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Val Tiberina

L’aspetto del paese è bellissimo: immagina un immenso anfiteatro quale soltanto la natura può crearlo. …Benché vi sia abbondanza di acqua non vi sono paludi perché la terra in pendio scarica nel Tevere l’acqua che ha ricevuto e non assorbito…; il terreno si innalza così dolcemente e con una pendenza quasi insensibile, che, mentre ti sembra di non essere salito sei già in cima. Alle spalle hai l’Appennino…. Conosci ora perché io preferisco la mia villa “in Tuscis” a quella di Tuscolo, Tivoli e Preneste.

Plinio il Giovane (61-113) in una lettera scritta all’amico Apollinare

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Val di Chiana

Non è possibile vedere campi più belli; non vi ha una gola di terreno la quale non sia lavorata alla perfezione, preparata alla seminazione. Il formento vi cresce rigoglioso, e sembra rinvenire in questi terreni tutte le condizioni che si richieggono a farlo prosperare. Nel secondo anno seminano fave per i cavalli, imperocché qui non cresce avena. Seminano pure lupini, i quali ora sono già verdi, e portano i loro frutti nel mese di marzo. Il lino pure è già seminato; nella terra tutto l’inverno, ed il freddo, il gelo lo rendono più tenace.
                                                                                                    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Viaggio in Italia

La Fontana Maggiore

The Fontana Maggiore is a monumental medieval fountain located between the cathedral and the Palazzo dei Priori in the city of Perugia in Italy. It was made between 1277 and 1278 by sculptors Nicola Pisano and Giovanni Pisano.

San Michele Arcangelo

Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo, Perugia

San Michele Arcangelo, also known as Sant’Angelo, is a paleo-Christian temple in the city of Perugia in Umbria. The circular building dates to the 5th to 6th century, and incorporates corinthian capped columns from a prior pagan temple. It is dedicated to the Archangel Michael, whose churches were often located in elevated spots.

Raffaello

Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, Scuola di Atene /The School of Athens, Palazzi Apostolici, Stato della Città del Vaticano

Zenone di Cizio, Epicuro, Federico II Gonzaga, Severino Boezio, Averroè, Pitagora, Telaugue, Alcibiade, Antistene, Kalokagathia greca, Eschine, Parmenide, Socrate, Eraclito, Platone, Arisotele, Diogene di Sinope, Plotino, Euclide, Claudio Tolomeo, Apelle, Protogene

Michelangelo

Michelangelo Buonarroti, La Cappella Sistina, Musei Vaticani, Roma, 1508-1512

Named after Pope Sixtus IV, the Sistine Chapel is perhaps the most famous chapel in the world. It is renowned both for its function as the Papal Conclave and for its incredible artwork. The ceiling and western wall of the Sistine Chapel are adorned with some of the most astonishing paintings in the world created by the famous artist. The middle section depicts nine stories from the Book of Genesis, including the renowned ‘Creation of Adam’ where the hand of God is seen reaching to Adam to instill him with life. Despite being one of the most celebrated works of art in history, Michelangelo was originally hesitant to paint the ceiling of the chapel for he considered himself as more of a sculptor than a painter.

 

Monet

 Claude Monet, Impression, Sunrise

This work was painted at Le Havre in 1873. It was one of the nine works that he showed at the First Impressionist Exhibition of 1874. Of all those displayed there, this is probably the most famous picture, not so much because of any crucial status within Monet’s oeuvre, but rather for the criticism it attracted from the reviewers, which gave rise to the name of the movement.

Kobilica

Ivana Kobilica, Oton Župančič, 1922

O, da mi je priti do svoje podobe! / Da bi jo zagledal jasno pred seboj! // Mračna je znotraj v meni mračnem, / vsega prešinja me, vsega prebada, / razprezajoča se v svojo rast… / In navznoter jo tipljem, / z vsem bitjem, slepec, tipaje, / in rastem ž njeno rastjó, / ž njo vred tavaje, / kam, sam ne vem… // O, da mi je priti do svoje podobe! / Da bi jo zagledal pred seboj! // Glej: Ali ni človek kakor drevo, ki bi raslo iz svojega semena, iz svoje srede na štiri strani… / pa ga bije vihar / in mu veje kodrá in krivenči, / da izgreši svoje štiri smeri / in ne more do svoje podobe? … // O, da mi je priti do svoje podobe! / Da bi jo zagledal pred seboj! // Je: kdor je šel od konca s smerjó, / kdor sméri ostàl je do kraja zvest // in ves se pognàl je v samo rast: / tak, kadar nazadnje razpnè roké / kot mož, ki se pretegne v dan, / merèč tkanino večnih sanj, / pokaže nam svojo podobo: križ… // O, da nam je priti do svoje podobe, / i meni i tebi, narod moj!

Oton Župančič, Podoba, V zarje Vidove

Lindgren

Nina Lindgren, Cardboard Heaven

“I use almost exclusively used cardboard. I collect it from the recycling center in my apartment building, from stores and sometimes I find it on the street. I really appreciate the sustainable, earth friendly aspect of reusing a recyclable material. Cardboard also has a lot of expressions. It varies in thickness, hue, color, texture. A bunch of cardboard means so many possibilities to me, when it to others may just be rubbish.”                                                                                                                                                                        Interview by The Raw Book

 

guba

Valoviti karton je matrial, ki mu v resnici ne posvečamo veliko pozornosti. Iz njega je izdelana večina transportne embalaže. Ob nakupu kateregakoli izdelka ovojno embalažo iz kartona običajno zavržemo, ne da bi se zavedali, da gre za izjemno zanimiv material z optimalnimi mehanskimi lastnostmi, ki je večinoma 100% recikliran. Valoviti karton je trajnostni material prihodnosti z majhnim ogljičnim odtisom.

Grad Rajhenburg – 2.do 5. letnik Fakultete za arhitekturo, Univerze v Ljubljani – DS Smith Brestanica

Zimoun

Studio Zimoun

“The components used in Zimoun’s work are simple, functional and raw, whereas only aesthetically high-level and purposefully chosen elements and materials are used in minimalist fashion. Through radical reduction, Zimoun creates works of art which allow for a plethora of associations without being pinned down to a specific direction. Radical abstraction functions rather like a code in the background of things, thus elegantly avoiding an insinuation of direct, concrete attribution.” – Amanda Neumann

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Montraker

29. međunarodna studentska kiparska škola

Podno gradića Vrsara na zapadnoj obali Istre smjestio se ljupki poluotok Montraker, a na njemu i stari kamenolom istog imena. Kamenolom, odavno napušten, danas odiše posebnom atmosferom Mediterana i prošlih vremena, a svakog ljeta iznova oživi dinamikom umjetničke kreacije.

Penone

Giuseppe Penone, Spazio di Luce /Space of Light (2012)

“La concezione del tempo che ha una farfalla, un fiore, un albero, un animale un uomo, una pietra, una montagna, un fiume, un mare, un continente, un atomo, produce la varietà infinita del pensiero e delle forme dell’universo.”

“The conception of time that has a butterfly, a flower, a tree, an animal, a man, a stone, a mountain, a river, an ocean, a continent, an atom, produces the infinite variety of thought and forms of the universe.”

Gong

multifunctional Gong hall_OstravaFormer gas-jet, now multifunctional Gong hall, Dolní Vítkovice, Ostrova, Czehe republic

An incorporation into the historical gasholder structure has sensitively restored this industrial construction into an extraordinary multifunctional centre. University students are taught here, international conferences and congresses are held here, even employee workshops and training or leading artists exhibitions take place here. A unique space solution, capacity together with the top audio-visual technology makes all of this possible. There is a multipurpose gallery on the ground floor, variably moveable conference rooms on the first floor, a foyer and a great hall with a capacity of 1500 spectators on the third and fourth floors.

Koščak

Lučka Koščak, Podvodni angel /Underwater angel, 26.maj 2018

Kip, ki so ga poimenovali Podvodni angel, so potopili v Svetem Juraju na Hrvaškem ob otočku Lisac na globino 15 metrov. Akcijo je vodil Miro Potočnik, potapljač in direktor Vivera, potaplaškega kluba. Snemalec in videopriredba Tone Stojko.

Petrovaradinska tvrđava, Novi Sad, Srbija

Petrovaradin Fortress nicknamed “Gibraltar on the Danube” is a fortress in the town of Petrovaradin, itself part of the City of Novi Sad, Serbia. It is located on the right bank of the Danube river.

 

Decebalus

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The rock sculpture of Decebalus is a 42.9 m in height and 31.6 m in width carving in rock of the face of Decebalus, the last king of Dacia, who fought against the Roman emperors Domitian and Trajan to preserve the independence of his country, which corresponded to modern Romania. The sculpture was made on a rocky outcrop on the river Danube, at the Iron Gates, which form the border between Romania and Serbia. It is located near the city of Orșova in Romania. It is the tallest rock relief in Europe.It was commissioned by Romanian businessman Iosif Constantin Drăgan and it took 10 years, from 1994 to 2004, for twelve sculptors to finish it.

Đerdap

P3670666Golubački grad /Cetatea Golubăț /The Golubac Fortress

Medieval fortified town on the south side of the Danube River, 4 km downstream from the modern-day town of Golubac, Serbia. Marks the entrance to the Đerdap national park. It is strategically located on the embankment of the Danube River where it narrows to form the Iron Gate gorge. The name of the fortress and the modern town in its vicinity can be translated as the “Pigeon city” or the “Dove city”. Myth tell about beautiful Serbian girl named Golubana. A local Turkish pasha fell in love with her, but she loved a young Serbian man and rejected all the proposals and expensive gifts from the pasha. Angered, he took her down in a boat and either imprisoned her in the only cone-roofed tower, or tied her to the rock above the river and left her there until she died.

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Temišvar /Timișoara

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Piaţa Victoriei – Catedrala Mitropolitană din Timișoara / Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral
The Orthodox cathedral was built between 1936 and 1946. It’s unique for its Byzantine influenced architecture, which recalls the style of the Bucovina monasteries. At 83m, the dome is the highest in Romania.

Brancusi

Constantin Brancusi, Endless Column

Constantin Brancusi (1876-1957) was commissioned by the Women’s League of Gorj to honor the soldiers who defended Târgu-Jiu against a German force during World War I. The sculpture is a 30 meter high, column of zinc, brass-clad, cast-iron modules threaded onto a steel spine, and is part of a three-sculpture ensemble along with two travertine monuments called Gate of the Kiss and Table of Silence.

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Constantin Brâncuși, The Table of Silence, Târgu Jiu

Circular stone table surrounded by twelve hourglass-seats, which symbolize time. The Table of Silence represents the moment before the battle on which the combatants were going to participate. Nevertheless, the seats are not located close to the edges of the table.