Photos and the City

destination photography & travel

Yesterday the KHM (Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna) kindly invited a bunch of peoples with cameras to take a closer look and even play on their Collection of Historic Musical Instruments situated at Neue Burg next to the Nationalbibliothek. It´s one of the biggest (and most important) collections of instruments from the Renaissance area, started by the […]

It was on the afternoon of August 24th 79 AD when an enormus eruption of Vesuvius buried several cities including  Herculaneum for centuries until the first major excavation in 1738. The diggins and findings in (modern) Ercolaneo and Pompeii initialized the Neoclassicism in Europe – motifs from the roman sites began to appear on furniture, […]

On my daily walk through Via Toledo I always saw this advertisment for Caravaggios supposed last painting „Martirio di Sant‘ Orsola“ (The Martyrdom of Saint Ursula) at Palazzo Zevallos – as I always have been quite fascinated by the story of Saint Ursula and admire Caravaggios work I simply had to visit. At this time […]