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Giorgione's Painting "La Vecchia" Gets a Facelift Before Traveling from Venice to the USA

Before & After restoration: Giorgione, La Vecchia (particular) © Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venezia (Venice, Italy) The portrait that the mysterious Venetian artist Giorgione painted of his mother, La Vecchia (The Old Woman), around 1508-1510 is heading to the States after a fresh nip and tuck.On Thursday evening, February 7, we had the opportunity to see La Vecchia in her new splendor before she takes center stage at the Cincinnati Art Museum in Ohio from February 15 to May 5. After ...
Tags: Travel, Usa, New York City, US, United States, Ohio, Venice, States, Republic, Genoa, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Art Museum, Hartford, Hartford Connecticut, La Vecchia, Leonardo da Vinci


Giorgione's "La Vecchia" Gets a Facelift Before Traveling from Venice to the USA

Before & After restoration: Giorgione, La Vecchia (particular) © Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venezia (Venice, Italy) The portrait that the mysterious Giorgione painted of his mother, La Vecchia (The Old Woman), around 1508-1510 is heading to the States after a fresh nip and tuck. On Thursday evening, February 7, we had the opportunity to see her in her new splendor before she takes center stage at the Cincinnati Art Museum in Ohio from February 15 to May 5. After that she is going on t...
Tags: Travel, Usa, New York City, US, United States, Ohio, Venice, States, Republic, Genoa, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Art Museum, Hartford, Hartford Connecticut, La Vecchia, Gabriele


28 Authentic Venice Artisans

If Italy is famous for its handcrafted quality, it’s thanks to a long tradition of making things. In the early modern period, each important city was known for certain high quality goods as well as decorative arts for the home. Just within Tuscany, Florence made cloth along the Arno (though later turned banking), Prato was famous for its wool, Montelupo did ceramics and Volterra produced fine alabaster objects. In the Renaissance, Venice was a center of trade where you could get literally anythi...
Tags: Travel, Abc, Rome, Italy, Franco, Venice, Headline, Venice Biennale, San Marco, Miriam, VENEZIA, Vittorio, Cannaregio, Emilia, San Gregorio, Pierre Cardin


Jinshin Jyutsu for Fibromyalgia and CFIDS – REJUVENATE

As many of my regular readers know, I have been seeking different types of alternative therapies for Ankylosing Spondylitis, Fibromyalgia, and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome since 2009 when I first received my diagnosis. As my health continues to worsen, I am constantly looking for new ideas and different treatments, especially natural treatments, to help me deal with my conditions. I had great success with Reiki a few years ago until my Reiki specialist moved away. I’ve also tried several treatments ...
Tags: Travel, Health, Facebook, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Features, Chronic Illness, Beijing, Austria, SEC, Ellen, Reiki, Chronically Ill Abroad, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia


Will Work For Wine: Luca Signorelli’s Orvieto Duomo Contract and His Intoxicating, Apocalyptic Fresco Cycle

In 1499, Tuscan artist Luca Signorelli signed a contract to paint two remaining sections of the Cappella Nuova (new chapel) of the Duomo in the Umbrian town of Orvieto. By 1502 (or 1504, depending on which documentation you read), he had completed his “End of the World” fresco cycle in what is now known as the San Brizio Chapel. The apocalyptic scenes, some “with their winged devils diving and rolling in the sky, and death-rays devastating terrified crowds on the ground below, uncannily prefig...
Tags: Travel, Art, Religion, Rebecca, Italy, Raphael, Wine, Kate, Dante, Umbria, Arts And Culture, Calabria, Abrahams, Antichrist, Sistine Chapel, Savonarola



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