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Conférence : Diane Bodart, « In the Mirror of Armor », en ligne, 7 avril 2021

In the early fifteenth century, while new treatments of steel surfaces elaborated in Northern Italy made armor as shiny and reflective as a mirror, the refinement of glazes reached by oil painting in the Low-Countries allowed the representation of such optical effects. At the encounter between these two new technologies, the pictorial detail of the reflection became the site for experimentation with its transformative potentialities. Reflections on armor, like those on mirrors, may operate a...

Exposition : Emperor Maximilian I (1459-1519) and the age of Dürer, Vienne, Musée de l’Albertina, du 14 septembre 2012 au 6 janvier 2013.

Exposition : Emperor Maximilian I (1459-1519) and the age of Dürer, Vienne, Musée de l’Albertina, du 14 septembre 2012 au 6 janvier 2013.

 Source : http://www.albertina.at   Many of the most important works created for the propaganda and in memory of Maximilian I are preserved in the Albertina. These include works of Albrecht Dürer, but also the extraordinary Triumphal Procession of Albrecht Altdorfer and his workshop, which will form the core of the exhibit. Of the original 109 large-sized parchment sheets with flamboyantly colourful representations of riders, magnificent chariots and landsknechts, sheets 49 to 109 are preseved in the...

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