Étiqueté : ambiguïté

Conférence : Daniel M. Unger, « Ambiguity in the works of Caravaggio », en ligne, 20 juillet 2022, 18h15-20h

The talk will address works of art that Caravaggio completed in Rome. The focus of the talk will be on the ambiguity of presentation that one can discern in his paintings and on how this ambiguity clarifies every time a certain aspect of his ideas. Caravaggio’s sophisticated language comes in contrast to his choice to represent his figures as simple and poor. His unconventional, nonconformist, and independent approach is marked by a certain ambiguity, obscurity,...

Colloque : « Indeterminacy in Netherlandish Visual Arts and Culture (1400-1800) », HNA conference, Amsterdam, 2 juin 2022

The art of the Netherlands in the early modern period is full of works whose meaning is not revealed at first glance, or whose interpretations by art historians have revealed all the ambiguity. Just think of Jan van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait, Quinten Massys’ Money Changer and his Wife or Johannes Vermeer’s Art of Painting to name only a few famous examples which have been deciphered by scholars in turn from a moralizing, allegorical, spiritual or...

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