11 juin 2009

'The Sacred Made Real: Spanish Painting and Sculpture 1600-1700' @ National Gallery

Diego Velázquez (1599–1660), Portrait of Juan Martínez Montañés, 1635 © Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid LONDON.- Created to shock the senses and stir the soul… 'The Sacred Made Real' presents a landmark reappraisal of religious art from the Spanish Golden Age. Paintings including masterpieces by Diego Velázquez and Francisco de Zurbarán are displayed for the very first time alongside Spain’s remarkable ‘polychrome’ (painted) sculptures. While the religious paintings of Velázquez and Zurbarán are relatively well known, the... [Lire la suite]