Understanding Art Through Budapest Fine Arts Museum: Part I : Raphael: “The Esterhazy Madonna”

Understanding Art Through Budapest Fine Arts Museum: Part I : Raphael: “The Esterhazy Madonna”

This painting was made in Florence. Raphael Sanzio actually spent four years in Florence. At the time, Florence was probably the most important art center in the world. In the 15th and early 16th century there were so many artists living in Florence, who basically revolutionized art in Europe. What you can see here, this…Continue reading Understanding Art Through Budapest Fine Arts Museum: Part I : Raphael: “The Esterhazy Madonna”

Saitama Omiya Bonsai Museum – 大宮盆栽美術館 – 4K Ultra HD

Saitama Omiya Bonsai Museum – 大宮盆栽美術館 – 4K Ultra HD

Located just 40 minutes away from Tokyo in Saitama City, the Omiya Bonsai Art Museum is the world’s first publicly run museum dedicated to bonsai art. With a collection boasting 100 bonsai masterpieces and bonsai-related artifacts such as bonsai pots, miniature landscape stones (called suiseki), books and woodblock prints, etc., tourists as well as bonsai…Continue reading Saitama Omiya Bonsai Museum – 大宮盆栽美術館 – 4K Ultra HD

Ruth Direktor on the start of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Chagall and Meir Dizengoff.

My name is Ruth director, and I’m the curator of Contemporary Art at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. The Tel Aviv Museum is actually the oldest art museum in Israel it was founded in 1932, when Tel Aviv was quite a young city. You know, Tel Aviv was founded in 1909 so it was…Continue reading Ruth Direktor on the start of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Chagall and Meir Dizengoff.

Vatican Museums: Raphael Rooms: Room of Heliodorus – 3D virtual tour & documentary

Vatican Museums: Raphael Rooms: Room of Heliodorus – 3D virtual tour & documentary

The visit continues into the Room of Heliodorus. This was where the pontiffs held their private audiences with ambassadors and kings. It was the second room frescoed by Raphael and the entire decoration—not by chance— has purely political ends: its four frescoes were meant to show how, over the course of centuries, God had always…Continue reading Vatican Museums: Raphael Rooms: Room of Heliodorus – 3D virtual tour & documentary

Understanding Art Through Budapest Fine Arts Museum: Part II : Understanding Art: Paul Gauguin

Understanding Art Through Budapest Fine Arts Museum: Part II : Understanding Art: Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin who was the contemporary of many famous 19th century artists such as Monet, Manet, Delacroix, created another different style, another reaction to the strict rules of the Art Academy of France. He wanted to get away of the civilization of Europe as much as possible because he felt more comfortable in a remote…Continue reading Understanding Art Through Budapest Fine Arts Museum: Part II : Understanding Art: Paul Gauguin