Film su pittori famosi, opere famose o sulla pittura in genere


  • Goya’s ghost  (L’ultimo inquisitore) di Miloš Forman, con Javier Bardem, Natalie Portman
  • Adventures of Picasso
  • Frida (2002) – Salma Hayek, Geoffry Rush, Antonio Banderas
  • El Greco (2007) – musica di Vangelis
  • A harlot’s progress  (William Hogarth) BBC
  • The impressionists – BBC
  • Simon Schama’s  “Power of art” BBC
  • I colori dell’anima (Modigliani)
  • Ce que mes yeux ont vu (Watteau)
  • Marie Kroyer (regista Billie August)
  • Local color (Armin Mueller-Stahl)
  • Man of flower (L’uomo dei fiori)
  • La migliore offerta (Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Donald Sutherland)
  • An education (Nick Hornby) – dipinto Rossetti
  • Trans (Vincent Cassel)  –  le streghe di Goya
  • Big eyes (Margaret Keane – director Tim Burton)
  • The Danish girl (Einar and Gerda Wegener)

Non consigliati

  • Klimt – con John Malkovich – troppa confusione
  • Surviving Picasso – con Anthony Hopkins – noioso
  • Girl with an pearl earring – con Colin Firth  (Vermeer), Scarlett Johanson
  • Artemisia (1997) – Valentina Cervi, Michael Serrault – falsa immagine
  • Mr. Turner

Gesso – Documentario sui madonnari

My art book reviews on Goodreads

Agnes’s books

Sketching Techniques for Artists: In-Studio and Plein-Air Methods for Drawing and Painting Still Lifes, Landscapes, Architecture, Faces and Figures, and More
it was amazing
Wow. Very good and original book about sketching that makes you want to begin isntantly. After the usual materials you find a very interesting approach: you have to tell a story. So you have to answer the questions: What, Where, How, Whe…
The Urban Sketching Handbook: Drawing Expressive People: Essential Tips  Techniques for Capturing People on Location
it was ok
Sorry, but I did not like this book. For me the artwork was too messy, uninspiring, ugly. I mean this is not question of time that is normally short in the case of urban sketching, but of taste. I like the loose style (like that of Charl…
Cartoon Animation with Preston Blair, Revised Edition!: Learn techniques for drawing and animating cartoon characters
it was amazing
From an author like Preston Blair, one of the classic Disney animators, you surely get very precious information about character animation. Very essential, he reassumes the most important know-how, such perspective, fortshortening, chara…
Colorways: Watercolor Animals: Tips, techniques, and step-by-step lessons for learning to paint whimsical artwork in vibrant watercolor
it was amazing
I was instantly conquered by the bold colors of the cover, I really enjoyed this book. After the usual materials, tools, techniques and color theory sections, presented in a very appealing way and of easy comprehension, there are many ex…
Botanical Art Techniques: A Comprehensive Guide to Watercolor, Graphite, Colored Pencil, Vellum, Pen and Ink, Egg Tempera, Oils, Printmaking, and More
really liked it
This book is very informative about botanical illustration, in fact, in the introduction contains chapters dedicated to how care flowers, how to prepare them before getting to work, how to set up the studio (by various artists), basic bo…

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