27 février 2017

Looking North and South Considers Early European Prints at the Clark

Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640), Hercules Strangling the Nemean Lion, ca. 1620. Red, yellow, and black chalk, brush and red ink, and gouache on paper, 12 1/2 x 19 1/16 in. (31.8 x 48.4 cm), The Clark, 1955.992. © 2017 The Clark Art Institute WILLIAMSTOWN , Ma - Looking North and South: European Prints and Drawings, 1500–1650, on view at the Clark Art Institute March 5–May 29, 2017, explores the character of artistic exchange among artists working in Europe in the sixteenth and... [Lire la suite]

16 janvier 2017

Seven Centuries from the Woodner Collections Celebrated at National Gallery of Art, March 12–July 16, 2017

Benvenuto Cellini, A Satyr, 1544/1545, pen and brown ink with brown wash over black chalk on laid paper; laid down, with framing line in brown ink, overall: 41.6 x 20.3 cm (16 3/8 x 8 in.), National Gallery of Art, Washington, Woodner Collection, Patrons' Permanent © 2016 National Gallery of Art Washington, DC—Ian Woodner assembled an extraordinary collection of over 1,000 old master and modern drawings, making him one of the 20th century's most important collectors. More than 150 works from his... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2016

Remarkable treasures from the British Museum's collection on display in Canberra

CANBERRA.- A rare 2000 year old bronze sculptural head of the Roman emperor Augustus is one of the unique treasures in the British Museum’s A History of the World in 100 Objects exhibition, which is on view at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra.   In its only east coast venue, A History of the World in 100 Objects uses items from around the globe to explore the last two million years of human history, sourcing the oldest objects from the British Museum’s collection and incorporating those from the... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2016

Portraits of artists from Rubens to Freud on display at The Queen's Gallery in London

Artemisia Gentileschi (Rome 1593-Naples 1652), Self-portrait as the Allegory of Painting (La Pittura), c.1638-9. Oil on canvas, 98.6 x 75.2 cm (support, canvas/panel/str external), RCIN 405551. Royal Collection Trust © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2016 LONDON.- Some of the finest portraits of artists, collected by monarchs since Charles I, are on display in an exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. Portrait of the Artist explores the changing image of the creative genius from the 15th century to the... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2016

Exhibition brings to Los Angeles some of the greatest achievements of German Renaissance art

“Renaissance and Reformation: German Art in the Age of Dürer and Cranach” will be on show at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from November 20, 2016, through March 26, 2017 (Courtesy: SKD) LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is presenting Renaissance and Reformation: German Art in the Age of Dürer and Cranach. Coinciding with the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the exhibition brings to Los Angeles some of the greatest achievements of German Renaissance art. As the only U.S. venue of the... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2016

Kunsthalle Bremen acquires major copperplate engraving by Albrecht Dürer

Albrecht Dürer, Heiliger Eustachius, 1501. Kupferstich, 358 x 260 mm. Kunsthalle Bremen – Der Kunstverein in Bremen, Kupferstichkabinett / Photo: Karen Blindow. BREMEN.- The Kunsthalle Bremen was able to acquire a work sold more than a hundred years ago by the museum. The well-preserved copperplate engraving of “Saint Eustace” (1501) by Albrecht Dürer is the artist’s largest copperplate engraving, measuring 35.8 x 26 cm, it. During his lifetime, the artist viewed it as his unsurpassed masterpiece and proof of his skills... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2016

Jardins du monde – une exposition exceptionnelle au Musée Rietberg

Plakat zur Ausstellung. Konzept und Fotografie: Crafft Kommunikation AG, Dan Cermak; Model: Suy Ky Lim, Mitarbeiterin Museum Rietberg; Styling: Philipp Junker, Style-Council; Make-up: Lena Fleischer, Style-Council; Dank an Urs Bergmann und Fidelio Zürich ZURICH.- L’exposition Jardins du monde est la première tentative de présenter globalement les jardins de l’Orient et de l’Occident dans une seule et même exposition. Le Musée Rietberg de Zurich vous invite à une promenade à travers les jardins, du... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2016

Albrecht Dürer, Salvator Mundi, ca. 1505

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg), Salvator Mundi, ca. 1505. Oil on linden, 22 7/8 x 18 1/2in. (58.1 x 47cm). The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931; 32.100.64 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Following its sale by the artist's sister to a private collector, this great work was described as "the Salvator, not quite finished by Albrecht Dürer." We can see the meticulously worked underdrawing in many areas, including in the unfinished globe or orb... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2016

The Hyde opens "Dürer & Rembrandt: Master Prints from the Collection of Dr. Dorrance Kelly"

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528, Sudarium Held by Two Angels, 1513, engraving, 4 x 5 1/2 inches, Collection of Dr. Dorrance T. Kelly. GLENS FALLS, NY.- The Hyde Collection presents Dürer & Rembrandt: Master Prints from the Collection of Dr. Dorrance Kelly in its Charles R. Wood Gallery. At the same time, The Hydes & Rembrandt will be on view in the adjacent Whitney-Renz Gallery. Both shows open on July 10 and continue through October 2. Dürer & Rembrandt features 82 prints, showcasing 29 superb... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2016

Paul Mellon's Most Treasured Works on Paper Celebrated in Exhibition at National Gallery of Art in Honor of Gallery's 75th Anniv

Mary Cassatt, American, 1844 – 1926, The Black Hat, c. 1890, pastel. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, 1985. Washington, DC—Paul Mellon was one of America's greatest art collectors and remains one of the National Gallery of Art's leading benefactors. Timed to coincide with the Gallery's 75th anniversary, In Celebration of Paul Mellon features 88 of the finest pastels, watercolors, drawings, prints, and illustrated books selected from his donations.  On view in... [Lire la suite]