NBC 5 and the Kimbell Art Museum would like to invite you to visit the new exhibit, Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland. This exhibit will be open June 28 through September 20.
The 55 paintings in this exhibition span a period of more than 400 year and include some of the greatest holdings of the Scottish National Gallery. The paintings encompass many of the major schools of art, Italian, French and Dutch, in addition to Scottish. Many of these works have never been seen in the United States, including Botticelli’s Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child, which has not been exhibited outside of Scotland in more than 150 years.
Other artists include the Renaissance masters Titian and Veronese, the 17th-century painters El Greco, Velázquez, Van Dyck, Hals, Rembrandt and Vermeer. The 19th-century figures as Pissarro, Degas, Monet, Sargent, Gauguin and Cézanne. The exhibition will also feature celebrated Scottish painters Ramsay and Raeburn and modern artists such as Picasso, Vuillard, Derain, Bonnard, Matisse and Ernst. A particular highlight of the exhibition will be Braque’s Candlestick, among the first Cubist paintings to incorporate the written word.
For more information, please visit www.kimbellart.org.
Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland
June 28 – September 20
Kimbell Art Museum
3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107