26 décembre 2015

"From Poussin to Monet: The Colors of France" on view at Bucerius Kunst Forum

Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665): The Holy Family with Saints Anne, Elizabeth and John, called The Virgin with ten figures, 1649, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Photo © National Gallery of Ireland HAMBURG.- In the seventeenth century, French painting began to set the standards for all of Europe. Values in France during the Enlightenment began to shift toward a bourgeois society where painters were exposed to new themes and new artistic experiments. The French Revolution, the prototype of all struggles for liberation, marked a... [Lire la suite]