Pentecost

Giotto di Bondone is considered to be a reformer of art, the one who once again has introduced in painting the idea of ‚Äč‚Äčimitating nature. He was active at the very beginning of the thirteenth century, in the Middle Ages. However, his works are composed according to the rules that will develop in the Renaissance…

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Summer

When summer arrives, the scent of warm grass rises in the air and lushy green leaves sway in the wind, I like to look at Friedrich’s paintings. They offer me what I am looking for in contact with nature. Silence, rest and unhurried contemplation of the world. Everything that the city refuses me on hot…

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The world maps

In times when the stories created the base for knowing and naming the world, the world maps acted as visual compendium of knowledge. In the Middle Ages, the particular genre was distinguished: mappa mundi – world maps. Mappa mundi The earliest version of it was the O-T (orbis terrarum) map. It was based on the…

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