Posts Tagged ‘filippo’

Filippo Brunelleschi and his Remarkable Renaissance Prank

Everyone loves a good, harmless prank. This was especially true for Filippo Brunelleschi, a Florentine man who famously got back at his friend for having failed to show up at a dinner party in Florence Read more Section:  News History Important Events Famous People Read Later 

Filippo Palizzi Painted the Beauty of Everyday Life

From Italian Ways: Filippo Palizzi (1818-1899) and his brother Giuseppe were pioneers of Italian Verismo painting. Filippo, inspired by the landscapes of the so-called Posillipo School – founded by a group of painters around 1830 –, became famous for his views of the area around Naples. From Wikipedia: An advocate of the need to bring […]

Filippo Brunelleschi and the Rediscovery of Perspective

Florentine artist made truly realistic art possible again, after centuries of Christian decay and neglect Brunelleschi FILIPPO BRUNELLESCHI is probably not among the names most people associate with the Renaissance, but he should be. He was a true genius and one of the greatest minds around Florence in a time when there were many geniuses. Without […]

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