Have you ever wondered what Expressionism is and what it really represents in the art world? This movement, which emerged in the early 20th century, mainly in Germany, was an important cultural response to the tumultuous social changes of the early 20th century. In this post we will explore its characteristics, works, artists and themes.
What is Expressionism: works, artists and themes
What do you know about the life and works of Roy Lichtenstein?
If you’ve ever wondered who revolutionized the 20th century art scene, you’ve come to the right place. Yes, because Lichtenstein was the brilliant artist who turned comic book images into works of art, in the pure style of Pop Art and redefining the way art can be viewed and appreciated.
Life and works of Roy Lichtenstein: from comics to art
Have you ever found yourself wandering the fascinating streets of Florence, wondering what artistic treasures might be hidden around every corner? In particular, in the picturesque Oltrarno area, there is a place of such vibrant artistic resonance that the famous neoclassical painter Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, the painter of the famous Great Odalisque, called it the ‘true cradle of painting’. I refer to the Brancacci Chapel, an artistic oasis located inside the Church of Santa Maria del Carmine.
The Brancacci Chapel: a hidden treasure of art and history in Florence
Have you ever wondered about the power of photography and how much photography can influence the perception and struggle for civil rights?
the Black Lives Matter movement emerged powerfully, embodied by the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter. This wave of activism, rooted in the African American community in the United States, was a direct response to numerous incidents of police violence, such as the death of Trayvon Martin.
Photography has been a crucial medium in the documentation and dissemination of these historical moments.
The Lens on Justice: Black Lives Matter and the Power of Photography in the Struggle for Civil Rights
Have you ever wondered who is the artist behind those extraordinary posters and illustrations you have seen so many times?
In this post, I take you on a journey to discover the works of Alphonse Mucha, an artist who is perhaps lesser known in the broad panorama of art history, but absolutely noteworthy. Mucha was a leading figure of his time, whose art had an enormous influence throughout Europe.
The Works of Alphonse Mucha You Need to Know