01 avril 2009

"Made for Manufacture: Drawings for Sculpture and the Decorative Arts" @ the J. Paul Getty Museum

Stefano della Bella (Italian, 1610-1664), Design for an Ewer, about 1629. Pen and ink and blue wash, 35.9 X 25.7 cm. 2003.7 The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Many of the greatest artists from the 15th through the 18th centuries designed three-dimensional objects, and while the resulting pieces are celebrated, the drawings which preceded them are stunning works of art in their own right. Made for Manufacture: Drawings for Sculpture and the Decorative Arts, on view March 31 through July 5, 2008 at the J.... [Lire la suite]