30 janvier 2011

"Orientalism in Europe: From Delacroix to Kandinsky" @ Art Hall of Hypo Culture Foundation

Jean Lecomte du Nouÿ, The white Slave, 1888, oil on canvas, 149,5 x 118,3 cm. Nantes, Musée des Beaux-Arts © RMN/Gérard Blot With some 150 paintings and sculptures, the major exhibition Orientalism in Europe: from Delacroix to Kandinsky presents the diverse interpretations of the Islamic Orient, North Africa and the Middle East by almost 100 western European artists. This survey starts with Napoleon's Egyptian Campaign (1798-1801) and continues through to the Modernism of the early 20th century. Masterpieces by Ingres,... [Lire la suite]