Even without knowing the subject, we can tell that this is a beautiful romantic moment fixed in an everlasting marble block by the great Antonio Canova
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…