Antonio's articles

  • Charles Baudelaire - Spleen

    - 5 years ago
    Charles Baudelaire (Paris in 1821 - Paris 1867). After moving in Lyon with his family when he was 12, he started to attend a military school, but just before been graduated, he was kicked out. Sonn after he spent the following years trying to pursue a carrier as writer hanging around the Latin Quarter in Paris. In 1841 his parents tried to send him to India to let him forget his bohemian life style, but he escaped returning in Paris one year later, when he received an inheritance that…

  • Marco Uccellini - Aria sopra la Bergamasca

    - August 14, 2013 - 2 comments
    (Arcadian Academy) Uccellini was an Italian Baroque composer and violinist ( 1603 - 1680). He occupies a main place for the development of the Sonata for violin in the 17th century.

  • František Drtikol - The beauty and the geometry

    - August  9, 2013 - 3 comments
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    František Drtikol (1883-1961), Czech photographer, has surely been one of those avant-gardistes that at the beginning of last century, have taken a breeze of innovation to this form of art. After studying in Munich at the "Lehr und Versuchsanstalt fur Photographie", he opened his studio in Praha, inspiring generations of photographers. Drtikol is almost obsessed by the female body, believing it as the genesis of the soul and the beauty. His nudes, lyrical and dramatic at the same time, r…

  • Max Thorek - Photographer for passion

    - August  9, 2013 - 2 comments
    Born in 1880 in Hungary, he was most famous as an obstetrician and excellent surgeon. Soon became one the first pioneers in plastic surgery and even now, his surgical tecniques are still used. He was an excellent photographer too, with great personality. His works, at the beginning of last century, are really innovative. In the late tweenties when everyone was squeezing out the last drops of the golden age and especially later, during the great depression, his photographs were dramatic…