I was so fortunate when I visited the Fondation Louis Vuitton recently that an excellent exhibition from London was on view. I couldn’t help myself: it was so refreshing to see “modern art” in Paris after non stop Renaissance art in Florence all of the time. Ha! Never thought I’d live to say those words!
Below are photos of the view of the garden from Monet’s bedroom window:
The dining room:
2019 is the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci and Italy is doing it up right to mark the occasion. All over Italy, but especially in Tuscany and Florence in particular, and in Milan, exhibitions are celebrating his art and life.
I love the comic relief one get’s from a poster like the one below. At least we can have a little fun with the fact that he often wrote backwards!
Inside the Jesuit chapel are found 9 bas-relief sculptures by Giambologna.
Another of the famous palazzi opened for Rolli Days in Genoa.