31 janvier 2009

"Andrea Palladio: His Life and Legacy" @ The Royal Academy of Arts

Paolo Veronese (1528-??88) Susanna and the Elders, c. 1585-??88, Oil on canvas, 140 x 280 cm, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna LONDON.- The Royal Academy of Arts presents today Andrea Palladio: His Life and Legacy, the first exhibition devoted to Andrea Palladio (1508 – 1580) to be held in London for over 30 years; it will celebrate the quincentenary of his birth. Palladio was not only one of the greatest Italian architects; he was also a practitioner whose work has continued to resonate down five centuries. Active in... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2008

"Picasso: Challenging the Past" at London in 2009

Pablo Picasso, Portrait de Jaime Sabartès en Grand Espagne, 1939. Museu Picasso de Barcelona. © Museu Picasso de Barcelona / Succession Picasso / DACS 2009 LONDON.- From his earliest years Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) was a passionate student of the grand European painting tradition, frequently visiting the Louvre, the Prado and many other museums for inspiration. The masters of Spanish painting, including El Greco, Velázquez and Goya, were of crucial importance to him, as were Rembrandt, Delacroix, Ingres, Manet and Cézanne.... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2008

"Picasso et les maîtres" @ Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris

Yo, Picasso, Pablo Picasso. Paris, 1901 Huile sur toile, 73,5 x 60,5 cm, Collection particulière © Succession Picasso, 2008 Autoportrait à la palette, Paul Gauguin, hiver 1893-1894 Huile sur toile, 92 x 73 © Collection particulière Homme à la guitare, Pablo Picasso, automne 1911-1913 Huile sur toile, 154 x 77,5 cm. Musée Picasso, Paris © Succession Picasso, 2008 Pablo Picasso, Nature morte au crâne de mouton Royan, 6 octobre 1939. Oil on canvas, 50.2 x 61 cm. Collection Vicky et Marcos Micha, Mexico ©... [Lire la suite]
04 septembre 2008

"El Greco. Toledo 1900" @ the Paraninfo of the University of Zaragoza

A visitor looks at the painting "Veronica" in the exhibition "El Greco. Toledo 1900" which has been inaugurated at the Paraninfo of the University of Zaragoza. EFE / Javier Cebollada ZARAGOZA.- The exhibition "El Greco. Toledo 1900" opens today in Zaragoza joining the International exhibition “Water and Sustainable Development” which is also being shown at the city in Aragon, Spain. The Caja Castilla-La Mancha (CCM), who has organized the show along with the Ministry of Culture has pointed out that... [Lire la suite]
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31 août 2008

Le Frick Museum en rénovation

A view of the Frick Collection’s Fragonard Room as seen from the Living Hall, which was briefly closed this month for its first serious refurbishing in nearly a century.  Photos: Michael Falco for The New York Times Roberta Smith writes:  "Time doesn’t quite stand still at New York’s beloved Frick Collection, but you could call the pace of change there glacial without fear of correction. Paintings have been moved around. A carpet has been taken up. There’s a new piece of maiolica in the Enamels Room. And the... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2008

Bellini, Titian, Holbein, & El Greco @ The Frick Collection, NY

Peut-être mon endroit préféré à New York... J'avais vu toutes ces toiles, lors de mon avant-dernier passage. Je regrette cette année, de n'y être pas retourné. The Living Hall, The Frick Collection, New York, photo: Michael Bodycomb. NEW YORK.- One longstanding misperception about The Frick Collection is the notion that works of art cannot be moved around by its present-day staff. Fortunately, this is not true. The flexibility with which the curators may juxtapose in fresh ways Frick-owned works within the mansion is the... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2008

"El Greco to Velázquez: Art during the Reign of Philip III" @ The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Francisco Ribalta, The Ecstasy of St. Francis of Assisi: The Vision of the Musical Angel, about 1620-1625. Oil on canvas, 42 1/2 x 62 1/4 inches. Collection of Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. DURHAM, N.C..- The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, in partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, presents the exhibition, El Greco to Velázquez: Art during the Reign of Philip III, the first comprehensive exhibition of art made for this Spanish court four centuries ago. Among the works of two giants of... [Lire la suite]