02 décembre 2019

Trésors de l'Albertina : Dessins d'architecture à la Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine

Trésors de l'Albertina : Dessins d'architecture à la Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine. L'exposition « Trésors de l'Albertina. Dessins d'architecture » est une occasion unique de découvrir les chefs-d’œuvre de l'une des plus grandes collections d'Europe, celle de l'Albertina Museum de Vienne. Pour la première fois en France sont rassemblés des dessins de grands maîtres ayant pour thème l'architecture. Le dessin d'architecture gagne ses lettres de noblesse aux XVIe et XVIIe siècle, en même temps qu'émerge la figure de... [Lire la suite]

01 décembre 2019

London Art Week from Sunday 1 to Friday 6 December

  London Art Week holds its third Winter edition from Sunday 1 to Friday 6 December in locations across Mayfair and St James’s. During the week, some 35 leading specialist galleries and the major auction houses will stage special exhibitions and talks. Open to art collectors, curators and the public the exhibitions span 5,000 years of art, from antiquity to the twentieth century, with a core focus on Old Masters and pre-contemporary art. Among the highlights is a lunchtime talk at the National Gallery on Monday 2 December, the... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2019

Beautiful Monsters in Early European Prints and Drawings (1450-1700) on view at the National Gallery of Canada

Hendrick Goltzius, The Dragon Devouring the Companions of Cadmus, 1588 (detail). National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Purchased 2019. Photo: NGC. OTTAWA.- Monsters and supernatural creatures –, sometimes horrifying, always fascinating – created between 300 and 500 years ago are the subject of a new exhibition of works on paper on view at the National Gallery of Canada from November 29, 2019, to March 29, 2020.Beautiful Monsters in Early European Prints and Drawings (1450–1700) presents nearly 70 rarely exhibited... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2019

Making Marvels: Science and Splendor at the Courts of Europe at Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

NEW YORK - Between 1550 and 1750, nearly every royal family in Europe assembled vast collections of exquisite and entertaining objects. Lavish public spending and the display of precious metals were important expressions of power, and possessing artistic and technological innovations conveyed status. In fact, advancements in art, science, and technology were often prominently showcased in elaborate court entertainments that were characteristic of the period. Opening November 25, Making Marvels: Science and Splendor at the... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2019

Getty opens 'Balthazar: A Black African King in Medieval and Renaissance Art'

The Adoration of the Magi (detail), from a book of hours (text in Latin), Provence, France, about 1480–90, Georges Trubert. The J. Paul Getty Museum. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Early medieval legends report that one of the three kings who paid homage to the Christ Child in Bethlehem was from Africa. Written accounts sometimes describe Balthazar, the youngest magus, as having a dark complexion. Nevertheless, it would take nearly 1,000 years for European artists to begin representing him as a Black man.Balthazar: A Black African... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2019

'George IV: Art & Spectacle' at Queen’s Gallery, London

Sir Thomas Lawrence, George IV, 1821. Photo: Royal Collection Trust/© HM Queen Elizabeth II 2019 LONDON - George IV (1762–1830) was the collector and commissioner of many of the finest works of art in the Royal Collection. He turned Buckingham House into a Palace, radically remodelled Windsor Castle inside and out, and built the Royal Pavilion at Brighton, an oriental-style pleasure palace by the sea. In London, his architectural vision extended to the laying out of Regent Street and Regent’s Park. From 1811,... [Lire la suite]

26 octobre 2019

Explore four millennia of Spanish and Latin American art at the Cincinnati Art Museum

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746–1828), The Duchess of Alba, 1796-1797, oil on canvas, 210.2 cm x 149.2 cm. Courtesy of The Hispanic Society of America, New York.  CINCINNATI, OH.- Treasures of the Spanish World explores the visual cultures of Spain and Latin America across 4,000 years, through some of the finest artworks from the Iberian Peninsula and Spanish America. The exhibition, organized in partnership with the Hispanic Society Museum & Library, is being presented at the Cincinnati Art... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2019

Flesh And Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum opens at Seattle Art Museum

SEATTLE, WA.- The Seattle Art Museum presents Flesh and Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum (October 17, 2019–January 26, 2020), featuring 40 Renaissance and Baroque works of art (39 paintings and one sculpture) drawn from the collection of one of the largest museums in Italy. Traveling from the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte in Naples, the exhibition offers a rare opportunity to see works by significant Italian, French, and Spanish artists who worked in Italy including Artemisia Gentileschi, El... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2019

El Greco, Goya and Sorolla at the Meadows this fall

El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos), (Greek, 1541–1614), The Tears of Saint Peter, 1580s. Oil on canvas. The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham, UK; B.M.642. Courtesy the Bowes Museum  DALLAS, TX.- This fall, the Meadows Museum, SMU, presents two new exhibitions that bring exemplary works by masters of Spanish painting to the US. The Meadows is presenting 11 paintings produced by some of Spain’s most celebrated artists, drawn from the collection of England’s The Bowes Museum. Curated by Amanda Dotseth,... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2019

« Marie-Antoinette, métamorphoses d’une image » à la Conciergerie

PARIS - Rares sont les figures historiques qui ont connu un tel foisonnement de représentations : c’est le cas de Marie-Antoinette, de son vivant, puis surtout après sa mort, le 16 octobre 1793. Aujourd’hui, la reine, devenue icône, reste au centre de la culture populaire des images. À travers près de 200 œuvres, objets d’art et archives patrimoniales et contemporaines, interviews inédites, extraits de films, accessoires de mode, l’exposition illustrera les multiples représentations de Marie-Antoinette et mettra en lumière tant... [Lire la suite]