Giovanni Boldini ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

On the occasion of the 180th anniversary of Giovanni Boldiniโ€™s birth Giovanni Boldini was born in Ferrara, Italy, on 31 December 1842 and he moved to first to London and then to Paris in his 30s, It was in the capital of the Belle ร‰poque that in he spent most of his adult life and became a representative member of the artistic movement of the … Continue reading Giovanni Boldini ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Georges Seurat ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

Celebrando il 163ยฐ anniversario della nascita di Georges Seurat Nato a Parigi il 2 dicembre 1859, Georges Seurat รจ meglio conosciuto come un pittore post-impressionista che ha ideato una nuova tecnica di pittura basata sulla percezione umana dei colori. Seurat si allonรฒ dallโ€™approccio artistico dei suoi contemporanei inventando una nuova tecnica di pittura che consisteva nellโ€™applicare una moltitudine di piccoli punti di pittura sulla tela, … Continue reading Georges Seurat ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

I miei pittori preferiti โค๏ธ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ

Oggi, quando la maggior parte delle persone pensa all’arte, pensa a dipinti o sculture. Tuttavia, l’arte ha molte forme: musica, danza e teatro sono solo alcune. L’arte puรฒ essere generata da qualsiasi artista, che si tratti di pittura, musica o teatro. L’arte puรฒ essere trovataanche in movimenti sociali come il periodo romantico o l’espressionismo. La creativitร  e la versatilitร  dell’arte รจ qualcosa che รจ stato … Continue reading I miei pittori preferiti โค๏ธ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ

Vincenzo Bellini ๐ŸŽจ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Celebrating the 221st anniversary of Belliniโ€™s birth, born in 1801 Vincenzo Bellini was a famous Italian composer of the mid-19th century, born in Catania, Sicily, in 1801. His fame continued into the 20th century and he is still popular today. He composed many instrumental and operatic works, including several operas. Some of his most famous compositions include the ‘Cinema Sinfu’ and ‘Symphony No. 1 in … Continue reading Vincenzo Bellini ๐ŸŽจ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Alfred Sisley ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

Celebrando il 183ยฐ anniversario della nascita di Alfred Sisley, nato a Parigi nel 1839 Nato da ricchi genitori britannici a Parigi nel 1839, Alfred Sisley abbracciรฒ totalmente lโ€™influenza artistica del movimento impressionista e dedicรฒ la maggior parte della sua arte alla pittura paesaggistica. Visse la maggior parte della sua vita in Francia anche se mantenne la sua cittadinanza britannica e trascorse alcuni periodi in Inghilterra. … Continue reading Alfred Sisley ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

Pablo Picasso ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Celebrating the 141st anniversary of Pablo Picassoโ€™s birth, born on 25th October 1881 Born in Malaga, Spain, on October 25, 1881, Pablo Picasso is surely one of the most inferential artists of the 20th century. A crucial link between nineteenth-century tradition and contemporary art, Picasso was an innovative and multifaceted artist, who left an indelible mark on the history of art for being the founder, … Continue reading Pablo Picasso ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Abstract Art ๐Ÿ”ฒ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ

Abstract Art The Italian Renaissance was a time when artists started using naturalistic techniques in their artwork. They started creating realistic paintings that looked like actual objects. One of the greatest art masterpieces created during this time is Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa; this is an example of how artists moved from using primary to more complex colors in their artwork. They would then use … Continue reading Abstract Art ๐Ÿ”ฒ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ

Water-lilies by Monet at the Orangerie

My favourite artistic movements ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ

To my personal taste, the history of painting seems to have achieved its peak with the end of the 19th century in France. In Paris at that time a very vibrant artistic environment developed which attracted many painters, from across Europe and beyond, who influenced each other and paved the way for a multitude of artistic movement to blossom and develop in so many different … Continue reading My favourite artistic movements ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ

Water-lilies by Monet at the Orangerie

Musรฉe de lโ€™Orangerie ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

The Musฤ—e de lโ€™Orangerie is an art museum in Paris famous for being chosen by the impressionist painter Claude Monet as the permanent home for his Water Lilies (Nymphรฉas) paintings, which are displayed in two large oval rooms. Along with the Musรฉe dโ€™Orsay, this is an absolute must-see when in Paris, surely to enjoy these large installations by Monet and other representative paintings in this … Continue reading Musรฉe de lโ€™Orangerie ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Henry Scott Tuke ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽจ

Celebrating the 164th anniversary of Henry Scott Tukeโ€™s birth Henry Scott Tuke was a British impressionist painter of the late 19th and early 20th century. He is best known for his paintings depicting Cornish landscapes, often with nudes in the foreground. Tuke was born in London on 13 June 1858. His father was a clerk at the War Office and his mother came from an … Continue reading Henry Scott Tuke ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽจ