An Art Chronicle Posts

22nd January 2017
17th January 2017

A few days ago I visited the exhibition Tancredi: a Retrospective, hosted by the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice. It revolves around the…

8th January 2017

I have recently visited the exhibition Rubens e la nascita del Barocco at Palazzo Reale, Milan. Featuring more than forty artworks by…

29th December 2016

A couple of months studying art history at college is not much, but yet enough to see your perspectives changing dramatically. When…

23rd December 2016

Fountains are the true embodiment of Baroque art. They show te main characteristics of this style: the sensual power of the visual…

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…

11th December 2016

I met Hernan Bas for the first time less than two months ago. It was a casual talk organised by my college, where…

2nd December 2016

The sack of Rome in 1527 drastically changed the political and cultural context of Italy. The papacy, ever since the fall of…

27th November 2016

In 1848, Europe is shaken by the revolutionary turmoil. The Restoration, a fragile building, has shown its political limits and the Ancien Regime…

24th November 2016

It’s now week seven and I am approaching the end of my first term in Cambridge. It has been a spectacular experience,…