23 octobre 2019

Léonard de Vinci au Louvre

PARIS - À l’occasion des 500 ans de la mort de Léonard de Vinci en France, le musée du Louvre conçoit et organise une grande rétrospective consacrée à l’ensemble de sa carrière de peintre. L’exposition entend montrer combien Léonard a placé la peinture au-dessus de toute activité, et la manière dont son enquête sur le monde – il l’appelait « science de la peinture », fut l’instrument d’un art, dont l’ambition n’était autre que de donner la vie à ses tableaux. Autour de sa propre collection de 5 tableaux, la plus... [Lire la suite]

28 octobre 2017

"Portrait of the Artist" offers rare look at images of artists from the British Royal Collection

Artemisia Gentileschi, Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting (La Pittura), c. 1638–39. Oil on canvas. Photo: Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017 VANCOUVER, BC.- The Vancouver Art Gallery presents Portrait of the Artist: An Exhibition from the Royal Collection, opening on October 28, 2017 and remaining on view until February 4, 2018. Following the acclaimed exhibition that debuted at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace in 2016, Portrait of the Artist: An Exhibition 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]