16 mai 2019

Renaissance masterpiece comes to the Wadsworth Atheneum

Giorgione (c. 1477/78–c. 1510), La Vecchia, 1502–08, oil on canvas, 26 3/4 x 23 1/4 in. (68 x 59 cm), Gallerie dell’Accademia, cat. 272, © G.A. VE Photo Archive, Courtesy of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities—Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice.  HARTFORD, CONN.- Giorgione's startling allegory La Vecchia (known as The Old Woman) is on view at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Artfrom May 15 to August 4, 2019. Despite the mystery of his biography and the few paintings that can be attributed to him,... [Lire la suite]
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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]
02 janvier 2017

Exhibition at Denver Art Museum features paintings by Titian, Giorgione and Bellini rarely seen in the U.S.

DENVER, CO.- The Denver Art Museum is presenting Glory of Venice: Masterworks of the Renaissance, Denver’s first-ever exhibition to illustrate the development of Venice’s own distinct Renaissance style from the second half of the 1400s to the early 1500s. The exhibition explores the city’s artistic evolution, as it shifted from a center of local significance, to the internationally recognized model of pictorial excellence admired by generations to follow.   The exhibition features about 45 significant works,... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2016

Royal Academy of Arts in London presents a focused survey of the Venetian Renaissance

Giorgione, Portrait of a Young Man ('Giustiniani Portrait'), c. 1497-99. Oil on canvas. 57.5 x 45.5 cm. Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, inv. 12A. With kind permission of the Gemäldegalerie, Berlin. © Photo: Jörg P. Anders. LONDON.- The Royal Academy of Arts presents In the Age of Giorgione, a focused survey of the Venetian Renaissance during the first decade of the sixteenth century. The exhibition sheds new light on this pivotal period, which laid the foundations for the Golden Age of Venetian... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2016

Dresden's Old Masters Picture Gallery completes redevelopment of the east wing

Gemaeldegalerie Alte Meister (Old Masters Picture Gallery) in Dresden © Staatliche Kunstsammlung Dresden, David Brandt DRESDEN.- The first major step has been taken: the redevelopment of the east wing of the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister (Old Masters Picture Gallery) in Dresden has been completed. From 26 February 2016 the wing is once more open to visitors. During the general redevelopment of the west wing, which is now also to take place, the world-famous collection is now on show at a special presentation... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2011

'Masters of Venice: Renaissance Painters of Passion and Power From the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna' @ The de Young Museum

Tiziano Vecellio, called Titian. Portrait of Johann Frederich, Elector of Saxony. 1548-1551. Oil on canvas. Gemäldegalerie of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- The de Young Museum in San Francisco is showing a global exclusive exhibition, Masters of Venice: Renaissance Painters of Passion and Power From the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, which opened on October 29, 2011 and runs through February 12, 2012. The exhibition features 50 magnificent paintings by artists such as Titian, Giorgione, Veronese,... [Lire la suite]
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18 décembre 2009

"Giorgione" @ Museo Casa Giorgione Castelfranco Veneto

Giorgione, "Le tre età dell'uomo". Olio su tela, 62 x 78 cm. Firenze, Palazzo Pitti, Galleria Palatina CASTELFRANCO VENETO.- An ardent journey of discovery into the most enigmatic and mysterious artist of the Renaissance. An exhibition which brings together in Castelfranco Veneto, his native town, an incredible collection of the works of this great artist, who, more than any other, has aroused controversy among scholars and art historians in search of the documented facts, still lacking, giving rise to some very... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2009

'An Antiquity of Imagination: Tullio Lombardo and Venetian High Renaissance Sculpture' @ the National Gallery of Art's

Tullio Lombardo (Italian, c. 1455 - 1532), Bacchus and Ariadne, c. 1505, marble overall: H. 56 cm, W 71.5 cm, D 22 cm (22 1/16 x 28 1/8 x 7 7/8 in.)Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Kunstkammer WASHINGTON, DC.- In the first exhibition dedicated to Venetian Renaissance sculptor Tullio Lombardo (c. 1455–1532), his romantic approach to portraiture is revealed in four of his greatest marble carvings, which are joined by eight related works from his closest circle. On view at the National Gallery of Art's Italian galleries in the... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2009

La maison de Giorgione devient un musée

Giorgione (Castelfranco Veneto 1477 - Venise 1510), Autoportrait en David CASTELFRANCO VENETO. Un musée consacré à Giorgione, l’un des peintres les plus importants de la Renaissance italienne, a ouvert ses portes le 9 mai 2009 dans la maison où l’artiste a vécu et travaillé. Située dans le village de Castelfranco Veneto, aux alentours de Venise, la maison du peintre Giorgione (1477/8-1510) ouvre ses portes au public depuis le 9 mai 2009, annonce l’ANSA. Les pièces majeures de ce musée sont deux des six oeuvres sûrement... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2008

Sebastiano del Piombo @ Gemaldegalerie in Berlin

Sebastiano del Piombo, Das Urteil des Salomon ca. 1509 Öl auf Leinwand, 211,5 x 320 cm Kingston Lacy (Dorset), Sammlung Bankes, National Trust BERLIN.- Sebastiano Luciani, later named del Piombo, is one of the lesser known, but no less outstanding artists of the Italian Renaissance. The painter, originally from Venice, was once a serious contender to Raphael when it came to winning favour with the Roman public and was also befriended with Michelangelo. In his atmospheric paintings he manages to fuse the Venetian colours of his... [Lire la suite]