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Art Cinema Street photography September 13, 2021 Cross in art: photography, cinema, painting and music

A small gallery about the representation of cross in art: how it is interpreted by different artists in painting, photography, cinema and also music. I like the way cross is represented in different style and contexts. About painting:             Read something more about following painting by Rembrandt here.   In the …

Art Cinema Street photography March 7, 2021 Light can tell a story: street photography, painting, cinema

Paint your street photography with a great light and good photos will come to you. I think that it is difficult (even impossible) to take a wonderful photo with a bad light. But you can take a bad photo with good light. We have a lot of examples in photography, painting and cinema that show …

Art November 23, 2020 Five lessons Rembrandt has taught me for street photography

Rembrandt was born on 15 July 1606, he was a dutch painter and printmaker; his art was influenced by Caravaggio and Italian Caravaggists. He is one of my favorite painter, I love the way he painted “chiaroscuro“; with his unique style I was influenced  in doing street photography. So in this article I’ve decided to list 5 …

Art Street photography September 8, 2020 Slaughterhouse as Antichrist: painting and street photography

Ok, the title is a bit strange and mysterious but it’s not a “clickbait”. I want to talk about something new and interesting: the representation of slaughterhouse in paintings and street photography (reportage). Before starting I’ll say you a couple of things. First of all I’m not vegetarian. Second, these are only my ideas about …

Art Street photography July 15, 2020 20th century painting and street photography – Part 1

In this article I want to talk about parallelisms between street photography and 20th century painting. There were many important and different avan-gards in the last century: futurism, fauvism, post-impressionism, expressionism (american and european), symbolism, abstractionism, fauvism, cubism… Many artists closed with classicism and started to paint something new. But in this article I’m more interested …

Art Cinema Street photography May 23, 2020 Complementary colors: cinema, painting and photography

Complementary colors is another great chapter of color theory in art. Two complementary colors put together create contrast and dynamism at the same time balancing the whole scene. It’s a lively and harmonious contrast which contributes to create that aesthetic beauty sought by Giorgio De Chirico in his paintings. Wikipedia definition: The traditional color wheel model …

Art Cinema Street photography May 9, 2020 Underground: street photography, street art and cinema

Underground, an hidden and dark world populated by trains and people, an expanding contemporary reality in big cities. I live in Rome where underground is still small and inefficient but writing this article I’m thinking to other metropolis like Paris, Tokyo, Moscow, New York… Subway is at the same time a sort of interesting and …

Art April 20, 2020 Giorgio De Chirico can influence your photography – 3

In the previous articles (part 1 and part 2) I’ve introduced De Chirico as painter and founder of the artistic movement of metaphysics. I’ve talked about composition and architectures in his paintings. I’d like to continue this analysis and parallelism between Giorgio De Chirico’s art and photography in this third part about lights/shadows, style, color palette …

Art April 11, 2020 Giorgio De Chirico can influence your photography – 2

In the previous article i’ve analyzed the strong visual impact and the complexity of De Chirico‘s metaphysical paintings. He was a founder of the methaphysical artistic movement influencing also surrealist as Renè Magritte and Salvador Dalì. I’ve made a parallelism between his paintings and photography. In this second part I’ll analyze Giorgio De Chirico’s paintings …

Art April 4, 2020 Giorgio De Chirico can influence your photography – 1

Giorgio De Chirico was an italian painter and writer. He was born in Greece on 10 July 1888, he died on 20 November 1978 in Italy. He founded the metaphysic artistic movement influencing also surrealism (but he wasn’t a surrealist!). He was interested in the real reality behind the material world, he thought that art was …

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