29 octobre 2021

The Solly Collection, 1821–2021: Founding the Berlin Gemäldegalerie

Hans Holbein the Elder J., The Merchant Georg Gisze, 1532 © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie / Jörg P. Anders BERLIN -This exhibition is dedicated to the bicentenary of one of the most important acquisitions of this museum, the more than three thousand paintings that once belonged to the English dealer Edward Solly (1776–1844). These included both established masterpieces and lesser-known paintings, some of them remaining mysterious to this day. In the early 19th century, an... [Lire la suite]

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 2018

Exhibition at the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum brings together works by Arcimboldo

Giuseppe Arcimboldo (Milán, 1526-1593), Flora meretrix, c. 1590. Oil on panel, 74,5 x 57,5 cm (90.5 x 73.5 cm framed). Cassetta frame in pietre dure designed by Federico Zeri, c. 1970. Private Collection BILBAO.- The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is presenting the exhibition Arcimboldo. The Floras and Spring. It brings together the three works by the artist housed in Spanish collections, in addition to other paintings and documentation that help to provide a context for them. In total, the exhibition... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2010

"Man, Myth, and Sensual Pleasures: Jan Gossart's Renaissance" @ Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

Jan Gossart (Netherlandish, ca. 1478–1532). Portrait of a Man (Jan Jacobsz. Snoeck?), ca. 1530. National Gallery of Art, Washington The first major exhibition in forty-five years devoted to the Burgundian Netherlandish artist Jan Gossart (ca. 1478-1532) brings together Gossart's paintings, drawings, and prints and places them in the context of the art and artists that influenced his transformation from Late Gothic Mannerism to the new Renaissance mode. Gossart was among the first northern artists to travel to Rome to make... [Lire la suite]