Dulwich Picture Gallery - Ribera: Art of Violence

Ribera: Art of Violence is the first UK show of work by the Spanish Baroque painter, draughtsman and printmaker, Jusepe de Ribera (1591–1652), displaying his most sensational, shocking and masterfully composed works.
Bringing together loans from seven different countries, this ground-breaking exhibition explores, for the first time, an aspect of Ribera’s art for which he was renowned: violent depictions of saints and figures being flayed and flogged. Ribera’s images of pain can be shocking, and he has historically been labelled as sadistic and violent. Challenging this long-standing interpretation, this show reveals the complex artistic, religious and cultural discourses underpinning the artist’s violent imagery in his paintings, prints and drawings.
 
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can_signs_duration.JPG  From September 26, 2018 to January 27, 2019
can_signs_address.JPG  Gallery Rd, Southwark SE21 7AD (see map below)
can_signs_metro.JPG  West Dulwich
can_signs_website.JPG  www.dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk
 

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