06 février 2020

National Gallery of Art Celebrates 500th Anniversary of Raphael's Death in Exhibition on View February 16 through June 14, 2020

Raphael (1483–1520), Eight Apostles, c. 1514, red chalk over stylus underdrawing and traces of leadpoint on laid paper, cut in two pieces and rejoined; laid down sheet: 8.1 x 23.2 cm (3 3/16 x 9 1/8 in.) support: 9.4 x 24.8 cm (3 11/16 x 9 3/4 in.), National Gallery of Art, Washington, Woodner Collection. Washington, DC—Raphael (1483–1520) was the first and greatest figure in the modern classical tradition of Western art. In celebration of the 500th anniversary of his death, the National Gallery of Art will present 26 prints... [Lire la suite]

03 juin 2018

Exhibition at LACMA explores the chiaroscuro woodcut in Renaissance Italy

Ugo da Carpi after Francesco Parmigianino, Diogenes, c. 1527, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of Philippa Calnan in memory of her mother Matilda Loeser Calnan, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy, the first major exhibition on the subject in the United States. Organized by LACMA in association with the National Gallery of Art, Washington, this groundbreaking show brings together some 100 rare and... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2014

Exhibition of Chiaroscuro woodcuts on view at the Royal Academy of Arts in London

Hendrick Goltzius, Hercules Killing Cacus, 1588. Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, the tone blocks in yellow and green, 41.1 x 33.3 cm. Collection Georg Baselitz. Photo: Albertina, Vienna.  LONDON.- Renaissance Impressions: Chiaroscuro woodcuts from the Collections of Georg Baselitz and the Albertina, Vienna examines the artistic development of the revolutionary, yet short lived, printing technique of the chiaroscuro woodcut in the sixteenth century. Often based on designs by celebrated Renaissance masters such as... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2014

In colour! Chiaroscuro woodcuts of the Renaissance on view at the Albertina in Vienna

Ugo da Carpi, Archimedes (?), Clair-obscur-Holzschnitt in fünf Platten (beige, hellbraun, braun, schwarzbraun) Albertina, Wien. VIENNA.- In this exhibit, around 220 works from the private collection of the painter Georg Baselitz and from the Albertina impressively demonstrate the origins and artistic development of the chiaroscuro woodcut in the 16th century. Especially beautiful and rare, in some cases unique prints will be shown.  First examples of the printing process in which the black line plate is supplemented by one or... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2010

"Chiaroscuro Woodcuts from 16th-Century Italy: Promised Gifts from the Kirk Edward Long Collection" @ Cantor Arts Center

Andrea Andreani, Allegory of Virtue (after J. Ligozzi), 1585. Chiaroscuro woodcut; Lent by Kirk Edward Long. L.15.129.2007. Courtesy of the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University Stanford, California —The Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University announces an exhibition on the 16th-century Italian invention of chiaroscuro, the first technology for reproducing images in color. “Chiaroscuro Woodcuts from 16th-Century Italy: Promised Gifts from the Kirk Edward Long Collection” features more than 20 works drawn entirely from... [Lire la suite]