Vincent van Gogh, Pollard Willows at Sunset, 1888
POLLARD WILLOWS AT SUNSET BY VAN GOGH: DESCRIPTION AND CURIOUS FACTS
When I look at Pollard Willows at Sunset by van Gogh there’s a words that immediately comes to my mind: emotion.
If I look at brushstrokes and lines drawn by van Gogh with colour I feel his emotion while admiring this Provençal landscape. I can feel van Gogh’s urgent need to paint and put that explosion of vitality that he felt at that moment on canvas.
In this post I’ll make you discover one of the most intense paintings by van Gogh.
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GOYA’S PAINTINGS: THE UNMISSABLE ONES AND WHERE TO ADMIRE THEM
What are Goya’s paintings and where can you admire them?
Francisco Goya was the most important Spanish artist after Velázquez and the most famous before Picasso.
Just visionary and daring enough to create modern paintings that denounce the horrors of war.
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Leonardo Da Vinci, Annunciation – Uffizi Gallery
ANNUNCIATION BY LEONARDO: ANALYSIS AND CURIOUS FACTS
To Leonardo painting is a mental act, a way to understand reality and nature. In Annunciation by Leonardo, painted when the artist was probably in his early twenties, you can already see its interest in nature and curiosity about phenomena of the world that Renaissance man was trying to understand.
In this post you’ll discover a masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci, housed in the Uffizi Gallery.
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PORTRAIT OF WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART AT THE AGE OF 13 IN VERONA
There’s a painting that more than others comes to my mind when I listen to any Mozart’s melody. It’s the Portrait of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at the age of 13 in Verona, which was painted by a Veronese artist during the musician’s first stay in Verona.
In this post you’ll discover this famous portrait.
Portrait of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at the age of 13 in Verona
Degas, The Absinthe (1875-1876)
DEGAS’S ABSINTHE: ANALISYS AND CURIOUS FACTS
Once someone asked me what’s beautiful and charming about Degas’s Absinthe. Actually, it’s a painting that doesn’t make you happy; rather, to me, has always had a subheading: “depression”.
No, Degas’s Abisinthe is not beautiful, it’s amazing.
It’s a painting depicting with photographic accuracy a scene that anyone who was in Paris at the end of the 19th century could see. However, Degas didn’t portray only a moment, but he rather told a story, in which it’s easy to imagine feelings and thought of the two protagonists.
In this post you’ll discover one of Edgar Degas’s most intense works.
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