A "pentimento" of the Napoleonic period: M. de Norvins by Ingres

Francesca Pola 4 Mar, 2022 0 Commenti

The density and rapidity of political events and upheavals that characterize Europe in the Napoleonic period, between the end of the 18th and the beginning of the 19th century, make it a particularly interesting scenario for iconographic investigations that deal with historically determined "...


A theological question: Caravaggio's "Saint Matthew and the Angel"

Alessandro Rossi 17 Feb, 2022 0 Commenti

We have reached the third episode of the cycle "Unveiled images, between science and history", an in-depth study dedicated to "pentimento", that is, an ongoing intervention by the artist who reconfigures the iconography, composition or some detail , with a particular focus on the period from the...


Michelangelo's Last Judgment, between unveiling and censorship

Alessandro Rossi 10 Feb, 2022 0 Commenti

For a cycle dedicated to "unveiled images", the apocalyptic theme of Michelangelo's Last Judgment (1536-1541, Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museums, Vatican City) seems particularly suitable.


Unveiled images: the double portrait of the Lavoisiers

Francesca Pola 4 Feb, 2022 0 Commenti

In the historical-artistic lexicon, an artist's ongoing intervention that reconfigures the iconography, composition or some detail (more or less significant) of the image is defined as "pentimento" ("repentance"): it is a rather common practice in ancient and modern painting (we find it in authors...


The alterations of the chromatic sense

Various authors 12 Jan, 2022 0 Commenti

Color blindness is a visual condition characterized by the lack of vision of some colors: it is estimated that around 300 million people are affected by color blindness in the world (almost as much as the entire population of the United States!). The condition was named after the English chemist ...


Summer on the move: how to deal with motion sickness

Roberto Teggi 27 Jul, 2021 0 Commenti

Summer, vacation time and for many even departure time.

Cars, ships, trains, airplanes… in some subjects, journeys on means of transport are a serious problem due to the “motion sickness”. What does it depend on? What are its symptoms? How can it be treated? We talked about it with Dr....


How to save your skin this summer

Santo Raffaele Mercuri 14 Jul, 2021 0 Commenti

Finally the most beloved season is coming up and it brings with it long sunny and open air days; but the desire to enjoy the summer and to sunbathe to show off a splendid tan should never make us forget what's necessary for a proper care of our skin.


On vacation alone: when and how?

UniSR Communication Team 6 Jul, 2021 0 Commenti

Children and the holiday alone: an important moment for their growth and conquest of autonomy, but it’s not the same for everyone. Some children (or kids) are exploratory and adventurous, others more fearful and in need of reassurance; how to approach the prospect of a vacation away from mom...


Holidays in the sun: learn how to protect your eyes

UniSR Communication Team 30 Jun, 2021 0 Commenti

Sea, snow, high mountains… in summer our eyes are more exposed to the sun. The light that reaches and penetrates the human eye is divided into visible spectrum (between 380 nm and 780 nm) and non-visible spectrum (which includes ultraviolet rays and infrared rays).

Ultraviolet (UV) rays are very...


The importance of voice

UniSR Communication Team 16 Apr, 2021 0 Commenti

The voice: communication tool par excellence, crucial in human relationships, artistic expression and an integral part of every culture in the world. World Voice Day (inaugurated in Brazil in 1999) is today celebrated annually on April 16 with the aim of raising public awareness of the...

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