Arcimboldo: Nature & Fantasy ​| Sandro Botticelli: La Primavera

Event Type Art à la Carte , Adults
Date calendar  Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Time clock  12:15pm - 1:15pm (1h)
Location Isabel Hall

Double Feature

Arcimboldo: Nature & Fantasy 

The inventive and amusing paintings of Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526–1593) dazzled the courts of Europe. This documentary combines original high-definition footage of the artist’s native Milan and the Habsburg palaces of Vienna and Prague with images of Arcimboldo’s work as a court painter, designer of festivals, and chronicler of the natural world.  30 min.

Sandro Botticelli: La Primavera 

La Primavera, Botticelli’s painting is extraordinarily beautiful; his portrayal of Flora, the central character, reveals a face you might find in London or Bologna or Boston today. But what the painting is about is a mystery which scholars devote their lives to solving. Discover the full and fascinating story behind this painting, how it came to be created, and how it influenced other artists.  42 min.

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