10 May 2015

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Painting Thought To Be Imitation Is Genuine Titian Masterpiece

The painting Titian’s Mistress, thought to have been created by a Titian imitator has been revealed to be a genuine work by the European master. The painting was believed to have been created long after Titian’s death in 1576, but when conservator Alice Tate-Harte removed several layers of overpainting, she unearthed a rather familiar signature […]

1 May 2015

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Curator Amanda Geitner Talks To Artlyst About Francis Bacon And A Very Personal Patronage

The Sainsbury Centre For Visual Arts presents ‘Francis Bacon and the Masters’, the latest exhibition bringing together over twenty-five major works by the great British painter Francis Bacon and juxtaposing them with old and modern masters, including Velázquez, Rembrandt, Titian, Michelangelo, Rodin, Van Gogh, Picasso, and Matisse. The exhibition forms the culmination of the celebrations […]

25 April 2015

Francis Bacon And The Masters: The Sainsbury Centre For Visual Arts – Essential Appropriation

The Sainsbury Centre For Visual Arts presents ‘Francis Bacon and the Masters’, the latest exhibition of works by the renowned British painter, bringing together over twenty-five major works by Bacon and juxtaposing them with old and modern masters, including Velázquez, Rembrandt, Titian, Michelangelo, Rodin, Van Gogh, Picasso, and Matisse. The exhibition forms the culmination of […]

22 April 2015

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Thierry Morel Talks To Artlyst About Francis Bacon, Influence, And Memory

Francis Bacon and the Masters is the latest exhibition of works by the late-great British painter, bringing together over twenty-five major works by Bacon and juxtaposing them with old and modern masters, including Velázquez, Rembrandt, Titian, Michelangelo, Rodin, Van Gogh, Picasso and Matisse. Francis Bacon and the Masters forms the culmination of the celebrations marking […]

19 March 2015

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Extensive Francis Bacon Exhibition To Open At Sainsbury Centre For Visual Arts

Francis Bacon and the Masters is a groundbreaking exhibition bringing together over twenty-five major works by Francis Bacon with old and modern masters, including Velázquez, Rembrandt, Titian, Michelangelo, Rodin, Van Gogh, Picasso and Matisse. Francis Bacon and the Masters forms the culmination of the celebrations marking the 250th anniversary of the State Hermitage Museum, St […]

21 December 2014

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About the ‘Real’ in ‘Portraiture’ Rembrandt van Rijn and the observer

  “Rembrandt, Rubens, Titian, knew from the outset, with a sublime compromise, how to fuse the entirety of their personality with the flesh of their subject sitting before them, how to animate it with their passion while it resembled others, to glorify their dreams or their sadness. This, I cannot do, I want to be […]

20 May 2013

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Titian Goes Mobile In New 3D Blockbuster Summer Festival Tour

Titian’s Diana and Callisto, acquired for the nation in 2012, will be the subject of an exciting new National Gallery venture. Visitors to arts festivals this summer can step inside a mobile cinema truck, sit under a star-studded canopy and watch a short film that approaches Titian’s work from a 21st-century perspective. They can learn […]

29 June 2012

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Mark Wallinger And Chris Ofili Morph At Royal Ballet

In a unique collaboration between the Royal Ballet and the National Gallery, this summer will see the ballet and visual arts come together in a celebration of interdisciplinary arts and culture. Taking inspiration from Ovid’s “Metamorphoses”, this project features an exhibition at the National Gallery as well as a ballet performance at the Royal Opera […]

15 April 2012

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New Work By Titian Discovered At National Gallery

Thanks to the new research, a portrait of the Italian poet Girolamo Fracastoro in the National Gallery collection has just been attributed to Renaissance master, Titian The painting was given to the National Gallery in the 1920s by the German-born chemist Ludwig Mond, the founder of Imperial Chemical Industries. The work was then been believed […]

21 August 2011

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Is Titian’s ALLEGORY OF PRUDENCE A Misattribution?

The Allegory of Prudence is an iconic masterpiece attributed to the Venetian Renaissance artist, Titian. It is a popular painting in the collection of The National Gallery, London. But was it actually painted by the master or is it a misattribution?  Danish art researcher, Svend Erik Hendriksen gives his honest opinion to ArtLyst readers. I […]