Paintings

Bestiary

Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World – Getty

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The J. Paul Getty Museum in the Getty Center, Los Angeles, will present a new exhibition May 14 – August 18 – Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World

Detail of 17th-century portrait of Murasaki Shikibu, wearing the j?nihitoe, by Tosa Mitsuoki (1617–1691)

The Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated at The Met

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Written c1000 at the imperial court in Japan by the Lady Murasaki Shikibu The Tale of Genji has had a profound effect on the evolution of literature and romance

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Visitors to Versailles 1682-1789, Journeys France – New York

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The exhibition, Visitors to Versailles 1682–1789, moves to The Met Fifth Avenue New York, a journey creator Louis XIV wouldn’t have contemplated in his lifetime

Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475–1564). Study of the Torso of a Male Nude Seen from the Back. Black chalk, with lead-white gouache highlights. Albertina, Vienna (123)

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer, by David Rankin

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David Rankin visits the Michelangelo exhibition at The Met NY and asks “How do you look at and talk about a genius of this order, one so breathtakingly gifted?”

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The Sydney Fair 2017 – Focusing on Movements in Modernism

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The Sydney Fair invites simplicity of line enthusiasts from May 25 – 28, 2017 in the Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park, Sydney for a sale suiting all budgets