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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05 juillet 2022

'The Renaissance in the North: New Prints and Perspectives' at The National Gallery of Art, Washington

Daniel Hopfer and Hieronymus Hopfer, Emperor Charles V, 1520 (1521?), etching (iron) with open biting and unique contemporary hand-coloring in green, red, yellow, pink and brown, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Purchased as the Gift of Ladislaus and Beatrix von Hoffmann. WASHINGTON, DC.- Printmaking flourished in Northern Europe during the late 15th and 16th centuries as artists harnessed the power of the multiplied image. Relatively inexpensive, portable, and widely disseminated, prints aided religious devotion, advanced... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2022

"Albrecht Dürer : gravure et Renaissance" à l'exposition du domaine de Chantilly

Considéré de son vivant comme un génie universel, Albrecht Dürer n’en finit pas de fasciner. Par ses gravures, il a contribué à façonner la Renaissance européenne en se plaçant au cœur des échanges artistiques. Trop rarement exposé en France, cet immense artiste est exceptionnellement mis à l’honneur à Chantilly, à l’aide de plus de 200 œuvres ! Pour la première fois, deux collections majeures d’œuvres de Dürer en France, celle du musée Condé à Chantilly et celle de la Bibliothèque nationale de France, unissent leurs forces pour... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2022

Exhibition showcases a selection of works by the great German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer

  BIRMINGHAM.- To mark the last year of a unique five-year collaboration between the Barber Institute and Royal Collection Trust, a new exhibition - co-curated by eight students studying for an MA in Art History and Curating at the University of Birmingham - showcases a selection of works by the great German Renaissance artist, Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528). The students have chosen highlights of the Royal Collection’s outstanding holdings of Dürer’s work - including 15 prints, 3 drawings and a rare painting -... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2022

Le Théâtre des émotions au Musée Marmottan Monet, 13 avril 21 août 2022

Affiche de l'exposition Le Théâtre des émotions au Musée Marmottan Monet © DR PARIS.- Le musée Marmottan Monet présente, du 13 avril au 21 août 2022, l’exposition «Le Théâtre des émotions». Près de quatre-vingts œuvres du Moyen Âge à nos jours, provenant de collections particulières et de prestigieux musées français et internationaux sont réunies et retracent l’histoire des émotions et leurs traductions picturales du xive au xxie siècle. Fruit de la collaboration entre Georges Vigarello, historien et agrégé de philosophie... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2022

Murillo's prodigal son series travels to the U.S. for the first time for Meadows exhibition

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (Spanish, 1617–1682), The Prodigal Son Receiving His Portion, 1660s. Oil on canvas, 411/8 x 53 in. (104.5 x 134.5 cm). National Gallery of Ireland. Presented,Sir Alfred and Lady Beit, 1987 (Beit Collection); NGI.4540. Photo © National Gallery of Ireland. DALLAS, TX.- The Meadows Museum, SMU has opened a major exhibition focusing on Bartolomé Esteban Murillo’s series of six paintings illustrating the biblical parable of the prodigal son. On loan from the National Gallery of Ireland, the... [Lire la suite]

13 février 2022

The Morgan brings the first major U.S. exhibition of Hans Holbein the Younger to New York

Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/98–1543), A Member of the Wedigh Family, 1533. Oil on panel. Inscribed on the background, in Latin: The year 1533 / At the age of 39, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie; 586B. Image: bpk Bildagentur / Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen, Berlin / Photo: Jörg P. Anders / Art Resource, NY. NEW YORK, NY.- The Morgan Library & Museum is presenting Holbein: Capturing Character, running through May 15, 2022. Co-organized with the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2021

He paid $30 for a drawing. It could be a Renaissance work worth millions

Albrecht Dürer, The Virgin and the Christ Child with a Flower on a grassy Bench. Signed by the artist in monogram (lower centre): ‘AD’ Watermark: Trident and Ring (also known as Trident and Ball, or Trident and Shield) China ink on fine linen paper, 6 3⁄8 x 6 7⁄16 in. (162 mm x 164 mm.).  NEW YORK, NY.- In 2016, a man picked up two items at an estate sale in Concord, Massachusetts: a fake jade necklace for $1 and a small drawing of the Virgin Mary and Child for $30.He tucked the drawing away in his house, where he... [Lire la suite]
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20 août 2021

'The Late Gothic Era: The Birth of Modernity' at Berlin’s Gemäldegalerie until 3 october 2021

BERLIN - Gemäldegalerie is holding the first ever comprehensive exhibition in the German-speaking world on late Gothic art. Featuring some 130 objects – including impressive loans and key works from the collections of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – the show will juxtapose various artistic genres and media, revealing the full breadth of the media innovations of the 15th century and the art of the late Gothic era. The exhibition will revolve around the progressive tendencies of the long transition period between the Middle Ages... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2021

The National Gallery of Canada receives a priceless gift of Dutch and Flemish prints

Albrecht Dürer, The Large Horse, 1505, engraving, 16.6 × 11.7 cm. Collection of Dr. Jonathan Meakins and Dr. Jacqueline McClaran (MMPC-012) OTTAWA.- More than half of the remarkable print collection belonging to Dr. Jonathan Meakins and Dr. Jacqueline McClaran is entering the National Gallery of Canada national collection.The two Montreal-based doctors are donating 258 Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings, and woodcuts from the 16th and 17th centuries for the benefit of all Canadians. The Meakins-McClaran... [Lire la suite]