10 octobre 2017

Exhibition includes masterpieces by one of the most celebrated painters of the Italian Renaissance

Giovanni Bellini, Sacred Allegory, about 1500-1504. Tempera (?) and oil on wood panel. Gallerie degli Uffizi, Florence. Photo: Scala/Ministero per i Beni e le Attività culturali / Art Resource, NY. LOS ANGELES, CA.- One of the most beloved and influential religious painters of the Italian Renaissance, Giovanni Bellini (Venice, about 1435-1516) was also a master in depicting landscape. His paintings of religious scenes often featured evocative natural settings that were as important and affecting as their human... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2017

Major new exhibition reveals the central place of religion in the Italian Renaissance home

Studio of Sandro Botticelli, Virgin and Child, Florence, c.1480–90, oil on panel. Bequeathed by Charles Brinsley Marlay, 1912 © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge CAMBRIDGE.- The Fitzwilliam Museum opened a major new exhibition that reveals the central place of religion in the Italian Renaissance home from March 7 - 4 June 2017. ‘Madonnas and Miracles’ shows how religious beliefs and practices were embedded in every aspect of domestic life. Challenging the idea of the... [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]
24 septembre 2016

'Glory of Venice: Masterworks of the Renaissance' at the Denver Art Museum (DAM)

Vittore Carpaccio, Annunciation, 1504. Oil on canvas; 50 × 54-3/4 in. Galleria Giorgio Franchetti alla Ca' d'Oro, Venice. Image Photographic Archive, Polo museale del Veneto, granted by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism; reproduction prohibited.  DENVER - Experience the extraordinary creativity of Venice from the mid-1400s to early 1500s, when artists forged a Renaissance style that was distinctly Venetian. Through this artistic evolution, the city became an internationally recognized model... [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]
27 décembre 2015

Giovanni Bellini (1430/1435-1516, Venice), Madonna and child standing on a parapet, 1460

Giovanni Bellini (1430/1435-1516, Venice), Madonna and child standing on a parapet, 1460. Oil on poplar, 66,30 x 48,60 cm. Ident.Nr. 1177. Gemäldegalerie, Berlin © Photo: Gemäldegalerie der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz. Photo: Jörg P. Anders.

16 octobre 2015

"Titian to Canaletto: Drawing in Venice" opens at the Ashmolean Museum

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta (1682‒1754), Head of a Youth. Black and white chalks on brownish paper, 31.5 x 29.9 cm © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford.  OXFORD.- Featuring a hundred drawings from the Uffizi, the Ashmolean, and Christ Church, Oxford, Titian to Canaletto is a groundbreaking exhibition based on new research. Venetian art has long been associated with brilliant colours and free brushwork, but drawing has been written out of its history. This exhibition highlights the significance of drawing as a... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2015

Nationalmuseum in Stockholm presents research project on the Italian paintings collection

Giovanni Battista Recco (Italian, born c. 1631, dead 1674 or 1676, dead 1674 or 1676), Still Life with Fish and Oysters, 1653. Oil on canvas, 100 x 126. NM 759. Photo: Erik Cornelius/Nationalmuseum. STOCKHOLM.- Since 2009, a huge research project on the Italian paintings collection of Nationalmuseum in Stockholm has been in progress. The collection contains well-known works by great artists but the project has also made new discoveries. The results have been published in a catalogue raisonné to be presented at... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2013

Artworks from renowned masters Bellini, Botticelli and Titian on view in Edmonton

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio), Christ and the Adulteress, ca. 1508–10. Oil on canvas. 54 13/16 x 71 1/2 in. (139.2 x 181.7 cm). Glasgow Museums; Bequeathed by Archibald McLellan, 1856 (181). ©CSG CIC Glasgow Museums Collection. Photo courtesy American Federation of Arts. EDMONTON.- Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums brings together 41 artworks by 35 different artists that vividly trace the achievements in Italian painting—from the religious works of the late-Middle Ages and Renaissance to the... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2013

Städel Museum opens exhibition by the most important artist of the German Renaissance

  Albrecht Dürer: Portrait of a young woman with her hair, 1497, canvas, 56.3 x 43.2 cm © U. Edelmann - Städel Museum - ARTOTHEK FRANKFURT. From 23 October 2013 to 2 February 2014, the Städel Museum will present Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) – presumably the most important artist of the German Renaissance – in a comprehensive special exhibition. The show will encompass more than 280 works, including some 200 by Dürer himself. It will feature the German master’s oeuvre in the full breadth and diversity of the artistic means of... [Lire la suite]