THE “Memento Mori”……and the fugacity of life in Jan Brueghel the Younger

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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 […]

1508 memorable year………Julius II calls Raphael to Rome.

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One of the most beautiful and best-known attractions in the history of universal culture is the fresco of “The School of Athens” located on a wall of the room of the Signatura inside the Apostolic Palaces at the Vatican. It is a magnificent work with dimensions, 770 x 500 cm, and represents all Western knowledge […]