Flemish masterpieces in Venice: the exhibition From Titian to Rubens

FLEMISH MASTERPIECES IN VENICE: THE EXHIBITION FROM TITIAN TO RUBENS

Flemish masterpieces are in Venice for an exhibition curated by the director of Rubenshuis in Antwerp, with the scientific direction of Gabriella Belli, director of the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia.

A unique exhibition, housed in the Doge’s apartments at the Doge’s Palace in Venice, which will examine the cultural ferment which swept across Europe between the 16th and the 17th centuries, bringing also some works which are rarely on loan back to Venice.

The Flemish masterpieces on exhibition in Venice

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Helsinki what to see: where to go and what you shouldn’t miss

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HELSINKI WHAT TO SEE: WHERE TO GO AND WHAT YOU SHOULDN’T MISS

Helsinki what to see and where to go if you’re an art lover and especially if you want to discover the capital city of Finland?
If you’ve decided to visit Helsinki this is the right post for you to find inspiration and plan a trip to discover the largest city of Scandinavia, an amazing destination to visit in winter, but pleasant also during the hottest months of the year.

Helsinki what to see

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7 wonders of the modern world: what they are and where they are located

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THE 7 WONDERS OF THE MODERN WORLD: WHAT THEY ARE AND WHERE THEY ARE LOCATED

What are the 7 wonders of the modern world we can admire today?
After writing the post about the 7 wonders of the ancient world: what they are and where they are  I began wondering if, even after those ancient and amazing constructions, men have been able to build buildings as majestic as they were.

I found out that someone, before me, asked himself the same question because in 2000 an online survey was conducted in order to establish what the 7 wonders of the modern age are.

What the 7 wonders of the modern world are

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The Veiled Christ in Naples: 5 things to know

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THE VEILED CHRIST IN NAPLES: 5 THINGS TO KNOW

Do you know the Veiled Christ in Naples?
It is located in one of the most mysterious places in Naples, and according to legend the marble veil, which covers Christ’s body, is actually the result of an experiment carried out by Prince of Sansevero, who was famous not for his noble origins but rather for his passion for esotericism, human anatomy and alchemy.

In this post I will tell you 5 things to know about the Veiled Christ which is on exhibition in Naples.

The Veiled Christ in Naples

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The Vittoriale degli Italiani: my visit to Gabriele D’Annunzio’s home

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THE VITTORIALE DEGLI ITALIANI: MY VISIT TO GABRIELE D’ANNUNZIO’S HOME

What is exactly theVittoriale degli Italiani ?
It’s not easy to answer this question because the Vittoriale is a house but also a museum, and is especially the place where Gabriele D’Annunzio lived during the last period of his life.

A house museum, an extraordinary place on Lake Garda, paths of olive trees and a day at my disposal to visit my favourite museum.

My visit to the Vittoriale degli Italiani

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