12 avril 2010

"The Brilliant Line: Following the Early Modern Engraver, 1480–1650" @ Block Museum

Albrecht Dürer, "The Large Horse", 1505, engraving. Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth. EVANSTON, IL.- Composed entirely of lines, engravings are works of exquisite beauty and incomparable intricacy. Northwestern University's Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art will focus on the engraved line from April 9 through June 20 with two exhibitions highlighting the technical virtuosity and innovativeness of European engravers of the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries. Both... [Lire la suite]