Tintoretto 500

Sep 28, 2018 584

In celebration of the five hundredth anniversary of the artist's birth, the curators of three Tintoretto-themed exhibitions in the US, discuss the artist’s prolific career and their curatorial choices. Jacopo Tintoretto (1518 – 1594) was one of the preeminent Venetian painters of the sixteenth century, renowned for his monumental narrative scenes and his insightful portraits of patricians and citizens.

Panelists:

Andrea Bayer, curator of Celebrating Tintoretto: Portrait Pantings and Studio Drawings, Metropolitan Museum, New York

Frederich Ilchman, curator of Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice, National Gallery of Art, Washington

John Marciari, curator of Drawing in Tintoretto’s Venice, Morgan Library, New York

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SOURCE: https://iicnewyork.esteri.it

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