In his small studio in Rome, Michele Paternuosto carries on the ancient, almost forgotten technique of encaustic painting. The mixture of pigments and hot beeswax preserves colors for centuries.
An exhibition in Frankfurt's Städel museum explores the work of the Flemish painter, as well the precursors and contemporaries who influenced him. Rubens dominated the 17th-century art world like perhaps no other artist.
The only German museum outside of Germany remembers the famous poet, who spent some time here to take a break from his life in Weimar. His Italy visit has become symbolic for the German’s love of Italy.
A major exhibition at the Baden State Museum in Karlsruhe sheds light on the mysterious Etruscan civilization, one of the most ancient in present-day Italy. Some aspects of this culture remain mysterious to this day.
Renowned South African street art performer Robin Rhode employs his black-and-white paintings to lay down the marker against racial segregation.
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