Florence and the Renaissance: Crash Course European History #2

Florence and the Renaissance: Crash Course European History #2

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So, as you’ll recall from our previous episode, a declining European population due to disease and war in the 14th century meant that labor had become much more valuable, which shifted long-held beliefs about how society should be organized. Amid all this upheaval, and […]

Read More

Great Minds: Leonardo da Vinci

Great Minds: Leonardo da Vinci

Few people can rival Leonardo da Vinci for the title of “Supreme Genius of the Ages” perhaps known first as an artist. His paintings: The Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, Vitruvian Man are amongst the most famous, recognizable and parodied works of all time. But Leonardo was the very definition of a polymath renaissance man. […]

Read More

Frederick Ilchman: “Birth in Venice: Early Art Collecting in the ‘Serenissima'”

Frederick Ilchman: “Birth in Venice: Early Art Collecting in the ‘Serenissima'”

– Our next speaker is Dr. Frederick Ilchman, who has worked at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston since 2001, where he was appointed Chair, Art of Europe, in 2014. He helped plan the major exhibition on Jacopo Tintoretto at the Museo del Prado in Madrid in 2007, and later served as the lead […]

Read More

Mega Skit: Fine Arts Group

Mega Skit: Fine Arts Group

Italy has always been known for the fine arts. Artists like Michelangelo, Raphael, Caravaggio, Bernini, and Botticelli were symbols of great artistic progress. That said, a large part of these works are exhibited all over the world in art exhibitions. However, some are part of permanent collections. For example, in Texas, at the Kimbell Art […]

Read More

Help the music to vibrate!! Save the bowmaking art!!

Help the music to vibrate!! Save the bowmaking art!!

We have created the Fondazione Lucchi in memory of our father Giovanni Lucchi founder of the Italian bow making school to give a future to bow making tradition. Through the Academia Cremonensis we train the future bow makers. This school is like a workshop and it is fundamental: teaching is the only way to keep […]

Read More

WW2 – OverSimplified (Part 1)

WW2 – OverSimplified (Part 1)

This video was made possible by Skillshare. Churchill was a man with many talents. He was an artist, a butterfly enthusiast, and he had an unpublished manuscript about aliens. Clearly he was a man with an insatiable thirst for knowledge. Maybe he could have loaded up his computer, and logged on to Skillshare. An online […]

Read More

Hitler and the Art of the Deal – WW2 – 058 – October 5 1940

Hitler and the Art of the Deal – WW2 – 058 – October 5 1940

October 5, 1940 They are the European leaders of the Berlin-Rome-Tokyo Axis and they have big plans for the future. This week, Hitler meets with Mussolini. I’m Indy Neidell; this is World War Two. Last week, Italy, Germany, and Japan signed the Tri-Partite Pact, officially creating the Axis Powers. This was in large part to […]

Read More

hostel naples la controra making of

hostel naples la controra making of

Cicirinella, you’re good and beautiful! Cicirinella had a garden and she watered it with water and wine … But without a jar … This is the garden of Cicirinella … Cicirinella had a cat who was blind and shabby … She dragged itt from the tail … This is the cat Cicirinella … Cicirinella had […]

Read More

L’arte di argomentare | Stefania Giannini | [email protected]

L’arte di argomentare | Stefania Giannini | TEDxYouth@Bologna

Translator: Michele Gianella Reviewer: Ellen Maloney Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. President Golinelli, I’m extremely happy to be back here in this city of knowledge and culture, for the past few days. There is a commonality in our goals that you spoke about. But mostly today, it delivers us a challenge that’s even more ambitious […]

Read More

The restoration of an Emma Gaggiotti Portrait – Narrated Version

The restoration of an Emma Gaggiotti Portrait – Narrated Version

This video is from a little while ago and it was shot by Jack Brandman, a really talented videographer here in Chicago He’s got a YouTube channel under ChicagoAussie And he makes great content particularly his Remade in Chicago series which features local craftspeople Artisans and their work in and around Chicago. So go ahead […]

Read More