Why the Statue of Liberty was built: 5 things to know

statua della libertà

WHY THE STATUE OF LIBERTY WAS BUILT: HISTORY, CURIOUS FACTS AND 5 THINGS TO KNOW

Why the Statue of Liberty was built and by whom?
There are probably thousands of people who, looking at this colossal statue, had the hope for a better life. But do you know the reasons why this huge statue was built at the entrance of New York Harbor?

In this post I’ll talk about the symbol of the United States in 5 points.

The Statue of Liberty

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Bernardo Bellotto: 5 things to know

Bernardo Bellotto | View of Vienna

Bernardo Bellotto, View of Vienna from The Belvedere

BERNARDO BELLOTTO: 5 THINGS TO KNOW

Who was Bernardo Bellotto and how did he continue to develop Vedutismo, whose main proponent was Canaletto, his master?
It wasn’t easy for Bellotto to be a painter and cope with the comparison with the famous artist who was his master and uncle, as well.
Maybe for this reason at a certain point of his life he left Venice and began travelling, finding fame and glory working for the European courts.

In this post you’ll find the life of Bernardo Bellotto in 5 points, to know better this artist.

5 things to know about the life of Bernardo Bellotto

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David by Bernini: 5 things to know

Gian Lorenzo Bernini | David

DAVID BY BERNINI: 5 THINGS TO KNOW

When I saw David by Bernini for the first time I didn’t know anything about art history and the artist who carved it.
I was a little child and my parents dragged me to the museum housing it, and the statue seemed beautiful to me; rather it reminded me another sculpture, which a few years later I found out that it was called “Discobolus”.
In this post I’ll tell you 5 things to know about David by Bernini and I’ll explain why this work is so extraordinary.

5 things to know about David by Bernini

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Ecstasy of Saint Teresa by Bernini: 5 things to know

Bernini | Estasi di Santa Teresa

ECSTASY OF SAINT TERESA BY BERNINI: 5 THINGS TO KNOW

The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa by Bernini, also known as “Transverberation of Saint Teresa”, is the work than more than others describes the religiousness of the 17th century, made up of mystical experiences which involve both spirit and body.

In this post I’ll talk about the work by Gian Lorenzo Bernini in 5 points.

5 things to know about the Ecstasy of Saint Teresa by Bernini

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The vault of the Church of Saint Ignatius in Rome: 5 things to know

 Church of Saint Ignatius by Andrea Pozzo

Vault of the Church of Saint Ignatius by Andrea Pozzo

THE VAULT OF THE CHURCH OF SAINT IGNATIUS IN ROME AND THE TRIUMPH OF ILLUSIONISTIC PAINTING: 5 THINGS TO KNOW

In 1685 Andrea Pozzo, an artist and Jesuit scholar, was commissioned to decorate the vault of the Church of Saint Ignatius in Rome.
His optical illusion effects give birth to a decoration that still today leave people speechless, and in this post you’ll find 5 things to know about the vault of the Church of Saint Ignatius made by Andrea Pozzo.

5 things to know about the vault of the Church of Saint Ignatius in Rome

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