Paul Gauguin ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

In celebration of Paul Gauguinโ€™s 171st anniversary of his birth, on 7 June 1848 Paul Gauguin started painting relatively late in life, with his first paintings dating to the time when he was working as a stockbroker in Paris. It was only in his mid-thirtyies that he decided to dedicate himself completely to professional painting, after a profund crisis of his marriage with Mette-Sophie Gad, … Continue reading Paul Gauguin ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Alexander the Great ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

Marking the 2,375th anniversary of Alexander the Great’s birth on 21/7/356 BC Alexander III of Macedon (Alexander the Great) is the single greatest leader in all of history because he lead one of the grandest armies in the world and established one of the largest empires of antiquity. Dozens of the cities which he established still exist today, and the culture he spread and assimilated … Continue reading Alexander the Great ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

Ambiguous Structure n. 92 ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ”ฒ๐Ÿ”ถ

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐ŸŽจ by Jean-Pierre Yvaral, 1969, acrylic paint on chipboard, Tate Modern, London – Extraordinary optical 3D effect using contrasting colours and geometrical shapes with red and purple tones. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Struttura ambigua n. 92 ๐ŸŽจ di Jean-Pierre Yvaral, 1969, pittura acrilica su truciolato, Tate Modern, Londra – Straordinario effetto ottico 3D ottenuto con colori contrastanti e forme geometriche sui toni del rosso e porpora.   ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Structure ambiguรซ n. 92 ๐ŸŽจ … Continue reading Ambiguous Structure n. 92 ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ”ฒ๐Ÿ”ถ

Breakers on a Flat Beach, by Turner ๐ŸŒฅ๐ŸŒŠโ˜๏ธ

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Breakers on a Flat Beach,ย ๐ŸŽจ oil painting on canvas by JMW Turner, 1845 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Frangiflutti su una spiaggia piatta, ๐ŸŽจ dipinto ad olio su tela di JMW Turner, 1845 ย  ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทย Brise-lames sur une plage plate,ย ๐ŸŽจย huile sur toile de JMW Turner, 1845 Tate Britain – London ย  ๐Ÿ’‚๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ“ท๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ“ฑ Originally posted on my Instagram page Museums I like Visual Art Continue reading Breakers on a Flat Beach, by Turner ๐ŸŒฅ๐ŸŒŠโ˜๏ธ