17 avril 2011

Woodcuts: Collection from Albrecht Dürer to Tal R @ the National Gallery of Denmark

Albrecht Dürer (1471 - 1528), The Trinity. The Royal Collection of Graphic Art, 1511, 389 x 282 mm. COPENHAGEN.- While the world is experiencing an ever-increasing influx of new media, the Royal Collection of Graphic Art directs attention to one of the oldest mediums around. A medium, moreover, which remains very much alive and continues to attract the attention of the most innovative strata of contemporary art. The spring exhibition at the Royal Collection of Graphic Art at the National Gallery of Denmark provides a comprehensive... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2009

"Nature Strikes Back" @ the National Gallery of Denmark

Christian Schmidt-Rasmussen (f. 1963) At Long Last Mankind Found a Way to Conquer Death. National Gallery of Denmark, 1998. SMK Foto Nature as historyThroughout history, mankind has perceived nature differently at different times. During the Middle Ages, nature was mostly regarded as evil and mankind was prey to its whims, which only God could protect us from. This understanding was replaced by a more positive view of nature in the Renaissance, where man begins to regard nature as a useful resource that can be controlled. This... [Lire la suite]