Connecting Rubens and the Baroque

Art Nov 13, 2018

Connecting Rubens and the Baroque

by Jeff Michael Hammond

Suffering saints and sultry nudes — Peter Paul Rubens has them all. The Flemish painter (1577-1640) took on a variety of subject matter, and also had a hand in pushing predominant tastes from the Renaissance's revival of classical ideas to the more elaborate experiments ...

The textural flair of Tiziano Vecellio

Art Feb 7, 2017

The textural flair of Tiziano Vecellio

by Jeff M. Hammond

Bold in color and expressive in texture, the works of Venetian painters have their own distinctive place within Renaissance art. Taking the lead was Titian (1488/90 -1576), who became official painter to the Venetian Republic, and whose fame spread across the Europe of his ...

Copies can help us see Leonardo da Vinci's original

Art Jul 7, 2015

Copies can help us see Leonardo da Vinci's original

by C.B. Liddell

Many historical exhibitions tend to be collections of whatever the museum in question can get their hands on, loosely united around a period, a theme, or the name of a famous artist. The exhibition that has just finished at the Bunkamura "Money and Beauty: ...