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

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

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

Franz Listz ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ

Celebrating the 211th anniversary of the birth of Franz Liszt, born in 1811 Franz Liszt was a 19th-century Hungarian pianist and composer, born in what is now Hungary on 22 October 1811. He is one of the most famous and influential musicians of the Romantic era. His brilliant technique and dramatic interpretations have earned him a place in history as one of the great geniuses … Continue reading Franz Listz ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ

Giuseppe Verdi ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

On the occasion of the 209th anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi Verdi is one of the world’s most famous opera composers. Throughout his long life, he composed several operas that are still performed today. Many people consider Verdi the greatest opera composer of all time. In fact, Verdi’s work has influenced many other prominent composers and has even become an integral part of … Continue reading Giuseppe Verdi ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Salvador Dali ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

Celebrating the 118th anniversary of the birth of Salvador Dali Salvador Dali is one of the most famous surrealist painters in history. He was a Spanish painter and graphic artist who was born in 1904 and died in 1989. The surrealist movement emerged from the Dadaism of France, but it is more closely aligned with the tradition of European Symbolism. It is a type of … Continue reading Salvador Dali ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

In celebration of the 182nd anniversary of Tchaikovskyโ€™s birth in 1840 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer – Born on 7/5/1840 and celebrating this year his 182nd anniversary, portrayed here by the painter Nikolai Kuznetsov in 1893, one year before his death, when the composer was 53 years old. In contrast to other Russian composers his contemporaries, known as the Five, Tchaikovsky developed his own cosmopolitan … Continue reading Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Victor Vasarely ๐Ÿ”ณ๐Ÿ”ฒโ—ผ๏ธ

Celebrating Vasarelyโ€™s 120th anniversary Victor Vasarely was the founder of the Op art movement, developed in the 60s and 70s and, together with Bridget Riley, its main exponent. Born in Pecs, Hungary, on 9 April of 1902 Vasarely sorted his artistic activity in Budapest and then moved to Paris in 1930 and then was naturalised French. Just after the end of WW2 Victor Vasarely started … Continue reading Victor Vasarely ๐Ÿ”ณ๐Ÿ”ฒโ—ผ๏ธ

JS Bach ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

On the occasion of the 337th anniversary of Johan Sebastian Bachโ€™s birth in 1685 Johan Sebastian Bach is widely considered one of the greatest geniuses in the history of music. His works are remarkable for intellectual depth, mastery of technical and expressive means and artistic beauty. Born into a family of musicians in 1685, in present-day Central Germany, young Johan Sebastian has been exposed to … Continue reading JS Bach ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง