07 février 2011

“Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland” @ Minneapolis Institute

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio), Venus Rising from the Sea, Oil on canvas, about 1520. National Gallery of Scotland, Acquired from the Trustees of the 7th Duke of Sutherland, partially in lieu of inheritance tax, with the aid of the Heritage Lottery Fund, The Art Fund (with a contribution from the Wolfson Foundation) and the Scottish Executive, 2003MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- The Minneapolis Institute of Arts , in conjunction with the National Galleries of Scotland (NGS), the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston,... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2011

“Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting” @ Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio), Venus Rising from the Sea, Venetian Painting Oil on canvas, about 1520. MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA), in conjunction with the National Galleries of Scotland (NGS), the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will present an exhibition of 25 Venetian masterpieces—12 paintings and 13 drawings—including two of the greatest paintings of the Italian Renaissance, Titian’s Diana and Actaeon and Diana and Callisto (1556–59). The exhibition will also... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2010

Photo Series @ Minneapolis Institute of Arts Features James Welling's Glass House

James Welling (American born 1951), 0775, 2006. Inkjet print. Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- The third exhibition in the Minneapolis Institute of Arts’ new photography series featuring groundbreaking contemporary artists presents the innovative work of Los Angeles photographer James Welling. On view through March 7, 2011, “New Pictures 3: James Welling, Glass House” showcases an elegant photographic series of Philip Johnson’s modernist architectural masterpiece, Glass House (1949). Using a digital camera... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2009

Minneapolis Institute of Arts: Vietnamese Ceramics

Vietnam. Bowl with Lid, 13th-14th century, Glazed stoneware, 6 x 7 in. (15.2 x 17.78 cm) The Alan and Dena Naylor Southeast Asian Art Fund. 2000.82.3a,b. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts ©The Minneapolis Institute of Arts While influenced by Chinese models, Vietnamese potters made their own innovations and added new elements to their designs. The domed lid of this bowl, for instance, has a scalloped rim that probably imitates the edge of a lotus leaf. The spontaneously brushed underglaze floral decor is executed with an iron... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2009

Masterpiece du Minneapolis Institute of Arts: Cham 10th century. Deified King, late 10th century

Cham 10th century. Deified King, late 10th century. Sandstone, 41 x 20 3/4 x 19 1/8 in. (104.14 x 52.71 x 48.58 cm) Minneapolis Institute of Arts. The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Trust Fund, 2003.59 ©The Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Photographe : Photography ©The Minneapolis Institute of Arts Dating to the tenth century, this crisply carved, sandstone image of a deified king relates stylistically to sculpture found at ancient temple complexes like those at My Son and Dong Duong south of Da Nang, in Vietnam's central highlands.... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2009

Masterpieces d'Art Chinois du Minneapolis Institute of Arts

La collection d’art asiatique de l’Institut représente 17 cultures asiatiques couvrant presque 5 000 ans d’histoire. Le Département des arts asiatiques a grandement bénéficié de généreux dons de collectionneurs avertis. Augustus L. Searle, Alfred F. Pillsbury, Richard P. Gale, Louis W. Hill, Jr., et Ruth et Bruce Dayton ont fait don de collections spécialisées de renommée internationale, dont des bronzes chinois anciens, des jades anciens postérieurs à la dynastie Sung, des céramiques monochromes chinoises, des peintures Ukiyo-e,... [Lire la suite]
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