Paul Gauguin: 5 things to know

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Paul Gauguin, donne tahitiane (1891). museo d’Orsay di Parigi

PAUL GAUGUIN: 5 THINGS TO KNOW

Paul Gauguin is the most restless and nonconformist European artist who lived at the end of the 19th century.
Looking at his paintings portraying exotic landscapes and beautiful women you can feel the calm of a place far away from France, where Gauguin had lived for a long time but where he couldn’t find peace.

Gauguin arrived in Polynesia driven by the restlessness which had always pushed him to look for something.
His life was an adventure since his childhood and was characterized by travelling.
In this post you’ll find 5 things to know about the life and the works of Paul Gauguin.

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The life of Caravaggio: 5 things to know

Caravaggio | Bacco

Caravaggio, Bacco

THE LIFE OF CARAVAGGIO: 5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT MICHELANGELO MERISI

The life of Caravaggio, birth name Michelangelo Merisi, is as adventurous as a novel, where the marvel arisen from his works combines with the mysteries of his violent life made up of excess.

“When there’s no energy, there is not colour, no shape, there is no life”-Michelangelo Merisi, known as Caravaggio.

It’s impossible for you not to love at least one painting by Caravaggio.
I love “Vocazione de San Matteo” for example.
Which is your favourite painting? Write it in your comments.

Here are 5 things to know about Caravaggio and his life lived to the fullest.

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5 things about Villa Borghese in Rome

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5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT VILLA BORGHESE

Villa Borghese is the third largest public park in Rome.
It covers 80 hectares and occupies a large part of Pincian Hill and a small part of Campus Martius (Campo Marzio).
It is a huge area and contains various buildings which have various functions. Besides, this green area includes both gardens in the Italian taste and in the English taste, fountains and small lakes.

5 things to know about Villa Borghese.

READ ALSO: Fountains in Rome: 5 things to know.

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Keith Haring: things to know

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5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT KEITH HARING

Keith Haring was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, on May 4th 1958.
From 1976 to 1978 he studied commercial art in Pittsburgh, and then at the age of 19 he moved to New York to study at the School of Visual Arts. Arrived in New York, Haring began to draw graffiti and murals, becoming famous in the city.

His style, characterised by stick men, vivid colours and bold lines, soon became recognisable, and the images of his works and his basic characters spread even outside the township line of New York.

READ ALSO: Keith Haring in Milan.

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5 things to know about Casa Buonarroti

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5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT CASA BUONARROTI

Casa Buonarroti is one of the most interesting place in Florence.
Inside the building there are works of art by Michelangelo Buonarroti, an archive of books and documents, including some autographs by Michelangelo himself, and an extensive photographic archive of Michelangelo’s contemporary artists and contemporary pieces of art.

5 things to know about Casa Buonarroti.

READ ALSO: What to do in Florence: an itinerary.

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