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The Modern Art Notes Podcast: Jan van Eyck

2 years agoArts : Modern Art Notes

This week’s Modern Art Notes Podcast is devoted to Jan van Eyck, the greatest painter of the northern Renaissance. While van Eyck was the painter that Italians wanted to be — Giorgio Vasari famously and incorrectly wrote that van Eyck invented oil painting and Italian artists flocked north to see his work — he’s somewhat [...]
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The magic JPEGs of the Ghent Altarpiece

Arts : Modern Art Notes (2 years ago)

If you’ve listened to this week’s Modern Art Notes Podcast, you heard technical examination specialist Ron Spronk talk about the amazing new “Closer to van Eyck” website. Spronk is something of a rock star among technical art histor... Read Post

"Giorgio Vasari & Court Culture in Late Renaissance Italy" opens at the Spencer Museum of Art

Arts : Artdaily (2 years ago)

LAWRENCE, KS.- Giorgio Vasari & Court Culture in Late Renaissance Italy Giorgio Vasari?s Christ Carrying the Cross (circa 1555?64) measures a mere twenty-three by seventeen inches, but the painting?s historical and artistic importan... Read Post

Getty Awards $630,000 for Concervation of Ghent Altarpiece and Vasari's Last Supper

Arts : Artdaily (4 years ago)

LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Getty Foundation has awarded $630,000 for the preservation of two major works of art: The Mystic Lamb by Hubert and Jan van Eyck (the Ghent Altarpiece) of 1432 and The Last Supper by Giorgio Vasari of 1546. The... Read Post


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