29 décembre 2010

"Man, Myth, and Sensual Pleasures: Jan Gossart's Renaissance" @ Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

Jan Gossart (Netherlandish, ca. 1478–1532). Portrait of a Man (Jan Jacobsz. Snoeck?), ca. 1530. National Gallery of Art, Washington The first major exhibition in forty-five years devoted to the Burgundian Netherlandish artist Jan Gossart (ca. 1478-1532) brings together Gossart's paintings, drawings, and prints and places them in the context of the art and artists that influenced his transformation from Late Gothic Mannerism to the new Renaissance mode. Gossart was among the first northern artists to travel to Rome to make... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2010

Scultura III presented by Tomasso Brothers Fine Art at The Otto Naumann Gallery, New York‏

Benedetto da Maiano (1442-1497), Madonna and Child with the young St John the Baptist. Polychromed stucco relief, in original frame, 83 x 63 cm A tender depiction of the Madonna and Child with the young St John the Baptist by Benedetto da Maiano (1442-1497) is among the major pieces of European sculpture presented by Tomasso Brothers Fine Art in their third annual New York exhibition, Scultura III, at Otto Naumann, 22 East 80th Street, from Thursday 21 to Sunday 31 October 2010.  This beautifully preserved stucco... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2010

Tomasso Brothers to Return to New York with Masterpieces of European Sculpture

Bust of the Roman emperor Caracalla by Joseph Claus (active 1754-1783). White marble, height: 74 cm. LONDON.- Major pieces of European sculpture will be presented by Tomasso Brothers Fine Art in their third annual New York exhibition, Scultura III, which will take place at Otto Naumann, 22 East 80th Street , from Thursday 21 to Sunday 31 October 2010. The two previous exhibitions attracted wide critical acclaim from collectors, art historians and museum curators for the quality and rarity of the pieces, and this year’s event... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2010

"Modeling Devotion: Terracotta Sculpture of the Italian Renaissance" @ the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Matteo Civitali, "Virgin and Christ Child", ca. 1480. Painted terracotta, ht. 39 inches. BOSTON, MA.- In Italy during the Renaissance (around 1400 to 1600), an innovative form of sculpture was developed using fine clay that was shaped and modeled before being fired in a kiln. Called terracotta in Italian (meaning “baked earth”), this type of sculpture often has been overlooked by scholars in favor of the more commonly known Renaissance sculptures carved in marble or cast in bronze. "Modeling Devotion: Terracotta... [Lire la suite]