08 août 2019

The J. Paul Getty Museum presents 'Blurring the Line: Manuscripts in the Age of Print'

Left: The Way to Calvary and Saint Veronica with the Sudarium (detail), from the Spinola Hours, Bruges, about 1510-20, Master of James IV of Scotland; tempera colors, gold, and ink on parchment. The J. Paul Getty Museum. Right: Christ Carrying the Cross (detail), Germany, about 1475-80, Martin Schongauer, engraving on paper. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Bequest of Mrs. Edgar Sinton, 1981.1.106. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Throughout the Middle Ages (about 500-1500), texts and images were disseminated primarily through handwritten... [Lire la suite]

10 février 2018

New exhibition at Kunstmuseum Basel presents forgotten or rarely seen works and icons of its collection

Hans Holbein, Erasmus von Rotterdam, 1523. Mischtechnik auf Papier, auf Tannenholz aufgezogen, 37,1 x 30,8 cm. Kunstmuseum Basel - Amerbach-Kabinett. Photocredit: Kunstmuseum Basel - Martin P. Bühler BASEL.- The exhibition Basel Short Stories turns the spotlight on the Kunstmuseum Basel's rich and in some respects world-famous collection, presenting less well-known treasures from the holdings in new contexts. The kaleidoscopic display unites illustrious and obscure, private and world-historical—and... [Lire la suite]
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]
17 juillet 2013

Exhibition on unicorns in Medieval and Renaissance art marks 75th anniversary of The Cloisters

The Unicorn in Captivity, South Netherlandish, ca. 1495–1505. Wool, silk, and silver and gilded-silver wrapped thread, 12 ft. 1 in. x 99 in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1937 (37.80.6) Image: © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York NEW YORK, NY.- An exhibition focused on the theme of the unicorn in medieval and Renaissance art marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of The Cloisters museum and gardens—the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art dedicated to the art and architecture of... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2012

"Renaissance Drawings from Germany and Switzerland, 1470–1600" @ J. Paul Getty Museum

  Lucas Cranach the Elder, Portrait of a Man, about 1530. Oil on paper, 26.2 x 20 cm. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Renaissance Drawings from Germany and Switzerland, 1470–1600, an exhibition that explores vibrant masterpieces of the German Renaissance, will be on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center, from March 27 to June 17, 2012. The 43 objects have been selected from the Getty Museum’s celebrated permanent collection of drawings, and they illuminate an age that elevated draftsmanship to... [Lire la suite]