Les demoiselles d’Avignon by Picasso: 5 things to know

Les Demoiselles d’Avignon

LES DEMOISELLES D’AVIGNON BY PICASSO: 5 THINGS TO KNOW

Considered by many scholars the first Cubist work, actually, Les demoiselles d’Avignon doesn’t decompose completely the volumes yet, but simplifies the forms.
With this painting Picasso inaugurates a new season of art and provides the bases for what would be real Cubism.

Here are 5 things to know about Pablo Picasso’s painting.

Les demoiselles d’Avignon by Picasso

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Giovanni Boldini life and works: 5 things to know the artist of the Belle Époque

Giovanni Boldini | autoritratto

GIOVANNI BOLDINI LIFE AND WORKS: 5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE ARTIST OF THE BELLE ÉPOQUE

Who better than Giovanni Boldini was able to paint women? No one, I suppose, because Boldini in his paintings did not portray only a woman, but rather described her elegance and character.

Established himself in Paris between the 19th and the 20th centuries, Boldini was the artist of the Belle Époque. In this post you’ll find 5 things you must know.

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The Venus de Milo: 5 things to know

Venere di Milo | opere Louvre

VENUS DE MILO: 5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

Why was the Venus de Milo created and which story does this statue, which had remained hidden under the ground of an island in the Aegean Sea for centuries, tell?
In this post I will make you discover a masterpiece of Greek art which, even though has arrived damaged up to the present day, continues to captivate audiences with its beauty.

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Apollo and Daphne by Gian Lorenzo Bernini: 5 things to know

Apollo e Dafne | Galleria Borghese

APOLLO AND DAPHNE BY GIAN LORENZO BERNINI: 5 THINGS TO KNOW

How many times have you looked Apollo and Daphne by Bernini for endless minutes?
It often happens to me, and when I stayed before this amazing sculpture I couldn’t help but turn around it to observe it from all angles!

In this post I encourage you to discover one of the masterpieces by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, and I bet you’ll feel the desire to enter immediately the museum housing Apollo and Daphne.

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Raphael Rooms: 5 things to know

stanze di Raffaello | scuola Atene

RAPHAEL ROOMS: 5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE ROOM OF THE SIGNATURA

Have you ever seen Raphael Rooms?
If you happened to be in front of the fresco “The School of Athens” or the “Deliverance of Saint Peter”, I am certain that you remained open-mouthed and looked upwards for a long time.
It happened to me and, in front of those masterpieces, I thought that everybody should admire Raphael Rooms at least once in the lifetime.

Here are 5 things to know about Raphael’s most beautiful and important paintings.

Raphael Rooms

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