30 octobre 2010

Tronies: Dialogue Between Marlene Dumas and the Old Masters @ Haus der Kunst in Munich

Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem, Porträt eines Narren, um 1596. Öl auf Holz, 46,5 x 33,5 cm. Collection Theater Instituut Nederland *MUNICH.- The dialogue-exhibition contrasts works by Marlene Dumas with historical examples of the Tronie art form. Tronies are portrait paintings that are characterized by a particularly virtuosic handling of the artistic means, intense expressiveness and individual physiognomy. It was only recently that Tronies were discovered to be an independent form of painting through art historical research.... [Lire la suite]