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Gesichter der Renaissance, English

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Gesichter der Renaissance


Highly recommended for anyone with an interest in art and culture, this application includes key works from the field of Italian portrait painting, which it introduces individually and in detail. It ties in with the spectacular "Gesichter der Renaissance. Masterpieces of Italian Portraiture" – the exhibition sensation of 2011, presented by the State Museums' Picture Gallery in Berlin and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Join the curators and restorers as they go behind the scenes. Discover the tricks and devices painters used to make powerful or beautiful people look like a million dollars. And what do today's top stylists like Udo Walz or Wolfgang Joop say to it all? Plastic surgeon Dr. Stephan von Rothkirch tackles long noses and a receding chin and brings them into line with modern notions of ideal beauty. And star photographer André Rival discusses the high art of portraiture.

Explore masterpieces of Italian Renaissance art!

Discover the excellence of Italian Renaissance art, from the most delicate brushwork to backs that may be hidden, but are not blank. Wander through the collections of Berlin's State Museums and discover astonishing parallels with Egyptian tomb paintings and modern photography.

This wide-ranging app. includes almost a hundred commentaries, more than 250 works of art as high resolution, some 50 video clips and several Facebook links.

Download now and discover the world of famous portraits!