Living with art has no magical formula
Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s The Tower of Babel Painted by Pieter Bruegel the Elder in about 1563 and long treasured by the Kunthistorishes Museum Vienna (the Museum of Fine Arts of Vienna), this incredible master work has been the object of almost religious veneration for centuries. It is the largest, and the oldest, of the two remaining(…)
Salvador Dali’s Mathematical Obsession If this can be said at all, I have always believed Salvador Dali, the genial Surrealist Spanish painter, reached his highest as a consummate artist more or less around the decade during which he painted almost all of his religious works, from 1949 to 1959. This of course excludes The Sacred Heart(…)
Giacomo Grosso, like Bouguereau and many other famous artists internationally acclaimed, evidenced a marked predilection for painting the female figure, which on occasion would stir commotion among the intellectuals of his time. At the same time, however, and like other great artists of his time, he would feel a deep urge to paint religious works of the most precious facture.