, 2009 г.
Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez (1599-1660), famous for his intriguing portraits of monarchs, courtiers and jesters, is considered one of the greatest painters of all time. Surrounded by canvases by Raphael, Titian, Tintoretto, Rubens and Van Dyck, Velazquez created a furore as painter at the cosmopolitan court of Philip IV during the Spanish Golden Age.But it was not just Madrid that lay at ... дальше >>
Febbraro Flavio :
How to Read World History in Art
, 2010 г.
How does an artists interpretation of historical events alter our understanding of them? Kings, queens, presidents, and generals from Alexander the Great to Theodore Roosevelt have commissioned paintings, drawings, sculptures, and photographs of major events, and artists have responded to important moments with works that forever shape historical memory. This book deals with specific episodes, fro... дальше >>