GEORGES DE LA TOUR’S WORKS: HIS MOST BEAUTIFUL PAINTINGS AND WHERE TO SEE THEM
Georges de La Tour’s works to know in order to discover the real beauty of his art.
In this post I made a list of the most beautiful paintings of the artist who was able to re-elaborate in an original way Caravaggio’s lesson, without imitating him but developing a brand new language.
What does it impress you of Georges de La Tour’s works?
The light trying to pierce the darkness, the silent calm and the mystery of his scenes which seem to be the prelude of events full of emotions.
Georges de La Tour’s works
MAGDALENE WITH THE SMOKING FLAME BY GEORGES DE LA TOUR: MEANING AND WHERE TO SEE IT
What is the secret that makes Magdalene with the Smoking Flame by Georges de La Tour a charming painting?
Certainly the light but also the enveloping darkness, peculiar features of Georges de La Tour’s painting made up of characters lit by a simple candle, silent faces and absorbed in their own thoughts.
Where to see Magdalene with the Smoking Flame by Georges de La Tour and meaning of the painting
Georges de La Tour, Joseph the Carpenter- Louvre
GEORGES DE LA TOUR: 5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT HIS LIFE
All over the world the works attributed to Georges de La Tour are little more than 30, and none is housed in Italy.
But his paintings possess the same passion and theatricality of Caravaggio’s works.
Did Georges de La Tour and Caravaggio meet or did the French artist see Michelangelo Merisi’s works in Italy?
Little is known about the life and career of this artist which seems to have been successful.
In this post I’ll tell you his biography, or at least what is known, in 5 points.
The life of Georges de La Tour in 5 points
LA FORNARINA BY RAPHAEL: WHO SHE WAS AND WHERE TO ADMIRE THE PAINTING
Which story does la Fornarina by Raphael tell and who is the young woman made immortal by this painting?
Stories of any kind have circulated about this painting and for this reason this work has become legendary.
We don’t know almost anything about the true identity of La Fornarina, but theories are many and, as always happen in these cases, people can build a story as they wish.
In this post I’ll tell you who the girl painted by Raphael was, according to the main theories, and where you can admire the painting today.
La Fornarina by Raphael
Francesca Pasquali, Iceberg, 2016, transparent plastic straws on golden colour mirror polished Plexiglass, dark grey lacquered frame, diameter – 120 x 22 cm. Photo by Fabio Mantovani. Courtesy Francesca Pasquali
AN INTERVIEW WITH FRANCESCA PASQUALI – NOT ORDINARY PLACE
Francesca Pasquali is an artist who from the simplest objects and the study on nature creates works that involve the observer, transforming art into a multi-sensorial experience.
On the occasion of Arte Fiera 2020 she exhibits her artworks and Alice Traforti interviewed her for Art post Blog, helping us to understand the reasons for an exhibition where container and content are just one thing.
Francesca Pasquali – NOT ORDINARY PLACE