Raphael

Catherine the Great at NGV

Hermitage Masterpieces at the NGV – Janet Walker’s Review

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Janet Walker visits Masterpieces from the Hermitage at the National Gallery of Victoria, choosing her favourites from Catherine the Great’s legacy collection

Cy Twombly and Art Above – Great Canopies of Creativity

Cy Twombly and Art Above – Great Canopies of Creativity

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Artist Cy Twombley’s great canopy of creativity in Le Louvre’s Salle des Bronze is a place of pilgrimage for American lovers of modern art since he died in 2011

Pursuit of Happiness

Pursuit of Happiness

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From the 5th to the 15th centuries in Europe monastic orders and Christian mysticism flourished. Italy’s painter and architect Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (Raphael) (1483-1520), in a work known as the School of Athens (1508-1511) depicted the two worlds of Christianity and paganism facing each other as equals. The ‘pagan…