December 16, 2017 12:09 pm

ALBIN EGGER-LIENZ (1868/1926), AUSTRIAN PAINTER – Colors of the fields and war

EGGER-LIENZ 1/3 – He was born in Dölsach, a municipality in the district of Lienz in 1868. After elementary school, he studied painting first with his father (a church painter). As a child he was susceptible to religious sentiment and rural life, elements, which became the main theme of his artistic work. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sQq6W8p32Q ALBIN EGGER-LIENZ 2/3 – He had attended ...

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AUTHOR’S TRAVELS – On the traces of an Italian Renaissance Master

For over five hundred years, art historians seek to geographically position the landscapes inspired by the Renaissance painter Piero della Francesca. They have been found in real spaces hidden in, for example, the territory of Montefeltro. Between your Author’s Travel in Central Italy, those hills and those painted rivers will be under your eyes, offering you an unforgettable dive in ...

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LIBERCANTUS ENSEMBLE – Ancient Renaissance music and contemporary polyphony

They combine musical experiences into a vibrant sound message, where music is the emerging point of their being together, in the background of the friendship that binds them. https://soundcloud.com/libercantus The passion for ancient music and contemporary polyphony is the theme that unites the members of this vocal group, now well-known for the refinement and expressiveness of their musical performances and ...

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ARTEMISIA – Novel by Anna Banti

She was born in Florence at the gates of the summer of 1895. She who reads her texts senses the search for taste, because in narrative intrigue she skillfully replaces a plot of motifs similar to musical sequences. Her great literary theme was that of woman’s solitude, seeking for a dignity in the world of men. That unique daughter of ...

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THE STANZE – Angelo Poliziano

He is considered to be the leading humanist of the fifteenth century, destined for even greater literary glory if the scythe of death had not cut him by the age of forty years. Born in Montepulciano in 1454 and raised at the Medici Court in Florence, he was one of the leading poets of Italian humanity. Angelo Ambrogini (Poliziano), a ...

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PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA (1416/1492), ITALIAN PAINTER – A spacious, monumental and impassionately rational painting

PURCHASING THE PAINTING PERSPECTIVE, LOOKING FOR THE MATHEMATICAL BASIS OF BEAUTY PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA 1/3 – One of his most famous and mysterious works (The flagellation of Christ) dates back to 1460. Born in Borgo Sansepolcro, he would become one of the artists of the Italian Renaissance. His works affect the use of perspective, as a result of precise geometric ...

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WHERE THE ESSENCE OF DEER JOINS THE ANCESTORS – Gloria Bird

She lives in Wellpinit, where she works for the Spokane Tribe and teaches at the Salish-Kootenai College campus. Her poetry collections include Full Moon on the Reservation, The River of History, and Red Roots Sparse. Her poetry and prose focus on how the representations of native peoples can facilitate harmful stereotypes. She is a member of the Northwest Native American ...

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I WAS CONTROVERSIAL FIGURE ON MY RESERVATION WHEN I WAS KID – Sherman Alexie

SHERMAN JOSEPH ALEXIE is one of the most award-winning writers in North America, but his studies have been characterized by home studying. This American novelist, short story writer, poet, and filmmaker was born in 1966 grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. His parents were alcoholics, but he described his life at the reservation school as challenging. Because of his ...

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THE SMELL OF HISTORY – Author’s Travel in Massachusetts

FROM CAPE ANN TO HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE As always, starting an Author’s Journey, we suggest to explore creativity of someone born in this land, such as painter Louise Upton Brumback, songwriter Jake Armerding or reading a novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne or some poems by Elizabeth Bishop. Jutting out into the Atlantic, 25 miles north of Boston, Massachusetts, is Cape Ann. ...

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LOUISE UPTON BRUMBACK (1867/1929), AMERICAN PAINTER

INTO THE LIGHT, ALL BRIGHT AND COLORFUL LOUISE UPTON BRUMBACK 1/3 – Cecelia Beaux, Marion Boyd Allen and Louise Brumback were among the most famous painters of Cape Ann artist columns, https://goodmorninggloucester.wordpress.com/tag/louise-upton-brumback/ a rocky promontory on the Atlantic Ocean (in northeastern Massachusetts). She believed that the best art was able to show the individuality and ability of the artist’s self-expression. ...

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