It is almost impossible to be ironic, satirical, staunch patriot or sharp critic or canny businessman representing the society in which one lives.
William Hogarth (London, 10 November 1697 – 26 October 1764), during Eighteen century did not meet artistic troubles.
Tate Britain’s major exhibition “Hogarth and Europe” presents his work in a fresh light, seen for the first time alongside works by his continental contemporaries. It will explore the parallels and exchanges that crossed borders and the cosmopolitan character of Hogarth’s art. Hogarth’s best-known paintings and prints, shown alongside works by famed European artists, including Jean-Siméon Chardin (Paris), Pietro Longhi (Venice) and Cornelis Troost (Amsterdam).
Different interpretations to testify how society took art in new directions: over 60 artworks are on show to represents pictures of a world in changing at that time.
Hogarth and Europe
3 November 2021 – 20 March 2022
Open daily 10.00 – 18.00
by Alain Chivilò