Posts Tagged ‘ Renaissance Art ’

News, Writing and Reviews on Art and Art History | March 21st 2014

March 21, 2014
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Is that a cockatoo I see? Andrea Mantegna,1496, Tempera on canvas, Louvre Museum, Paris

News, Writing and Reviews on Art and Art History Katrina Grant Ron Radford, director of the National Gallery of Australia, has announced his plans to retire. He will step down from the role in September. He has been director since 2005. More here. An article in The Guardian about the work of Heather Dalton...
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Lecture | Charting Cultural Transformation through Renaissance Preaching – Peter Howard

August 27, 2013
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St Dominic and St Francis  by Angelo Lion  Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice

Charting Cultural Transformation through Renaissance Preaching Associate Professor Peter Howard from Monash University   How did the artists of the Sistine Chapel wall frescoes develop and execute a complex programme in an amazingly short period of time? How do we explain the configuration of public space in early Renaissance Italy? Who authorised the magnificent...
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Lecture | Dr Arvi Wattel – Ferrarese Metamorphoses: sixteenth-century artistic transformations

August 20, 2013
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Dossi, Dosso 'Aeneas and Achates on the Libyan Coast ' c. 1520 painted for Alfonso I d'Este via National Gallery of Art, Washington

Ferrarese Metamorphoses: sixteenth-century artistic transformations Dr Arvi Wattel, University of Western Australia The artistic output of the Ferrarese painter Dosso Dossi’s decreased markedly after the death of his main employer, Duke Alfonso I. This reduction has long attracted comment, starting with Vasari, who suggested that Dosso had been able to retire in his old age...
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Update | Paul Hills Varieties of Venetian Colour at the NGV

April 23, 2013
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Update: The NGV has advised that this lecture is now free to attend, for full details see the previous post here Varieties of Venetian Colour: Titian and Veronese Professor Paul Hills, The Courtauld Institute of Art Venetian painters of the Renaissance are celebrated above all others for their colour and for their handling of...
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Joseph Burke Lecture | Possessions and sacred signs in the art of Lorenzo Lotto (1480-1556) | Paul Hills

April 15, 2013
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Lorenzo Lotto, Portrait of Andrea Odoni, 1527, Oil on canvas, 104 x 117 cm Royal Collection, Hampton Court

Possessions and sacred signs in the art of Lorenzo Lotto (1480-1556) Paul Hills, Courtauld Institute of Art Active in northern Italy in a period when the function of sacred images was challenged by reformers, Lorenzo Lotto (c.1480-1556/7) was a painter who was inventive in recasting religious imagery. This lecture will argue that Lotto’s career...
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Symposium | ‘Of Loves and Ladies, Knights and Arms’: The Renaissance Effect

February 6, 2013
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Parade Shield, late 15th century AD, Flanders or Burgundy, London: British Museum

The Power institute is proud to present in partnership with the Italian Cultural Institute, Sydney, the forthcoming free symposium titled 'Of Loves and Ladies, Knights and Arms': The Renaissance Effect. When we think of Renaissance art, we may think of individual examples of great painting and sculpture, but these works were often planned within complex...
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Event | The Italian Renaissance in Australia – a tribute to Villa I Tatti

June 14, 2012
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The Italian Renaissance in Australia – a tribute to Villa I Tatti This public and free event brings together for the first time Australian scholars who have, over the previous years, held fellowships at the prestigious Harvard Center for Renaissance Studies at Villa I Tatti in Florence. This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of...
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Call for Papers | Renaissance Society of America Conference, 2013, San Diego

April 27, 2012
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Call for Papers The 59th Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America 4–6 April 2013, San Diego Call for Papers: Submission Deadline: 15 June 2012 The Program Committee welcomes submissions for individual papers or panels on any aspect of Renaissance studies, or the era ca. 1300–1650. You need not be a member of...
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Lecture | The People’s Doge: The Cultural Milieu of the Grand Chancellors of Venice – Deborah Howard

February 27, 2012
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Titian, 'Madonna and Child in a landscape', c.1507  oil on wood panel, Accademia Carrara, Bergamo Legacy of Guglielmo Lochis 1866 Photo via NGA website.

The People’s Doge: The Cultural Milieu of the Grand Chancellors of Venice Professor Deborah Howard, The University of Cambridge and Macgeorge Fellow at the University of Melbourne This lecture explores the cultural significance of the Grand Chancellors of  Venice in the age of Titian. The Grand Chancellor was the head of the  chancery, or professional civil...
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Symposium on Italian Renaissance Art at The University of Melbourne

February 27, 2012
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Raphael, Saint Sebastian, c.1501-02  oil and gold on wood panel, Accademia Carrara, Bergamo Legacy of Guglielmo Lochis 1866. Image via NGA website.

Symposium on Italian Renaissance Art at The University of Melbourne A symposium is to be held on 9th and 10th of March 2012 on recent research on Italian Paintings in the exhibition Renaissance currently at the National Gallery of Australia, from the Accademia Carrara, Bergamo on to be held in the Public Lecture Theatre,...
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