02 avril 2019

"Le Musée Pouchkine. Cinq cents ans de dessins de maîtres" à la Fondation Custodia

Le Musée Pouchkine à la Fondation Custodia. PARIS - Cette première grande rétrospective des œuvres graphiques du musée Pouchkine en France couvre les écoles européennes et russes, du XVe au XXesiècle. À travers une sélection de plus de 200 œuvres, le public pourra saisir la richesse de cette remarquable collection moscovite. Dürer, Véronèse, Rubens, Fragonard, Tiepolo, Friedrich, Kandinsky, Picasso, Matisse, Modigliani, Chagall ou encore Malevitch sont mis à l’honneur aux côtés de grands noms de... [Lire la suite]

30 septembre 2017

In 'Drawn to Greatness,' the Morgan to Showcase Master Drawings from Thaw Collection

Francisco de Goya (1746–1828), Leave it all to Providence (Dejalo todo a la probidencia), 1816-20, black ink and gray wash, Thaw Collection, The Morgan Library & Museum, 1999.22.  The Thaw Collection is considered among the foremost private collections of drawings assembled over the last half century. It was first promised to the Morgan in 1975 by Eugene V. Thaw, now a Life Trustee, and the museum received the full collection of 424 works in early 2017. In honor of this extraordinary gift—one of the most important in... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2017

Rarely seen Renaissance paintings by Venice masters on view at the North Carolina Museum of Art

Giovanni Bellini and assistants, The Annunciation, circa 1490–1500, oil on canvas, 88 x 42 in. each, Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice, Italy © Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice. RALEIGH, NC.- Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520 features 50 paintings and a significant group of early printed books and individual pages that illustrate a crucial period in the history of Venetian art and culture, widely regarded as one of the most exciting chapters in the history of Western art. The core of the exhibition... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2017

Exhibition at Denver Art Museum features paintings by Titian, Giorgione and Bellini rarely seen in the U.S.

DENVER, CO.- The Denver Art Museum is presenting Glory of Venice: Masterworks of the Renaissance, Denver’s first-ever exhibition to illustrate the development of Venice’s own distinct Renaissance style from the second half of the 1400s to the early 1500s. The exhibition explores the city’s artistic evolution, as it shifted from a center of local significance, to the internationally recognized model of pictorial excellence admired by generations to follow.   The exhibition features about 45 significant works,... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2016

'Glory of Venice: Masterworks of the Renaissance' at the Denver Art Museum (DAM)

Vittore Carpaccio, Annunciation, 1504. Oil on canvas; 50 × 54-3/4 in. Galleria Giorgio Franchetti alla Ca' d'Oro, Venice. Image Photographic Archive, Polo museale del Veneto, granted by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism; reproduction prohibited.  DENVER - Experience the extraordinary creativity of Venice from the mid-1400s to early 1500s, when artists forged a Renaissance style that was distinctly Venetian. Through this artistic evolution, the city became an internationally recognized model... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2016

"Venice, Jews and Europe 1516-2016" opens at Doge's Palace in Venice

Vittore Carpaccio, "Sermon of St. Stephen", Oil on canvas, 148 x 194 cm, Paris, Louvre Museum, Department of Paintings © RMN-Grand Palais. VENICE.- “The area was defined by two gates which, as pointed out by the Senate on 29 March, 1516, would be opened in the morning to the sound of the “Marangona”(the bell in St. Mark’s belfry that established the city’s daily timetable) and closed at night at midnight by four Christian keepers, paid by the Jews and required to reside on site without their family in order to be better able... [Lire la suite]

16 octobre 2015

"Titian to Canaletto: Drawing in Venice" opens at the Ashmolean Museum

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta (1682‒1754), Head of a Youth. Black and white chalks on brownish paper, 31.5 x 29.9 cm © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford.  OXFORD.- Featuring a hundred drawings from the Uffizi, the Ashmolean, and Christ Church, Oxford, Titian to Canaletto is a groundbreaking exhibition based on new research. Venetian art has long been associated with brilliant colours and free brushwork, but drawing has been written out of its history. This exhibition highlights the significance of drawing as a... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2014

New discoveries featured in exhibition of Italian master drawings from the Princeton University Art Museum

Michelangelo Buonarroti: Bust of a Youth and Caricature Head of an Old Man both in left profile, ca. 1530. Black chalk on tan paper. Gift of Frank Jewett Mather Jr. Courtesy of the Princeton University Art Museum. PRINCETON, NJ.- More than 90 rarely seen masterworks by legendary artists from the 15th through the early 20th centuries, including Carpaccio, Michelangelo, Tiepolo and Modigliani, will be on view beginning Jan. 25 as part of the Princeton University Art Museum’s special exhibition 500 Years of Italian Master Drawings... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2013

The monumental rooms of the Doge's Palace in Venice exhibit Manet: Return to Venice

Edouard Manet,  Olympia, 1863 Olio su tela, 130 x 190 cm Parigi, Musée d’Orsay © Musée d’Orsay, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Patrice Schmidt VENICE- Manet. Return to Venice is the name of the exhibition the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia will  from 24th April to 18th August 2013 in the monumental rooms of the Doge’s Palace. It will includeabout 80 paintings, drawings and prints, and has been planned with the special collaboration of the Musée D’Orsay in Paris, which possesses the largest number of... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2010

'Fra Angelico to Leonardo: Italian Renaissance Drawings' @ The British Museum

Anon Lombard, "Two Cheetahs", 1400-10. Bodycolour and watercolour on vellum. A fine example of a model book drawing from north Italy. ©The Trustees of the British Museum LONDON.- This spring, two major exhibitions at the British Museum will explore two important artistic traditions which flourished at the same time in different part of the worlds. Kingdom of Ife: Sculptures from West Africa (4th March - 6th June 2010) will tell the story of the legendary city of Ife through some of the most refined and beautiful... [Lire la suite]