14 novembre 2010

Explore The Strange World of Albrecht Dürer @ the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

Albrecht Dürer, Knight, Death and the Devil, 1513. Engraving on paper © Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massassuchets, USA WILLIAMSTOWN, MA.- Considered by many to be the greatest German artist of all time, Albrecht Dürer was celebrated during his lifetime as a painter, printmaker, and writer. His innovative techniques revolutionized printmaking, and his theoretical writings transformed the study of human proportion. Deeply embedded in a tumultuous era of religious reformation and scientific inquiry,... [Lire la suite]