The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Friday, March 6, 2015


One Hundred Masterpieces from the Städel Museum at Rome's Palazzo delle Esposizioni
Claude Monet, La colazione, 1868, olio su tela, 232 x 151 cm. Städel Museum, Francoforte. Acquisizione, 1910.
ROME.- The exhibition presents, for the first time in Italy, a selection of works from the collection of the internationally renowned museum of Frankfurt, founded in 1815 through a bequest by merchant and banker Johann Friedrich Städel (1728-1816) and among Europe’s richest and most prized collections of ancient and modern art, besides being a unique foundation for the time in which it was instituted.

The already vast original collection has since been constantly added to with further acquisitions, both of old masters and of the so-called “mobile present” pieces of contemporary art bought over the years. In 1878 the collection was moved from its original location in Städel’s former home in the old town centre of Frankfurt to a grandiose new building on the opposite bank of the Main, where it is still housed today and which is currently undergoing an ambitions programme of restoration and enlargement. The Städel Museum now comprises over 100,000 works that cover Europe’s entire artistic evolution from the Renaissance to the present day.

In line with the ‘modernist’ vocation adopted by the Palazzo delle Esposizioni, the selection focuses on the museum’s 19th and 20th century art, offering an overview of this period in European art history that spans from the Nazarenes to the Romantics, Realism, Impressionism, Symbolism and the early 20th century Avant-garde movements. The show is articulated in seven stylistic and chronological sections, each housed in one of the seven galleries that surround the monumental Rotonda of the Palazzo delle Esposizioni. Among the many highlights of the exhibition, there are works by Tischbein, Koch, Corot, Monet, Degas, Renoir, Van Gogh, Cézanne, Böcklin, Feuerbach and right up to Moreau, Redon, Hodler, Munch, Beckmann, Ernst, Klee, Picasso.





Today's News

April 4, 2011

Dogancay, Ceylan and Orhon Headline Sotheby's Sale of Contemporary Turkish Art

Reconsidering Bouguereau: An Artistic Revolution at Hirschl & Adler Gallery in New York

In an Unusual Incident, Woman Attacks Paul Gauguin Painting at National Gallery in Washington

Giant, 35,000 Pound Yellow Teddy Bear by Artist Urs Fischer to Brighten New York City

Sotheby's HK Spring 2011 Sales of Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Paintings Totals US$13.8 Million

Images of Passengers Traveling on the Paris Métro by Chris Marker at Peter Blum

Sotheby's To Offer Another Masterpiece by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

One of the World's Most Distinguished and Best-Loved Sculpture Parks, Storm King Art Center, is Now Open

Exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria Presents Creative Responses to the Experience of Water

Bonhams to Sell Outstanding Private Collection of Archibald Thorburn Paintings

Chinese Contemporary Primary Market Confidence Indicator Rose Whopping 28% Since September

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Returns Tapestry Room to Its Original Glory and Configuration

Gallery and Historic Houses Unite to Celebrate Great Portraits from Victorian and Edwardian Britain

Vancouver Art Gallery Looks Anew at New Media by Three Remarkable Artists

Corrugated Fountain: A New Sculptural Installation by James Grashow at Allan Stone Gallery

El Greco Masterpiece is a Vision at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Offering of The Ullens Collection Sets A Record for a Single-Owner Sale of Contemporary Chinese Art at Auction

Sculpture Made from Speed Bags & Five Miles of Cable Aims to Be Ultimate Tribute to Muhammad Ali

Film Clips that Established the Reputation of American Artist Bruce Conner at Kunsthalle Zurich

China Blocks Well-Known Artist Ai Weiwei from Boarding Plane to Hong Kong

LACMA Presents First Ever Thematic Exhibition of Renowned American Sculptor David Smith

Seventy-Two Years After the Nazis Arrived, Restored Renaissance Synagogue to Reopen in Poland

Sotheby's Spring 2011 Sales of Two Private Wine Collections Achieve a Combines Total of US$17.5 Million

High Museum Partners with MOCA GA to Host Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Georgia Artists

Classical Art Returns to VMFA: Expanded Gallery Reopens with a New Installation

One Hundred Masterpieces from the Städel Museum at Rome's Palazzo delle Esposizioni

The Herbert Acquires New Works for their Peace and Reconciliation Collection

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Leonardo da Vinci exhibition offers a very rare look at artist's fascination with beauty

2.- The Barnes Foundation discovers two sketches by Paul Cézanne behind watercolors

3.- From dust to digital: Millions of images from the world's endangered archives made available

4.- Exhibition at Kunsthaus Zurich explores Europe’s view of Japan in the 19th century

5.- Gustav Klimt's world-famous painting 'The Lovers' now available as a gigapixel photograph

6.- Belvedere highlights both the political and social aspects of The Congress of Vienna

7.- Crystal Bridges debuts an exhibition of masterworks from the collection of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

8.- Rarely seen masterpieces from Europe's greatest dynasty on view in Minneapolis

9.- Rouen to open new museum dedicated to tracing the history of French heroine Joan of Arc

10.- Retrospective exhibition of Vivian Maier's photographs opens at Willy-Brandt Haus



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site