Flower Carpets at Infiorata Festival, Italy

The best time to visit Italy, if you want to catch the incredible Infiorata festival, is during May and June. At this time of the year, especially on the occasion of Corpus Domini, many Italian towns decorate their streets with flower petals creating beautiful artworks ranging from simple geometric designs to elaborate tapestries inspired by religious art and famous paintings. Continue reading

A Night in Van Gogh’s Bedroom?

van-gogh-bedroom-2The Art Institute of Chicago has created a life-size replica of Van Gogh’s famous bedroom at his home in Arles, France, which he had immortalized in his iconic painting called Bedroom. The room is a faithful reproduction of the 1888 painting by the master artist featuring simple interior and bright colors, as it appears in the original, complete with thick brush strokes. Continue reading