Engravings exhibiton at National Museum of Decorative Arts, from Dürer to Picasso

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The National Academy of Fine Arts and the National Museum of Decorative Arts present the exhibition "De Durero a Picasso. Cinco siglos de grabado" (From Dürer to Picasso. Five Centuries of engravings), composed of fifty engravings belonging to a private collection.

The exhibition is made of works from the XVth century, by Albrecht Dürer and Lucas Cranach, among others; from the XVIth century plates by Lucas Vorsterman, Teodoro Bry, etc; from the XVIIth century, Wenzel Hollar, Claude Gellée Le Lorrain; from the XVIIIth, works by German artist Georges Schmidt; Japanese Utamaro, and Spanish Francisco de Goya; and from the XIXth century, works by Honoré Daumier, Henri Toulouse- Lautrec, and Pablo Picasso.

Engraving is a handicraft process. This exhibition is an homage to these artists and their world, allowing the visitor to see the evolution of the images and techniques of engraving between the XVth and XXth centuries.

Location: National Museum of Decorative Arts. Av. Libertador 1902
Dates: May 6th - June 14ht, 2009.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 2 pm to 7 pm
Entry fees:
General AR $ 2.-
Students and pensioners: AR $ 1.-
Tuesdays free

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