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Sharing Images: Renaissance Prints Into Maiolica and Bronze

Categorized as: Museums & Exhibits, Art & Galleries
Event tags:

  • Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
  • Starting on: Apr 01, 2018
  • Ending on: Aug 20, 2018
  • 10:00AM - 05:00PM
  • Free admission
  • 202-737-4215
  • Event Website


Inspired by the acquisition of the important William A. Clark maiolica (glazed Italian ceramics) collection from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and drawing largely on the Gallery’s newly expanded holdings, this exhibition brings together 90 objects to highlight the impact of Renaissance prints on maiolica and bronze plaquettes, the two media most dramatically influenced by the new technology of image replication. Focusing on designs by major artists, the exhibition tells the story of how printed images were transmitted, transformed, and translated onto ceramics and small bronze reliefs, creating a shared visual canon across artistic media and geographical boundaries.

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Washington, D.C.