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Everything you should know about Eros and Psyche, Canova’s masterpiece

Eros and Psyche is one of the most famous masterpieces by Antonio Canova. This sculpture in white marble was built between 1787 and 1793 and depicts the moment when the two lovers are reunited after a long and difficult separation.

In this post I’ll tell you some curiosities about Canova’s Eros and Psyche.

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9 masterpieces that you must see during the tour of the Vatican Museums

Are you planning a tour of the Vatican Museums in Rome but you can not decide which sections of the museum you absolutely do not want to miss?

If you want to visit Rome or just live in this magnificent city, you can not miss the appointment with one of the most beautiful museums in the world.

Ready for this virtual visit? It starts!

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10 works that you absolutely must see at the British Museum in London

The British Museum in London is one of the largest museums in the world with a collection of about eight million pieces including exhibits, works of art and books. Its history is very old: it was founded by Sir Sloane in 1753 and then sold to King George II at his death.

Discover the history of man in ten very significant works!

la torre eiffeld i parigi da sotto
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Paris Eiffel Tower: all the numbers that make it a unique monument in the world

Since 1889 there is an iron lady who observes Paris. From the highest monument in the world to becoming a modern icon, the Eiffel Tower never ceases to amaze people.

Here are all the numbers, the anecdotes, the history and the vicissitudes that have made the Eiffel Tower the symbol of Paris and of whole France.

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Visiting the Tarot Garden by Niki de Saint Phalle: practical information

Visiting the Tarot Garden of Niki de Saint Phalle is an experience that you will not forget.

I had long desired to go there but I did not really expect what I have seen. It was a journey in the eclectic mind and in the life of an artist that I knew very little and that fascinated me, pushing me to deepen.

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What to see in Pisa: discovering the unknown places in the city

It is impossible to speak of Pisa without referring to its characteristic leaning tower. But this incredible bell tower is just one of the beautiful monuments that this city of Tuscany can offer to you.

Exactly in the same place where the Tower is located, you can find the main monuments of Pisa that is the Cathedral, the Baptistery and the Campo Santo. All these monuments are located within the famous Campo dei Miracoli!

But Pisa has some other artistic wonders that make it one of the most beautiful cities in Italy.

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Altare della Patria: everything you should know about the Vittoriano in Rome

The Vittoriano is one of the most famous and photographed monuments of Rome

Many Romans call the Victorian “typewriter”, repeat that it is ugly and associate it with fascism. In reality, it has nothing to do with Mussolini or the twenty years of his dictatorship.

Do you want to know more about this monument of the Italian capital?

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What to do and see in Ravenna: why is this city so famous for its mosaics?

Ravenna is an incredible city that preserves numerous ancient art treasures. It is unfortunately unknown and obscured by the most famous Italian cities of art. It was the capital 3 times and for 3 different very important empires: the Western Roman Empire, Theodoric King of the Goths and the Byzantine Empire in Europe.

Thanks to its strategic position, Ravenna became a thriving center of religious and cultural exchanges, a crossroads of artists between East and West.