Joan Mirò’s creativity pushed him to seek increasingly essential forms, in search of a profound simplification of reality itself. The colors acquire a meaning and participate in the graphic rendering of the material, reinforcing the visual impact.
He who has removed the canvas from the easel, having consequently multiplied the artist’s points of observation and intervention. The work no longer has any center, but is constituted solely as a plot. Pollock’s was an aesthetic break with every representative model of art.
At the end of 1600, in Venice, Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto, was born. He was a “pittor de vedute” (painter of views), realistically reproducing the views of his city and the everyday moments of the inhabitants of Venice.
Unlike Arlecchino, Brighella is a “first Zanni”, a cunning and opportunistic servant, cunning and scheming, mischievous and rascal, lascivious and cruel, thief and insolent, and on occasion drunkard and murderer, he is not only a servant, but an infinity of other jobs, more or less honest and lawful and so he always finds himself in the midst of various intrigues.
During the plague of 1300, the “goti de fornasa” became an indispensable tool to avoid contagion in the furnace. Their easy distinguishability allowed master glassmakers to recognize and use their glass at all times.