The San Diego Museum of Art lately introduced the opening of two exhibitions, Cranach to Canaletto: Masterpieces from the Bemberg Foundation, and Almost everything You See Could Be A Lie: Photorealistic Drawings by Ana de Alvear. From Old Learn paintings to present-day, hyper-sensible drawings, performs from these exhibitions are seldom observed in the U.S. and will be on watch at the museum beginning June 18, 2021, by Sept. 27, 2021.

Cranach to Canaletto: Masterpieces from the Bemberg Foundation

Structured by the Bemberg Foundation, based mostly at the historic Hôtel d’Assézat in Toulouse, France, the exhibition functions about 80 is effective made between 1500 and 1800. This exhibition marks the first time these works have been revealed publicly in the U.S. and options some of the most important names in European painting.

Artists represented include renowned Venetian painters: Jacopo Robusti (Tintoretto), Tiziano Vecellio (Titian), Paolo Veronese, Giovanni Antonio Canal (Canaletto), Giandomenico Tiepolo and Alessandro Longhi French artists: Jean Clouet, Jean-Marc Nattier, François Boucher and Elisabeth-Louise Vigée-Lebrun and Flemish and Dutch painters: Pieter Brueghel The Youthful, Jan Van Goyen and Anthony Van Dyck. Four Lucas Cranach the Elder paintings will also be on exhibit, a testament to Bemberg’s appreciation of this seminal determine of the German Renaissance.

Grouped thematically in four sections, Cranach to Canaletto: Masterpieces from the Bemberg Foundation explores themes of portraiture, landscape, mythology and domestic environments with levels of storytelling within every single painting. Alongside the way, challenges of perceived magnificence, romance, realism and faith are regarded as. The exhibition room was also designed specially to spotlight the selection, such as gallery archways encouraged by the Hôtel d’Assézat architecture, long sightlines and a remarkable, intimate last portion.

The exhibition is composed completely of is effective from The Bemberg Foundation and curated by Michael Brown, Ph.D., curator of European Art at The San Diego Museum of Art.

Georges Bemberg was an Argentina-born French collector, environment traveler and Harvard-qualified scholar, who amassed an extraordinary collection of Western art from the end of the Middle Ages to the 20th century. Bemberg’s personal assortment was preserved via the Basis, which is currently closed for renovations.

“It is an outstanding and distinctive option to collaborate with the Bemberg Basis and convey these impressive masterpieces from France to the U.S. for the to start with time in our Cranach to Canaletto: Masterpieces from the Bemberg Foundation exhibition,” mentioned Roxana Velásquez, Maruja Baldwin government director at The San Diego Museum of Artwork. “This collection is quite complementary to our have long term assortment and a true delight for the senses.”

Almost everything You See Could Be A Lie: Photorealistic Drawings by Ana de Alvear

Ana de Alvear is a multidisciplinary, Madrid-centered artist acknowledged for her hyper-sensible drawn operates of art that participate in with the equivocation among truth and its illustration. De Alvear makes use of visible archetypes that encourage investigations of the self and exploration of road blocks associated to self-esteem and self-identification. Placing these visual archetypes exterior of their common environments enables the viewer to isolate their very own partnership to the principal objects and the response they elicit.

Every little thing You See Could Be A Lie: Photorealistic Drawings by Ana de Alvear options more than 20 is effective of art executed in coloured pencil, like two extraordinary, massive-scale murals. The hyper-reasonable drawings are established in response to traditional nonetheless lifetime paintings in Europe and the U.S. De Alvear’s works offer you a signifies for viewers to reflect upon the id they have created about them selves and the earth, as perfectly as the chance to see all those constructs additional clearly.

De Alvear’s operate has been proven at museums of natural sciences and botanical gardens all over the planet. In 2006, de Alvear established Vital Global Video clip Artwork (VIVA), a traveling exhibition where global artists can come across a conference position for mental discourse and create a community about the globe with curators, galleries, establishments, foundations and personal collections.

“Ana de Alvear’s do the job is beautiful. It is actually rather outstanding that these visuals are not designed with the guidance of a digital or mechanical system they are completed by hand in outstanding depth with nothing at all other than colored pencil on paper,” mentioned Velásquez. “Her drawings also generate delicate humor with some eye-opening discoveries that we know our people will appreciate.”

All the things You See Could Be A Lie: Photorealistic Drawings by Ana de Alvear was curated by Anita Feldman, deputy director for Curatorial Affairs and Training at The San Diego Museum of Art.

The San Diego Museum of Art will provide a wide variety of programming tied to the two respective exhibitions. Programming will consist of a Digital SDMA Film Club of Exhibition On Display screen: Canaletto and the Artwork of Venice, as properly as performances by the San Diego Opera, San Diego Shakespeare Modern society, and Disco Riot. For a lot more facts on The San Diego Museum of Artwork or to acquire tickets, pay a visit to www.SDMArt.org. The San Diego Museum of Artwork is located at 1450 El Prado in Balboa Park, San Diego, 92101. Typical details: (619) 232-7931.