The Pantheon: why it still inspires modern architecture?

It is one of the most visited, oldest and well-known monuments of Rome, and probably in the world, but, after 2,000 years, the Pantheon, with its world’s largest unreinforced concrete dome, is still full of surprises that we are going to reveal

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Timeline Renaissance

Renaissance Timeline 1400 1400 Renaissance – IntroductionWhy Renaissance is so important? What makes it so well-known and loved?READ MORE 1401 1401 Ghiberti – Sacrifice of IsaacThis bas-relief signed the Renaissance…

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Zoomorphism explained

In one of my first videos I talked about Zoomorphism and many of you asked me to know more about this concept of and why it is so important in art

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Renaissance vs Baroque Art

Today we are going to learn how to distinguish Renaissance works of art from Baroque. We are going to use three main concepts to understand the differences: emotion, composition and lighting

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Michelangelo – Doni Tondo

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.

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Bernini – Apollo and Daphne

What we are going to discover today is the result of the immense talent of one of the greatest sculptors: Gian Lorenzo Bernini who was able to bring to life a “piece of marble”:
Apollo and Daphne

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Mask of Agamemnon

Today we are going to learn more about this really ancient funeral mask that was believed to be the mask of the famous Agamemnon

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