23 janvier 2010

'Rome After Raphael' @ The Morgan Library & Museum.

Giuseppe Cesari (1568–1640), "Child Walking, Looking Over Its Shoulder". Black and red chalk, 12 x 8 7/16 inches (305 x 215 mm). Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1910; IV, 161A. Photo: Graham Haber, 2009 NEW YORK, NY.- In the early 1500s, Rome’s majesty was a distant memory: its marble temples and palaces had been ransacked; its population was a fraction of what it had been in antiquity. Yet, over the course of the next hundred years, the Eternal City would experience an amazing rebirth, as a series of popes rebuilt and... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2009

"Jim Dine: The Glyptotek Drawings" @ The Morgan Library & Museum

Jim Dine (b. 1935) The Glyptotek Drawings, 1987–88. Charcoal on Mylar. 17 3/4 x 15 1/2 inches (45 x 39.4 cm) Promised gift of the artist to The Morgan Library & Museum. Photograph courtesy of PaceWildenstein. © 2009 Jim Dine / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York This series of forty works on paper known as The Glyptotek Drawings* was inspired by Greek and Roman sculpture, primarily from the Glyptothek Museum in Munich.The works combine a rich variety of media, including ink, charcoal, crayon, and paint, applied in broad... [Lire la suite]
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