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Apple symbolism in art
An apple, this juicy and ordinary fruit, is a paradoxical object in the visual arts. This is a mysterious and ambiguous symbol that reveals a mass of meanings and unites many opposing messages.
Four centuries of glamour in a spectacular show of Rijksmuseum
The Dutch national museum Rijksmuseum in the exhibition “High Society” in Amsterdam has gathered almost 40 magnificent full-length portraits from the 16th to the 20th centuries by the leading artists of their day. The paintings offer a fascinating insight into the messages that the great and the good sought to convey about themselves.
Renaissance and Reformation: German Art in the Age of Dürer and Cranach presented in the USA
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) dedicated a major exhibition to the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. This period (1460–1580) was characterized by profound changes in thought, philosophy, science and religion. They were reflected in the works of many artists of the day such as Albrecht Dürer, Lucas Cranach the Elder and the Younger, Hans Holbein, Mathias Grünwald, and others…