10 mars 2018

Green Glazed Amphora, Late Sui – Early Tang Dynasty, 6th-7th c. A.D.

Green Glazed Amphora, Late Sui – Early Tang Dynasty, 6th-7th c. A.D., China. Height: 23cm © Zetterquist Galleries. A stoneware amphora with high-shouldered body and flattened foot. The long neck funnels up from the shoulders and is decorated with three deeply incised rings where the neck constricts, just below its flared cup-shaped mouth. Flanking either side of the shoulders are two thickly formed loop handles and a solid chicken head, representing the spout (nonfunctional in this case). A tall handle in... [Lire la suite]

10 mars 2018

Asian Art Museum asks life's biggest questions in 'Divine Bodies'

The Buddhist deity Guhyasamaja (detail), approx. 1400–1500. China; Beijing, Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Bronze with gilding. Asian Art Museum, The Avery Brundage Collection, B64B23. Photograph © Asian Art Museum. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- The human form in art has always helped shape how we answer life’s biggest questions: Where do we come from? Why are we here? Who are we? What happens when we die? In response, from March 9 through July 29, 2018, the Asian Art Museum presents Divine Bodies, bringing together nearly 70... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2018

International masterpieces at the Rijksmuseum from Cranach to Velázquez, Rembrandt and Manet

Paolo Veronese, Count Iseppo da Porto / Countess Livia da Porto Thiene, c. 1552. Baltimore, Walters Art Museum and Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi, Contini Bonacossi Collection Portret van Marten Soolmans / Portret van Oopjen Coppit, Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, 1634. AMSTERDAM - From 8 March to 3 June 2018, the Dutch national museum, the Rijksmuseum, is presenting High Society. Over thirty-five life-size portraits of powerful princes, eccentric aristocrats and fabulously wealthy citizens by the great masters of art... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2018

Bai Guanghua, Suzhou Garden

Bai Guanghua, Suzhou Wang Shi Garden (Series: DREAM), 2005, photography, Inkjet print on Fine Art Paper, 800x800mm. Bai Guanghua, Suzhou Liu Garden (Series: DREAM), 2005, photography, Inkjet print on Fine Art Paper, 800x800mm. Bai Guanghua, Suzhou Liu Garden (Series: DREAM), 2005, photography, Inkjet print on Fine Art Paper, 800x800mm. Bai Guanghua, Suzhou Liu Garden (Series: DREAM), 2005, photography, Inkjet print on Fine Art Paper, 800x800mm.
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10 mars 2018

Rijksmuseum acquires top art work made for the Medici family in Florence

Bartolomeo Ammannati (1511-1592), The Medici Genius, Florence, ca.1556, red wax, height 31 cm. AMSTERDAM.- The Rijksmuseum has acquired a unique Italian sculpture from 1556 on the opening day of the Tefaf. The sculpture was made by Bartolomeo Ammanati. It is an expressive preparatory wax model for the fountain in the famous Palazzo Pitti in Florence. The sculpture has been bought thanks to the BankGiro Lottery. The statue, c. 30 cm high, features a naked young man who, with his outstretched hand, holds a globe as the... [Lire la suite]
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