L’universo, il pianeta Terra, l’uomo. L’avventura della specie umana si dipana lentamente dall’essere unicellulare fino all’uomo dei giorni nostri che, tra mille travagli, ha raggiunto la condizione di assoluta supremazia. La presenza nell’uomo moderno dei geni del DNA dell’uomo di Neanderthal ha chiarito che, questi antichi uomini, facevano parte, a tutti gli effetti, della specie umana. Si ritiene, pert...

“… E la parola pittore così come forse soltanto per Van Gogh non dà ragione sufficiente della grande, epica impresa di Merati. In lui la pittura urge come la vita…”, Questa famosa definizione del Prof. Vittorio Sgarbi rende meglio di altre parole la grandezza di questo artista italiano, vero genio della Brut Art, Outsider art o arte manicomiale che dir si voglia…   29, 00 € paperback    ...

The Botany of William Woodville & James Sowerby.. (3rd volume) Shown in this series of three books are the complete and original pattern hand-colored engravings plates from the artist James Sowerby’s medical plants present in the great work of William Woodville: Medical botany (London : Printed and sold for the author, by James Phillips, 1790-1793). Medical Botany, William Woodville’s three volume work of materia medica, was published in ...

The Botany of William Woodville & James Sowerby.. (2nd volume) Shown in this series of three books are the complete and original pattern hand-colored engravings plates from the artist James Sowerby’s medical plants present in the great work of William Woodville: Medical botany (London : Printed and sold for the author, by James Phillips, 1790-1793). Medical Botany, William Woodville’s three volume work of materia medica, was published in ...

The Botany of William Woodville & James Sowerby.. Shown in this series of three books are the complete and original pattern hand-colored engravings plates from the artist James Sowerby’s medical plants present in the great work of William Woodville: Medical botany (London : Printed and sold for the author, by James Phillips, 1790-1793). Medical Botany, William Woodville’s three volume work of materia medica, was published in monthly insta...

Giacomo Quarénghi, il grande  architetto  bergamasco (Capiatone, Rota d’Imagna, 1744 – Pietroburgo 1817), fu il più noto ed importante maestro del neoclassico. Maggiore interprete del Palladio; non cercò in lui il pittorico, germe sviluppato dal barocco, bensì l’armonia spaziale delle masse, la scanditura degli elementi tettonici. Tale interpretazione riuscì semplice e grandiosa nel tempo stesso, sempre legata al concetto...

From Sybilla Merian & Moses Hariss XVII-XVIII Centuries engravings In those years, Europe was full of bonfires committed to make a clean sweep of witches. At the same time a young scientist: Sybilla Merian, daughter of the well-known German engraver Matthaeus Merian, was instead committed to studying, and illustrating the microscopic world of insects, caterpillars and butterflies and the little bigger world of flowers, plants and animals. The...

Artistic engravings of Ferrari, Aldrovrandi, Volckhamer… Curious and detailed collection of images of botanical subjects belonging to the citrus family, made by artists, scientists, biologists and anthropologists. Artists of the past engaged in the realization of real museums of natural history. One of them, among the best known, the bolognese Aldrovandi called his work “theater” or “microcosm of nature,” he placed at the disposal o...

DANCE OF THE DEATH – DANZA MACABRA – DANSE DES MORTS – TODTEN-TANTZ The Dance of Death, also called Danse Macabre (from the French language), is an artistic genre of late-medieval allegory on the universality of death: no matter one’s station in life, the Dance of Death unites all. The Danse Macabre consists of the dead or personified Death summoning representatives from all walks of life to dance along to the grave, typically with a pope...

L’età dell’oro dei cacciatori
Darwin's View / 12 aprile 2018

L’universo, il pianeta Terra, l’uomo. L’avventura della specie umana si dipana lentamente dall’essere unicellulare fino all’uomo dei giorni nostri che, tra mille travagli, ha raggiunto la condizione di assoluta supremazia. La presenza nell’uomo moderno dei geni del DNA dell’uomo di Neanderthal ha chiarito che, questi antichi uomini, facevano parte, a tutti gli effetti, della specie umana. Si rit...

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Tarcisio Merati il Coccolone: Il più grande artista manicomiale del’900
Art / 12 aprile 2018

“… E la parola pittore così come forse soltanto per Van Gogh non dà ragione sufficiente della grande, epica impresa di Merati. In lui la pittura urge come la vita…”, Questa famosa definizione del Prof. Vittorio Sgarbi rende meglio di altre parole la grandezza di questo artista italiano, vero genio della Brut Art, Outsider art o arte manicomiale che dir si voglia…   29, 00 € paperback    ...

Medicinal & Officinal Plants vol. 3
Darwin's View / 25 maggio 2017

The Botany of William Woodville & James Sowerby.. (3rd volume) Shown in this series of three books are the complete and original pattern hand-colored engravings plates from the artist James Sowerby’s medical plants present in the great work of William Woodville: Medical botany (London : Printed and sold for the author, by James Phillips, 1790-1793). Medical Botany, William Woodville’s three volume work of materia medica, was pub...

Medicinal & Officinal Plants vol. 2
Darwin's View / 25 maggio 2017

The Botany of William Woodville & James Sowerby.. (2nd volume) Shown in this series of three books are the complete and original pattern hand-colored engravings plates from the artist James Sowerby’s medical plants present in the great work of William Woodville: Medical botany (London : Printed and sold for the author, by James Phillips, 1790-1793). Medical Botany, William Woodville’s three volume work of materia medica, was pub...

Medical & Officinal Plants – Vol. 1
Darwin's View / 25 maggio 2017

The Botany of William Woodville & James Sowerby.. Shown in this series of three books are the complete and original pattern hand-colored engravings plates from the artist James Sowerby’s medical plants present in the great work of William Woodville: Medical botany (London : Printed and sold for the author, by James Phillips, 1790-1793). Medical Botany, William Woodville’s three volume work of materia medica, was published in mon...

Giacomo Quarenghi – L’architetto degli Zar

Giacomo Quarénghi, il grande  architetto  bergamasco (Capiatone, Rota d’Imagna, 1744 – Pietroburgo 1817), fu il più noto ed importante maestro del neoclassico. Maggiore interprete del Palladio; non cercò in lui il pittorico, germe sviluppato dal barocco, bensì l’armonia spaziale delle masse, la scanditura degli elementi tettonici. Tale interpretazione riuscì semplice e grandiosa nel tempo stesso, sempre legata a...

Flowers, butterflies, insects, caterpillars & serpents….
Darwin's View / 25 maggio 2017

From Sybilla Merian & Moses Hariss XVII-XVIII Centuries engravings In those years, Europe was full of bonfires committed to make a clean sweep of witches. At the same time a young scientist: Sybilla Merian, daughter of the well-known German engraver Matthaeus Merian, was instead committed to studying, and illustrating the microscopic world of insects, caterpillars and butterflies and the little bigger world of flowers, plants and an...

Oranges, mandarins, cedars, lemons & bergamots..
Darwin's View / 24 maggio 2017

Artistic engravings of Ferrari, Aldrovrandi, Volckhamer… Curious and detailed collection of images of botanical subjects belonging to the citrus family, made by artists, scientists, biologists and anthropologists. Artists of the past engaged in the realization of real museums of natural history. One of them, among the best known, the bolognese Aldrovandi called his work “theater” or “microcosm of nature,” he placed at the ...

The dance of the Death
Mistery / 25 aprile 2017

DANCE OF THE DEATH – DANZA MACABRA – DANSE DES MORTS – TODTEN-TANTZ The Dance of Death, also called Danse Macabre (from the French language), is an artistic genre of late-medieval allegory on the universality of death: no matter one’s station in life, the Dance of Death unites all. The Danse Macabre consists of the dead or personified Death summoning representatives from all walks of life to dance along to the grave, typically w...