Illuminations: Italian Baroque Masterworks in Canadian Collections


Italian Baroque Masterworks in Canadian Collections

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ISBN10: 1907804579 ISBN13: 9781907804571 Contributors: Therien, Devin; Dickerson, C. D., III; Dewitt, Lloyd Publisher: D Giles Ltd Published: May 19 2015 Pages: 96 Weight: 0.65lbs. Height: 7.00" Width: 7.25" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

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Featuring some of Canada's foremost Baroque paintings, Illuminations studies the Baroque fascination with theatricality and visual spectacle in religious, mythological, and popular imagery. It explores how seventeenth-century audiences were confronted with pictures that frequently broke conventions by manipulating the sources and meaning of light while depicting all types of subjects.

Accompanies a travelling exhibition opening at the Art Gallery of Hamilton (Hamilton): February 28-May 31, 2015 and then moving to the Art Gallery of Alberta (Edmonton), June 26-October 12, 2015.

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