The Tempest, one of the most enigmatic paintings in the whole art history, created by a master who was one of the initiators of the Venetian school during the High Renaissance even if he died just in his thirties: Giorgione.
Today we are going to find out who was the genius behind this idea, discovering how he was able to create such incredible illusions that gave him fame and success in the 16th century
Today I want to share Michelangelo's Doni Tondo with you; a painting that depicts a classic scene of the Holy Family and remains one of the most significant Renaissance works of art. This is Michelangelo’s only universally accepted finished panel painting still in existence.
This painting is one of the most gruesome ever and, even in a 17th century pretty open-minded Florence, was considered unusually violent. Even more unusual since the painter was a woman.
The Death of Socrates is one of most important moments of Western history. Let's find out its deep meanings and learn how to read this masterpiece
It is the most famous, mysterious and admired painting in the world, but it’s actually so visually simple and plain. It lacks on drama, but, when we are looking at it, it’s like a magnet that creates a mix of feelings and confusion in our brain. So, what does make Mona Lisa so special?
The starry night, one of the most recognized paintings in the world, was actually a “study of night”. That’s how a tormented van Gogh briefly described it in one of his letters. But there is more ...
Hi everyone and welcome back to Exploring Art, this is Alessandro. Today we are going to discover The Burial of St. Petronilla.
Let's discover the secrets of this mysterious, and a bit weird, well-known painting. There is a lot to talk about, so intro and let’s start
It’s considered one of the most beautiful paintings in the world even if there are many details that are questionable. Today we are going to discover them together and you will be really surprised.