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Why is Vermeer’s “Girl with the Pearl Earring” Considered a Masterpiece?: An Animated Introduction

Longtime Open Culture readers will have encountered Johannes Vermeer here in various forms: his paintings have appeared as animations, as the subject of a documentary, and even free for the download in high resolution as well as viewable in augmented reality. Though painted in the mid-17th-century Netherlands, the Dutch master's work now appeals to modern viewers everywhere. Most who enter... Continue Reading →

Τα Έργα Του Εl Greco Ζωντανεύουν…

Οι πίνακες του Δομήνικου Θεοτοκόπουλου (El Greco / Ο Έλληνας) ζωντανεύουν μέσα από το βίντεο του Zouan Kourtis. Γεννήθηκε στην Κρήτη όπου και σπούδασε βυζαντινή ζωγραφική αλλά και εξοικειώθηκε με τη δυτική τέχνη, διέπρεψε στην Ισπανία κατά την περίοδο της Αναγέννησης αφού μαθήτευσε στα εργαστήρια των Μπασάνο, Τιντορέντο και Τιτσιάνο και αναδείχθηκε σε μία από... Continue Reading →

A Drawing for the Italians

Beatrice Alemagna (an Italian illustrator & author) greeted Italians like this: "From France I embrace all of Italy (without forgetting Sicily and Sardinia that were not in the drawing) in a sincere and long embrace for this dark moment. Courage and strength to all in your homes. I am close to you from here. "... Continue Reading →

Dreams of Dali: 360º Video

Go inside and beyond Dali’s painting Archaeological Reminiscence of Millet’s Angelus and explore the world of the Surrealist master like never before in this mesmerizing 360° video. For an even more immersive experience, visit The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, FL: the Virtual Reality experience is open daily from 11am-4pm (until 8pm on Thursdays) and... Continue Reading →

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