Catégorie : À l’étranger

Exposition : « Frans Hals », Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, 16 février-9 juin 2024

ON VIEW IN AMSTERDAM FOR THE FIRST TIME A selection of around fifty key works has been made from Frans Hals’ extensive oeuvre. These include works from the Rijksmuseum’s own collection – The Merry Drinker, Portrait of a Couple – and a number of special loans, for which we are extremely grateful. These include The Laughing Cavalier from the Wallace Collection in London, a work that normally never travels, as well as Catharina Hooft with...

Exposition : « Conserving Eden: Cranach’s Adam and Eve from the Norton Simon », Los Angeles, The Getty Center, 23 janvier-21 avril 2024

Painting in a distinctive sensuous style, Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, 1472–1553) interpreted biblical subjects with humorous insight and flair. His striking portrayals of Adam and Eve beneath the Tree of Knowledge are among the highlights of the Norton Simon Museum of Art in Pasadena, California. These captivating life-size paintings are presented for the first time at Getty following a multi-year conservation treatment and technical study. Look for Cranach’s Adam and Eve in the Museum’s...

Exposition : « Graphic Design in the Middle Ages », Los Angeles, The Getty Center, 29 août 2023-28 juin 2024

Medieval scribes and artists were some of the world’s first graphic designers, planning individual pages and whole books in creative ways. Exploring the idea of designing a medieval book, from the layout of the page to text as graphic organizing tool, and the role of ornament in the structure of the finished product, this exhibition reveals the ways that design influenced the reading and interpretation of medieval books. Source

Exposition : « Collectors’ Dreams – Glorious Moments in Netherlandish Baroque Art », Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, 26 mai 2023-21 avril 2024

“Collectors are happy people” is the last line of the short story The Invisible Collection (1925) by Austrian writer Stefan Zweig. This exhibition illustrates the happiness of collectors. For the first time ever, Collectors’ Dreams shows a marvelous German private collection brimming with star painters of the seventeenth-century Netherlandish art world. Starting in 1970, the collection was assembled over three decades through shrewd purchases on the international art market. The collection was recently entrusted on permanent loan to the...

Exposition : “Il tocco di Pigmalione. Rubens e la scultura a Roma”, Rome, Galleria Borghese, du 14 novembre 2023 au 18 février 2024

Dal 14 novembre con la mostra Il tocco di Pigmalione. Rubens e la scultura a Roma, a cura di Francesca Cappelletti e Lucia Simonato, la Galleria Borghese inaugura la seconda tappa di RUBENS! La nascita di una pittura europea, un grande progetto realizzato in collaborazione con Fondazione Palazzo Te e Palazzo Ducale di Mantova che racconta i rapporti tra la cultura italiana e l’Europa attraverso gli occhi del Maestro della pittura barocca, e si inserisce...

Exposition : « Versos. The Hidden Side », Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado, 7 novembre 2023-3 mars 2024

The B-side of the pictorial support, whether panel, fabric, metal or stone, is a private, intimate space. In the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance the functions of some types of paintings entailed their transport and handling, as a consequence of which they became three-dimensional and object-like, as seen in various examples in the exhibition. However, the vast majority of paintings produced at that date and particularly in subsequent periods were hung on the wall....

Exposition : “Collectors’ Dreams – Glorious Moments in Netherlandish Baroque Art”, Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud, jusqu’au 21 avril 2024

“Collectors are happy people” is the last line of the short story The Invisible Collection (1925) by Austrian writer Stefan Zweig. This exhibition illustrates the happiness of collectors. For the first time ever, Collectors’ Dreams shows a marvelous German private collection brimming with star painters of the seventeenth-century Netherlandish art world. Starting in 1970, the collection was assembled over three decades through shrewd purchases on the international art market. The collection was recently entrusted on permanent loan to the...

Exposition : « Raffael. Silk and Gold », Vienne, Kunsthistorisches Museum, 26 septembre 2023-14 janvier 2024

In the autumn of 2023, the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna showcases a medium that played a central role in the public celebrations of princely power and magnificence during the Renaissance : monumental tapestries. The most exquisite products fashioned from delicate silks and precious metal threads were produced in Brussels, including the series of tapestries depicting the story of the Apostles, commissioned by Pope Leo X (1475-1521) for the Sistine Chapel in Rome. The cartoons, which led...

Exposition : « The Jousting Armor of Philip I of Castile », New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 11 mai 2023-1er avril 2026

Among the various mock combats fought by knights and noblemen in tournaments, the joust was one of the most spectacular. The joust of peace required highly specialized armor that was unsuited to any other use, and usually made by the greatest armorers due to the exceptional metalworking skills required. This special installation features an armor for the joust of peace of Philip I of Castile (1478–1506) on loan from the Imperial Armoury, Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna....

Exposition : « Rich Man, Poor Man: Art, Class, and Commerce in a Late Medieval Town », New York, The Met Cloisters, 6 mars 2023-4 février 2024

Below the monarch, nobility, and land-owning gentry in the highly stratified society of sixteenth-century England stood those known as the “middling sort.” Like their compatriots of higher rank, they too saw art and architecture as a means of self-fashioning. This exhibition examines the emergence of distinctly middle-class taste in late medieval England by showcasing a rare set of large-scale domestic sculptures from Exeter. Commissioned by a merchant named Henry Hamlyn, the sculptures, which adorned the...

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