Culture and cross-media : In Bologna, the exhibition of the girl with a pearl earring

Culture and cross-media : In Bologna, the exhibition of the girl with a pearl earring

A few other titles in the world evoke an immediate sense of recognition, of acquired knowledge and a mysterious beauty as the girl with the pearl earring. The exhibition in Bologna until May 25, 2014

The ‘600 Dutch in Bologna

The girl with the turban , or girl with a Pearl Earring is one of the most famous paintings of Jan Vermeer. The work in oil on canvas, was painted in the mid- 600 by the Dutch and is normally kept in the Mauritshuis in The Hague in the Netherlands.

Until 25 May, the Palazzo Fava in Bologna hosts the last leg of the world tour of the masterpieces of the seventeenth century Dutch, six rooms 37 paintings revolve around the girl with the pearl earring and the “myth of the Golden Age ” – ” by Vermeer in Rembrandt ”

Culture and cross-media

The girl with the turban is one of the best-known and best-loved paintings in the world and, like the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci and The Scream by Edvard Munch have been fascinated by cross-media, or the connection of various means of communication with the same basic argument where everyone comes from an artistic and cultural heritage.

You do not need to remember the author, because from the title imagery brings us back to the paintings and their unmistakable charm. Symbols and emblems, even before the masterpieces, the beauty centers and mystery. As if the work could get out of the canvas, living forever.

For example, the girl with the pearl earring were also dedicated the first novel by Tracy Chevalier ( 1999 1st edition ) and then the film (2003) directed by Peter Webber, both of which have huge worldwide success since further worldwide fame .

Who was the girl with the pearl earring ?

The girl once three-quarters striking aesthetic expression , the look languid and haunting .

The striking legend that surrounds this framework has been recalled for literature in 1986 from the book the girl with the turban (translated into nine languages​​) writer by Marta Morazzoni. [ Source wikipedia ]

Also right earring with pearl framework , large and teardrop-shaped , capturing the attention to the reflection that emerges from the painting , adding mystery to the existence of real jewel .


Finally some information on Genus Bononiae – Museums in the City

To visit the museums and the exhibition of which I spoke in Bologna, I recommend you visit the site Genus Bononiae . Museums in the city is a cultural , artistic and museum divided into buildings in the historic center of Bologna. Each venue is located in a historic building restored by the Foundation Cassa di Risparmio di Bologna and made accessible to the public with specific aims , those aims that in major European museums are amalgamated into a single complex, which in our case are widespread in the city .

So all in Bologna with the thought in mind of going to meet the girl with the pearl earring , and through sites like will be easy to find a place to sleep .


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