WORKS OF THE MUSEO DEL NOVECENTO IN MILAN: THE WORKS YOU SHOULDN’T MISS
Which are the works of the Museo del Novecento (Museum of the 20th century) in Milan you should seet?
It’s not easy to make a list of the unmissable masterpieces, because it’s a museum housing many works of Italian art, and not only, of the 20th century.
In this post you’ll find some works you shouldn’t miss for any reason before exiting the Museo del Novecento.
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MADONNA AND CHILD WITH SAINT CATHERINE AND SAINT JAMES BY LORENZO LOTTO
What makes Madonna and Child with Saint Catherine and Saint James by Lorenzo Lotto housed at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna so special? Who commissioned the painting and where was it supposed to be placed?
It’s not easy to answer these questions, but you may formulate some hypotheses and you may understand the greatness of Lorenzo Lotto.
In this post I’ll make you discover a masterpiece.
Madonna and Child with Saint Catherine and Saint James
WORKS OF ART IN TURIN: THE UNMISSABLE MASTERPIECES
When you ask me which works of art in Turin you should see, the first thing that comes to my mind is suggesting a visit to the GAM, the Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary art, but there are many other places where you can find art masterpieces.
The GAM is a museum housing one of the most interesting art collections in Europe and is certainly the first leg to discover Turin from an artistic point of view.
In this post you’ll find a list of the works of art you shouldn’t miss in Turin, and not only at the Gam. And if the list doesn’t contain your favourite work of art, write in the comments.
I’m looking forward for your suggestions at the end of the post.
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Sofonisba Anguissola, Self-Portrait
LIFE AND WORKS OF SOFONISBA ANGUISSOLA, A RENAISSANCE ARTIST
Sofonisba Anguissola is one of the most important female painters of Italian Renaissance.
Born into a noble family, she took painting lessons, but also music, literature, foreign languages and philosophy lessons and, thanks to her well-rounded education, she could participate in the artistic life of the main Italian courts and establish relationships with the most famous artists of her time.
Her name appears in “The Lives” by Giorgio Vasari, and Michelangelo considered her a highly talented woman.
After telling you the life and works of female painter Catharina van Hemessen, in this post I’ll talk about the story of Sofonisba Anguissola.
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ART IN THE 19TH CENTURY BETWEEN NATURE AND EMOTION
What does it change in art world in the 19thcentury and what do artists want?
It’s an important historic period, where art enters a new phase.
Clients and also artists change: artists want to transfer their feelings on their works.
In this post I’ll talk about art in the 19th century.
Art in the 19th century