FRIDA KAHLO LIFE AND QUOTES: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
Frida Kahlo life and famous quotes of a unique artist.
Everybody knows Frida and her works. But who really was she?
Her life was short, intense and painful, and in this post I’ll talk about her in 5 points and 5 famous quotes.
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WINGED VICTORY OF SAMOTHRACE: WHAT IT REPRESENTS AND WHERE YOU CAN SEE IT
What makes the Winged Victory of Samothrace one of the most beautiful works of antiquity?
The Winged Victory is number two on my list of the most beautiful works of the ancient world after the Laocoönte.
The Winged Victory, like the Laocoönte, was discovered after centuries during which it had been forgotten and its recovery contributed to the increase in its allure.
In this post you’ll find everything you should know about the Winged Victory of Samothrace, what it represents, when it was discovered and where to see it.
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WHERE THE KISS BY HAYEZ IS HOUSED AND WHAT IT REPRESENTS
Everyone knows the Kiss by Hayez, but not everyone knows where it is housed and what the painting made by the father of Italian Romanticism represents.
It’s a wonderful painting that has always enthralled me for its story as well as the feeling it inspires. Which aspects of the painting strike you most? I put it on the list of Famous kisses: the 5 most beautiful kisses in history of art, too. It is one of the most famous kisses in history of art. Do you agree with me?
In this post I’ll tell you everything you should know about Francesco Hayez’s most famous painting.
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THE LADY WITH AN ERMINE: 5 THINGS TO KNOW AND WHO THE LADY PORTRAYED BY LEONARDO DA VINCI IS
What makes the Lady with an Ermine a real masterpiece? Which story does this painting tell? I’ll try to answer these questions by telling the story of this painting.
In this post I’ll accompany you to discover the painting known as the Lady with an Ermine, by describing the work in 5 points and leaving you, I hope, a great desire to know more about it and maybe to admire the canvas in person, in the museum exhibiting it.
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MICHELANGELO’ S PIETÀ: 5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE VATICAN PIETÀ
If I think of Saint Peter’s Basilica, the first work of art that comes to my mind is Michelangelo’s Pietà. What about you?
It is impossible for you to enter St. Peter’s Basilica and not to notice one of Michelangelo’s masterpieces, the most poetic and marvellous sculpture ever created.
Are you curious to find out Michelangelo’s most beautiful sculpture in 5 points? Let’s go!
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