THE LAST SUPPER BY LEONARDO DA VINCI: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
The Last Supper is a work which, together with The Mona Lisa, has entered the collective consciousness, and in fact when you hear about the Last Supper, Leonardo da Vinci’s work comes to your mind immediately.
But what do we actually know about this work?
Here are 5 things you have to know about The Last Supper.
THE GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
The Girl with a Pearl Earring is a painting by Johannes Vermeer, which exactly like Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is one of the world’s most famous paintings, and also one of the most reproduced.
It’s a painting which evokes beauty and mystery, a face which continues to fascinate everyone who admires it in person, or has discovered it through movies and books, even after more than three centuries.
The painting is also known as “Head of a Girl with a Turban”, and in this post I’ll tell you 5 things to know to really know it.
MONA LISA: 5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE MOST FAMOUS MASTERPIECE IN THE WORLD
The Mona Lisa is considered, together with The Last Supper, Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece.
It’s the painting which more than others has fascinated critics and the public because of her enigmatic smile and the rarefied atmosphere of the landscape.
Leonardo’s Mona Lisa is so famous that when you see it at the Louvre museum perhaps its small size will disappoint you. But we have heard some many people talking about it so many times that we feel like we know her, but, basically, we don’t know anything about this painting.
Thus, here is a post containing 5 things to know about Leonardo’s Mona Lisa.
Ai Weiwei. Image source: Metalocus.es
WHO AI WEIWEI IS: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
Ai Weiwei is a Chinese dissident and provocative artist, and you can either love or hate his works. There are no half measures with Ai Weiwei. Some consider him most important artist in China and in the word; others consider him a skilful imposter, and I would like you to express your opinion in your comments. Do you like Ai Weiwei’s works or do you consider them unnecessary provocations?
“My work has always been political, because the choice of being an artist is political, in China”- Ai Weiwei.
Here are 5 things to know who Ai Weiwei is.
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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.