BOTTICELLI’S BIRTH OF VENUS: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
To paint The Birth of Venus Botticelli drew inspiration from the myth about the birth of Venus, who was born out the sea foam in front of the island of Cyprus.
To depict the Birth of Venus Botticelli drew inspiration from mythology and literature, creating one of the greatest masterpieces housed in Florence.
Thus, here are 5 things to know about Botticelli’s masterpiece.
READ ALSO: What to do in Florence, an itinerary.
THE VENUS OF URBINO: 5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE MOST SENSUAL PAINTING BY TITIAN
The Venus of Urbino is one of the most sensual paintings by Titian.
It was one of the most famous paintings of the 16th century, and there were many copies and reproductions over the following centuries.
Here are 5 things to know about The Venus of Urbino.
READ ALSO: Titian painter, photo gallery of Titian’s paintings.
MONET’S WATER LILIES: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
To Monet painting the Water Lilies meant painting no longer like an Impressionist artist, but experimenting something completely new.
The Water Lilies are a series of paintings painted between 1897 and 1926 by Claude Monet, who is considered the father of Impressionism, but also the artist who was able to go beyond Impressionism bringing his style towards Abstract painting, and becoming a forerunner.
If you want to know what Abstract painting is, you can read the post I wrote containing a list of abstract painters and their major works.
Here are 5 things to know in order to know everything about Monet and his Water Lilies.
Daniele da Volterra (Daniele Ricciarelli)
Ritratto di Michelangelo Buonarroti.
MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
Painter, sculptor, architect, Michelangelo Buonarroti was one of the greatest masters of the Renaissance.
His works are among the greatest masterpieces of the history of art, and are characterized by monumental bodies and twisted busts, which mark the surpassing of the idea according to which art has to imitate the proportions of the human figure.
Here are 5 things to know about Michelangelo.
PABLO PICASSO: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
Pablo Picasso is the most important artist of the 20th century.
Charismatic and irascible, he loved women but, probably more than any other thing he loved himself. If I had had the chance to meet him, I would have certainly hated him, or I would have fallen at his feet like several women who loved him did.
In this post I’ll talk about 5 things to know about Pablo Picasso, about his life, his works and his lovers.