John Constable is a famous English painter. Who among us has not uttered this axiom in English class, in the fifth class? It's time to find out how he came to such a life. From September 20 to January 11 in London, the Victoria and Albert Museum will host the exhibition “John Constable: Master's Formation” - a detailed study of the work of the famous landscape painter and, indeed, the most famous English artist also opened the other day, and also in London - reporters armed with rulers: to whom will the queues be longer?
The treasures of the Gurlitt collection, which were again found in Munich and which were previously considered lost, continue to excite public interest. Now it is also supported by the Austrian “appendage” of the collection in Salzburg. But the main news is the launch of the personal official site of Gurlitt. The recluse appears on the Web - of course, along with lawyers - defending their rights to private and honest property.
The magnificent "star parade" presented the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid to visitors. The exhibition "Renaissance in Venice. The triumph of beauty and the collapse of painting ”gathered almost one hundred masterpieces of such masters of the XVI century as Titian Vecellio, Jacopo Tintoretto, Paolo Veronese and Lorenzo Lotto. In the center of the exhibition are portraits, pastorals, mythological and religious subjects that tell about the evolution of painting in one of the most beautiful cities in the world.