Remembering Rembrandt! This can’t be a coincidence! I started my Blog in the Rembrandt year 2006! And now he was visiting me! So of course not the real one. He died 345 years ago after all. But this wonderful copy, which was left to me by the Alte Pinakothek Munich. Only condition: I should show […]
He was already one of the most versatile and well-known painters of his time in the 17th century: Peter Paul Rubens. And even today, the painter, born in Siegen in 1577, is one of the most important artists in the history of art. In his paintings, he executed fantastic pictorial worlds with virtuosity and showed […]
In the film Midnight in Paris, there is a wonderful scene in which an art layman steals the show from a (supposed) art expert: through circumstances that are not explained in detail, the protagonist (Gil) has the opportunity to travel into the past every night and ends up in the illustrious Paris of the 1920s. […]
It is well known that a love affair begins when you meet someone you will fall in love with sooner or later, and you will meet them with love. Partnership exchanges are supposed to support the modern person and increase the probability of this meeting. The path to romance is rather unromatic. Earlier… yes, earlier, […]
A very long time ago, the magazine of the Süddeutsche Zeitung in its series Say Nothing Now – An Interview Without Words portrayed the former daily news presenter Ulrich Wickert. Among other things, he was asked: “How do you look at the Mona Lisa without being considered an art philistine? As a non-verbal answer, Wickert […]
The French painter Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres was able to draw and paint, that is still certain. He was also one of the best-known artists of the 19th century. A painter at a time when art was evolving, progressing and taking different paths due to social upheavals, changing values and a progressive concept of art.