ROME — No artist defined 17th-century Rome more than Gian Lorenzo Bernini did, working under nine popes and leaving an indelible mark on the Eternal City.
And there is probably no better place to appreciate his talent and genius than the Borghese Gallery in Rome, the villa — now a museum — built by his first patron, Cardinal Scipione Borghese, where Bernini revealed his talent for capturing tension and drama in stone. But during a remarkable exhibition titled “Bernini,” which runs until Feb. 4, visiting may be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
An American flag. A target. A sequence of numbers.
Are these simple subjects for a simple painter? Not at all.
Since the 1950s, when Jasper Johns (born in 1930) develops a unique language using familiar themes, his vision is so powerful that paintings of targets, numbers or flags have now become synonymous with none other than… Jasper Johns.
One of the world’s most famous graphic artists.
Exhibition is a retrospective of his enigmatic sketches and paradoxical designs. It starts with his early prints and realistic drawings inspired by nature and Italy’s landscape. The exhibition further explores M.C. work on tessellation and transformation of shapes illustrating how metamorphosis become a unique featurehttp://www.2020artvision.co.uk/ of his art, blending fantasy and geometry.
Pursuing his mathematical research, he created boundless images executed with incredible detail and precision representing infinity in his most famous masterpieces.
Until today, the international scientific community praises M.C.Escher’s work as a symbol of the interrelationship of Art and Science.
Despite his understanding of mathematics being mainly visual and intuitive, he played with architecture and perspective to invent infinite and impressive worlds of wonder.
M.C.Escher artwork continues to fascinate millions of people all over the world and inspires generations of artists, architects, mathematicians, musicians and designers, fond of his playful fantasies and fascinating constructions.
From the 11tg of July till the 17th of September there is an amazing exhibition in Taormina . Van Gogh Multimedia experience
Life and artworks in a multimedial path dedicated to Van Gogh.
Installations and projections of photographies and videos showing the famous paintings of Vincent Van Gogh combined with quotations and excerpts from his letters to his brother Theo and music by the French impressionist composer Paul Dukas and by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Pope Francis wants the church to use contemporary art as a tool for evangelization.
Sarah Cascone, June 30, 2017
A new documentary, Pope Francis: My Idea of Art, gives the leader of the Catholic church the chance to share his thoughts on art. The film is based on his 2015 book of the same name, co-written with Tiziana Lupi.
“The Vatican Museums have to be the most beautiful place and the most hospitable. It must throw open its doors to the world,” wrote the Pope in his book, noting that based on the teaching of the Bible, the poor’s inability to pay should not prevent them from seeing the church’s impressive art collection.
Known for his progressive views—in 2016 the pontiff told Christians to apologize for their treatment of gays, who he says the church should embrace—Pope Francis also hopes to have the church, historically perhaps the world’s most important art patron, once again work closely with contemporary artists to harness the evangelizing power of art.