YOUR ROAD TRIP IN CROATIA

Croatia is a beautiful place to visit all-year round, because there are reasons to sightseeing in each season. The road trip through Croatia topped also your travel bucket list. Maybe you can’t hardly wait to return and find more paradise places along the Dalmatian Coast or in Brac island. We suggest at least 10 days to discover this country, with ...

Read More »

WHEN POPULAR MUSIC IS THE ROOT OF ALL THE COMPOSITION ACTIVITY

Visiting Croatia, you will discover, that the popular music of this country has always been the root of all compositional activity. Each nation has its own folk music, but some authors (like the Bosnian Goran Bregović) are appreciated throughout the Balkans. You may not know the Balkan people, if you’ve never heard their music. Their folk music, magically transcends national ...

Read More »

OUR MAN IN IRAQ – Novel by Robert Perišić

Currently he lives and works in Zagreb and his books are considered as authentic portrayals of society in transformation. Our Man in Iraq is a novel by Croatian author Robert Perišić, writer, freelance journalist and screenwriter. He graduated in Literature and Croatian language from the University of Zagreb and since the beginning of the 1990s he has written short stories ...

Read More »

WELCOME TO CROATIAN POETRY

You can appreciate the poetic nuances even in the Internet era, because the value of poetry remained unchanged: who writes poetry, talks about love and death, beauty and pain. ORANGE GIRLS – Irena Pusnik Bilingual English Croatian book of poetry is a collection of forty-five poems: I am emotional way too much, Before sleep. Thick tortoiseshell, I bend all over ...

Read More »

THE CITY WHERE NOT COMPLY PERSPECTIVE RULES – Hlebine / Croatia: colors and shapes of innocence

Hlebine is in municipality of Koprivnica-Križevci County (Croatia) and its population earns for living from agricultural production. However, this town is also the center of Croatian naive art, the form of visual art, which is created by a person, who lacks the formal education and training. The characteristics of this art is not respect the rules of the perspective. The ...

Read More »

SPECIAL HOUSES WITH POEMS IN LEIDEN – all carefully painted by hand

Yes, there are over 100 poems hand-painted on public walls throughout the city of Leiden. Walking this town, you can read Shakespeare and Basho, Pablo Neruda, Sapho, Derek Walcott, and William Butler Yeats. All these poems written in their original language are part of the ‘Poems and Walls’ project. There is a special relationship between the city of Leiden and ...

Read More »

PICTURES OF THE WALL POEMS IN LEIDEN

    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.

Read More »

WOODCUTS AND LITHOGRAPHS – echoing patterns, space and transformation

MAURITS CORNELIS ESCHER 1/3 – He was born in Leeuwarden (Netherlands) as the fourth and youngest son of a civil engineer. He was enrolled in the School for Architecture and Decorative Arts in Haarlem, but after one week he informed his father, that he would study graphic art instead of architecture. In his early years he sketched landscapes, but also insects ...

Read More »

MAURITS CORNELIS ESCHER AND HIS TRIP TO SICILY – Until September 17, 2017 in Palace of Culture, Catania

Facing the challenging Grand Tour to the Italian peninsula, Maurits Cornelis Escher – Dutch graphic genius full of great imagination – arrived to Catania in 1936. Some of his creative expressions are on display in the Palace of Culture of Catania until 17 September 2017 http://www.mostraescher.it/ Just in Sicily, he reaped his synthesis of science and art, creating numerous graphic ...

Read More »