04 décembre 2020

Old Master paintings brought together for the first time in landmark gallery exhibition

LONDON.- Spectacular paintings widely recognised as among the highlights of the Royal Collection – including works by Titian, Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Van Dyck and Canaletto – have gone on display together in a gallery exhibition for the first time. Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace, opening at The Queen’s Gallery in London tomorrow (Friday, 4 December), brings together 65 of the most treasured paintings that usually hang in the Picture Gallery, one of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace. The exhibition gives... [Lire la suite]

30 décembre 2019

Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art traces the first 60 years of the etched print

Daniel Hopfer (German, 1471–1536). Death and the Devil Surprising two Women, ca. 1500–1510. Etching; first state of two.  Plate: 6 3/16 x 8 7/8 in. (15.7 x 22.6 cm). Sheet: 6 5/16 x 8 15/16 in. (16 x 22.7 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951 (51.501.383). NEW YORK, NY.- The emergence of etching on paper in Europe in the late 15th and early 16th centuries—when the technique moved out of the workshops of armor decorators and into those of... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2019

Flesh And Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum opens at Seattle Art Museum

SEATTLE, WA.- The Seattle Art Museum presents Flesh and Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum (October 17, 2019–January 26, 2020), featuring 40 Renaissance and Baroque works of art (39 paintings and one sculpture) drawn from the collection of one of the largest museums in Italy. Traveling from the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte in Naples, the exhibition offers a rare opportunity to see works by significant Italian, French, and Spanish artists who worked in Italy including Artemisia Gentileschi, El... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2019

Dessins italiens de la collection Mariette au Musée du Louvre

Michel-Ange, Tête de satyre ©Musee du Louvre ©RMN-Grand Palais ©Suzanne Nagy Pierre Jean Mariette (1694-1774) a réuni l’une des collections les plus fascinantes de tout le XVIIIe siècle, dans laquelle le dessin tenait le premier rang, avec environ neuf mille six cents feuilles. Les chefs-d’œuvre des grands artistes y côtoyaient les morceaux de bravoure des petits maîtres, suivant une volonté encyclopédique assumée par ce « touche-à-tout de génie », afin d’offrir un résumé aussi parfait que possible de l’histoire du dessin, des... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2019

mumok opens 'Vertigo. Op Art and a History of Deception 1520-1970'

Guido Reni, Umkreis, Jesus und Maria, first half of 17th century. Oil on wood, 33,5 x 26,5 cm © Sammlung Werner Nekes. VIENNA.- Of all the groundbreaking art movements of the 1950s and 60s, Op Art has received the least amount of attention to date. It has often been discounted as too spectacular and showy and therefore not very profound. But this attitude fails to recognize Op Art’s unique ability to raise our awareness for the ambivalence of reality as it tangibly demonstrates that perception is far from objective but rather... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2018

First ever exhibition in Scotland dedicated to Charles II's art collection goes on display

Simon Pietersz Verelst (1644-1721), Charles II, c.1670–75. Oil on canvas, 219.1 x 135.8 cm, RCIN 409151. Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018. EDINBURGH.- Highlights of the magnificent art collection assembled by Charles II following the restoration of the monarchy in 1660 have gone on display in a new exhibition on view at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse. Exploring the rich world of Charles II’s court and the role of the arts in the re-establishment... [Lire la suite]

11 février 2017

Parmigianino's 16th century masterpiece at risk of leaving the United Kingdom

Parmigianino, The Virgin and Child with Saint Mary Magdalen and the Infant Saint John the Baptist. LONDON.- Culture Minister Matt Hancock has placed a temporary export bar on a 16th century masterpiece by Parmigianino, to provide an opportunity to keep it in the country. The Virgin and Child with Saint Mary Magdalen and the Infant Saint John the Baptist is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £24.5 million. This exceptional artwork is a rare example of a... [Lire la suite]
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02 septembre 2016

Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503-1540), Madonna With The Long Neck, circa 1534 - 1535

Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503-1540), Madonna With The Long Neck, circa 1534 - 1535. Oil on wood, 216 × 132 cm. Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze.
02 septembre 2016

Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503-1540), Madonna of The Rose, circa 1528-1530

Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503-1540), Madonna of The Rose, circa 1528-1530. Oil on panel, 75.5 × 60cm. Gemäldegalerie, Dresden.
02 septembre 2016

Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503-1540), Madonna and Child with Saints, circa 1530

Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503-1540), Madonna and Child with Saints, circa 1530. Oil on wood, 75.5 × 60cm. Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze.