All posts tagged “Leonardo da Vinci

Sense of Humor: Caricature, Satire, and the Comical from Leonardo to the Present at National Gallery of Art, July 15, 2018 – January 6, 2019

“Prints and drawings have consistently served as popular media for humor in art. Prints, which can be widely replicated and distributed, are ideal for institutional mockery and social criticism, while drawings, unmediated and private, allow for free rein of the imagination. Sense of Humor will… Read More

Leonardo to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Robert Lehman Collection at The Met Fifth Avenue, October 4, 2017 – January 7, 2018

“Featuring highlights of European drawing from the Robert Lehman Collection, this exhibition presents works by preeminent masters from the Renaissance to the modern age, including Leonardo da Vinci, Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt, Georges Seurat, and Henri Matisse. The selection reflects significant developments in the medium between the fifteenth and… Read More