Tag Archives: Giotto

Michelangelo and Wile E. Coyote

A few days ago I wound up watching some old vintage episodes of Roadrunner and Wile E. Coyote on youtube (as one might). In doing so, I came across something quite interesting in the comments to one of the videos. … Continue reading

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Family Business (Part I)

A few days ago, MutualArt.com posted a feature on lesser known artistic relatives of famous artists. It includes, among others, Gustav Klimt’s younger brother Ernst, Claude Monet’s stepdaughter Blanche, and Pablo Picasso’s father José Ruiz Blasco. The piece ends with … Continue reading

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Save Giotto!

Only a couple of weeks ago I blogged about Giotto’s lost frescoes in Naples which were destroyed by an earthquake in 1456. Now it seems that Giotto’s most important surviving cycle of wall paintings, the decoration of the Scrovegni Chapel … Continue reading

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Giotto’s Frescos in Naples (Lost Artworks #1)

Thanks to a recent post by Jonathan Jarrett at A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe the church of Santa Chiara in Naples has been on my mind lately, so I figured I’d (finally) begin my series on lost works of art … Continue reading

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