02 août 2010

The Immortal Alexander the Great @ Hermitage Amsterdam

Head of Alexander (fragment of a figure). Asia Minor, Bithynia (?), Roman copy, 1st century BC, after Greek original. 175-150 BC. Fine-grained marble, h 6 cm ©State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg No other king from antiquity has such a powerful appeal to the imagination as Alexander the Great (356-323 BC). No other king has been so often cited and depicted as an example. The exhibition The Immortal Alexander the Great will be on view from 18 September 2010 to 18 March 2011 in the Hermitage Amsterdam, with over 350... [Lire la suite]

01 mars 2010

"Matisse to Malevich, Pioneers of Modern Art from the Hermitage" @ the Hermitage Amsterdam

Henri Matisse, The Red Room (Harmony in Red), 1908 © Succession H. Matisse c/o Pictoright Amsterdam 2010 AMSTERDAM.- Outstanding works by Matisse, Picasso, Van Dongen, De Vlaminck, Derain and many other contemporaries of theirs will be seen in a magnificent display from 6 March 2010 to 17 September 2010 at the Hermitage Amsterdam in the exhibition Matisse to Malevich. Pioneers of modern art from the Hermitage. For this exhibition about 75 paintings have been selected from the Hermitage St.- Petersburg, which has one of the... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2009

“At the Russian Court: Palace and Protocol in the 19th Century” @ the Hermitage Amsterdam

A man contemplates some of tha paintings at the Hermitage Amsterdam museum. EFE/Koen Suyk AMSTERDAM.- Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and the President of the Russian Federation, Mr. Dmitry Medvedev, will attend opening celebrations of the Hermitage Amsterdam museum on the evening of Friday, June 19, one day prior to the public opening of the museum on June 20, 2009. Other members of the Dutch Royal family expected to attend include Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima. The Hermitage Amsterdam opens with the... [Lire la suite]