L’Ambasciatore d’Italia, Armando Varricchio, ha ospitato a Villa Firenze una serata in onore dell’Associazione Save Venice che dal 1971 si dedica alla tutela del patrimonio storico e culturale della città di Venezia. L’evento apre “Tintoretto on the Potomac: Save Venice in Washington”, una serie di visite, incontri e conferenze, organizzate dall’As...

The National Gallery of Art celebrates the 500th Anniversary of Venetian Master Artist Jacobo Tintoretto (c.1518/19-1594) in a stunning exhibition on display now through July 7, 2019 with it's only preview in America. Tintoretto is revered as one of the most distinctive artist of the Italian Renaissance. Join CiaoDC for a private tour of these stun...

Dr. Marjorie Och will give a free lecture on Jacopo Tintoretto on Friday, April 12, at St. George’s Church, 905 Princess Anne St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401. A social gathering is at 6:30 PM, and the lecture begins at 7 PM. The event is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted. Dr. Och’s lecture is timed to coincide with Tintoretto: Ar...

Washington celebrates the genius of Jacopo Tintoretto with a series of major events related to the Venetian artist following the events dedicated to him in Venice in 2018. The National Gallery of Art, one of the most important museum institutions in the United States that boasts a unique collaboration with all major Italian institutions, will prese...

In 16th-century Venice, an artistic arms race was underway. A young painter named Tintoretto was striving to establish himself alongside—and perhaps even to eclipse—his rivals. During the Renaissance, Venice was a place where artists worked at the vanguard of painting, incorporating humanist ideas and technical innovations that arrived from Florenc...

Monday, March 11, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Italian Cultural Institute | 500 N Michigan Ave | Suite 1450 | Chicago IL. In honor of Jacopo Tintoretto’s 500th birthday, the American non-profit organization Save Venice funded the conservation treatment of nearly two-dozen paintings in Venice in 2018/19, by the celebrated master and his talented w...

So you are a young college student, American, on your first whistle-stop tour of Europe. You have fought through the multitudes in front of the Mona Lisa and “Las Meninas,” tried to concentrate on the Sistine Chapel ceiling as the tour groups jostle you. But when you wash up here in the lagoon, and make your way to the Scuola Grande di San Rocco —...

Jacopo Tintoretto 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. In celebration of the five hundredth anniversary of the artist's birth, this exhibition explores an innovative and little-studied aspect of Tintoretto's portrai...

Jacopo Tintoretto (1518–1594) was among the most distinctive artists of the Italian Renaissance, but his drawings have never received the attention they deserve and remain unfamiliar even to many scholars. Drawing in Tintoretto’s Venice will be the first exhibition since 1956 to explore the drawing practice of this major figure of the Venetian Rena...

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 a...