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
After Mona Lisa, is probably the second most popular masterpiece we can admire at the Louvre Museum and today we will understand why it is so significative.
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
Today I want to talk about a very ancient Greek architecture that we can visit in Berlin: The altar of Pergamon, one of the most important examples of Greek Hellenistic art.
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
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.