Category: Art

  • Milan travel – 2013 (update)

    Hard Edges Plan Google maps “Best of Milan + Last Supper” tour Tiemout.com – 20 Great Things to do in Milan (with my comments) Bob Dylan concert Churches & Palaces Museums & selected artwork Hard Edges: Destination: Milan – Italy Time: arrive @ Hotel; Friday around 14:00 – November 01, leave Monday from Hotel around 1030 […]

  • Today: Rembrandt passed away in 1669

    Self-Portrait with Beret and Turned-Up Collar (1659) by Rembrandt The Power of Art – Rembrandt (BBC): From Wikipedia:    Birth name Rembrant Harmenszoon van Rijn Born 15 July 1606 Leiden, Dutch Republic (now Netherlands) Died 4 October 1669 (aged 63) Amsterdam, Dutch Republic (now Netherlands) Nationality Dutch Field Painting, Printmaking Movement Dutch Golden Age Baroque Works The Anatomy Lesson of […]

  • Antoni Gaudí

    Because of this, originality consists in returning to the origin. ~Antonio Gaudi ..in Gaudí’s mind, religious conservatism – the more extreme, the nobler – fused with the retention of Catalan identity ~Robert Hughes Antoni Gaudí’s Top 5 Architecture Works:

  • Museum: British Museum – London

    The British Museum is the chronicle of the western civilization. ~Rick Steves (London 2013) From Wikipedia The British Museum is a museum in London dedicated to human history and culture. Its permanent collection, numbering some eight million works, is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence and originates from all continents, illustrating and documenting the story of human culture from its beginnings […]

  • Museum: Victoria & Albert Museum – London

    I plan to visit this lovely museum on October 31… so I need to plan ahead.. From Wikipedia: The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A), is the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects. Named after Prince Albert and Queen Victoria, it was founded in 1852, and has […]