The Artistic Revolution of the Viennese Secession

Palazzo della Secessione | Vienna

Have you ever heard of the Vienna Secession? This artistic movement, which came to life in Austria at the end of the 19th century, represents one of the most interesting moments in 19th century European art. Under the leadership of iconic figures such as Gustav Klimt and Otto Wagner, a group of rebellious artists and architects created a cultural revolution that changed the face of art and architecture in Vienna forever.

The Artistic Revolution of the Viennese Secession

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Sarah Bernhardt and Alphonse Mucha: a timeless link between Theatre and Art

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Have you ever immersed yourself in the timeless fascination of the golden age of theatre and art in the late 19th and early 20th century? Today we travel back in time, to the effervescent Paris of the late 19th century, where two emblematic figures crossed paths, creating an artistic union that still fascinates today.
The famous actress Sarah Bernhardt and the artist Alphonse Mucha not only defined the era in which they lived, but created an artistic legacy that continues to inspire.

In this post we discover together the tumultuous life of Sarah Bernhardt and her unforgettable collaboration with Alphonse Mucha.

Sarah Bernhardt and Alphonse Mucha: a timeless link between Theatre and Art

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Evolution of Street Art: from graffiti to Banksy’s revolution

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Have you ever wondered how Street Art went from being an act of rebellion to an accepted and celebrated art form? Let’s go in order and start from where it all originated.
This art is not confined within the four walls of a gallery or museum. No, it is alive and vibrant, painted on exterior walls, embedded in alleyways, and often, an active commentary on the social and cultural context in which it is found.
How did street art go from being considered a simple act of vandalism to a complex, influential and respected art form, so much so that it is celebrated by art critics and the art market?

Evolution of Street Art: from graffiti to Banksy’s revolution

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The lost Greek and Latin works in the Herculaneum library

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There are lost works in the Herculaneum library that only technology will be able to resurface from oblivion. Indeed, art and culture have a fascinating way of intertwining with science, especially when it comes to revealing the mysteries of the past. In
recent times, we have witnessed a true technological miracle, thanks to which ancient words imprinted on fragile papyrus scrolls have been unearthed. These scrolls, witnesses to a forgotten era, perhaps contain literary works that could change our understanding of history.
Here is the story of the works housed in the charred library at Herculaneum.

The lost Greek and Latin works in the Herculaneum library

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Futurism and Aeropainting: the artistic revolution that transformed the world

Tullio Crali | Incuneandosi nell'abitato

Tullio Crali, Incuneandosi nell’abitato. Tuffo sulla citta

Have you ever heard of Futurism and Aeropainting? More importantly, do you know the historical and cultural roots that gave birth to these revolutionary artistic movements?
As the 19th century came to a close in Italy in a climate of growing social unrest and authoritarian tension, Futurism was born as a cultural storm, ready to sweep everything away. This historical phase saw Italy undergoing rapid industrial development but also the challenges posed by infrastructural deficits and economic disparities, especially in the southern regions. Let us look together at the terrain on which aeropainting was born.

Futurism and Aeropainting: the artistic revolution that transformed the world

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