Étiqueté : Italian Renaissance Art

Parution : Francesco Caglioti (ed), “Donatello: The Renaissance”, Venise, Marsilio, 2022

  A beautiful appraisal of the Renaissance sculptor’s achievements, contextualized with works by his contemporaries. The first thorough overview of the artist in many years, Donatello: The Renaissance reconstructs the outstanding career of one of the greatest sculptors in Western art. Famed for his incredibly sensual sculpture of David—the first freestanding nude male sculpture since antiquity—Donatello (c. 1386–1466) also made reliefs, but was best known for statues in the round. Accompanying a truly historic exhibition...

Parution : Valentina Zucchi, “Palazzo Medici Riccardi”, Rome, Officina Libraria, 2022

    This book provides an insight into the history and beauty of Palazzo Medici Riccardi, one of the most important palaces in Florence. Through its pages it is possible to delve into the events that led to the birth of the building commissioned by Cosimo de’ Medici and designed by Michelozzo. The text is therefore a fascinating journey through settings, characters and historical periods, offering useful elements for understanding the history of a palace...

Exposition : “Dai primitivi a Filippo Lippi. Il nuovo allestimento di Palazzo Barberini”, Rome, Palais Barberini, jusqu’au 30 juin 2023

Da venerdì 29 aprile 2022 le Gallerie Nazionali di Arte Antica riaprono le porte delle undici sale del piano terra di Palazzo Barberini, completamente rinnovate e riallestite. Con questo intervento, a cura di Flaminia Gennari Santori con Maurizia Cicconi e Michele Di Monte, e progetto allestitivo di Enrico Quell, si conclude, dopo tre anni, il complesso riallestimento della collezione permanente del museo. Le 50 opere del piano terra, dall’Alto Medioevo al primissimo Cinquecento, sono disposte...

Parution : Stefan Bauer, Simon Ditchfield, “A Renaissance Reclaimed Jacob Burckhardt’s Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy Reconsidered”, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2022

  Brings together in one place the insights of historians of Renaissance literature, art, scholarship, religion, political theory, and festivals Considers Burckhardt’s ideas both in terms of their intrinsic worth and for what they tell us about the age in which he was writing Represents the latest scholarship in the relevant fields   Publication date : 24 May 2022 Source

Parution : Giovanni C.F. Villa, “Giorgione”, Silvana Editoriale, Milan, 2022

    The most comprehensive overview in print on the Renaissance master of Venetian sensuality Famous for his enduringly popular and canonical masterpieces such as The Sleeping Venus and The Tempest—often considered the first true landscape painting in Western art—Zorzi da Castelfranco, known as Giorgione (1474 or 1478–1510) was, along with Titian, one of the greatest masters of the Venetian Renaissance. Although his brief career lasted just over 10 years, the handful of surviving paintings...

Parution : Margaret Pont, “An Evocation of the Basilica of St Francis of Assisi”, Lausanne, Skira, 2022

  A beautiful homage to the influence of St Francis and the masterworks by Giotto, Cimabue and others in the Basilica of Assisi This richly illustrated hardcover volume focuses on the exquisitely detailed beauty of the artworks by Cimabue, Giotto, Simone Martini and Pietro Lorenzetti that adorn the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and the town of Assisi in the heart of Italy’s Umbria region, animating the profound humanism and affirmative energy that St...

Parution : Sara van Dijk, “Remember Me: Renaissance Portraits”, Rotterdam, NAI010 publishers, 2022

  How Renaissance Old Masters expanded the terms and vocabulary of portraiture In the Renaissance, artists across Europe produced lifelike portraits with new virtuoso realism and exactitude, immortalizing not only kings and noblemen but, increasingly, bankers, merchants and scholars. These paintings, busts, prints and drawings still bear witness to the power, status, ambitions, friendships and religious convictions of their subjects. Whether they are lovers, celebrities or religious devotees, the people portrayed here implore the onlookers...

Appel à contribution : « Early Modern Italian Studies », Los Angeles, PAMLA, 11-13 novembre 2022, date limite le 15 mai 2022

Please consider submitting an abstract to the special session “Early Modern Italian Studies” at the 2022 PAMLA conference, to be held in Los Angeles, California at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel, Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13, 2022. This panel is open to papers presenting new research in Italian Studies with an Early Modern focus (roughly 1300–1700 CE). Research in cross-cultural early global studies with connections to Italy are also welcome and...

Séminaire : David Young Kim, « The Desert and the Lagoon », Londres, The Courtauld Institute, 31 mai 2022, 18h-20h

This seminar will examine formats that develop art historical arguments outside the conventional methods of printed publications and conference talk. David Young Kim will screen his new film “The Desert and the Lagoon” (co-directed with Amelia Saul) which offers a close reading of Giovanni Bellini’s Saint Francis in the Desert. This experimental film essay uncovers the painting’s background and setting, putting them in relation with the abandoned and deserted islands in the Venetian Lagoon. Shooting locations include...

Exposition : “Michelangelo: l’effigie in bronzo di Daniele da Volterra”, Florence, Galleria dell’Accademia di Firenze, du 15 février au 19 juin 2022

Michelangelo: l’effigie in bronzo di Daniele da Volterra, a cura di Cecilie Hollberg, è una mostra studio unica e inconsueta che parte da un discorso fatto di quesiti ancora aperti per arrivare a soluzioni nuove con metodi innovativi. È la prima volta che vengono riuniti questi nove busti simili, alcuni apparentemente quasi uguali, che riportano i tratti di Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475 – 1564). Proprio quell’effigie che tutti noi siamo abituati a collegare con l’incomparabile artista...

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