Venice becomes Venice as soon as you leave the most crowded allys or as soon as you turn a corner and end up in a “campo” where there are no commercial shops, but an old tavern, one of those with the wrinkled paper tablecloth and straw chairs.
My second "off the beaten path" tour of Venice took me to Sestriere Dorsoduro, Sestiere San Polo and Sestiere Santa Croce, the 3 city districts on the right side of the Grand Canal.
I was very pleased today when I opened my browser and saw that Google decided to celebrate Artemisia Gentileschi through the daily doodle.
When we think about Munich, the capital of Bavaria, we pretty often link the city to its food and beer tradition, which is definitely one of the most popular attactions of the city. However, Munich offers a lot more, including one of the largest painting galleries in Germany called Alte Pinakothek, displaying French, Italian, German and Flemish Painting
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.
Are you feeling that the current lockdown won't take you anywhere and you are wasting your time doing nothing? Let's abandon that feeling, then. Read this story to discover how the painting genius van Gogh made it to release a masterpice during a lockdown time...and don' forget to plan a trip to see this paining live!!!