Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Манастир Благовештење ( Monastery of Blagovestenje )

 Ovcar and Kablar stands a group of monasteries that were built during Turkish rule. Monastery Blagovestenje ( Annunciation ) is one of them which was build in 1633 during reign of Murad IV.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Fountain of Kaiser Wilhelm II (1901) - German Fountain

The neo-Byzantine style German Fountain's design was by German Architecture Max Spitta with mosaics by August Oetken and inscriptions were by Turkish Ahmet Mutar Bey.

Fountain of Kaiser Wilhelm II

Dome of Fountain of Kaiser Wilhelm II

The monograms in the stonework are those of Abdülhamid II and Wilhelm II, and represent their political union.

Monogram of Wilhem II
Monogram of Abdülhamid II
Fountain of Kaiser Wilhelm II

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Dream of a Sunday Afternoon in Alameda Park , Diego Rivera

" Viva Zapata! "

Detail from Mural of Diego Rivera

Self-portrait of Diego Rivera with Frida Kahlo

Detail from Dream of a Sunday Afternoon in Alameda Park

Source: What Great Paintings Say: From the Bayeux Tapestry to Diego Rivera (Volume 2)

Architecture in Macedonia





Church of St. John at Kaneo

Prilep, Treskavec Monastery

Tetovo, Alaca Mosque


Saturday, September 9, 2017

Portrait of Oswolt Krel by Albrecht Dürer

 Oswolt Krel , 1499

Modern Art in Macedonia

Vangel Naumovski ( Вангел Наумовски )

Tomo Šijak ( Томо Шијак )

Stefan Manevski ( Стефан Маневски )

Dimitar Kondovski  ( Димитар Кондовски )

Nikola Martinoski ( Никола Мартиноски )
Ordan Petlevski ( Ордан Петлевски )

Dimče Todorovski ( Димче Тодоровски )

Medieval Macedonian Art

Matthew the Apostole ( 1295 )

Saint Clement of Ohrid ( 1400s ? )

Saint Vrac ( Sveti Vrači ) 1164

Saint Naum of Ohrid ( 14th century )

Mother of God ( 14th century )

Archangel Gabriel ( 14th century )

Icon of Christ ( 13th century )

Saint George ( 14-15th century )

Crucifixion ( 13th century )

13th century
Hodegetria ( 13th century )
Detail from Hodegetria