December 2011 Contents
Editorial Cardiff: Wales and the bigger picture Articles ‘The rediscovery of Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s “Wine of St Martin’s Day”, acquired for the Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid’ by Pilar Silva Maroto and Manfred Sellink ‘Zanobi Machiavelli, Battista Strozzi and the high altar of the Badia Fiesolana’ by James Shaw ‘Philippe de...
November 2011 editorial
A memorial too far THE PLEASURE TO be had from walking through the squares, parks and streets of London is by no means unalloyed for anyone sensitive to their visual surroundings. We are not solely referring to the eyesores and inconvenience of continuous roadworks, the vast empty spaces left by the demolition of familiar buildings or the disruption of countless ‘events’ which, for...
Leonardo da Vinci in The Burlington Magazine
Leonardo da Vinci in The Burlington Magazine Leonardo da Vinci, like Van Gogh and Degas, is such a famous artist that his work is difficult to approach with a fresh, non-cynical eye. The overexposure of many of his paintings give the false impression that, because they have been seen so many times, all is known about them. The questioning of perceived assumptions is never more apt than...
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/cul ture/art/art-news/8872780/Smirking-face-of-the-Devil-discovered-in-Giotto-fresco.html Read our article on this fresco from our August issue http://burlington.org.uk/magazine/back-issues/2011/201108/
London Art Fair
We shall have a stall at the London Art Fair in January so make sure you come down and check out the fair http://www.londonartfair.co.uk/
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Art History in Focus
Art History in Focus study day: Leonardo da Vinci Study Day, Thursday 15th December 2011 The National Gallery’s winter exhibition promises to be the most complete display of Leonardo’s surviving paintings ever held. Bringing together many international loans never before seen in the UK, it focuses on Leonardo’s career in Milan under Duke Lodovico Sforza and will include works...
Burlington's Online Index
Burlington Magazine Publications Ltd has created an Online Index, which aims to include the entire content of The Burlington Magazine from March 1903 until the present. The years 1903-1992 are indexed and currently online. The years from 1993 to the present are in progress and will be online by late 2011. The Burlington Magazine Online Index is FREE to use, subject to FREE registration. JSTOR...
Previous Sculpture issues
To check out some old sculpture issues, see our website where we have listed them for you: http://burlington.org.uk/research/previous-sculpture-issues
November 2011 issue - Sculpture
Editorial A memorial too far Articles ‘A neglected papal commission in Naples Cathedral: the tomb of Cardinal Alfonso Carafa’ by Dorigen Caldwell ‘A bust of Bartolomeo Ruspoli by Filippo Carcani’ by Maria Celeste Cola ‘The “St Sebastian” of Los Andes: a Chilean cultural treasure re-examined’ by Gauvin Alexander Bailey and Fernando Guzmán ...