Leonardo Da Vinci’s technique to create the Mona Lisa has been revealed. Scientists who examined the chemical structure of a tiny part of Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa painting revealed that the recipe for the oil paint used by the artist was different.
Another damaged monument. Florence, a German tourist climbs Neptune’s fountain for a photo: damages for 5 thousand euros.
After the Colosseum in Rome and the 19th-century statue in Viggiù, it’s the turn of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Police arrested a 19-year-old French tourist this morning as she cut a seventh ring column with a sharp object.
Another fantastic week of events begins to stay away from smartphones and communicate with real beauty. Italy celebrates its Art Nouveau architecture and design with guided tours of Liberty landmarks as part of the fifth edition of the Art Nouveau Week, from 8-14 July 2023. 150 Art Nouveau villas will be open to the public for a week.
A replica of the Trevi Fountain, one of the most famous symbols of Italy, was made in Brazil. The fountain, made using the copy-and-paste method, divided society in two. Culture theft? Respect for Italian culture?
Also solved the mystery of the bridge behind the Mona Lisa: “Behind the Mona Lisa is the Romito di Laterina bridge”
Another mystery solved in the Mona Lisa picture full of secrets. Behind the shoulders of Monnalisa there would not be Ponte Buriano but the Romito di Laterina bridge.
by Maria Stella
Marie-Henri Beyle, known as Stendhal, was born today in Grenoble. The Stendhal syndrome, or the Florence syndrome, takes its name from him. Have you ever felt uncomfortable and harmful seeing an admirable work of art? While this may not have happened to you, it may have occurred to another art lover.
Vita gazette – The policy of excommunicating Russian culture, art and artists came as a slapstick response. The Ministry of Culture of Russia requested that the works of art they lent to Italian museums “for display” have to be returned to the “Hermitage Museum” by the end of March.
The most famous work of Francesco Hayez is the painting with three versions called ‘kiss’, which is still the subject of controversy and whose secret is being tried to be solved. But who are these two young people kissing passionately? What about the threatening shadow that haunts them in the background?