THE EXHIBITION DEDICATED TO RODIN IN ITALY
On the occasion of the end of the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of Rodin’s death (1840-1917) the most beautiful works of the great French sculptor are on show in Italy until June 3rd 2018 on loan from the Musée Rodin in Paris.
The exhibition shows 25 drawings and 50 sculptures in a chronological journey through the life and the art of Rodin, an artist who developed the idea of life as the pure and infinite expression of the human soul.
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MOMA ARTWORKS: 5 ARTWORKS TO SEE
New York, MoMA, artworks. These are the keywords for art lovers who want to visit “The Big Apple” starting from its most important museums.
So, the first step is the Museum of Modern Art, known as the MoMA, which is a real dream place for modern and contemporary art lovers.
The MoMA houses several amazing and important artworks, but there are some paintings you must see before exiting the museum.
In this post you’ll find 5 artworks to see.
MoMA artworks: 5 artworks to see
PAULINE BONAPARTE: WHERE YOU CAN SEE CANOVA’S SCULPTURE, WHO SHE WAS AND WHY CANOVA PORTRAYED HER AS VENUS VICTRIX (OR VENUS VICTORIOUS)
Pauline Bonaparte was Napoleon Bonaparte’s sister and the wife of Prince Camillo Borghese. Her name is famous because she was portrayed as Venus by Antonio Canova, who made her splendid and immortal.
The whiteness of the marble and the perfection of each detail of this statue made Canova’s Pauline Bonaparte one of the most captivating works of art ever.
In this post I’ll explain who Pauline Bonaparte was, why Canova portrayed her as Venus, and where the statue is located.
READ ALSO – Antonio Canova, life and works.
UNIVERSAL JUDGMENT, A SHOW FOR MICHELANGELO AND THE SISTINE CHAPEL
The Universal Judgment, show and magic of the Sistine Chapel.
These are the keywords of an innovative show mixing art, theatrical performance, music and the latest technologies.
The starring role in the show is played by Michelangelo’s greatest masterpiece.
READ ALSO: 5 things to know about Sistine Chapel.
The Universal Judgment, a show !
WHAT TO SEE AT THE PITTI PALACE: THE MUSEUMS AND THE UNMISSABLE ARTWORKS
It’s not easy to decide what to see at the Pitti Palace, because among all the important palaces in Florence this is certainly the largest one, and it houses some of the most important museums of Florence.
In this post you’ll find a list of all the available options you can choose to plan the most suitable itinerary for you, and my advice on what to see at the Pitti Palace, without missing the most important artworks.
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What to see at the Pitti Palace: the unmissable artworks