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LONDON – British Baroque: Power and Illusion is the first ever exhibition to focus on baroque culture in Britain. From the Restoration of Charles II in 1660 to the death of Queen Anne in 1714, Tate Britain’s exhibition opening February 4, 2020, explores the rich connections between art and power in this often-overlooked era. The […]
NEW YORK – The great Baroque sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598–1680) will be the subject of a major exhibition that will open at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Oct. 3. To visualize life-size or colossal works in marble, Bernini began by rapidly modeling small clay sketches. Fired as terra-cotta, these studies are bold, expressive […]
NEW YORK – The Christmas tree and Neapolitan Baroque crèche at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, a long-standing yuletide tradition in New York, is now on view for the holiday season through Jan. 8, 2012. The brightly lit, 20-foot blue spruce—with a collection of 18th-century Neapolitan angels and cherubs hovering among its boughs and groups […]
NEW YORK – On Tuesday, May 23, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will hold a sale titled Exquisite Decorative Arts & Furniture. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.