MEDUSA BY CARAVAGGIO: WHERE IT IS HOUSED AND ITS MEANING
Medusa by Caravaggio is splatter!
I do believe that if he had lived nowadays, Caravaggio would have become a film director like Quentin Tarantino, and those who saw “Pulp Fiction” and similar movies, know what I’m talking about.
Medusa by Caravaggio is characterized by a shocked gaze, a terrified scream, a snarl of living snakes in place of hair, a river of blood streaming out of a decapitated head.
Medusa is hypnotic and terrifying.
Here is where you can admire it and which its meaning is.
Medusa by Caravaggio
MEANING OF BOTTICELLI’S PRIMAVERA: DESCRIPTION, CHARACTERS
I have wondered many times which the true meaning of Botticelli’s Primavera could be, a work that after one hundred years from its creation still exerts a great fascination on a wide public.
After the post the Birth of Venus and Botticelli’s muse it was time to describe the other great masterpiece by Botticelli, The Primavera.
There are neither documents about the origin of this painting nor about who the patron was, even though he was maybe Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco de’Medici, cousin of Lorenzo il Magnifico (the Magnificent). However, we can try to the read the artwork and develop some hypotheses.
Are you ready to enter Botticelli’s masterpiece along with me? Let’s go!
Botticelli’s Primavera: all informations
THE DONI TONDO BY MICHELANGELO: WHERE IT IS HOUSED AND WHAT IT REPRESENTS
Admiring for the first time The Doni Tondo by Michelangelo Buonarroti was thrilling. I was at the Uffizi Gallery for the traditional high school trip and when I came across it, I understood that art must be experienced at first hand. You must close the books and leave to admire art where you can admire it!
After a feeling of wonder,I wanted to know everything about this masterpiece, and after writing the post dedicated to Michelangelo’s David, it was time to talk about Buonarroti’s most amazing painting.
The Doni Tondo by Michelangelo: where it is housed and what it represents
JAN VAN EYCK’S WORKS: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
Jan van Eyck’s works and some curiosities about the most influential and mysterious artist Western painting has ever had.
The perfection of Jan van Eyck’s works leaves you breathless and his technique is the forerunner of that used by many other great artists who will come after him.
In this post I’ll talk about van Eyck through 5 of his most beautiful works.
Which is your favourite painting among Jan van Eyck’s works?
Write it in your comments 🙂
Jan van Eyck’s works
Michelangelo, Pietà Vaticana
MICHELANGELO’S WORKS. WHICH ONES THEY ARE AND WHERE HIS MOST BEAUTIFUL WORKS ARE HOUSED
There are many Michelangelo’s masterpieces, famous and very important works everyone should admire at least once in a lifetime.
Because Michelangelo is the Renaissance artist par excellence.
In the post Michelangelo Buonarroti: 5 things to know I’ve already described the main features of his art.
In this post, instead, I’ll share with you the list of the most beautiful works of the great Renaissance master and the place where to admire them.
Michelangelo’s works. which ones they are