Monday, November 30, 2009

"Corot and the Modern Art" Exhibition

I visited the "Corot and the Modern Art" yesterday at the Palazzo della Granguardia.
I was promptly informed that I couldn't take pictures of the I had to make do with the yet beautiful hall. The title of the exhibition and some of the paintings were projected on the back wall, creating a spectacular view.

"...A great master of painting working at the heart of nineteenth-century France was closely tied to seventeenth-century European tradition and natralism, but also turned toward the birth of Impressionism and the experiences of the first avantgardes of the twentieth century"
Read more here.


Virginia said...

Oh my goodness. I've not been here in a while and look what I've missed! I've scrolled down and there are just too many wonderful photographs to even begin to speak about . I'll stick to the gorgeous stairs and the wonderful shots. I must bookmark this blog so I won't miss any more!

Leif Hagen said...

I know the feeling - I hate it! I was in a Russian Museum (which is on my blog today) and I guess I'm just not good at reading all the signs ....

Unseen Rajasthan said...

Hi Valeria !! This is beautiful !!! Loved the post !!

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