Climate in art: the future of the planet according to artists

sabella Pers | Da l’Acqua o Da lo Specchio

sabella Pers Da l’Acqua o Da lo Specchio video frame 2021 Credits Giuseppe Santoro e Federico Gennaro

CLIMATE IN ART: THE FUTURE OF THE PLANET ACCORDING TO ARTISTS

How is the climate issue addressed in art and which artists are describing the drama of climate change?
In this post I propose the works and paths of some artists who are tackling dramatically urgent issues and trying to make us reflect on what the future of the planet will be.

Climate in art

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Entombment of Christ by Caravaggio: analysis and curious facts

Caravaggio | Deposizione

THE ENTOMBMENT OF CHRIST BY CARAVAGGIO: ANALYSIS AND CURIOUS FACTS

Caravaggio was said to be a tormented artist who painted works destined to be both admired and criticized at the same time. But not everyone knows that the Entombment of Christ was the only painting that was met with general approval.

In this post you’ll discover the only masterpiece by Caravaggio that Napoleon confiscated in Rome and that tried, unsuccessfully, to bring to Paris forever.

Entombment of Christ by Caravaggio: analysis and curious facts

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Igniting the Sparkle of the Infinite with Dr Gindi

Dr Gindi | artist

Dr Gindi 2021 – photo courtesy of Braschler/Fischer

IGNITING THE SPARKLE OF THE INFINITE WITH DR GINDI

Known for her airy imagery, Dr Gindi has modelled a name for herself as a sculptor of striking proficiency. The characters in her sculptures are distinctly fragile, fractured with gaps and chasms; at the same time, they are emphatically melodic in their finesse and fugacity as they search for the infinity of human existence.

I talked to Dr Gindi to learn more about her leitmotiv infinity and how it relates to the big questions of our time.

Interview with Dr Gindi

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Deposition by Raphael: description

Raffaello | Deposizione

DEPOSITION BY RAPHAEL, ALSO KNOWN AS BORGHESE ENTOMBMENT: DESCRIPTION AND CURIOUS FACTS

The Deposition by Raphael is one of the artist’s early masterpieces, painted before he moved to Rome, at the court of Pope Julius II, and before many other masterpieces such as the Madonna of the Chair or the Fornarina.

In this post you’ll discover details and curious facts of a masterpiece.

Deposition by Raphael

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Life and works of Plautilla Bricci, painter and architect

Plautilla Bricci | ritratto

Pittore attivo a Roma alla metà del XVII secolo. Ritratto di architettrice (Plautilla Bricci?)
olio su tela, 66.1 x 52.7 cm. Los Angeles, collezione privata

LIFE AND WORKS OF PLAUTILLA BRICCI, PAINTER AND ARCHITECT

Life and works of Plautilla Bricci who was the first woman architect in pre-industrial Europe.
The daughter of an artist, Plautilla was a famous painter, but above all she was a capable architect who was able to fill a role that was exclusively dominated by men.

We continue our journey to discover the most important but still little-known women in the history of art.

Life and works of Plautilla Bricci

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