03 septembre 2019

Xu Bing's Ode to Walt Whitman Exhibited at Brooklyn Museum's Reinstalled Asian Art Galleries This October

Xu Bing (Chinese, born 1955). Square Word Calligraphy: Crossing Brooklyn Ferry, Walt Whitman, 2018. Ink on paper, 89 3/8 x 48 13/16 in. (227 x 124 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Xu Bing to the Brooklyn Museum in honor of his father, 2018.24a-b. (Photo: Courtesy of the artist) Brooklyn Museum will highlight an artwork that honors the famous American poet Walt Whitman on his 200th birthday, on view from October 25, 2019–April 26, 2020. One: Xu Bing features a new... [Lire la suite]

02 septembre 2019

'The Italian Connection' at City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Allan Ramsay, Katherine Hall of Dunglass (1745), City Art Centre, Museums & Galleries Edinburgh. Edinburgh - Creative links between Scotland and Italy have existed for hundreds of years. In the 18th and 19th centuries Scottish artists journeyed to Rome and Florence to advance their professional training and career prospects. Throughout the 20th century this pilgrimage to the Mediterranean continued, with art students undertaking travelling scholarships and mature artists finding inspiration in the landscape and... [Lire la suite]
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31 août 2019

The Fondation Beyeler is celebrating the return of the Staechelin paintings to Basel

Paul Gauguin, Paysage au toit rouge (Landscape with Red Roof). Oil on canvas, 81.5 x 66 cm. Rudolf Staechelin Collection. Photo: Robert Bayer. BASEL.- After four years, Rudolf Staechelin’s (1881–1946) renowned collection of paintings is returning to Basel. To celebrate the return of the Staechelin paintings to Basel and make them accessible to all, the Fondation Beyeler is offering free admission to the museum all weekend (31.8.–1.9.19). Following much-acclaimed exhibitions at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte... [Lire la suite]
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23 août 2019

Friends of the Ateneum centenary exhibition 'One Hundred Years of Friendship' opens in Helsinki

Jusepe de Ribera, Ecce Homo, 1644. Finnish National Gallery / Sinebrychoff Art Museum, Friends of Ateneum Collection. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Matti Janas. HELSINKI.- The Friends of the Ateneum, which is Finland’s oldest and largest museum friends association, was founded in 1919 to support the Ateneum Art Museum. In honour of the association’s centenary, an exhibition entitled One Hundred Years of Friendship presents works of art donated and funded by the association. The exhibition is being staged in... [Lire la suite]
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22 août 2019

La Collection Alana au Musée Jacquemart-André, 13 septembre 2019- 20 janvier 2020

PARIS - À la rentrée 2019, le musée Jacquemart-André met à l’honneur la Collection Alana, l’une des plus précieuses et secrètes collections privées d’art de la Renaissance italienne au monde, actuellement conservée aux Etats-Unis. En écho à son exceptionnelle collection d’art italien, le musée Jacquemart-André présente plus de 75 chefs-d’œuvre des plus grands maitres italiens comme Lorenzo Monaco, Fra Angelico, Uccello, Lippi, Bellini, Carpaccio, Le Tintoret, Véronèse, Bronzino ou Gentileschi. Cette exposition offre l’occasion... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2019

Major exhibition explores the romantic fascination with the Scottish Highlands

EDINBURGH.- A major exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland this summer tells the fascinating story of how tartan, bagpipes and rugged, wild landscapes became established as enduring, internationally recognised symbols of Scottish identity and how Scotland became established in the popular imagination as a land of wilderness, heroism and history.  Wild and Majestic: Romantic Visions of Scotland spans the period from the final defeat of the Jacobites at the Battle of Culloden in 1746 to the death of Queen... [Lire la suite]

08 août 2019

The J. Paul Getty Museum presents 'Blurring the Line: Manuscripts in the Age of Print'

Left: The Way to Calvary and Saint Veronica with the Sudarium (detail), from the Spinola Hours, Bruges, about 1510-20, Master of James IV of Scotland; tempera colors, gold, and ink on parchment. The J. Paul Getty Museum. Right: Christ Carrying the Cross (detail), Germany, about 1475-80, Martin Schongauer, engraving on paper. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Bequest of Mrs. Edgar Sinton, 1981.1.106. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Throughout the Middle Ages (about 500-1500), texts and images were disseminated primarily through handwritten... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2019

Special exhibition presents highlights of Dresden's Old Masters Picture Gallery

Raffael (Raffaello Santi) (1483-1520), The Sistine Madonna, 1512/13, oil on canvas, 269.5 x 201 cm, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Gall 93 © SKD. DRESDEN.- The international reputation of the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister (Old Masters Picture Gallery) of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden is based on such masterpieces as Raphael’s “Sistine Madonna”, Giorgione’s “Sleeping Venus”, Vermeer’s “The Procuress” or Bellotto’s views of Dresden. Although most of the Semper building is currently... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2019

Exhibition of Globe-spanning Art Celebrates the Collecting Eye of Curator and Scholar Gillett Griffin

Xochipala, Guerrero, Mexico, Standing woman, 400 B.C.–500 A.D. Ceramic with red pigment. Princeton University Art Museum. Bequest of Gillett G. Griffin. John Bigelow Taylor Photography. PRINCETON, N.J. – Gillett G. Griffin (1928-2016) was not only a respected curator, scholar and collector but also a beloved teacher at Princeton University, where he taught and curated for 52 years. Legacy: Selections from the Gillett G. Griffin Collection celebrates Griffin’s eclectic tastes through a selection of artworks and artifacts... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2019

National Gallery of Victoria displays China’s ancient Terracotta Warriors

Image left: Armoured general 铠甲将军俑, Qin Dynasty 221–207 BCE, earthenware, 196.0 cm (h), Emperor Qin Shihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum, Xi'an (002524) - Image right: Portrait of Cai Guo-Qiang, 2009. Photograph © Mark Mahaney MELBOURNE.- In a dual presentation of Chinese art and culture past and present, the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series at the National Gallery of Victoria is presenting China’s ancient Terracotta Warriors alongside a parallel display of new works by one of the... [Lire la suite]