Lemon Grove in Bordighera, by Monet ๐Ÿ‹๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿ–Œ

The Lemon Grove in Bordighera, oil painting by Claude Monet, 1884 , exhibited at the Glyptoteket in Copenhagen – Depicting a colourful Mediterranean scene, painted while the artist was spending some time in the South of France and in Italy in 1884, this garden landscape seems to be less impressionistic than his previous works and the result of some careful brushstroke work to portray an … Continue reading Lemon Grove in Bordighera, by Monet ๐Ÿ‹๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿ–Œ

Tate Modern ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ—ฟ

  Tate Modern is one of the four Tate museums and the one specialising in modern and contemporary art. It is also Britain’sย national gallery for international modern art and one of the mostย popular art galleries in London, open to all with free access seven days a week for the permanent displays, while charging for temporary exhibitions. Hosted in the building that was once the Bankside … Continue reading Tate Modern ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ—ฟ

Schubertโ€™s portrait ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽต

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งย  Portrait by Anton Depauly of Franz Schubert in 1827, currently exhibited at Friends of Music in Vienna. Despite a short life, he died at 30 years of age, Schubert left a remarkable collection of compositions, mainly for piano and voice and chamber music. Child prodigy in learning to play the piano and the violin following lessons by his father and brother, soon he excelled … Continue reading Schubertโ€™s portrait ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽต

The Water-Lily Pond by Monet ๐Ÿ–ผ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŽจ

The Water-Lily Pond, oil painting by Claude Monet, 1899, exhibited at theย National Gallery in London – Depicting a colourful and iconic scene from his garden in Giverny, in the outskirts of Paris. Monet found inspiration for his late paintings from the garden he carefully designed around his country house in Giverny. Today the garden is kept with a similar attention of his previous owner and … Continue reading The Water-Lily Pond by Monet ๐Ÿ–ผ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŽจ

Debussy’s portrait ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

In 1884 a young Claude Debussy won the prestigious composition prize Prix de Rome, which entailed a residence programme at Villa Medici in Rome, where this portrait was painted and is currently exhibited. ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ปโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ“ท๐ŸŽจ   ย  My favourite composers ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ›๐ŸŽถ Music ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽถ Continue reading Debussy’s portrait ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿป

The Alte Nationalgalerie in Berlin exhibits an extensive collection of paintings and sculptures dating from the 18th century and 19th century from acroos Europe. A valuable part of the collection is represented by French Impressionist paintings, acquired in the early 20th century, when the museum was established as the German National Gallery but also started expanding to works of art from other countries. This early … Continue reading Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿป

Impressionism ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ

      The artistic period I like the most is the Impressionism, which resonates very much with my perception of visual art, along with the use of colour and light. An example of the new “impressionistic” way of painting, inspired by the movement, is the painting by Renoir depicting an open-air composition that seems to have been inspired by a daily excursion.ย Intense and contrasting … Continue reading Impressionism ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ

Cage by Gerhard Richter ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐ŸŽถ

Cage, oil paintings by Gerhard Richter, 2006 – Tate Modern, London – This is a collection of six large oil paintings, conceived as a coherent group, named after the American composer John Cage.ย  . ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ปโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ“ท๐ŸŽจ Originally posted on my Instagram blog ย  Tate Modern Museums ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ—ฟ Visual Art Continue reading Cage by Gerhard Richter ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐ŸŽถ

Mozartโ€™s Portrait ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽน๐ŸŽต

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Particular of a Mozart family portrait with a young Wolfgang Amadeus playing the piano with his sister. This portrait by Johan Nepomuk della Croce is one of the few actually realised during Mozart’s life and may portray a realistic resemblance of Wolfgang as a young man in his early 20s in 1780. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Particolare di un ritratto di famiglia di Mozart con un giovane Wolfgang Amadeus … Continue reading Mozartโ€™s Portrait ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽน๐ŸŽต

Jeanne by Modigliani ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ–ผ

Portrait of Jeanne Hรฉbuterne, oil paiinting by Amedeo Modigliani, 1918, Tate Modern. Portrait of one of Modigliani’s favourite models and partner, an art student in Paris in the period immediately around the end of WWi. This portrait was probably painted in Paris, while Jeanne was pregnant with her daughter by Amedeo, born in November 2018.ย  ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ปโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ“ท๐ŸŽจ Tate Modern Paintings of 1๏ธโƒฃ9๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃs Visual Art ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ—ฟ Continue reading Jeanne by Modigliani ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ–ผ