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Appel à contribution : « Message, Messenger, or False Friend ? Early Modern Print as Intermediary, Workshop », Munich, Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, du 28 au 29 juin 2019, date limite le 1er avril 2019

International workshop supported by the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung in collaboration with the SACRIMA project, to be held at the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich (28-29 June, 2019) In the early modern era, woodcut and engraved prints operated on multiple levels: as individual creations, and as resources representing preexisting images, objects and spaces. Given the medium’s inherent multiplicity and mobility, prints effectively project visual ideas and concepts, creating mobile models in image and text for dissemination. The...

Exposition : « The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy », Los Angeles County Museum of Art, du 3 juin au 16 septembre 2018.

Displaying exquisite designs, technical virtuosity, and sumptuous color, chiaroscuro woodcuts are among the most striking prints of the Renaissance. First introduced in Italy around 1516, the chiaroscuro woodcut, which involves printing an image from two or more woodblocks inked in different hues, was one of the most successful early forays into color printing in Europe. Taking its name from the Italian for “light” (chiaro) and “shade” (scuro), the technique creates the illusion of depth through...

Exposition : “A Revolution in Printmaking. The Italian Chiaroscuro Woodcut of the Sixteenth Century”, Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, du 22 septembre 2017 au 14 janvier 2018.

A Revolution in Printmaking. The Italian Chiaroscuro Woodcut of the Sixteenth Century. Cologne – Wallraf-Richartz Museum 22 septembre 2017 – 14 janvier 2018   Scarcely another method has had such a deep and lasting effect on print-making as the invention in 1516 of the chiaroscuro woodcut by Italian artist Ugo da Carpi. After centuries of simple woodcut prints, the chiaroscuro technique constituted a totally new means of expression. By using differently cut wood blocks, artists...