18 février 2022

Ikon presents 'Carlo Crivelli, Shadows on the Sky', 23 February — 29 May 2022

Carlo Crivelli, The Vision of the Blessed Gabriele (c. 1489). Egg and oil on poplar, 141 × 87 cm. © The National Gallery, London. NG668. Ikon presents the first exhibition in the UK dedicated to the work of Renaissance artist Carlo Crivelli. Shadows on the Sky highlights his experimental use of perspective, trompe l’oeil (optical illusion) and sculptural relief to create illusions of illusionism. Such cleverness was conveyed with consummate craftsmanship and foiled by an extraordinary elegance. Crivelli’s paintings both... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2021

Radiant European masterpieces light up National Gallery of Australia

Carlo Crivelli, ‘The Annunciation, with Saint Emidius’, 1486. © The National Gallery, London. CANBERRA.- Australian audiences have a rare opportunity to view some of the most celebrated paintings in the world as Botticelli to Van Gogh: Masterpieces from the National Gallery, London opened for an exclusive season at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra.Featuring renowned paintings by some of Europe’s most admired artists including Titian, Velázquez, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Canaletto, Turner, Renoir, Cézanne,... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2016

Rediscovered Masterpieces from the Vittorio Cini Collection at Venice, April, 08 – November, 15 2016

Carlo Crivelli, Madonna and Child, circa 1460. Tempera and gold on wood, 32 x 22,2 cm. Vittorio Cini Collection. Foto: Fondazione Giorgio Cini. VENICE - In addition to great variety, one of the most important features of the historic art collection owned by Count Vittorio Cini, is its wealth. The collection boasts thousands of paintings, sculptures, drawings, decorative art objects and furnishings, acquired from numerous antique dealers and collectors from the 1930s to the 1970s, and at times with renowned... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2015

First ever US exhibition of painter Carlo Crivelli opens at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Carlo Crivelli, Saint George Slaying the Dragon, 1470. Tempera, gold and silver on panel. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston © 2015 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum BOSTON, MASS.- The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston will be the sole venue for the first ever monographic exhibition dedicated to Carlo Crivelli in the United States. Titled, Ornament and Illusion: Carlo Crivelli of Venice, the exhibition opens Oct. 22 and runs through Jan. 25, 2016. Carlo Crivelli, The Angel of the Annunciation 1482. On... [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]