25 octobre 2010

"Old Master Drawings: Guercino, Rubens, Tintoretto" @ Lady Lever and Walker Art Galleries

Guido Reni, Head and Shoulders of a Youth (about 1614). Black and white chalk on blue-grey paper. © National Museums Liverpool LIVERPOOL.- A new exhibition explores why artists have drawn over the centuries – from copying other works to making life studies – and the role of sketching in the creation of artworks. Old Master Drawings: Guercino, Rubens, Tintoretto 22 October 2010 to 2 May 2011 features 29 drawings from the Old Master collections of the Lady Lever and Walker Art Galleries. Works by some of the great Italian... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2010

Drawings Attributed to Francis Bacon @ Werkstattgalerie in Berlin

Francis Bacon, Screaming Pope. Pencil on Paper, 99,5cm*70cm, year not indicated, signed As everyone interested in Bacon’s work knows, Bacon many times, and often vehemently, denied that he made any use of drawing. This is contradicted however by an early interview with the critic David Sylvester (Bacon’s most frequent interlocutor), which is preserved on film. In it, Bacon admits that he does draw, but coyly says that puts his drawings aside and doesn’t look at them, when the moment comes to paint a picture.Yet, since Bacon’s... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2010

Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto, Study of a Merchant Vessel & An Architectural Capriccio with a Pavilion

Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (Venice 1697 - 1768), Study of a Merchant Vessel. photo Sotheby's Pen and brown ink and gray and brown wash over black chalk; bears inscription in brown ink: Canaleto. 9 5/8 by 7 1/2 in; 244 by 191 mm. Estimate 200,000—300,000 USD. Lot Sold. 542,500 USD PROVENANCE: Claudio Argentieri (L.486b);Pier Giulio Breschi (L.2079b);Sale, London, Sotheby's, 18 November 1982, lot 70;Sale, London, Sotheby's, 4 July 1988, lot 104 LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: W.G. Constable, revised by J.G. Links,... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2009

"Jim Dine: The Glyptotek Drawings" @ The Morgan Library & Museum

Jim Dine (b. 1935) The Glyptotek Drawings, 1987–88. Charcoal on Mylar. 17 3/4 x 15 1/2 inches (45 x 39.4 cm) Promised gift of the artist to The Morgan Library & Museum. Photograph courtesy of PaceWildenstein. © 2009 Jim Dine / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York This series of forty works on paper known as The Glyptotek Drawings* was inspired by Greek and Roman sculpture, primarily from the Glyptothek Museum in Munich.The works combine a rich variety of media, including ink, charcoal, crayon, and paint, applied in broad... [Lire la suite]
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