Category Archives: Art
It may seem strange to you, but the Veronese Green, the Verona Green and the Viridian are not the same colour. To the late-Renaissance painter called Paolo il Veronese, to be born in that city, is related one of the colours … Continue reading
Frédéric Chopin and Eugène Delacroix were friends. I discovered this, reading the fine book by Roberto Calasso “La Folie Baudelaire” , dedicated to the French symbolist poet and critic, and some artists of his time, related to him. The two … Continue reading
The Art Prints don’t reproduce faithful the magic of Paul Cézanne, the master of Aix-en-Provence. Even on coated paper, the colours of his paintings tend to look less bright than they are in reality. Ironically, just to him who made … Continue reading
The Public demonstration of our own Dissent, is an ancient custom of Democracy.
References: Ball Philip, Bright Earth: The Invention of Colour,University of Chicago Press, 2001 http://www.Wikipedia.com The Flemish Anton van Dyck was official painter to the court of King Charles I of England and Scotland. His name has been linked to a brown … Continue reading