06 juin 2021

Mauritshuis The Hague reopens its doors to the public 5 June with 'Fleeting' exhibition

THE HAGUE.- After a long closure due to national Covid restrictions, the Mauritshuis will once again be opening its doors to the public on Saturday 5 June, from 10 a.m. on. Visitors are requested to purchase an entry ticket with a time slot beforehand via the website. The run of Fleeting – Scents in Colour has been extended, with the exhibition now ending on 29 August.Martine Gosselink: ‘This was a long time coming, meaning we are even more delighted to once again welcome people to the museum. While our Fleeting... [Lire la suite]

24 juin 2018

LACMA opens 'To Rome and Back: Individualism and Authority in Art, 1500-1800'

Ludovico Mazzanti, The Death of Lucretia, c. 1730, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of The Ahmanson Foundation, photo © Museum Associates / LACMA LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents To Rome and Back: Individualism and Authority in Art, 1500– 1800. Assembled almost entirely from LACMA’s permanent collection, this examination of Rome presents gifts from years of support to the museum’s departments of Costume and Textiles, Decorative Arts and Design, Latin American Art, and Prints... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2017

Exhibition reveals insights into the use of colour as a choice rather than a necessity

LONDON.- At the National Gallery this autumn, journey through a world of shadow and light. With more than fifty painted objects created over 700 years, Monochrome: Painting in Black and White is a radical new look at what happens when artists cast aside the colour spectrum and focus on the visual power of black, white, and everything in between. Paintings by Old Masters such as Jan van Eyck, Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt van Rijn, and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres appear alongside works by some of the most exciting... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2016

The Enterprise of Hendrick Goltzius: Basel Kupferstichkabinett presents 80 works by the master from Haarlem

Hendrik Goltzius (1558–1617), Phaeton, 1588 © Kunstmuseum Basel, photo: Martin P. Bühler BASEL.- Late-sixteenth-century audiences were thrilled by the engravings of Hendrick Goltzius (1558– 1617), and the technical perfection of his work and his unconventional inventions have lost none of their appeal. The exhibition at the Basel Kupferstichkabinett presents a selection of around eighty of the finest works by the master from Haarlem, including Biblical and mythological scenes and erudite allegories.... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2016

"Portraits dans les collections de l'École des Beaux-Arts" aux Beaux-Arts de Paris

Simon Vouet (1590- 1649), Portrait de jeune homme, à mi-corps, vêtu d'une cape, Pierre noire. H. 16,4 cm. L. 13,2 cm. © Beaux-Arts de Paris PARIS - Les Beaux-Arts de Paris présentent un exceptionnel panorama du portrait dessiné, de la fin du XVIe siècle au XVIIIe siècle, tiré de son précieux fonds de dessins. D’Anton van Dyck à Hyacinthe Rigaud, de Dumonstier à Gian Lorenzo Bernini, les dessins exécutés par les plus grands artistes européens, croquis, ébauches ou oeuvres à part entière, révèlent l’intimité de leur rapport... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2015

'Drawing in Silver and Gold: Leonardo to Jasper Johns' opens at the British Museum

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Bust of a warrior, silverpoint on cream prepared paper, c. 1475. © The Trustees of the British Museum. LONDON.- This collaborative exhibition with the National Gallery of Art, Washington charts for the very first time the development across Europe of metalpoint through six centuries from Leonardo to the present day. The show presents a unique gathering of around 100 of the best examples of metalpoint loaned from collections across the globe and also highlights the remarkable graphic holdings... [Lire la suite]