Art in the 19th century between nature and emotion

ART IN THE 19TH CENTURY BETWEEN NATURE AND EMOTION

What does it change in art world in the 19thcentury and what do artists want?
It’s an important historic period, where art enters a new phase.
Clients and also artists change: artists want to transfer their feelings on their works.
In this post I’ll talk about art in the 19th century.

Art in the 19th century

Continue reading

Art Nouveau style in Naples: artists and works

Giuseppe De Curtis | Dream in Venice

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!

Art Nouveau style in Naples: artists and works Continue reading

Art of the 18th century: artists, works and the classical ideal

Art of the 18th century |Palazzina di Caccia of Stupinigi

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

Continue reading

Art in the 16th century: Renaissance and Mannerism

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!

Art in the 16th century Continue reading