15 mars 2011

"Watteau: The Drawings" @ Royal Academy of Arts, London

Jean-Antoine Watteau, 'Woman Wearing a Mantle over her Head and Shoulders' (detail), c.1718-19. Red and black chalks and graphite on paper, 197 x 179 mm. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, inv. 1831. Photo © Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA / Michael Agee. The Royal Academy of Arts presents the first major retrospective exhibition of Jean-Antoine Watteau’s (1684 – 1721) drawings to be held in the UK. The display contains over 80 works on paper produced by the French... [Lire la suite]
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25 août 2009

"Sargent and the Sea ' @ the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C

John Singer Sargent, Whitby Fishing Boats, 1884, oil on canvas. Private Collection In Sargent and the Sea, the Corcoran Gallery of Art brings together for the first time more than 80 paintings, watercolors, and drawings depicting seascapes and coastal scenes from the early career of John Singer Sargent (1856-1925), the pre-eminent American expatriate painter of the late 19th century.  The Corcoran’s masterwork En route pour la pêche (Setting out to Fish) (1878), will serve as the centerpiece of the exhibition, and will be... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2009

Royal Academy Announces 'The Real Van Gogh: The Artist and His Letters' in Early 2010

Vincent Van Gogh, Still Life with a Plate of Onions, 1889. Oil on canvas, 49.6 x 64.4 cm LONDON.- In January 2010, the Royal Academy of Arts will stage a landmark exhibition of the work of Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890). The focus of the exhibition will be the artist’s remarkable correspondence. Over 35 original letters, rarely exhibited to the public due to their fragility, will be on display in the main galleries of Burlington House, together with around 65 paintings and 30 drawings that express the principal themes to be found... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2009

'Palladio, The Architect (1508-1580)" @ Caixa Forum in Barcelona

A man touches one of the models included in the "Palladio, The Architect (1508-1580)", exhibition. EFE/Alberto Estévez BARCELONA.- Caixa Forum in Barcelona presents Palladio, The Architect (1508-1580), on view through September 6, 2009. Palladio was not only one of the greatest Italian architects; he was also a practitioner whose work has continued to resonate down five centuries. Active in Vicenza, Venice and the Veneto region, he crafted a new architectural language derived from classical sources yet shaped to... [Lire la suite]
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