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“GUBBIO AT THE TIME OF GIOTTO”: A GREAT EXHIBITION OF ART TREASURES AND MASTERPIECES

ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI

The city of Gubbio preserves intact its splendid medieval appearance, with churches and stone palaces that stand out against the green of the Apennines. It is still the city of the time of Dante and of Oderisi da Gubbio, the miniaturist whom the great poet meets among the proud in Purgatory and to whom he dedicates important verses, which sanction the beginning of a modern age that manifests itself precisely with poetry of Dante and the art of Giotto.
The exhibition “Gubbio at the time of Giotto, art treasures in the land of Oderisi” – open until November 7, 2018 – wants to give back the image of a medium-sized city of political and cultural importance in the Italian panorama between the end of the thirteenth century and the first decades of the Three hundred, exposing the figurative heritage both civil and religious. For the occasion he restored paintings hidden…

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UFFIZI GALLERY (FLORENCE): A NEW GREAT ROOM DEVOTED TO THE GENIUS OF LEONARDO DA VINCI

ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI

Sala 35 - Nuova sala di Leonardo 1

After the unveiling of a new arrangement of masterpieces by Caravaggio and other XVII Century artists and the new room dedicated to Michelangelo and Raffaello, Uffizi Gallery continues its renewal with a room devoted to Leonardo da Vinci.

The new Leonardo Room at Florence’s Uffizi Gallery (Room 35 in the West Wing), officially opened yesterday, displays three paintings by Leonardo, all of which were made originally for churches, hence why the room’s walls are painted pale gray using a spatula effect. To ensure optimal conditions, the paintings are contained in special glass display cases that reduce light refraction without detracting from the visitor experience.

 

On the left stands The Baptism of Christ, painted for the San Salvi Church in 1475-78, when Leonardo was still working with Andrea del Verrocchio. The painting highlights the divisions in tasks within the workshop in terms of style and technique between the master and his…

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WRAPPED IN GOD’S GRACE

The Godly Chic Diaries

Measure your success only by what truly matters: Your happiness and the happiness you bring to others. If today you laughed, felt inspired or consoled a friend, smiled at a stranger, stood for a cause, or inched closer to one of your dreams, then today was a resounding success.

There are times: when you feel young and excited about what God has in store for you and then, there are those other times where you are anxious and worried because it seems like time is passing you by. In that moment: don’t look to your friends or to someone you look up to. Please don’t look to someone else’s life on Instagram. Don’t even look at your past accomplishments. Look to God. Let him wrap you up in his grace and and wait for what he is about to reveal to you.😊

There is nothing like walking in your lane…

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Top Reasons To Go Into Healthcare

When Women Inspire

The healthcare industry is one of the largest in the world, as well as one of the most crucial to the world. It is an industry involving many of the most important roles in society and is a place where you will never stop growing as an individual. Here are some of the main reasons to consider the healthcare industry for your career.

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