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Renaissance Venice. - Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

The Triumph of Beauty and the Destruction of Painting
The Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is hosting this summer Renaissance Venice. (20.06.2017 - 24.09.2017) The Triumph of Beauty and the Destruction of Painting, an exhibition devoted to Venetian art of the sixteenth century – its first zenith – and featuring nearly 100 works by artists such as Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese, Bassano, Giorgione and Lotto. It sets out to show how the specific devices of Venetian painting, from the use of chiaroscuro and colour as the bases for representing figures and space to a closer attention to nature than was advocated by the classical tradition, more idealistic in its conception, embodied a fully Renaissance idea of beauty that was on a par with, and sometimes superior to, the art then being produced in Rome, Parma and Florence. 
(Text: Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza)