The “Memento Mori”……….and the transience of life in Jan Brueghel the Elder

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One aspect that always fascinates when we are faced with the beauty of art is that related to the meanings of allegories. An allegory gives the sense of what is the reference to an exemplary attitude, is a revisitation of a concept that we may have verified in our existence, or that we have not […]

“Geni Comuni”, a beautiful exhibition of contemporary art in Rende (Cs), Italy.

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“Geni Comuni” is a contemporary art exhibition open September 9, 2018 at the Museo del Presente di Rende, in the context of the “September rendese”, which closes on the 29th of the same month. It is a real event now in its third edition as a competition in which 56 contemporary artists participate in a […]

Modernity … changing uses and costumes … the culture of disvalues ​​… from Michelangelo to tattoos!

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Today we live in a fast reality where cultural appeals are like pieces of a skin that changes and that support the contingencies. It is as if the soul and its values ​​have developed a different adaptation to the environment and eventually the natural law of selection is reversed to overturn everything. The environment changes […]

World history in 100 objects.

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After reviewing on the blog, June 2, 20018, a masterpiece like “Weapons, steel and disease” by Jared Diamond, I thought it appropriate to point out a book that can be said stands on a similar line as “intellectual guide” I believe that a path of anthropological knowledge and customs of world history can not help […]