16 février 2010

"Michelangelo's Dream" @ The Courtauld Gallery

Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) Dream of Human Life, c. 1533 ©The Courtauld Gallery ‘Drawings the like of which have never been seen…’ Giorgio Vasari, 1568 Michelangelo’s masterpiece The Dream (Il Sogno) has been described as one of the finest of all Renaissance drawings and it is amongst The Courtauld Gallery’s greatest treasures. Executed in c. 1533 when Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) was at the height of his career, it exemplifies his unrivalled skill as a draughtsman and his extraordinary powers of invention.... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2009

"De Raphaël à Carracci. L’art de la Rome pontificale" @ National Gallery of Canada (NGC)

Raphael (1483–1520), Portrait of Bindo Altoviti, c. 1515, Oil on panel, 59.7 × 43.8 cm. Samuel H. Kress Collection. Image courtesy of the Board of Trustees of the National Gallery of Art, Washington OTTAWA.- The power, politics and drama that surrounded papal patronage in 16th-century Rome will be revealed in a magnificent new exhibition opening at the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) on May 29. From Raphael to Carracci: The Art of Papal Rome represents an unprecedented survey of art in this period. Presented by Sun Life... [Lire la suite]