30 octobre 2010

Tronies: Dialogue Between Marlene Dumas and the Old Masters @ Haus der Kunst in Munich

Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem, Porträt eines Narren, um 1596. Öl auf Holz, 46,5 x 33,5 cm. Collection Theater Instituut Nederland *MUNICH.- The dialogue-exhibition contrasts works by Marlene Dumas with historical examples of the Tronie art form. Tronies are portrait paintings that are characterized by a particularly virtuosic handling of the artistic means, intense expressiveness and individual physiognomy. It was only recently that Tronies were discovered to be an independent form of painting through art historical research.... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2009

'Framing the Altarpiece: The Birth of the Modern Painting out of the Spirit of the Gothic Cathedral' @ the Bass Museum of Art

Sandro Botticelli (Italian, 1444-1510) and Domenico Ghirlandaio (Italian, 1449-1494), The Coronation of the Virgin with Saints. Tempera with oil on canvas. Gift of John and Johanna Bass. 1963.001 MIAMI BEACH, FL.- Framing the Altarpiece celebrates the re-installation of one of the Bass’s masterpieces, The Coronation of the Virgin, attributed to Sandro Botticelli and Domenico Ghirlandaio, and re-introduces several significant Renaissance altarpieces from Italy, Spain, Germany, and the Netherlands. Altarpieces that once... [Lire la suite]