Saint Catherine of Alexandria by Caravaggio: description and curious facts

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Saint Catherine of Alexandria by Caravaggio

SAINT CATHERINE OF ALEXANDRIA BY CARAVAGGIO: DESCRIPTION AND CURIOUS FACTS

Saint Catherine of Alexandria by Caravaggio is a painting painted in 1597, a happy period and of great work for the artist. Everything seemed to be perfect, but that it wasn’t exactly true. After all, the model Caravaggio used for the painting belonged to the dark world that inhabited Rome in the late 17th century, which Caravaggio couldn’t do without.

In this post I’ll make you discover a masterpiece by Michelangelo Merisi known as Caravaggio. 

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Le Moulin de la Galette by Picasso: description and curious facts

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Le Moulin de la Galette by Picasso

LE MOULIN DE LA GALETTE: DESCRIPTION AND CURIOUS FACTS

The painting Le Moulin de la Galette by Picasso was executed in 1900, and is considered one of his most interesting early paintings, prior to Cubism but already pervaded by the Parisian atmosphere that the Spanish artist had just started to experience.

In this post you’ll find a description of one of Picasso’s first masterpieces. When he was not yet Picasso that we all know today.

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Composition 8 by Kandinsky: description and curious facts

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Composition 8 by Kandinsky

COMPOSITION 8 BY KANDINSKY: DESCRIPTION AND CURIOUS FACTS

The painting Composition 8 by Kandinsky is one of the masterpieces you can admire at the Guggenheim Museum of New York.
The artist painted the work in Weimar, while teaching at the Bauhaus.

In this post you’ll discover a painting describing the relationship of strength and movement that can exist between geometric shapes and pure colours.

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Edoardo Tresoldi, the artist of the Absent Matter

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Edoardo Tresoldi: Sacral, 2016 © Fabiano Caputo

EDOARDO TRESOLDI, THE ARTIST OF ABSENT MATTER

Edoardo Tresoldi is the artist of “Absent Matter” and wire-mesh cathedrals, inserted by Forbes among the most influential European artists under 30 in Europe in 2017.

After the reconstruction of the Early Christian Basilica in Siponto, that won the Gold Medal for Italian Architecture, the huge installation “Etherea in the USA for the “Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival” and “Opera, the installation on the seafront of Reggio Calabria, the artist exhibits in Ravenna “Sacral, built in 2016 and set up for the exhibition dedicated to Dante “Un’ Epopea POP” organized by the MAR – Art Museum of the City of Ravenna.

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Green Violinist by Chagall: description and curious facts

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Green Violinist by Chagall

GREEN VIOLINIST BY CHAGALL: DESCRIPTION AND CURIOUS FACTS

Green Violinist by Chagall was painted in 1923, and evokes another famous violinist painted by the artist to decorate the interior of the Moscow State Jewish Theatre.
It wasn’t the first time the artist painted this subject. Throughout Chagall’s long artistic career, in fact, you can identify a series of paintings dedicated to the subject matter of the violinist containing family anecdotes about his grandfather, uncle and his passion for musicians.

In this post you’ll discover an evocative and magical figure of Chagall’s art.

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