Italian Renaissance

Italian Masters

Italian Masters

September 17, 2018

Modern Italian universities were founded in the twelfth century and are the oldest in the Western world. Once the centre of the vast…

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Late Italian Renaissance

Late Italian Renaissance

September 9, 2018

After the High Renaissance in Italy, many wondered just where art was heading next. The answer? Mannerism. The new style first popped…

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Www.sierranevada

Www.sierranevada

July 11, 2018

We brewed our first batch of beer in 1980 in Chico, California, the lush forests of North Carolina far from our mind. Over three decades…

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Hudson River Valley Artists

Hudson River Valley Artists

July 7, 2018

This workshop recreates the techniques and ideas of 200 years of art history, from past to the present. You ll begin by time traveling…

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Proto Renaissance Art

Proto Renaissance Art

July 3, 2018

The suggested timeframe of 1200–1400 roughly stems from the Italo-Byzantine period in the Late Medieval period to the cusp of the Renaissance…

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Italian Renaissance Art History

Italian Renaissance Art History

May 24, 2018

Read for my class: Leonardo, Raphael, and their Contemporaries A very good survey. It s difficult to find a good survey, but my professor…

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Fechin

Fechin

April 22, 2018

The Nicolai Fechin House in Taos, New Mexico, is the historic home of the Russian artist Nicolai Fechin, his wife Alexandra and daughter…

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What is Italian Renaissance Art?

What is Italian Renaissance Art?

April 18, 2018

Last Friday at the National Gallery I was involved in a discussion about the lily s importance in Renaissance Art.She spent a year…

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Italian Painting

Italian Painting

February 1, 2018

CREDITS: Genna Panzarella re-creating a section of Michelangelo s Sistine Chapel ceiling in 2003; photo, Dean Lipoff Held annually…

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Images of Renaissance period

Images of Renaissance period

December 3, 2017

By 1600, there were over fifty miraculous images in Florence: weeping Madonnas, bleeding Christs, paintings and sculptures—often veiled…

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Early Italian Renaissance Art

Early Italian Renaissance Art

November 5, 2017

Workshop of Andrea del Verrocchio (Italian 1435-1488). Tobias and the Angel, 1470-80. Egg tempera on poplar. 33 1/4 x 26 1/16 in. (84.4…

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Renaissance Paintings and Painters

Renaissance Paintings and Painters

October 16, 2017

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston has opened the first monographic exhibition in the United States of the works of Carlo…

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Paintings in Florence

Paintings in Florence

October 12, 2017

Long before Leonardo da Vinci worked on his in Milan Florence, the Captial of the Cenacolo Our new adventure features seven locations…

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Tuscan landscape Paintings

Tuscan landscape Paintings

September 30, 2017

If you’re a painter, you can’t do much better for luscious landscape settings than Tuscany. (One recent program participant declared…

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Renaissance Pictures

Renaissance Pictures

September 10, 2017

“Live fast, die young, leave a good-looking corpse” was Duff McKagan’s mantra in the late 80s and early 90s, when he was the hard-partying…

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Italian Renaissance Art Paintings

Italian Renaissance Art Paintings

May 1, 2017

Titian, his birth name was Tiziano Vecelli, was born between 1485-1490 in Cadore in the southern Alps, and was rumored to be over ninety…

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Artists of the Italian Renaissance

Artists of the Italian Renaissance

April 19, 2017

The Premier Artists of the Italian High Renaissance The Italian High Renaissance is the defining movement in art history. No other…

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Renaissance Art in Italy

Renaissance Art in Italy

March 22, 2017

Fifteenth-century Italy was unlike any other place in Europe. It was divided into independent city-states, each with a different form…

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