I recently visited the Louvre Museum and I had the pleasure of admiring one of the most discussed and charming Leonardo’s paintings: the Virgin of the Rocks. Let’s find out what this “weird” masterpiece hides.
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.
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?
Today I want to talk about a painting that was inspired by a real tragedy and became a huge public embarrassment for the French monarchy.
Civil... altar? The Altar of Domitius Ahenobarbus is going to reveal a lot of elements…