04 janvier 2016

'Dürer and the German Renaissance' at Milwaukee Art Museum

Albrecht Dürer, Melencolia I, 1514. Engraving, 9.4 x 7.3 in., 23.8 x 18.5 cm. Private Collection. Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) is one of the most celebrated and highly skilled artists in the history of German art. He worked in various media, but had his greatest impact as a printmaker, transforming the medium from one that existed almost exclusively to illustrate books into an independent art form. He created both woodcuts and engravings, and was able to harness the unique visual language of each technique to create works of... [Lire la suite]

23 décembre 2015

"Albrecht Dürer & Lucas van Leyden, Art in Life en 1500 at Staatsgalerie, Stüttgart

Albrecht Dürer, The Lovers and death (The walk), 1498, copper engraving, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Graphic Collection. The Staatsgalerie shows with around 50 selected exhibits by Albrecht Dürer and Lucas van Leyden highlights of early prints. On the history of the topics are also comparative examples to see some of Martin Schongauer.  Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) and Lucas van Leyden (1489-1533 to) deployed by their Printmaking particularly lasting effects. 1521 met the two artists together in Antwerp, which should be... [Lire la suite]