MIRRORS – Louvre Museum, until September 18, 2017

Mirrors and reflections are the criteria chosen for an special selection of artworks. For the painter engaged in a self-portrait (paintings imitating reality), mirror is also the indispensable accessory. A group of works (from the 16th century through to the present day) invite you to hone your eyes on what you are seeing. As you know, the mirror is a ...

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CAGNACCI’S REPENTANT MAGDALENE – Italian Baroque masterpiece in the London National Gallery Museum

Until 21 May 2017, you can admire the Cagnacci’s Repentant Magdalene in the London’s National Gallery. Guido Cagnacci was Italian painter of the Baroque period. For his sensual paintings, he was celebrated in his own lifetime. His erotic depictions (coupled with the records of Cagnacci’s personal life) have earned a reputation of unparalleled seduction. Even though his pictorial style was ...

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REMEMBER TO OBEY – Leonardo da Vinci and the Virgin of the Rocks

In April 1483, the prior of a Milanese Confraternity signed a contract for an altarpiece. It was the first commission obtained by a young artist, who came from Florence to the city. The agreement which Leonardo da Vinci had agreed to undertake, provided a triptych: in the central altarpiece, Our Lady and the encounter between Jesus and the small Giovanni, ...

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WOMEN AT THE MIRROR

One of most famous ideas of Jacques Lacan (psychoanalyst, psychiatrist and philosopher) is called ‘The Mirror Stage’ – a moment in life, when a person looks in the mirror and identifies self with the reflected image. The reflected image is a sort of perfect version of the self, a version that we aspire to be. Enjoy these 7 women looking ...

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CYRIL ROLANDO – the darkness of life is more inspiring than happy and safe people

CYRIL ROLANDO 1/3 – Cyril Rolando is a digital artist as hobby located in Toulon, France known as AquaSixio. His main profession is psychologist. He draw since seven years, digitally only. He is completely self-taught. It started like a game and he never took art course. After the ultra-realism time, he tried to play with the surrealism things, changing the colors, ...

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WHETHER YOU’RE SEARCHING FOR WORDS – Sharing poems

Anyone can come out of the darkness, to the light. Come out, don’t fight. Come out to the poetry landscapes. https://www.amazon.com/Great-American-Poems-Thrift-Editions/dp/0486401588 It’s your world to share. To show, you care for someone is to lend a helping hand. Share, whatever can help someone in need, you will be happier and a better person indeed. Whether you’re searching for words to ...

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AMERICAN INNER LANDSCAPES

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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THE PLAN WAS TO BE TOGETHER FOREVER – After playing love story, you can feel you had heard it before

Their song “American Love Story” was also featured as the theme for the Netflix series The Ranch. Their second EP, Extended Play, was released in early 2016. The band was founded in 2013 and its name is short for Lancaster & Company. Lanco https://www.lancomusic.com/ is an American country music band, consisting of Brandon, Chandler, Jared, Tripp and Eric. “American Love ...

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ICELAND BY Björk, Sigur Rós and Múm

It’s impossible to deny the influence of the place, where Björk, Sigur Rós and Múm have developed their musical creativity, along with many others Icelandic musicians. From folk to jazz, to metal and rock, there is something in common – the desire of musical creativity of those, who live in Iceland. Create a special sound quality seems to be the ...

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PAINTING MOUNTAINS AND GLACIERS FIGURATIVE WAY – Gisli Sigurdsson

GISLI SIGURDSSON 1/3 – He was born in 1930 and brought up on a big farm (near middle of Iceland). He became a journalist at a young age, and began painting. He has been painting for 50 years, inspired first by magnificent mountain landscape, glaciers and lava. After 1950, the thrust of modernism was very common among artists and he ...

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