THE VEILED CHRIST IN NAPLES: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
Do you know the Veiled Christ in Naples?
It is located in one of the most mysterious places in Naples, and according to legend the marble veil, which covers Christ’s body, is actually the result of an experiment carried out by Prince of Sansevero, who was famous not for his noble origins but rather for his passion for esotericism, human anatomy and alchemy.
In this post I will tell you 5 things to know about the Veiled Christ which is on exhibition in Naples.
The Veiled Christ in Naples
LES DEMOISELLES D’AVIGNON BY PICASSO: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
Considered by many scholars the first Cubist work, actually, Les demoiselles d’Avignon doesn’t decompose completely the volumes yet, but simplifies the forms.
With this painting Picasso inaugurates a new season of art and provides the bases for what would be real Cubism.
Here are 5 things to know about Pablo Picasso’s painting.
Les demoiselles d’Avignon by Picasso
GIOVANNI BOLDINI LIFE AND WORKS: 5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE ARTIST OF THE BELLE ÉPOQUE
Who better than Giovanni Boldini was able to paint women? No one, I suppose, because Boldini in his paintings did not portray only a woman, but rather described her elegance and character.
Established himself in Paris between the 19th and the 20th centuries, Boldini was the artist of the Belle Époque. In this post you’ll find 5 things you must know.
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VENUS DE MILO: 5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Why was the Venus de Milo created and which story does this statue, which had remained hidden under the ground of an island in the Aegean Sea for centuries, tell?
In this post I will make you discover a masterpiece of Greek art which, even though has arrived damaged up to the present day, continues to captivate audiences with its beauty.
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APOLLO AND DAPHNE BY GIAN LORENZO BERNINI: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
How many times have you looked Apollo and Daphne by Bernini for endless minutes?
It often happens to me, and when I stayed before this amazing sculpture I couldn’t help but turn around it to observe it from all angles!
In this post I encourage you to discover one of the masterpieces by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, and I bet you’ll feel the desire to enter immediately the museum housing Apollo and Daphne.
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