Tintoretto 500

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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.


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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