Have you ever visited the San Marino Pavilion at the Venice Biennale? The 60th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia 2024 awaits you with a pavilion that promises to capture the attention of thought-provoking reflections.
Located at the Forge of the Future in Venice, from April 20 to November 24, 2024, the Pavilion of the Republic of San Marino will headline it with “Nomader,” a project curated by Alison M. Gingeras and created by artist Eddie Martinez.
San Marino Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2024 with works by Eddie Martinez
Pontormo, Ritratto di Cosimo il Vecchio
Are you familiar with the works of Pontormo, one of the most emblematic figures of Mannerism? Here I invite you to discover some of Jacopo Pontormo’s most important works, which have marked the history of art with a unique style and great expressive intensity.
Pontormo’s works to know and admire
Piet Mondrian (1872-1944), Autoritratto – 1918.Olio su tela Kunstmuseum Den Haag
Mondrian’s most famous works are the result of the artist’s long quest for balance and perfection.
So if we are to summarise Mondrian’s career in a few works, we must bear in mind that his stylistic evolution starts with Naturalism and Impressionism, then moves on to Post-Impressionism, Fauves, Symbolism and Cubism, and finally arrives at the rational and unmistakable style that has made him truly famous.
In this post I present the works of Mondrian that you absolutely must know.
The works of Mondrian
How does a work of art bear witness to history and at the same time become the subject of controversy? In this post I want to explore with you the fascinating journey that the statue of Napoleon in Brera has taken, a bronze sculpture that is emblematic of an era but has also been the subject of heated debate.
The statue, three metres high and created by one of the most famous Italian sculptors of the 19th century, has experienced incredible adventures from its creation to the present day. Its story is the perfect example of how art intertwines with politics, culture, reflecting the changes of an era.
The statue of Napoleon at Brera
Have you ever heard of Jacopo Pontormo, the artistic genius of Mannerism?
This painter, born Jacopo Carucci, was a key figure in the artistic landscape of the 16th century. His work anticipated trends that were only fully manifested in the Baroque period, greatly influencing 17th century art.
In this post I tell you about his life.
Life of Jacopo Pontormo