30 octobre 2018

Exhibition traces the emergence and influence of the nude in Renaissance art

Allegory of Fortune, about 1530, Dosso Dossi (Giovanni di Niccolò de Lutero), oil on canvas. The J. Paul Getty Museum. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Drawing inspiration from classical sculpture and the study of the live model, Renaissance artists made the nude central to their art, creating lifelike, vibrant, and varied representations of the human body. This transformative moment is one that would shape the course of European art history and resonate through the present day. On view at the J. Paul Getty... [Lire la suite]

11 octobre 2017

Philadelphia Museum to Present Centenary Exhibition Dedicated to Renowned Collection of European Old Master Art

Antonello da Messina (Antonello di Giovanni di Michele de Antonio), Italian (active Messina, Naples, and Venice), 1456- 1479, Portrait of a Young Gentleman, 1474. Oil on panel, 12 5/8 x 10 11/16 inches (32.1 x 27.1 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, John G. Johnson Collection, 1917. © 2017 Philadelphia Museum of Art. PHILADELPHIA - This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection, a major exhibition focusing on one of the finest collections... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2017

"Leonardo to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Robert Lehman Collection" exhibition at the MET

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (French, 1780-1867). Study for "Raphael and the Fornarina" (detail), ca. 1814. Graphite on white wove paper, 10 x 7 3/4 in. (25.4 x 19.7 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Robert Lehman Collection, 1975 (1975.1.646) Leonardo to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Robert Lehman Collection, on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning October 4, presents 60 masterpieces of European drawing spanning the Renaissance to the Modern age. It is the first presentation to highlight the... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2014

First exhibition in Britain to explore the role of architecture in Italian Renaissance painting opens

Carlo Crivelli, Annunciation with St Emidius, 1486. Oil on wood transferred to canvas, 207 x 146,5 cm, © The National Gallery, London LONDON.- This spring, the National Gallery presents the first exhibition in Britain to explore the role of architecture in Italian Renaissance painting of the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries.  'Building the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance Painting' aims to increase visitors' appreciation and understanding of some of the most beautiful and architectonic paintings... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2013

The monumental rooms of the Doge's Palace in Venice exhibit Manet: Return to Venice

Edouard Manet,  Olympia, 1863 Olio su tela, 130 x 190 cm Parigi, Musée d’Orsay © Musée d’Orsay, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Patrice Schmidt VENICE- Manet. Return to Venice is the name of the exhibition the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia will  from 24th April to 18th August 2013 in the monumental rooms of the Doge’s Palace. It will includeabout 80 paintings, drawings and prints, and has been planned with the special collaboration of the Musée D’Orsay in Paris, which possesses the largest number of... [Lire la suite]