09 novembre 2022

The Rijksmuseum presents exhibition about Crawly Creatures

Table piece, Wenzel Jamnitzer, 1549. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam AMSTERDAM - This autumn the Rijksmuseum will be teeming with more than a thousand colourful butterflies, hairy spiders and shiny toads. People once associated these crawly creatures with death and the devil, but later on their beauty gripped the imagination of artists and scientists such as Albrecht Dürer, Wenzel Jamnitzer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek and Maria Sibylla Merian. Crawly Creatures, the exhibition, sheds light on the changing perceptions of... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2022

Picasso and Ingres face to face at the Norton Simon Museum

Madame Moitessier, 1856, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (French, 1780-1867), oil on canvas, 120 x 92.1 cm. © The National Gallery, London.  PASADENA, CALIF.- The Norton Simon Museum has begun the presentation of Picasso Ingres: Face to Face, an exhibition that brings together two extraordinary, interrelated paintings for the first time: Pablo Picasso’s Woman with a Book (1932) and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’s Madame Moitessier (1856). A partnership between the Norton Simon Museum and the National Gallery, London,... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2022

“Global Threads: The Art and Fashion of Indian Chintz” at Saint Louis Art Museum

“Floral overdress (robe a la francaise) and matching petticoat, lined with silk and adorned with silk trim”, c.1770; textile: Indian for European market; likey construction: French; cotton, painted mordants and resist and dyes, glazed, silk lining, silk trim; Royal Ontario Museum, Holt-Renfrew Fund ROM959.80.A-B; © Royal Ontario Museum, Photo: Brian Boyle ST. LOUIS —The Saint Louis Art Museum next month will present “Global Threads: The Art and Fashion of Indian Chintz,” an exhibition that reveals how an innovative and often... [Lire la suite]
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14 octobre 2022

"Les Choses. Une histoire de la nature morte" au Louvre

PARIS - La nature morte retrouve enfin les honneurs d’une grande exposition parisienne, 70 ans après la dernière rétrospective à l’Orangerie en 1952.Conçue par Laurence Bertrand Dorléac, cette exposition d’auteure propose une vision nouvelle de ce genre longtemps considéré comme mineur et dont l’intitulé français, né tardivement au XVIIe siècle, n’a jamais satisfait personne. L’expression « nature morte » rend mal compte d’un genre très vivant, qui est, au fond, un agencement de choses en un certain ordre assemblées... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2022

Columbia Museum of Art traveling exhibition makes hometown stop

Venetian Workshop, possibly that of Michele Giambono (Italian, active mid-15th century). The Virgin and Four Saints, c. 1450–1460. Tempera painting on fruitwood panel. Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. COLUMBIA, SC.- The Columbia Museum of Art opened its fall exhibition European Splendors: Highlights from the Kress Collection, on view Saturday, October 1, 2022, through Sunday, January 1, 2023. The exhibition offers occasion to reconsider Renaissance art through the lens of the CMA’s remarkable holdings — largely off... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2022

'Dare to Know: Prints and Drawings in the Age of Enlightenment' at Harvard Art Museums

Jacques-Fabien Gautier d’Agoty, “Muscles of the Back,” Plate 14 from “Myologie complette en couleur et grandeur naturelle” (Complete Scientific Study of Muscles in Color and Life-Size), by Joseph Guichard Duverney (Paris: Gautier, 1746). Color mezzotint. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Purchased with the SmithKline Beckman Corporation Fund, 1968, 1968-25-79n, TL42415.2. Image: Courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art; Photo: Joseph Hu. See how the graphic arts inspired, shaped, and gave immediacy to new ideas in the Enlightenment... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2022

"Copieurs!", une exposition participative du Musée des Beaux-Arts de Valenciennes

VALENCIENNES - La copie, loin de la seule image du faussaire, possède une longue tradition et une vraie dignité en histoire de l’art. En se penchant sur les copies qui peuplent ses collections, le Musée des Beaux-Arts propose un dialogue croisé entre les collections de Valenciennes et celles des plus grands musées dans le monde.   Aussi ancienne que la création, la pratique de la copie artistique résonne souvent de manière ambiguë, car elle pose la question de l’original. En effet, la copie se veut imitation fidèle de... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2022

Fine Art Asia 2022 showcases the vibrant Hong Kong art scene 5 - 8 October 2022

Bamboo brush pot with “teaching in the garden” carving (detail), Late Ming – Early Qing Dynasty (17th century). D.16.7 x H.18 cm. Courtesy Ever Arts Gallery HONG KONG.- Asia’s leading international fine art fair, will be held from Wednesday 5 October to Saturday 8 2022, with a Preview on Tuesday, 4 October 2022, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.The Hong Kong art scene has remained strong throughout the challenges of the pandemic. This October, Fine Art Asia 2022 will deliver another vibrant... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2022

Conversing in Clay: Ceramics from the LACMA Collection

Unknown, Jar with Dragon and Clouds, Korea, 1700–1800, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, purchased with Museum Funds, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA Los Angeles - One of the earliest and best-preserved areas of artistic production across the globe, ceramics remain a vital field of expression and experimentation into the present. Conversing in Clay: Ceramics from the LACMA Collection explores the medium through 14 case studies, placing historical works in visual dialogue with contemporary examples to illuminate... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2022

Exhibition at Kunstmuseum Basel retraces the dialogue between Picasso and El Greco

Attributed to Alonso Sánchez Coello, Lady in a Fur Wrap, c. 1577-79. Oil on canvas, 62 x 50 cm, Glasgow Life (Glasgow Museums) on behalf of Glasgow City Council, the Stirling Maxwell Collection. BASEL.- A grand special exhibition at the Kunstmuseum Basel turns the spotlight on Pablo Picasso’s (1881–1973) engagement with the art of the Cretan-born Old Master Doménikos Theotokópoulos, better known as El Greco (1541–1614). With around thirty pairs of masterworks by both artists, it retraces their... [Lire la suite]
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