Recovering Tintoretto, Painter of the Venetian Late Renaissance
The retrospective exhibition of the work of Venetian artist Jacopo Robusti, known as Il Tintoretto, is still on view at the National Gallery. Although Tintoretto was enormously successful in his own time and place, he remains relatively unknown to the general public. The reasons for this are many. Not least among them are the many myths that stubbornly follow the artist’s reputation portraying him as an outsider, a rebel, a difficult and bizarre personality, and perhaps most problematically: a Mannerist.
11th Street Bridge Park Selects Public Art by Four DC-area Artist Teams
Four DC-area, all-women artist teams to create artworks tied to park’s design principles and values Four commissioned public artworks were announced today by the 11th Street Bridge Park–a partnership between the local non-profit Building Bridges Across the River and the District government–reflecting the park’s design principles and values. In response to over 200...