01 mars 2022

'Hyperreal. The Art of Trompe l’Oeil' at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, 16 March to 22 May 2022

Samuel van Hoogstraten, Trompe l'Oeil Still Life, 1666-1678. Oil on canvas. 63 x 79 cm. © Karlsruhe, Staatliche Kunsthalle Painting images that are impossible to distinguish from reality has been a challenge for artists of all periods. The ability to deceive the viewer by making the painted seem real through the laws of optics and perspective is a visual game of which the earliest examples are known from descriptions in Greek literary texts. Since then, trompe l’oeil has been extensively present in the arts,... [Lire la suite]

11 septembre 2021

TEFAF Online 2021 Unveils Masterworks Across all Collecting Categories and a Robust Lineup of Programming

  The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF) announces extraordinary masterpieces and robust programming highlighting the second edition of TEFAF Online, live to visitors worldwide September 9—13, 2021, with an invite-only Early Access Day on September 8, 2021. The unparalleled variety and quality of the nearly 700 works hailing from more than 260 exhibitors from across the globe is highlighted by sixteen exemplary works offered by the world’s most distinguished dealers representing the breadth and splendor of art,... [Lire la suite]