13 novembre 2017

Major exhibition of Dutch masters opens at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, 'Self-portrait as the apostle Paul', 1661 (detail). Rijksmuseum, de Bruijn-van der Leeuw Bequest, Muri, Switzerland. SYDNEY.- It’s one of the most exciting episodes in art history, and one that still delights today. In the 17th century Dutch Republic – a newly wealthy and independent nation – the art of painting flourished like never before. Dutch artists sensitively observed the beauty of the world around them, transforming it with great skill into vivid and compelling paintings, from intense... [Lire la suite]

26 septembre 2011

'Winter Tales: Depictions of Winter in European Art from Bruegel to Beuys'' @ Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna

Jacob Isaacksz van Ruisdael, Winterlandschap, ca. 1650-1682 (detail). AMSTERDAM.- Providing a total of 17 paintings, the Rijksmuseum is making the largest contribution of loaning institutions to the exhibition Winter Tales: Depictions of Winter in European Art from Bruegel to Beuys, which was organised by former Rijksmuseum Director in Chief Ronald de Leeuw on behalf of Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. More than 180 objects, ranging from paintings to a sleigh, tell the story of European winters from 1450 to the present. For... [Lire la suite]