The period spanning from 1880 and 1914 was a special time for Europe: industry was flourishing, wealth started growing massively and a new social class arose: the Bourgeoisie, mostly composed by new entrepreneurs who started competing with the old aristocracy by building nice residences and Palazzi and by calling the services of artists who were experimenting new methods, tools and artistic features. The aim was to show off their wealth by deplying a massive display of beauty in all its forms.
Should you decide to go to Bruxelles do not skip a visit to the Royal Museum of Fine Arts to admire live several masterpieces, including the one we post about today: David's "the death of Marat" also known as "the assassination of Marat".
The works of the most important painting masters in history of the art are often expeted to be kept at popular Museums around the world such as the Louvre, the Vatican Museums, the Uffizi, the Hermitage, the Prado, the Met...Although it might pretty often be true, there is quite a wide number of masterpieces that are kept at Museums you don't expect. Today we will discover a recently restored painting by Caravaggio, kept at the Royal Palace of Hamton Court, just outside London. Go and visit it.
Being all activities in lockdown, I really miss my breakfast at the small cafè around the corner of my house and especially I miss my morning Croissant. I made a few yesterday and it went pretty well. Although my croissant didn’t look exactly crescent as they are supposed to be they were pretty fragrant and appetizing. Try yourself and let me know
International travels seem to be far at the moment, thus making travel planning a time-waste activity. It is definitely not so. Although it might takes some time before being allowed to travel again in a safe mode, travel planning still is the most necessary activity we can invest our time with. Just put our travel suggestions into your bucket list and take it out in 1 year from now.