Spiritual awakening in Michelangelo’s ‘The Dream’

Art 07/28/19, 09:41

Leonardo da Vinci once said, “Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.” Michelangelo's ‘Il Sogno’ (The Dream) is the perfect example of this symbiosis; a perfect combination of painting and poetry.

What sparked the greatest cultural revolution in history?

Art 03/12/19, 21:34

When considering Europe, the great cultural capitals of Italy, Spain, and France have an almost mystical allure. The majesty of the architecture, the awe-inspiring sculptures, and the paintings of almost superhuman composition, feed the soul and captivate us with a fierce ferocity. No period in history contributed more to this ...

The Sistine Chapel ceiling: Renaissance “high art” at its very finest

Art 02/19/19, 21:53

Ancient European citizens believed that cultural heritage was a precious treasure, bestowed upon us from the heavens. Western art reached its apex during the Renaissance, when Rome – city of churches, palaces, the pope, and high culture – became the unequivocal heart of fine art. Rome houses numerous Renaissance masterpieces depicting ...

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