Category: Visual Analysis

Posts focused on a single piece of art

14th December 2016

In today’s post, I’d like to spend some words on a charming and oddly disturbing artwork. It is Giulio Aristide Sartorio’s Mermaid…

12th November 2016

Francesco Hayez is usually regarded as the main exponent of Italian Romanticism. This movement is different from its French and German counterparts…

20th October 2016

Iris (Parthenon’s West pediment) – Phidias (uncertain) – 447-432 BC – marble – London, British Museum I remember quite clearly the first…

17th October 2016

As an History of Art student, I have always been subject to a consistent fascination from objects. Indeed, even if we can connect…