Curator in Conversation
December 14, 2016 / 18:30
Lucienne Del’Furia, one of the co-curators of the exhibition Félix Ziem: Wanderer on the Sea of Light will take a closer look into Félix Ziem, one of the most original landscape painters of the 19th century. Long forgotten by art historians after his death in 1911, the artist was hailed as a forerunner of impressionism and as a pre-impressionist. This presentation will explore Ziem’s life as well as his creative process and present new angles into his work.
Lucienne Del'Furia is a graduate of the Louvre School, the University of Paris IV-Sorbonne and the National Institute of Heritage. She was the curator of the museum of underwater archeology and then took on the responsibility for the cultural heritage of the Languedoc-Roussillon region. Since her arrival in 2006 as the director of the Ziem Museum, she has presented several exhibitions on Ziem and has contributed to many books on this artist.
Free of admissions, limited seats.
The talk is in French with Turkish consecutive translation.
Frida Kahlo was born on July 6, 1907 in Coyoacán, Mexico. Exactly 47 years from now, before she died in the same city and her beloved Mexico, many things would happen; she’d meet Diego Rivera, become a world-renowned artist, and allow many of her fans to dress like her on Halloween.
1638, the year Louis XIV was born –his second name, Dieudonné, alluding to his God-given status– saw the diffusion of a cult of maternity encouraged by the very devout Anne of Austria, in thanks for the miracle by which she had given birth to an heir to the French throne. Simon François de Tours (1606-1671) painted the Queen in the guise of the Virgin Mary, and the young Louis XIV as the infant Jesus, in the allegorical portrait now in the Bishop’s Palace at Sens.
He had imagined the court room as a big place. It wasn’t. It was about the size of his living room, with an elevation at one end, with a dais on it. The judges and the attorneys sat there. Below it was an old wooden rail, worn out in some places. That was his place. There was another seat for his lawyer. At the back, about 20 or 30 chairs were stowed out for the non-existent crowd.
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