Reality Show: ‘The Renaissance Portrait from Donatello to Bellini’ at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

“Are not all portraits a fiction?” asks the opening wall text of “The Renaissance Portrait From Donatello to Bellini.” This substantial and surprisingly metaphysical exhibition of 160 Renaissance paintings, busts, medals and drawings borrowed from collections across Europe tells the story of the birth of European portraiture. Representations of individuals in fine art were a Read More