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Modern art galleries in London, which one should you visit? thumbnail

Modern art galleries in London, which one should you visit?

When one thinks of modern art galleries in London, the Tate Modern will immediately come to mind , fair enough, but London offers so much more. You won’t find much modern art at the National Gallery , British Museum much less the Science Museum of London, but London has not only these museums. In addition to …

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Exhibition on Nicholas Poussin and dance at the National Gallery thumbnail

Exhibition on Nicholas Poussin and dance at the National Gallery

Underground station: Charing Cross When: from 9 October to 2 January 2022 Tickets Nicholas Poussin is not a painter particularly known for his easy-to-understand paintings. Its  work was considered intellectual, difficult and often cold. The National Gallery wants to change this perception, presenting this previously unanalysed area of ​​his work in the warm and accessible …

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Canaletto in London, the 1700's version of Photoshop thumbnail

Canaletto in London, the 1700’s version of Photoshop

It’s no coincidence that many Canaletto paintings can be found in places like the National Gallery in London or other galleries or houses in England. Canaletto spent most of his life working for affluent English clients. Canaletto spent years in London, which were crucial to his art, thanks to English patrons who allowed him to …

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Open House Roma 2021, discover the architecture of the Eternal City

I remember when Open House London was a novelty, but now so many cities organise the same kind of event. Next weekend is Rome’s turn after last year forced stop. It is actually called  Open House Roma ,the event that literally opens the doors of private houses, historical buildings, and contemporary architecture in the city: …

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Waterlilies by Monet at the Musee de L’Orangerie, Paris. War Memorial to World War One

The Musee de L’Orangerie is famous for being the home of eight large Water Lily murals by Monet. It is located in the west corner of the  Tuleries Gardens, next to the Place de la Concorde in Paris. The Concorde metro station is nearby. The Water Lilies are shown in eight panels, each two metres …

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Large retrospective exhibition of Georgia O’Keeffe in Madrid

The exhibition, currently underway at the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, traces the long career of the American painter, through 90 works that reflect O’Keeffe’s research and style, an elegant and mysterious combination of figuration and abstraction. Georgia O’Keeffe is widely regarded as one of the most important American artists of the 20th century and one of …

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A new project connecting art and gastronomy in a museum in Florence

Art and gastronomy meet in Florence. The Uffizi Galleries discovers food in a series of video clips, released every Sunday on the Facebook page of the Museum, in which a well-known character from the food and wine world who is called to interpret a painting from the point of view of the visual arts Fruits, vegetables, …

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