08 mars 2011

"Heroines" @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemjsza, Madrid

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Joan of Arc, 1882 . Oil on canvas  52,7 x 45,7 cm. Loan from Syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge © Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. This March, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza anci Fundaciân Caja Madrid are presenting Heroines, a comprehensive survey cf the depîction of women as the protagonists of key roles and as manifestations of the gender identity crisis in western art. The exhibition focuses on strong women: active, independent, defiant, inspired, creative, dominating and triumphant.... [Lire la suite]