Giuseppe De Curtis – Dream in Venice, 1890. Tempera on canvas, 130 x 145 cm
Intesa Sanpaolo Collection, Photo Giusti Claudio, Florence
ART NOUVEAU STYLE IN NAPLES: ARTISTS AND WORKS
What was Art Nouveau style in Naples and who are the most important artists?
A new artistic style which spread all over Europe, between the late 19th century and the early 20th century, with its sinuous shapes inspired by nature.
At that time Naples was a cosmopolitan city and open to novelties, not very different from Paris and, therefore, embraced Art Nouveau style in all its variations.
Art Nouveau style in Naples will be a revolution!
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Palazzina di Caccia of Stupinigi
ART OF THE 18TH CENTURY: ARTISTS, WORKS AND THE CLASSICAL IDEAL
The Art of the 18th century is characterized by the transition from Baroque and Rococo to Neoclassicism.
It’s the century of revolutions, from American to French to industrial ones, but is also the century of Enlightenment and great archaeological discoveries.
So, in a climate of great changes, the art of the 18th century developed new ideas and great masterpieces were created.
Art of the 18th century
ART IN THE 17TH CENTURY BETWEEN BAROQUE AND CLASSICISM
Understanding the art in the 17th century means discovering two great artistic movements: Baroque and Classicism.
Two different ways to communicate and make art that I’ll explain in this post.
Art in the 17th century
ART IN THE 16TH CENTURY: RENAISSANCE AND MANNERISM
Understanding art in the 16th century means dealing with great artists of Western art, those personalities who have influenced following artists and who, still today, are a model or a reference point.
Have you understood who I’m talking about?
After the post dedicated to Art in the 15th century: Early Renaissance and the rebirth of art, now I’ll describe the features of the art in the 16th century.
Are you ready? Let’s go!
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15TH CENTURY ART: EARLY RENAISSANCE
Studying the evolution of the 15th century art is amazing.
Then, if you think that it’s at the end of the 15th century, precisely in 1492, that the most significant event of this wonderful century occurred, that is the Discovery of America, then you’ll understand that creativity and ingenuity are the keywords of this period.
In this post I’ll tell you how and why the art in the 15th century has changed the destiny of Western art.
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