• Events
  • Verrocchio, Master of Leonardo

    1. Why this exhibition? 2. Practical information 2.1 Opening hours 2.2 Ticket prices 2.3 Other important information and tips 3. The exhibition 3.1 Verrocchio between Desiderio and Leonardo: the Female Portraits 3.2 Verrocchio between Desiderio and Leonardo: the Ancient Heroes and The David 3.3 Verrocchio and His Followers: the Madonnas, between Sculpture and Painting 3.4 Verrocchio […]

    Verrocchio, Master of Leonardo was last modified: June 25th, 2019 by Dong
  • Events
  • Pinacoteca Ambrosiana – Leonardo da Vinci and the secrets of the “Codex Atlanticus”

    The Pinacoteca Ambrosiana is one of my favourite art galleries in the world and in fact, this is already my third time visiting it. Each time I could always discover something new. I’ve already dedicated three posts to it because it houses many masterpieces such as The Basket of Fruit by Caravaggio, the Preparatory Cartoon of […]

    Pinacoteca Ambrosiana – Leonardo da Vinci and the secrets of the “Codex Atlanticus” was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Dong
  • Italy
  • Leonardo da Vinci. Drawing the Future

    1. Why visit the exhibition? To celebrate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death on 2nd May 1519, the Royal Museums of Turin is hosting an exhibition called “Leonardo da Vinci. Drawing the Future” (Leonardo da Vinci. Disegnare il future). As a huge fan of Leonardo, I went to Turin immediately. Here are some reasons why […]

    Leonardo da Vinci. Drawing the Future was last modified: June 27th, 2019 by Dong
  • Italy
  • Leonardo da Vinci. The man model of the world

    1. Why visit the exhibition? 2. Practical information 2.1 Opening hours 2.2 Ticket prices 2.3 Other important information 3. Highlights 3.1 The “Vitruvian Man” 3.2 Studies of “The Battle of Anghiari” 1. Why visit the exhibition? To celebrate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death on 2nd May 1519, the Gallerie dell’Accademia is hosting an […]

    Leonardo da Vinci. The man model of the world was last modified: May 4th, 2019 by Dong
  • Italy
  • Venice – Gallerie dell’Accademia

    Following my previous posts about the churches belonging to the Chorus Association and the museums belonging to the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, this post is about, in my opinion, one of the most important art galleries in the world. If you are a fan of the Venetian school, which is represented by Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, […]

    Venice – Gallerie dell’Accademia was last modified: May 5th, 2019 by Dong
  • Italy
  • Santa Maria delle Grazie with “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci

    As the UNESCO comments: The refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie forms an integral part of this architectural complex, begun in Milan in 1463 and reworked at the end of the 15th century by Bramante. On the north wall is The Last Supper, the unrivalled masterpiece painted between 1495 and 1497 by […]

    Santa Maria delle Grazie with “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci was last modified: June 1st, 2019 by Dong
  • Germany
  • Temporary Exhibition in Munich Alte Pinakothek – “Florence and Its Painters”

    Sometimes people ask me why I like paintings in particular those of the Old Masters. There are a few reasons. I like the stories they tell; I like the stories behind their creators; and most importantly, I like how the artists tried to establish a connection between their works and the viewers, which won’t change […]

    Temporary Exhibition in Munich Alte Pinakothek – “Florence and Its Painters” was last modified: January 28th, 2019 by Dong
  • Germany
  • Munich – Die Pinakotheken (The Old, New & Modern Art Museums)

    Munich, (German name München), is the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria. It’s also the 3rd biggest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg. Munich is famous for its breweries and the Weissbier (white beer or wheat beer) is a speciality from Bavaria. When I first got to know Munich, I know […]

    Munich – Die Pinakotheken (The Old, New & Modern Art Museums) was last modified: August 6th, 2017 by Dong
  • Italy
  • Milan – Museums (Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Pinacoteca di Brera, Castello Sforzesco)

    Hello everyone! In this post I’m gonna introduce to you 5 museums in Milan and I believe each of them has some masterpieces that you’ve heard of and you wanna see. For example, Leonardo da Vinci’s “Atlantic Code”, “Portrait of a Musician”, Raffaella Sanzio’s original “Preparatory Cartoon of the Athens School” and Michelangelo Merisi’s “The Basket of Fruit” […]

    Milan – Museums (Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Pinacoteca di Brera, Castello Sforzesco) was last modified: January 17th, 2017 by Dong
  • France
  • Paris – Louvre!

    Hello everyone! Finally I’ve decided to write about Paris – the city of love. When I first arrived in Europe, the cities I always wanted to go are London and Paris, but I waited for more than two and a half years. I don’t know why I waited so long but fortunately I went there […]

    Paris – Louvre! was last modified: September 18th, 2016 by Dong