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CARNIVAL TIME – Venice’s party colors in art paintings

It’s CARNIVAL TIME If you hear some discussion about carnivals in Europe, what would be your first association?  Most of us probably think of the annually Carnival in Venice. Today, this carnival is a huge celebration, that lasts for two weeks. While several events require invitations and have steep ticket prices, many others, like the candle-lit parade of boats, concerts, and street performances are ...

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ALEX LEVIN (1975), UKRAINIAN PAINTER – Venice through the mask’s eyes

ALEX LEVIN  He was born in 1975. His works are admired worldwide. Originally from Kiev, Ukraine, he has been displayed in numerous private, corporate and institutional collections in the U.S., Israel, France, Italy, Ukraine, Switzerland and Belgium. He has been acknowledged by many influential figures, including: Richard Gere, Madonna, jazz player Oscar Peterson, and former president of Israel. Alex Levin ...

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JEAN CLAUDE CAMPANA, FRENCH ARTIST – the magic of Venetian carnival

JEAN CLAUDE CAMPANA He has been painting for the last thirty years. He started his career by exhibiting together with Baboulène, Buffet, Hilaire, Brayer. Strengthened by his expérience in surrealism, symbolism and realism, he has been devoted to Venice in a very personal style. The succession of glacis really captures the light, this way he creates theater scenes, where utopia and reality ...

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JEAN CLAUDE DESPLANQUES (1936), FRENCH ARTIST – sublime mystery

 JEAN CLAUDE DESPLANQUES He was born in Normandy in 1936 and developed a passion for drawing from the age of eight years.  A former student of the School of Fine Arts, Jean Claude Desplanques has been devoted to painting since 1960. His mythical creatures, characters and sublime mystery take us to his pictorial fantastic universe. Note: The intellectual property of ...

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NICOLA SIMBARI (1927-2012), ITALIAN PAINTER – one who paints boldly and in a state of excitement

          Note: The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors and to those who have given them. 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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NICOLA SIMBARI – When I paint, I’m like a writer. I must have something to say.

NICOLA SIMBARI   1 / 4 – He was born in San Lucido, Calabria, Italy and this beautiful area greatly impacted his Mediterranean paintings: the blues of the ocean and sky, and the bright hues of the flowers. Though he was raised in Rome, where his father was an architect for the Vatican. At the age 13, he decided to study ...

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