Tag Archives: Drawings

Master Drawings in New York through January 2013

New York is at this moment the happy, temporary home to a combined collection of master drawings that would be the envy of the greatest drawings cabinets from London and Paris to Amsterdam and Berlin. Sheets by Mantegna, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Rubens, Rembrandt, Goya, Van Gogh, Picasso, Cezanne and Matisse—to name only a few of […]

Gustav Klimt at the Getty til the 23rd September

A glorious exhibition currently at the J. Paul Getty Museum—Gustav Klimt: The Magic of Line—celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of the celebrated Viennese artist. It is largely drawn from the Albertina, one of the world’s greatest collections of works on paper, established by Duke Albert of Saxe-Teschen in 1822, and housed in his […]

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione at the National Gallery of Art til the 8th July

The art of Genoa—the Italian port on the Ligurian Sea and the counterpoise to Venice, the more esteemed port city opposite on the Adriatic—is still not known or appreciated well enough in the United States as it should be. That holds true particularly for the 17th-century Genoese artist who is currently featured in the National […]

Joan Miró and Pablo Picasso at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

By Richard P. Townsend There are a lot of moving parts to the exhibition Joan Miró: The Ladder of Escape, an international loan show organized by the Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona; Tate Modern, London; and the National Gallery of Art (now at the latter venue for its final showing until the 12th August 2012). While […]