FROM TITIAN TO PIETRO DA CORTONA: MYTH, POETRY AND THE SACRED…
25 September – 20 December 2008
The Museum of Cycladic Art, in collaboration with the Italian Embassy in Greece, is presenting the exhibition ‘From Titian to Pietro da Cortona: Myth, Poetry and the Sacred… .
The exhibition will last until 20 December and seeks to present to the Greek public the development of art in Italy during the 16th and 17th century, through paintings by Titian, the meditations of Annibale Carracci on Venetian painting, and the artistic aspirations of Pietro da Cortona. A total of 24 paintings travelled to Athens from major Museums and Institutions of Italy, seven of them works from the hand of the great Venetian artist Tiziano Vecellio (Titian).
The exhibition is accompanied by a trilingual catalogue(Greek-Italian-English) which contains the paintings on display and scholarly articles by Prof. Claudio Strinati, Prof. Giovanni Morrello and Dr. Sergio Guarino.
Exhibition Curator: Professor Giovanni Morello, in collaboration with the Museum of Cycladic Art (Professor Nikolaos Stampolidis, Maria D. Tolis).
From Titian to Pietro da Cortona December 2, 2008
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