Tag: art

My trip to Paris

At the beginning of July I had lucky four days in Paris – good weather, last days of some excellent exhibitions, discovery of new art neighbourhood and lots of crunchy bread. First day I headed to gallery Lelong & Co on rue de Teheran, near Parc Monceau. It was showing the art of Leonardo Drew – abstract sculptural works that […]
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Ciao Bello Bellagio

Gallery of some of my plein air painting spots in Bellagio, Italy. The beautiful village on Lake Como is easy to paint – each corner and look can be framed. I’m grateful to the local people and their warm welcome during the lockdown. Hope to be back there soon. All images in this post are property of Diana Dzene and […]
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Your vote needed!

Help! 🎨 😊 I have submitted my “Woman sunbathing by Lake Como” oil painting for an art contest by the #BROADMagazine and #theCurators – Visions. The finalists of the contest will be chosen by a jury and by a public vote. There are many, many beautiful artworks, yet I will highly appreciate if you have a moment and cast your […]
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The diminishing splendour by Lake Lugano

A mysterious glimpse of what used to be a gem of contemporary art collections, hidden in the heart of Europe. This closed-to-public house is a former (one of) home of the Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza and his fifth (I think) wife Carmen Cervera. This Villa was home to most glamorous parties and fabulous people, but more importantly – held what […]
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Views from a ferry

In my last trip to lake Como, Italy I found myself truly privileged to have a moment of the lake’s surroundings all to myself. What usually is a highly crowded place with close to impossible to make a photo of a view without someone’s head, hat, hand, wave, roof of a car or similar; now was a place of solitude […]
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A woman in a red skirt

Like many, during the lockdown and the time of restrictions imposed for traveling, I tend to my memories and thoughts of travels yet to embark. Thinking about my trip to Italy this summer – one I most probably won’t be able to make (or if I will – it will not be the same as planned). The warm breeze of […]
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Cuba art

In January 2017 I went to Havana, Cuba with my cousins. Crazy trip with all one can imagine out of a beautiful place like Cuba:) Before going there I did some research. In the photo below I am with the amazing @osymilian1 at her home in Havana. I first red about her in @condenasttraveller article on Cuba artists, then followed […]
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