Art + Travel
Europe : Step Into the Lives of Five Famous Painters : A Curated Guide to your ObsessionsBook - 2010
Van Gogh, Munch, Vermeer, Caravaggio, Goya—five artists who have captured the imagination and continue to inspire. Now see the world through their eyes with Art + Travel Europe, a new guidebook from Museyon Guides, the publisher of Music & Travel Worldwide and the Film & Travel series. Curated by industry experts, Art + Travel Europe is the first guidebook to feature detailed walking tours of the five cities where these artists lived, loved, and labored. Readers will discover the sights and stories behind such iconic works as Starry Night and The Scream, go on the run to retrace the steps of Caravaggio in exile, plus much, much more. You know their art; now step into their lives.
Independent Publishing Group
Van Gogh, Munch, Vermeer, Caravaggio, and Goya are five iconic European artists whose inspirational works have been obsessed over by art lovers and travelers for years. To see masterpieces such asStarry Night and The Scream up close is awe-inspiring, but this guide offers true devotees even more. The book provides detailed walking tours of Van Gogh’s Arles, France; Munch’s Oslo, Norway; Vermeer’s Delft, Netherlands; Caravaggio’s Rome, Italy; and Goya’s Madrid, Spain; as well as meticulously researched articles on the artists’ lives. It is packed with useful sidebars, suggested itineraries, museum locations, and an extended index of artwork, and features color photographs of more than 150 paintings.
It's amazing what the imagination can divine. Its even more amazing when you can see it. That is what makes some artists so unique and some creations so iconic. Its easy to become obsessed with a painting that inspires you, but the question remains: What inspired the artist? The answer: Inspiration can come from anywhere or anything but is most often influenced by ones surroundings. So that is where were going. Join us on a literal expedition to the places your favorite artists lived, loved, and labored. Get in sync with the cities they are synonymous with, and in the process, become inspired all over again.
Offers a guide to the cities, towns, and historical sites that inspired five painters' most famous works, along with information on travel and the painters' lives.