Divine Renaissance at the New Mexico Museum of Art

Jan 20, 2020 879

BY: Kathaleen Roberts

At first glance, it’s easy to cite Michelangelo as the star of “The birth, death and resurrection of Christ: from Michelangelo to Tiepolo.” But the exhibition takes viewers through the story of the Italian Renaissance with more than 50 prints and drawings at Santa Fe’s New Mexico Museum of Art beginning on Friday, Jan. 24. Michelangelo, the poet of the High Renaissance, appears just once.

The show illustrates more than 400 years of Italian art history through works from the British Museum featuring artists such as Gregorio de Ferrari, Cornelis Cort and Giovanni Battista Pasqualini. You don’t need an advanced art history degree or a religious persuasion to enjoy the exhibition, curator Christian Waguespack said.

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SOURCE: https://www.abqjournal.com

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