Posts by Margherita Cole

January 5, 2020

Who Is Titian? Exploring the Life and Art of the Renaissance Master of Color

Among the great names of the Italian Renaissance—Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael—there is also Titian (c. 1488-1576), the master of color. Born into the Late Renaissance, Titian’s artwork was produced within a different painting philosophy to his predecessors. At the time, there were two leading schools of thought in painting: the Florentine and the Venetian. They can also be seen as “disegno” versus “colore,” or drawing versus color.

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December 25, 2019

Wildlife Photographer Captures Nature’s Magical Little Moments

It’s easy to miss the magical moments in nature, especially the small worlds of the tiniest critters. That’s why photographers like Julian Rad make it their mission to capture squirrels, rabbits, chipmunks, and other small animals in their natural habitat. Through skill, patience, and precision, Rad’s photographs show these adorable creatures at leisure and at work in splendid detail. Based in Austria, Rad uses his natural surroundings as inspiration.

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