19 avril 2019

Caravaggio's ornamental shield depicting the severed head of Medusa loaned for exhibition in Munich

Michelangelo Merisi, called Caravaggio (1571 - 1610), Medusa, called Medusa Murtola, 1597. Canvas on panel, diameter 44.68 cm. Private collection. MUNICH.- Last week—quite literally at the eleventh hour—the Bavarian State Painting Collections received news that the Italian Ministry of the Interior and the authorities for cultural-heritage protection in Milan and Rome have granted permission for Caravaggio’s world-famous ornamental shield depicting the severed head of Medusa to leave the country and feature as... [Lire la suite]
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17 décembre 2018

'Utrecht, Caravaggio and Europe' presents 70 masterpieces at the Centraal Museum

Gerrit van Honthorst (1590-1657), The Procuress, 1625, Centraal Museum, Utrecht. © Centraal Museum, Utrecht UTRECHT.- At the start of the Dutch Golden Age, Rome was the centre of the world. Young painters from across Europe made their way to the Eternal City, where – so the rumour went – the painter Caravaggio had caused a revolution. A new realism in the art of painting, unparalleled drama, grand gestures and mysteries of light: everyone wanted to see it for themselves. Among them were the... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2017

'Caravaggio: Masterpieces from the Galleria Borghese' to Open in California

Caravaggio (Italian, 1571-1610), Boy with a Basket of Fruit, about 1593-94. Oil on canvas. Ministero de Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo–Galleria Borghese. The J. Paul Getty Museum will host a rare exhibition of three celebrated works by the great Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610), on loan from the Galleria Borghese in Rome, home to the largest collection of Caravaggio’s paintings in the world. Caravaggio: Masterpieces from the Galleria Borghese will be on view at the... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2017

Museo del Prado opens new permanent collection itinerary on same-sex relationships

Room 12. Hermaphrodite. Deceptive Appearances Section. MADRID.- The Museo del Prado is inviting visitors to focus on its collection from a different viewpoint through a selection of 30 paintings, sculptures and drawings which are habitually on display in its galleries. Representing part of the complex western cultural heritage, they can now be viewed as a marvellous testimony to different, minority and, on occasions, silent affective formulas.  Each of these independent but interrelated thematic routes reflects an... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2017

The Met reunites Caravaggio's last two paintings in exhibition

Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) (Italian, Milan or Caravaggio 1571-1610 Porto Ercole). The Martyrdom of Saint Ursula, 1610. Oil on canvas. Intesa Sanpaolo Collection, Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano, Naples. NEW YORK, NY.- The Martyrdom of Saint Ursula, Caravaggio's (1571–1610) last painting, is on exceptional loan from the Banca Intesa Sanpaolo in Naples and presented with The Met's The Denial of Saint Peter, also created by the artist in the last months of his life. Commissioned by the Genoese patrician Marcantonio Doria... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2016

'Caravaggio and the Painters of the North' at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Milan, 1571 – Porto Ercole, 1610), The musicians, 1596-1597. Oil on canvas, 92,1 x 118,4 cm. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1952. © 2015. The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Art Resource/Scala, Florence MADRID - From 21 June to 18 September 2016, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza will be presenting Caravaggio and the Painters of the North, an exhibition that focuses on Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Milan, 1571 – Porto Ercole, 1610)... [Lire la suite]

03 juin 2016

Caravaggio set

Photographed and Edited by Rubén López. Model: Alex de la Concepción. Photographed and Edited by Rubén López. Model: Alex de la Concepción. Photographed and Edited by Rubén López. Model: Lucía García Talavera. Photographed by Paola Montes de Oca. Model: Rubén López. Edit by Rubén López. Photographed and Edited by Rubén López. Photographed and Edited by Rubén López. Model: Raúl López. Photographed and Edited by Rubén López. Model: Raúl López. Photographed and Edited by: Rubén... [Lire la suite]
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03 février 2016

Michelangelo Merisi, detto il Caravaggio (1571-1610), Bacchus, circa 1596-1597

Michelangelo Merisi, detto il Caravaggio (1571-1610), Bacchus, circa 1596-1597, oil on canvas, 85 × 95 cm (33.5 × 37.4 in), Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence. Michelangelo Merisi, detto il Caravaggio (1571-1610), Bacchus, detail, circa 1596-1597, oil on canvas, 85 × 95 cm (33.5 × 37.4 in), Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence. Michelangelo Merisi, detto il Caravaggio (1571-1610), Bacchus, detail, circa 1596-1597, oil on canvas, 85 × 95 cm (33.5 × 37.4 in), Galleria degli Uffizi,... [Lire la suite]
20 octobre 2015

Exhibition of masterpieces from the Austrian Hapsburg dynasty brings imperial splendor to Atlanta

Giuseppe Arcimboldo (Italian, 1527-1593), Fire, 1566, oil on panel, 26 3/16 × 20 1/16 inches (66.5 cm × 51 cm). Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria. ATLANTA, GA.- A major American collaboration brings masterworks amassed by one of the longest-reigning European dynasties to the High Museum of Art. “Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections,” on view Oct. 18, 2015, through Jan. 17, 2016, showcases masterpieces and rare objects from the collection of the Habsburg Dynasty—the emperors of the... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2015

Rarely seen masterpieces from Europe's greatest dynasty on view in Minneapolis

Pompeo Batoni, Emperor Joseph II (1741-1790) with Grand Duke Pietro Leopoldo of Tuscany (1747-1792), 1769, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.  MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- A major exhibition of masterworks amassed by one of the longest-reigning European dynasties opened in February at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. “The Habsburgs: Rarely Seen Masterpieces from Europe’s Greatest Dynasty” showcases masterpieces and rare objects from the collection of the Habsburg Dynasty—the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire and other powerful... [Lire la suite]