KERRY JAMES MARSHALL / MASTRY – The Met Breuer, until January 29,2017

This exhibition – on view at The Met Breuer – in Floor 3 & Floor 4, http://www.metmuseum.org/visit/met-breuer is made possible by the Ford Foundation, Kenneth and Rosalind Landis, and the H. Tony and Marti Oppenheimer Foundation. Born before the passage of the Civil Rights Act, Kerry James Marshall has long been an inspired and imaginative chronicler of the African American ...

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NEW ROOMS FOR BOTTICELLI AND RENAISSANCE – Uffizi Gallery / Florence

Beautiful light, it is true? The natural lighting from above, comes from deep splays practiced in the ceiling. After the work of renewal of the Uffizi Gallery, http://www.uffizi.beniculturali.it/index.php?en/200/information back in the public eye even 9-15 salt, ie those dedicated to the early Renaissance. Among the construction of new exhibition spaces and renovate existing facilities, go up to 7000 square meters ...

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FRANS POST / ANIMALS IN BRAZIL – Rijksmuseum, until January 8, 2017

In 1636 the artist Frans Post travelled to the Dutch colony of Brazil. It was 1636. Brazilian flora and fauna, for many years inspired his works of art. Now, the Rijksmuseum is showing his Brazilian landscapes (along with dozens of stuffed animals). The governor of Nassau-Siegen, took a group of artists with him (among them Frans Post), to record the ...

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CREATING A PARALLEL WORLD OF PAINTING – Adrian Borda: shades of color, between the classic and the modern

ADRIAN BORDA 1/3 – His paintings are a great visual exercise, the viewer returns again and again to meet them with new elements that had happened unnoticed the first time. He is a surreal painter and passionate photographer. Works in private collections all over the world, since he started to sell on eBay (United States, Hungary and Canada, France, Switzerland ...

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SOME PLACES TO VISIT IN ROMANIA

Romania is a country of contrasts. http://romaniatourism.com/ Over the years, the country has belonged to the Romans (who gave the country its name), the Hungarians and the Ottomans. It is filled with quaint old towns, with mountain resorts that offer great skiing. It’s most famous citizen, may be the vampire Dracula (a fictional character found in Transylvania). Originally part of ...

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ROMANIAN POEMS

Romanian culture, certainly was heavily influenced by the Eastern Orthodox Church. The earliest translated books into Romanian were Slavonic religious texts from the 15th century, and the first book printed in Romania was a Slavonic religious book in 1508. In the Romanian lands, dominated by the Ottoman Empire, they decided not to allow Romanian rulers, but through Greek merchants of ...

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LEADING PAGES OF ROMANIAN NOVELS – Mircea Cărtărescu

Mircea Cartarescu was born in 1956, is one of Romania’s leading novelists and poets. Like most of his literary contemporaries of the avant-garde Eighties Generation, his major work has been translated into several European languages. Graduated from the University of Bucharest’s Faculty of Letters, between 1980 and 1989 he worked as a Romanian language teacher (and then at the Writers ...

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INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS DAY – October 25th, 2016

International Artists Day, honors those creative souls that will leave a record for the future, that can’t be captured inside the books. http://www.internationalartistday.com/ Yes, we need to remember that art has been an important part of the human experience for time out of mind. Do not forget: artists work hard to create their work. Whether it’s revealing a style of ...

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A COBWEB OF STREETS, WITH CHURCHES AND VOTIVE STANDS – The Last Row / Novel page

…………………………. On the large pastures and thick undergrowth where gullies alternated with fragrant countryside, a network of roads marked by churches and shrines accompanied the gaze of Giacomo Malatesta dall’Urgone all’Uso, the rivers flanking the plateau dotted with fortresses and governed by a single Malatesta dynasty divided into branches. The clay hills complete with vineyards produced Sangiovese, Trebbiano Pagadebit, Albana ...

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THE CREATIVE PATH OF A PAINTER – Giacomo Balla: walking toward Futurism

From Turin beginnings, the adhesion to the poetics of Futurism, this is the name of an art exhibition that takes place in Italy. Until February 27, 2017 you can go to Alba, where – in the spaces of Fondazione Piera Pietro and Giovanni Ferrero – are on display one hundred masterpieces, through which it will be possible to reconstruct the ...

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TATE BRITAIN EXHIBITION / FOUR ARTISTS SHORTLISTED – The Turner Prize 2016

Since it was established, has become one of the most prestigious international visual arts awards, and has contributed to a growing interest in contemporary art. The Turner Prize is awarded annually (to an artist under fifty, born, living or working in Britain), for an public presentation of their work, anywhere in the world. The four shortlisted artists for the Turner ...

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SHOCKINGLY BEAUTIFUL ART INSTALLATIONS ON YOUR TRACKS

What happens when you suspend a giant ball, above a city walkway, during the night? Maybe people look up from their phones, with new attention to the world around them. Says its creator (the Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, known for his whimsical urban installations), that its positive artistic statement, connects people to their childhood. You need to remember that the ...

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