DIEGO VELAZQUEZ (1599/1660), SPANISH PAINTER – Using brushes with long bristles.

Becoming eternal, employing azurite and vermilion. The experience starts when you enter. Al Medina, in Seville, http://www.restaurantealmedina.com/carta/ you’re in for a treat at this Moroccan/Arabian restaurant. The owner and his little helper make you feel so welcome, as if they have invited you into their own home. When you walk in to this quaint little restaurant, you remain mesmerized, experiencing …

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BETWEEN BUBBLING CHAMPAGNE, CROISSANTS AND CHATEAUX – Planning a trip to France? Maybe between Charleville-Mezieres and Bourges.

Where each region looks and feels different, as in Champagne-Ardenne. France is all about Roman temples and Renaissance châteaux.  During your trip you can choose the gardens Monet painted, and savour a Parisian café where artists met, or something different. Just under 500 km and almost 5 hours of travel. This is what you need to achieve an unforgettable “author’s …

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AN AUTHOR’S TRAVEL THAT HELPS YOU EXPLORE FRANCE’S CULTURAL HERITAGE – Twenty photographs, five creative French people and 500 km of road.

An France’s North-East travel guide. A portal into absolute charm, France is an ultimate experience for lovers of food, wine, culture and sophistication. France seduces travellers with its familiar culture woven around village-square markets and lace-curtained bistros. And yes, the culinary opportunities are endless, eating crêpes in Brittany or clinking champagne flutes in Reims cellars. Nougat de Montelimar it’s a …

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VICTOR BRAUNER (1903/1966), FRENCH PAINTER OF ROMANIAN ORIGIN – When each painting you make is projected from the deepest sources of your own anxiety.

Painting is life, the real life, my life. During your creative evening in the City of Light, feast your senses on the vibrant color of the iconic Moulin Rouge: take your seat in the theater, and prepare for a dazzling spectacle. In Paris, the National Museum of the Renaissance features a huge collection of artworks dating back to the 15th …

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ETERNITY – Arthur Rimbaud / I’m now making myself as scummy as I can.

I want to be a poet, and I’m working at turning myself into a seer. What to do (or what to see) in Charleville–Mezieres, an important town in the Champagne-Ardenne? A visit to this town will start in the Place Ducale (one of the most impressive squares in France). https://www.inspirock.com/france/charleville-mezieres-trip-planner You to learn more about a young French poet, this …

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WHEN A JOURNEY BECOMES EXPERIENCE – German’s smells of paint, poetry and Retsina wine.

From Wiedensahl up in Berlin, four hours to drive into creativity. This country, with its historical sites, is a popular destination for nature lovers and culture enthusiasts. Surprises always happen when you least expect them. So, welcome in Wiedensahl, birthplace, residence, and workplace of a famous German artist. Visiting the Museum Mile, https://www.deutsche-maerchenstrasse.com/en/?lang=en you to can immerse yourself into his …

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PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF ART – A photographic travel inside German creativity.

To paint the creative horizon with charm. Even now, people in Germany – the country of poets and philosophers – coming up with innovative ideas, pushing the boundaries of art. Art thrives at a multitude of museums and up-and-coming galleries, between writers, musicians and painters. The choice of your holidays (from stays in picture-box villages, to hiking breaks through its …

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THE MILLER’S BOLD DAUGHTER – Wilhelm Busch / Because children get in trouble, if the parents do not care.

When a person likes to labor also for correction of his neighbor. This country, with its historical sites, is a popular destination for nature lovers and culture enthusiasts. Surprises always happen when you least expect them. So, welcome in Wiedensahl, Birthplace, residence, and workplace of a famous German artist. Visiting the Museum Mile, https://www.deutsche-maerchenstrasse.com/en/?lang=en you to can immerse yourself into …

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LABYRINTH – Dero Goi / The way of industrial metal band

Let me be your secret sin. Is a very young city, with a musical band really “in theme” with its environment. You could say that Wolfsburg owes its existence to one car, the VW Beetle. Over the next few decades a whole city was built for the Volkswagen plant’s workers. Its Autostadt (Automobile City) https://www.autostadt.de/start, is an cutting-edge attraction, with …

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LUCIAN FREUD (1922/2011), GERMAN PAINTER – Rejecting nothing to which you are naturally drawn.

When a painter must give a free rein to any feeling or sensations. Here, where a famous figurative artist was born, waiting for you the masterpieces Berlin Museum (one of these items it’s the Pergamon Alter frieze, which was discovered in 1886). Something special? The Bode Museum, https://www.smb.museum/en/museums-institutions/bode-museum/home.html is the home for art works of the Byzantine, Gothic, Renaissance and …

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KURT SCHWITTERS (1887/1948), GERMAN PAINTER – I’m a painter, but I like nail my pictures together.

Realizing that machines are abstractions of the human spirit. In Hanover, Klein Kröpcke (Callinstraße 2), http://www.klein-kroepcke.de/kontakt.php is the best place to start, if you are about to set out on a night of partying, but of course you will no longer be able to meet the artist who loved to illustrate metaphors of human activity by painting machines. In 1901, …

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