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Quotidiano di informazione – Anno 31 n° 301

Posts Tagged ‘drawings’

Two exhibitions

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 25 settembre 2010

London until 12/12/2010 Burlington House Piccadilly, Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Arts presents a major exhibition of works which showcases the breadth and wealth of one of the finest collections in Central Europe. The exhibition features over 200 works and includes paintings, drawings and sculpture from the early Renaissance to the twentieth century. Selected works by artists including Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, El Greco, Peter Paul Rubens, Goya, Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Egon Schiele, Paul Gauguin and Pablo Picasso are on display, many of which have not previously been shown in the UK. The exhibition comprises works from the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, with additional key loans from the Hungarian National Gallery and provides a once in a lifetime opportunity to view these artworks in London.
Treasures from Budapest: European Masterpieces from Leonardo to Schiele includes still lifes, landscapes and portraits by some of Europe’s finest artists, including works by Royal Academicians Sir Joshua Reynolds, John Constable and Angelica Kauffmann. The exhibition concludes with a showcase of works by Impressionists such as Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Camille Pissarro and twentieth century artists including Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso and Egon Schiele alongside works by Hungarian artists such as Károly Ferenczy and József Rippl-Rónai.
Treasures from Budapest: European Masterpieces from Leonardo to Schiele is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue which provides a forum for the exploration of a number of recent discoveries about particular works in the collection. (Image: Egon Schiele, Two Women Embracing, 1915. Pencil, watercolour, gouache. 48.5 x 32.7 cm. Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest)

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“Jared French by Jared French”

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 17 luglio 2010

Paris Galerie Maurizio Nobile 45 rue de Penthièvre,  Opening day: Wednesday 15 September to 27 October 2010 To celebrate his new establishment in Paris, Italian gallery owner Maurizio Nobile will present his inaugural exhibition: “Jared French by Jared French” Italian gallery owner Maurizio Nobile is taking up residence on the Parisian right bank at 45 rue de Penthièvre with an inaugural exhibition devoted to Jared French (1905-1988). Born in the United States, this artist representing the “Magic Realism” movement had adopted Rome as his city of choice. He left behind more than 600 works—paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, engravings, etc. These intimate works reveal with great delicacy the attention Jared French paid to the human being, which he made the central focus of his work. The exhibition entitled “Jared French by Jared French” chronicles his life as an artist from his early days in the 1930s to the end of the 1960s. His drawings with their precise lines are like open windows on an exacerbated sensitivity. Maurizio Nobile will also be showing black-and-white photographs, made for the most part during the period when the artist belonged to the PAJAMA trio consisting of his wife Margaret Hoening and his friend and former lover Paul Cadmus. In the 1940s, Jared French started to produce more symbolic works and learned to paint with the tempera technique, using egg or casein, which became his favorite technique. French’s works are imbued with fascinating mystery. Inspired by those close to him, the figures that inhabit his works display imperturbable serenity and appear to be passed down from ancient Greek statuary and the great masters of 15th century Italian painting, such as Piero della Francesca and Andrea Mantegna. Maurizio Nobile acquired this substantial collection from the Italian heirs of Jared French. The collection, which will be the subject of a publication with Editions Allemandi, is of indispensable value when it comes to understanding the artist’s figurative poetry. Maurizio Nobile will be unveiling a portion of it to punctuate his arrival on the Paris scene.

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Brigitte Waldach: Drawings and Installations

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 29 Mag 2010

Emden Kunsthalle Emden, Hinter dem Rahmen 13, Friday, June 4, 2010, 11.00 am Opening: Saturday, June 5, 2010, 4.30 pm Both in the presence of the artist Duration: June 5 – September 5, 2010. The former Master Scholar of Georg Baselitz has gained international recognition for her works, such as her unique red drawings that stand out both in form and content, and her thematisation of the “German Autumn” and RAF (Red Army Faction). Following numerous exhibitions in New York, Copenhagen, São Paulo, Los Angeles, Barcelona and Berlin, the show at Kunsthalle Emden is Waldach’s largest solo museum exhibition to date and also the launch of a museum tour with two further stations in Sweden and Norway, at Konstmuseum Kalmar and at Rogalandmuseum Stavanger. In addition to her large-format drawings and site-specific works, the exhibition will also include the light and sound installation Im privaten Licht der Öffentlichkeit [In the Public’s Private Light]. With approximately 100 red lamps that were donated by private citizens of Emden for the duration of the exhibition, Waldach has created in the Kunsthalle a unique city portrait, a red lightscape that wafts above a whispering sound cloud of private memories and individual thoughts. On occasion of the exhibition, the catalogue Sturz/Fall has been published in both English and German by Kehrer Verlag, issued by Kunsthalle Emden, with texts by Lena Nievers, Martin Schibli and Dieter Scholz; hardcover; 23.5 x 26 cm, 148 pages, approximately 90 colour reproductions, ISBN 978-3-86828-116-3, 28 € (Museum price 25 €). (Brigitte)

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