07 février 2019

Rare exhibition features drawings and paintings by Italian master Jacopo da Pontormo

Visitation (detail), about 1528–1529, Pontormo, oil on wood panel. Parrocchia di San Michele Arcangelo a Carmignano (Prato). Image: Su concessione della Soprintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio per la Città Metropolitana di Firenze e per le Province di Pistoia e Prato. Photo © Antonio Quattrone, Florence. LOS ANGELES, CA.- An international traveling exhibition will bring works by the great 16th-century Florentine painter Pontormo (Italian, 1494-1557) to Los Angeles for the first time. Pontormo: Miraculous... [Lire la suite]

08 juillet 2017

Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art announces new expansion to incorporate the Cerruti Collection

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale-Attese, ca. 1960. Water-based paint on canvas, 73 x 60 cm. Collezione Fondazione Francesco Federico Cerruti per l'Arte on long-term loan Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino. TURIN.- Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Director of the Castello di Rivoli Museum, announces that Castello di Rivoli will enter into a special partnership with the legendary Cerruti Collection to become the world’s first contemporary art museum to incorporate an encyclopaedic collection of the... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2015

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey places export bar on Portrait of a Young Man in a Red Cap

Pontormo, "Portrait of a Young Man in a Red Cap", 1530s, was believed by academics to have been lost but was rediscovered in a private collection in 2008 in the UK. LONDON.- A classic portrait believed lost for more than 200 years is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £30,618,987. Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar on Portrait of a Young Man in a Red Cap by Pontormo to provide an opportunity to save it for the nation. It is one... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2015

'Raphaël, Titien et Michel-Ange. Dessins italiens du Städel Museum de Francfort (1430-1600)' à la Fondation Custodia

Raphaël, Titien et Michel-Ange : Affiche. PARIS - La Fondation Custodia présente à Paris une sélection de l'exceptionnel ensemble de dessins des maîtres italiens de la Renaissance du Städel Museum de Francfort. Durant trois mois ce printemps, le public pourra admirer près de 90 chefs-d’œuvre des XVe et XVIe siècles de Raphaël, Titien, Michel-Ange, ou encore du Corrège, qui seront exposés dans les salles de l’hôtel Lévis-Mirepoix au 121 rue de Lille à Paris.  Présenter au public français le meilleur de l’art du dessin est... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2014

Pontormo and Rosso. Diverging Paths of Mannerism at Palazzo Strozzi

Jacopo Carrucci, known as Pontormo (1494-1557), Visitation, 1528. Oil on panel; 202 x 156 cm. Carmignano, Pieve di San Michele. Firenze (Florence) - Palazzo Strozzi will present a major exhibition entitled Pontormo and Rosso. Diverging Paths of Mannerism, devoted to the work of the two painters who were without question the most original and unconventional adepts of the new way of interpreting art in the Italian Cinquecento which Giorgio Vasari called the “modern manner”. This landmark exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2012

Exhibition at the Getty Center includes late Renaissance drawings by Italian, Dutch, and French masters

Cornelis Ketel, Design for the central section of The Mirror of Virtue, about 1594. Pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white, 25.8 x 21.7 cm. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES, CA.- The late Renaissance was marked by a new artistic style that featured contorted, elongated forms and complex, animated compositions. Fundamental to this style is the Italian concept of disegno, which embraces the physical act of drawing and creative design. Disegno: Drawing in Europe, 1520-1600, an exhibition on view... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2011

Reopening of the “Old Masters” collection in the basically refurbished old Städel Museum building

Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472–1553) - Venus, 1532(1.5MB). Photo: Städel Museum - ARTOTHEK. FRANKFURT.- The reopening of the Main River wing with the new presentation of the Städel’s "Old Masters” (1300–1800) collection on December 15, 2011 marks the conclusion of the comprehensive refurbishment measures in the old museum building. Developed by Prof. Dr. Jochen Sander, chief curator of the "Old Masters” collection and Deputy Director of the Städel, the new presentation benefits essentially from the recovery of the historical main... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2011

Reopening of the "Old Masters" collection in the refurbished old Stadel Museum building

Pontormo (Jacopo Carrucci, Portrait of a Lady with Lapdog, ca 1537–1540. Poplar, 89,8 × 70,5 cm. Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main. Photo: Städel Museum - ARTOTHEK. FRANKFURT.- The reopening of the Main River wing with the new presentation of the Städel’s “Old Masters” (1300–1800) collection on December 15, 2011 marks the conclusion of the comprehensive refurbishment measures in the old museum building. Developed by Prof. Dr. Jochen Sander, chief curator of the “Old Masters” collection and Deputy Director of the Städel, the new... [Lire la suite]
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13 octobre 2008

'Renaissance Faces: Van Eyck to Titian' @ the National Gallery in London

Lorenzo Lotto, Portrait of Giovanni della Volta with his Wife and Children, 1547. © The National Gallery, London. Bequeathed by Miss Sarah Solly, 1879 (NG 1047) LONDON.- A landmark exhibition at the National Gallery explores the dramatic rise of portraiture in the Renaissance, through the great Masters of Northern and Southern Europe. 'Renaissance Faces: Van Eyck to Titian' features masterpieces by, among others: Raphael, Titian, Botticelli, Van Eyck, Holbein, Dürer, Lotto, Pontormo and Bellini. The exhibition provides a rare... [Lire la suite]
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