTERPIECES OF ART IN THE CENTURIES – Man with Roman coin, by Hans Memling. Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp

The years around 1470 were the most prosperous in the life of this painter, a man who was cited among the wealthy citizens of Bruges. http://www.kmska.be/en/ Hans Memling had its prosperity to the great number of his patrons. In this period, one third of the artist’s works are portraits. The popularity of his portraits was due to the personal touch ...

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CODEX SERAPHINIANUS – The strangest book in the world

The cover of the book is constantly being studied. An edition of this book, depicts a couple who, in the act of having sex, is transformed into a crocodile. Between 1976 and 1978 the Italian artist Luigi Serafini has made a special book, written and illustrated with over a thousand drawings. The Seraphinianus Codex is an absolutely original and surreal ...

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THE BEATEN PATH – Bob Dylan, a 360 degrees creative man. Until 11 December, Halcyon Gallery in London

That singer of 75 years, said he will accept the Nobel if it will put the event on his tour. Of course, the worldwide interest for this songwriter has gone up again, as winner of the Nobel Prize this year in literature, visual artist with drawings, watercolors and acrylics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wra3pF8JaQM&list=PLknidvzcLCRGDYLYOmKz5-PB82uZb4rJk An extensive exhibition, reflects his growing appreciation for art, as ...

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ARTEMISIA GENTILESCHI AND HER TIMES – Art exhibition in Rome, dedicated to the one of the most beloved artists of her period

In Rome, but only up to 7 May 2017, entering in Palazzo Braschi spaces http://en.museodiroma.it/ certainly you can open your own curiosity about life of a special woman. A great affirmation forerunner of female talent, will tell you about her life, in an art exhibition: Artemisia Gentileschi and her times. Yes, you can watch her complete artistic horizon, because what ...

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A WOMAN FREE AND PROUD – Artemisia Gentileschi: to paint when women were denied access to schools and at work

ARTEMISIA GENTILESCHI 1/4 – She was a Baroque-period painter, known for such works as “Susanna and the Elders” and “Judith Slaying Holofernes.” She lost her mother when she was 12 years old, and suffered another tragedy five years later (when she was raped by one of her father’s colleagues). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEa0ibrXqSk She married a painter from Florence, but their union wasn’t ...

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FUEL FOR THE CONTEMPORARY POPULAR CULTURE – EMP, The Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture

It was founded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen in 2000, as the Experience Music Project. The Museum of Pop Culture, is a nonprofit museum dedicated to contemporary popular culture. The EMP museum has organized dozens of exhibits, across the US and internationally. http://www.empmuseum.org/ For music lovers, Seattle means Nirvana. While parents discover the history of rock, children can become rock ...

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INTERPRETING THE MOOD OF A WHOLE GENERATION – Nirvana, the most representative group of the grunge movement

Though the band dissolved in 1994, their music continues to inspire and influence modern rock. Went through a succession of drummers (the longest-lasting being Dave Grohl, who joined the band in 1990. Has come to be regarded as one of the most influential and important alternative bands in history. Nirvana http://www.nirvana.com/ was an rock band formed by singer and guitarist ...

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ROUTES OF ART AROUND LORENZO LOTTO – Bergamo / Italy: until 26 February 2017

The genius of Lot between unpublished and shovels, winds through Bergamo, and has as its starting point a masterpiece by Lorenzo Lotto (which from 1513 to 1525 lived in this city), remained hidden for a long time. Walking through its streets, you will approach gradually to some churches, places this painter has dedicated time and creativity (do not forget to ...

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THE WANDERER, POOR AND IMPROVIDENT PAINTER – Lorenzo Lotto, between portraits and historical scenes

LORENZO LOTTO 1/4 – His work appeals to a modern audience, particularly because of the way he identifies with his subjects. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-d-ZhfeylE Well known for his perceptive portraits (and mystical paintings of religious subjects), he represents one of the best examples of the relationship between the Venetian and Central Italian schools. In the earlier years of his life, he lived ...

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