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Trompe l'oeil

Perugia (PG) -
The Galleries of the Knights, by way of the Bride, Rob Smeets organizes, from 25 May to 15 September 2013, an exhibition dedicated to the wonders of trompe l'oeil, artistic expression came into vogue in the nineteenth century.

The trompe l'oeil is a painting technique based on the use of natural light and shade and perspective that reproduces reality in such a way that it looks like an illusion of reality, a deception of the eye. Frequent in the Nordic countries during the centuries when the evocative power of the still life, whose trompe l'oeil is a part, often created distinctions between the apparent and the hidden reality. The trompe l'oeil has origins are lost in antiquity and has been pursued mainly in the history of Italian painting, Dutch, French and American to the present day - come to mind painters such as Mantegna, Bramante, Cerutti, van Kessel, Hoogstraten , Gysbrechts, Biltius, Brizé, Pierson, Remps, Ring, Chardin, Boilly, Magritte, Haberle, Harnett.

The exhibition will Perugia twenty-five artists - known contemporary painters and sculptors Italian and foreign - to interpret this: Philip Akkerman, Arnout van Albada, Agostino Arrivabene, Maurizio Bottoni, Mario ter Braak, Karel Buskes, Tullio Cattaneo, Marco Cornini, Erkin, Henk Helmantel, Marcel van Hoef, Lars Lehmann, Mark Lijftogt, Claudia Marchetti, Dennis Møgelgaard, Neil Moore, Pieter Pander, Alessandro Papetti, Marco Petrus, Jaap Roose, Livio Scarpella, Piet Sebens, Dino Valls, Gerrit Wijngaarden, Kik Zeiler.

Opening hours: 15:00 to 20:00. Saturday and Sunday 10:00 to 13:00 15:00 to 20:00
Monday and Tuesday closed

Info: 0755735481

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