The Form of Color from Tintoretto to Canaletto

The Form of Color from Tintoretto to Canaletto

From September 27, Georgian National Museum and the Embassy of Italy in Georgia present the exhibition "The form of color from Tintoretto to Canaletto" from Trieste's National Gallery of Ancient Art. Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery will display three centuries of Italian painting - from the late Renaissance to the Rococo.

The National Gallery brings together 55 artworks of Tintoretto, Guerchino, Bernando Strozzi, Antonio Canaletto, Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini and other painters. Visitors will get acquainted with the major painting schools of Northern Italy from the 16th-18th centuries - from Bologna (Giuseppe Maria Crespi) to Genoa (Givanni Batista Paggi, Gioacchino Assereto, Giovanni Francesco Castiglione) and from Lombardy (Pier Francesco Mazzucchelli, Pier Francesco Cittadini) to Veneto (Bonifacio de' Pitati, Carlo Caliari, Francesco Maffei, Nicola Grassi).

The exhibition showcases a broad panorama of pictorial styles and main genres of the era: portrait, landscape and still-life. Apart from historical, allegorical-religious and mythological paintings, visitors will have a chance to see many scenes of daily life and also, the sketches of views of Venice by Antonio Canaletto.

The exhibition "The form of color from Tintoretto to Canaletto" is part of the program "Vivere ALL'italiana". Expositions launched in Georgia within the scope of the program have already attracted more than 150,000 visitors. The cycle of Italian Art exhibitions in Georgia is the result of close cooperation between different institutions of two countries. From Italy: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and The Embassy of Italy in Tbilisi; From Georgia: The Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia and the Georgian National Museum. The exhibition is launched along with the Italian company Global Project Consulting.

Exhibition duration: September 27 - November 20, 2019
Address: Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery, 11, Shota Rustaveli Ave. Tbilisi, Georgia