- Silvia Massa
THE NEWS CORNER #35
Thursday, 21st March 2019
Born on this day: Edwin Scharff (German painter, b. 1887)
MASTER DRAWINGS - RICCIARDI PRIZE
The quarterly journal Master Drawings has just launched the call for the second annual Ricciardi Prize for the best new and unpublished article on a drawings topic (of any period) submitted by a young scholar under the age of 40 (deadline 15th September). Elizabeth A. Eisenberg, PhD candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University, won the first edition of the prize. She wrote on Verrocchio's influence on drawings by Leonardo and Raphael and presented her essay at the Master Drawings annual symposium on 30 January 2019 in New York. A video of her presentation will be available soon!
TALKING ABOUT VERROCCHIO... Since 9th March and until 14th July, Palazzo Strozzi in Florence is hosting Verrocchio, il Maestro di Leonardo, an exhibition curated by Francesco Caglioti and Andrea De Marchi. The exhibition has just been reviewed by Gigetta Dalli Regoli, who talks about it in this article.
DRAWINGS AT THE ACCADEMIA DI BELLE ARTI IN CARRARA
Prof. Dalli Regoli will be talking at the Accademia di Belle Arti in
Carrara (Palazzo Cybo Malaspina) on Friday 29th March, 3PM, about "Forme e funzioni del disegno tra Medioevo e Rinascimento".
The talk, introduced by Prof. Gerardo de Simone, is part of a series of events entitled I RACCONTI DELL'ARTE, which this year celebrate the 250th anniversary since the foundation of the Academy in Carrara.
CATALOGUING OPPORTUNITY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF UDINE
Two scholarships of 3 months each are available at the University of Udine for cataloguing 450 drawings by Old Master Paintings held at the Civici Musei di Storia e Arte. A Master degree is required. The deadline to apply is 25th March, follow this link for more details on the application requirements and selection process.