The poetry of light . . . .

blogpic_poetry_of_lightVenetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art in Washington. 130 extraordinary drawings from one of the most important collections in the world tracing the art and the myth of Venice, from the Renaissance to the ‘ nineteenth century. Showcasing the great masters by Mantegna, Bellini, Giorgione and Titian to Veronese, Tiepolo, Piazzetta and Canaletto; and then the foreigners in love with Venice as John Singer Sergeant. Preparatory drawings, sketches quick to stop the idea, models and studies for the workshop maanche finished compositions, autonomous works capable of proposing a different poetic, made of lines, shadows, chiaroscuro, highlights, definition of shapes and movements, translation of feelings and visions, exploring the infinite possibilities of light. On display in Venice, the Correr Museum from December 6, 2014 to March 15, 2015, coming from the National Gallery of Art in Washington over eighty works created between the fifteenth and nineteenth centuries in Venice, when the city of the Doges and the mainland were the cradle of the finest Italian artists. Date/Venue: From December 6, 2014 March 15, 2015 al Museo Correr, Venice
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