30 mai 2010

"Ghirlandaio and the Renaissance in Florence" @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

This summer the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza will be presenting the temporary exhibition Ghirlandaio and the Renaissance in Florence. Comprising a survey of quattrocento Florentine art, its starting point is one of the great icons in the Museum's permanent collection: Portrait of Giovanna degli Albizzi Tornabuoni, painted by Domenico Ghirlandaio between 1489 and 1490. Displayed in conjunction with this masterpiece of Florentine art will be a carefully-chosen group of 60 works including paintings, sculptures, drawings, illuminated... [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]