Étiqueté : disegno

Exposition : « Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer », New York – The Met, du 13 novembre 2017 au 12 février 2018.

Exhibition Overview: Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564), a towering genius in the history of Western art, will be the subject of this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition. During his long life, Michelangelo was celebrated for the excellence of his disegno, the power of drawing and invention that provided the foundation for all the arts. For his mastery of drawing, design, sculpture, painting, and architecture, he was called Il Divino (“the divine one”) by his contemporaries. His powerful imagery and dazzling technical...

Appel à communications : “Chiaroscuro as Aesthetic Principle, 1300-1600”, Bern, date limite : 15 août 2015

Chiaroscuro since Leon Battista Alberti’s De pictura (1435) has been one of the central subjects characterising painting and sculpture in practice and theory in Italy. Primarily, it concerns the articulation of plastic qualities, the formulation of relief, both in painting and sculpture. In the northern tradition, too, chiaroscuro has been highly valued. Through chiaroscuro, the textures of materials and the structural fabric of their surfaces, including their eye-catching highlights, have been evoked. Chiaroscuro goes hand in hand with an intensification of optical qualities....

Appel à communication : “Beyond disegno ?”, Florence, date limite : 10 août 2015

Beyond disegno ? The emergence of independent drawings in Germany and Italy in the 15th and 16th century Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, Max-Planck-Institut 3-5 mars 2016 Disegno has received great attention from art-historical scholarship for several decades now. Its significance for the art of the Italian Renaissance and for the system of the arts right up to the modern era is indisputable. But artistic developments outside the sphere of disegno easily escape our notice. This...

Appel à communication : “Renaissance Drawings for and after Sculpture”, Rome, Bibliotheca Hertziana, date limite : 6 avril 2015

Appel à communication : “Renaissance Drawings for and after Sculpture”, Rome, Bibliotheca Hertziana, date limite : 6 avril 2015

Renaissance Drawings for and after Sculpture Gernsheim Conference at the Bibliotheca Hertziana 11–13 November 2015 The Photographic Collection of the Bibliotheca Hertziana has been responsible for the care of and access to Walter and Jutta Gernsheim’s Corpus Photographicum of Drawings since 2002. The Corpus includes over 190,000 photographs of Old Master drawings, architectural drawings and drawings after antiquities, which originate mainly from the 16th and 17th centuries and subsequent periods. The project has been accompanied...