Day: May 4, 2012

Keith Haring’s Birthday

“I’d like to pretend that I’ve never seen anything, never read anything, never heard anything… and then make something…” -Keith Haring Renowned American artist and prominent social activist  Keith Haring was born on this day in 1958.       Son of a cartoonist, he was interested in visual art from an early age. He moved to […]

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Italy: Lorenzo Ornaghi

Arti­cle by Lorenzo Ornaghi, Minister for Cultural Heritage and Activities: The Holy Family (Tondo Doni) Uffizi Gallery Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) Panel painting, diam. cm. 120 (with the frame, cm. 172) Traditionally it is believed that this masterpiece was  commissioned by Agnolo Doni to commemorate his marriage with Maddalena Strozzi in January 1504, and then  painted between […]

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