Francois-Rene Martin

Francois-Rene Martin
Ecole du Louvre · Department of Art History

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L’idée de l’entretien est ici, sinon biaisée, contournée, mais en faveur d’un résultat singulier quand, au lieu de restituer une seule trajectoire intellectuelle, il se propose à la façon d’une « conversation entre amis ». De fait, quadrilogue composé et organisé autour de l’historien de l’art Roland Recht, professeur honoraire au Collège de France...
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During the French Revolution, the French Army has spoliated thousands of works of art from different countries, shipped them to France and displayed them in the newly funded public galleries. Many were sold and found themselves scattered all over Europe.The notion of “artistic body” (Kunstkörper), used by Goethe in his Propyläen to designate the to...
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The lives of the old masters – childhood, career, love life, death – never interested artists and public as much as in the 19th century. At stake, behind the variety of the artists thus celebrated, was the power of the artist. Princely recognition or injustice borne, are two motifs that ground two different conceptions of the artist's sovereignty....
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The lives of the old masters childhood, career, love life, death never interested artists and public as much as in the 19th century. At stake, behind the variety of the artists thus celebrated, was the power of the artist. Princely recognition or injustice borne, are two motif that ground two different conceptions of the artist's sovereignty. These...
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La « redecouverte » des vieux peintres russes et des icones est contemporaine de ce que l’on appelle la seconde redecouverte des primitifs en Europe, autour de 1900. Qu’il s’agisse des peintres francais, allemands ou meme italiens du xve siecle ou du debut du xvie siecle, ils devinrent, grâce a des expositions d’envergure a visee nationaliste, comm...
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L’edition francaise de l’essai de Meyer Schapiro, Les Mots et les images, s’ouvre sur la reproduction d’un Autoportrait de l’auteur, realise en 1923 –un magnifique dessin d’un visage dont les yeux largement ouverts regardent fixement vers nous. Dessinateur accompli, Schapiro fut, on le sait, l’ami de nombreux artistes : Helion, Motherwell, De Kooni...
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The French publication of Meyer Schapiro’s essay Les Mots et les images opens with the reproduction of a Selfportrait of the Author produced in 1923 —a magnificent drawing of a face whose wide open eyes stare out at us. Schapiro, who was an accomplished draughtsman, was, as we know, a friend of many artists: Helion, Motherwell, De Kooning, Rothko....
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While the second half of this century has seen the works of Erwin Panofsky firmly establish a réputation for themselves in art history and the human sciences as theoretical models general in scope, it appears as though those of his illustrious predecessor Aby Warburg have had to wait for the end of the century to be rediscovered. This distinction h...