12 novembre 2021

Recently rediscovered works by Donatello, Tintoretto, and Antonio Lombardo on view at Colnaghi New York

Installation image of Renaissance at Colnaghi New York, with Jacopo Tintoretto’s Portrait of Tommaso Rangone on the left; Pompeo Leoni’s Portrait of Luis Quijada on the right. Courtesy of Colnaghi. NEW YORK, NY.- Starting this month at Colnaghi, audiences will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience rare and newly discovered masterworks by some of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance, including Donatello, Tintoretto, Antonio Lombardo, and Benedetto da Rovezzano, in a special exhibition at the... [Lire la suite]

25 octobre 2020

Exposition Le Corps et l'Âme, de Donatello à Michel-Ange au musée du Louvre

  Tout au long d’un parcours riche de 140 œuvres, cette exposition, co-organisée avec le musée du Castello Sforzesco de Milan, présente dans son contexte artistique la sculpture de la seconde moitié du 15e siècle et du début du 16e siècle, période considérée comme l’apogée de la Renaissance. À partir de Florence, une variété de styles s’épanouit alors de Venise jusqu’à Rome. La représentation de la figure humaine dans la diversité de ses mouvements prend alors des formes extrêmement novatrices. Ces... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2019

'Bertoldo di Giovanni: The Renaissance of Sculpture in Medici Florence' at the Frick Collection, New York

Bertoldo di Giovanni (ca. 1440–1491), Shield Bearer, ca. 1470–80. Copper alloy, with extensive traces of gilding, 8 13/16 × 3 3/4 × 2 3/4 in. (22.4 × 9.5 × 7 cm), Henry Clay Frick Bequest (1916.2.03) © The Frick Collection. Photo: Michael Bodycomb. The Frick Collection presents the first-ever exhibition on the Florentine sculptor Bertoldo di Giovanni (ca. 1440–1491), a renowned student of Donatello, a teacher of Michelangelo, and a great favorite of Lorenzo “il Magnifico” de’ Medici, his principal patron. More... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2018

Exhibition traces the emergence and influence of the nude in Renaissance art

Allegory of Fortune, about 1530, Dosso Dossi (Giovanni di Niccolò de Lutero), oil on canvas. The J. Paul Getty Museum. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Drawing inspiration from classical sculpture and the study of the live model, Renaissance artists made the nude central to their art, creating lifelike, vibrant, and varied representations of the human body. This transformative moment is one that would shape the course of European art history and resonate through the present day. On view at the J. Paul Getty... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2016

Donatello, Lamentation Over the Dead Christ, ca. 1455–1460

Donatello (Italian, Florence ca. 1386–1466 Florence), Lamentation Over the Dead Christ, ca. 1455–1460. Bronze, 12 5/8 × 16 7/16 × 2 1/2 in. (32.1 × 41.7 × 6.3 cm) Weight: 5.64 kg. Victoria and Albert Museum, London (8552-1863) © Victoria and Albert Museum, London This extraordinary Lamentation group was probably made during Donatello’s stay in Siena from about 1455 to 1459. It may be associated with the set of bronze doors that he embarked on during those years, perhaps as a test piece; or it could have... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2016

The sculpture of the fifteenth century wooden painted in Florence at Uffizi Gallery, March 22 to August 28 2016

Donatello (Firenze 1386 circa – 1466), Crocifisso, 1407-1408 circa. Legno intagliato e dipinto, Firenze, basilica di Santa Croce. The statues of the Uffizi Gallery and Paintings hosts from March 21 to August 28, 2016 a temporary exhibition offering for the first time to the public, through a nucleus of about fifty works, painted wooden sculpture of the Florentine Quattrocento, a topic studied with passion by Margrit Lisner and Alessandro Parronchi, but still niche and known almost only to insiders, albeit dotted with works of great... [Lire la suite]

03 novembre 2015

Discovery of rare 15th century Donatello sculpture unveiled by scholar-dealer Andrew Butterfield

Donatello (1386-1446), “Spiritello”. Photo: Maggie Nimkin Photography. NEW YORK, NY.- Throughout much of the history of art, sculpture represented the figure standing still, not in action. Donatello (1386-1446), widely recognized as one of the greatest sculptors ever to have lived, was the first sculptor since antiquity to capture the drama of the figure in mid-action. He changed the course of Western Art, in this and in so many other ways, influencing artists not only of his own era, but to the present day. One... [Lire la suite]
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22 février 2015

MOBIA presents first U.S. exhibition of monumental sculptures by Donatello from the Duomo

Donatello, The Sacrifice of Isaac (detail), c. 1421. Image Courtesy Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore / Antonio Quattrone. NEW YORK, NY.- Monumental sculptures by Donatello—as well as major works by Filippo Brunelleschi, Luca della Robbia, Nanni di Banco, and other artists—are on view for the first time in the United States in an unprecedented exhibition at the Museum of Biblical Art in New York City. Sculpture in the Age of Donatello: Renaissance Masterpieces from Florence Cathedral features 23 seminal works created... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2014

MOBIA to bring monumental sculptures from Duomo in Florence to U.S. for the first time

Donatello, St. John the Evangelist, c. 1408-15. 24 3/8 x 35 3/4 x 83 1/2 in. Photo: Antonio Quattrone. ©Opera di Santa Maria di Fiore. NEW YORK, NY.- The Museum of Biblical Art, an independent museum exploring the Bible’s profound impact on the arts through history to the present day, announced it is organizing an unprecedented exhibition of monumental sculptures by Donatelloalong with works by Filippo Brunelleschi, Luca della Robbia, Nanni di Banco, and other artistsall of which were created for the Duomo in Florence. Sculpture... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2013

Le printemps de la Renaissance. La sculpture et les arts à Florence 1400-1460 au Musée du Louvre

Donatello (Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi; Florence vers 1386-1466), Buste reliquaire de San Rossore, vers 1424-1427, bronze fondu ciselé, doré et argenté. Pise, musée national de San Matteo, inv. 1720 © Scala, Florence. PARIS -  Après les grandes expositions consacrées en 2012 aux maîtres de l’apogée de la Renaissance que sont Léonard de Vinci et Raphaël, le musée du Louvre, avec le musée national du Bargello et la Fondation Palazzo Strozzi, se penche sur la genèse de cet immense mouvement artistique et... [Lire la suite]