Fun and disconcerting, fascinating reflections of life in China today. Cool, hidden, and unusual things to do in Beijing? Dragon Escalator, the world’s longest outdoor escalator (takes visitors to the top of China’s largest dam), shaped like a dragon. Something unforgettable? The 798 district, a mixture of museums, shops, and cafes (events and openings frequently). Dongyue Temple? It shares the …Read More »
When seeking beauty, is the last chance for human beings. Top art galleries you cannot miss in Beijing? With roofs adorned with gold glazed tiles, the National Art Museum of China (with a collection of over 100,000 pieces of art) waiting for you. The opposite? The Today Art Museum, features contemporary art (its collection includes also works by Chinese artists). …Read More »
An irrepressible analytical mind that compelled him to many different art traditions. He did not have the support of his family, but the trust he had in his own passion, turned him into one of the most celebrated Indian painters of the 20th Century. Today, critics consider his paintings among India’s most important modern paintings. That pioneer of modern Indian …Read More »
When paintings reflect the continuity and visual connections between past and present. Our journey into California creativity, today brings us to Mesa (on the border with Arizona), to learn about art through paintings. Located in the named Maricopa County, it is a city filled with museums and hiking opportunities (do not forget its delicious food and drink). You will have …Read More »
To create a new platform for visual arts. Following the traces of Raffaello’s life, our art itinerary arrives in a city where he worked in the Church of San Nicola, Città di Castello. https://www.umbriatourism.it/en_US/-/citta-di-castello Pliny the Younger built his villa (until now identified with walls, mosaic floors and marble fragments). As you can observe, the city is mostly built of brick. …Read More »
RAFFAELLO SANZIO, ITALIAN PAINTER AND ARCHITECT – A leading figure of Italian High Renaissance classicism.
When more serene and harmonious qualities are regarded as the highest models. The collections belonging to the National Gallery of the Marche, are on display in Ducal Palace built for the Duke Federico, http://www.gallerianazionalemarche.it/en/ducal-palace/ where next to his own rooms (between the twin turrets), he had a study built using wood inlay. The museum’s prestige is linked to the masterpieces of …Read More »
THE BAD BOY OF THE ART WORLD – Julian Schnabel / Cause a stir by adding broken pottery to mammoth canvases.
Exploring other creative outlets. The best Brooklyn art galleries? A space offers you an engaging mix of shows by emerging artists, all working in a variety of mediums. Greenpoint Terminal Gallery http://www.greenpointterminalgallery.com/ is run by artist Brian Willmont, in an historic warehouse (once occupied by the American Manufacturing Corporation rope factory). You can visit also Minus Space http://www.minusspace.com/ dedicated to …Read More »
When surreal paintings celebrate beautiful relationship between people and nature. The exploration of nature in art can take endless forms, because its provides us with a vast wealth of inspiring phenomena. Trees that can draw and what life will be like as an Arctic explorer in the year 2100. All you need it’s e special zone. Brilon is a town …Read More »
JAMINI ROY (1887/1972), INDIAN PAINTER – When techniques and subject matter was influenced by traditional art of Bengal.
When artistic originality it’s a Indian contribute. Visiting Kolkata, you too can discovery the diversity of India and its civilization. Set amid palms and manicured lawns, this religious centre Belur Math is inspired by 19th-century Indian sage Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, who preached the unity. Several smaller shrines (near the Hooghly riverbank), include the Sri Sarada Devi Temple. The stately 1784 family …Read More »
ISAAC LEVITAN (1869/1900), RUSSIAN PAINTER – When works reflect tranquility and the eternal beauty of Russian nature.
Becoming founder of “mood landscape” genre. Every travel tale has something special. Traveling the world allows you not only to see the most historical important sites or the worlds best food. Also visiting Kybartai, never forget, as he had say Gustav Flaubert, that travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. It began …Read More »