At the time of Byzance

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Dolce Gabbana dress and photo of mosaics in the Church of Martorana in Palerm, Sicily. The church of Santa Maria dell’ Ammiraglio (The Martorana) is an example of Byzantine, Norman and arabic architecture (gold mosaics, geometric mosaics…). The Martorana is … Continue reading

Elle m’apparaissait telle une vahiné laissant derrière elle un doux parfum de fleur d’oranger

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“Du palais d’émeraude où la riche nature M’a fait naître et régner avecque majesté, Je viens pour adorer la divine beauté Dont le soleil n’est rien qu’une faible peinture. Si je n’ai point l’éclat ni les vives couleurs Qui font … Continue reading

Taormina in love

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Dolce Gabbana dress and photo of Don Corleone ceramics (pottery by the artist in collaboration with TaoBuk) in Taormina, Sicily (Salita Francesco de Luna).

Sicilian lemons

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My photo of the view from the Piazza IX Aprile in Taormina, Sicily. Dolce Gabbana’s dress and earrings.

Divine !

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Dolce Gabbana’s dress and earrings. This painting called “Allegory of painting” was realized by François Boucher in 1765. He was an important French Rococo painter.

Quelle allégresse que de s’élever dans le ciel !

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Dolce Gabbana’s bag This painting called “Les hazards heureux de l’escarpolette” was realized by Jean-Honoré Fragonard in 1767. He was an important French Rococo painter

Baroque opulence

Dolce Gabbana’s dress
Baroque (derived from “Barocco” meaning in Portuguese “irregular pearl or stone”) was an artistic movement born in Rome, Italy in 1600 and which lasted until 1700. The Baroque movement embraced all the art domains : painting, architecture, sculpture, music, dance… Baroque rejected the classicism. This movement was characterized by the spectacular, abondance of details, dramatic effects, the luxury…