If there is one artist you must know if you love art, it is the greatest of Italian Renaissance architects: Filippo Brunelleschi. Born in Florence in 1377, Brunelleschi left an indelible mark on the history of art and architecture with his extraordinary works and innovative genius.
In this post, I will tell you about Brunelleschi’s role in the evolution of the Florentine Renaissance, his rivalry with other artists of the time and the wonderful creations that made Florence “the cradle of the Renaissance.” A journey to discover a visionary artist who changed the face of architecture forever.
Filippo Brunelleschi, life and works of the father of the Florentine Renaissance
Have you ever wondered how the famous Venice Architecture Biennale came about?
At a time when architecture was searching for its place in artistic events, a series of events led to the creation of an important platform for the presentation and discussion of architectural ideas. Among them, the Europe/America confrontation played a crucial role in the early years of the Architecture Biennale’s development.
In this post, I want to take you on a journey that led to the birth of the Venice Architecture Biennale, analysing how an exhibition anticipated the milestones towards its global recognition.
Birth of the Venice Architecture Biennale: history of a revolution
Lo scolabottiglie di Duchamp
Are you ready to explore a fascinating artistic world, where idea and thought become the main ingredients of works of art that challenge traditional conventions?
With this post, I invite you to embark on a journey through an extraordinary artistic universe, where idea, thought and reflection are the undisputed protagonists of works of art. Together we will explore the fascinating world of conceptual art, a movement that revolutionised the artistic landscape of the 20th century and continues to inspire and challenge our perceptions of creativity and artistic expression.
Are you ready to immerse yourself in this extraordinary adventure? Then get ready to discover how conceptual art changed the course of art history and how its connection with the genius Marcel Duchamp marked a fundamental turning point.
Conceptual Art: the new horizon of artistic expression and its artists
Are you passionate about art and culture? Are you planning a visit to Florence, a city rich in artistic treasures? Then you cannot miss the Pazzi Chapel, an architectural jewel of the Italian Renaissance.
In this post, I will take you on a tour of this extraordinary work of art, telling you its history, architectural details and the works that decorate it. Get ready to immerse yourself in the elegance and majesty of Florence’s history!
Guide to the Pazzi Chapel: a Renaissance masterpiece in Florence
Caffeteria Hausbrandt – anni ’20 – Luciano Biban, logo Moka (1967) – Leopoldo Metlicovitz, grafica logo (anni ’20)
When does a brand become so iconic that it influences not only a market sector but even an entire city? In this post, I invite you to discover Hausbrandt, a brand that has spanned more than a century of history, shaping coffee culture with art and has strongly influenced Trieste’s artistic and cultural history.
Hausbrandt, art and coffee: a journey through Trieste’s culture