04 juin 2009

The Prado is Temporarily Enriching its El Greco Collection with the Artist's View and Plan of Toledo

MADRID.- Starting yesterday, until the autumn of next year when it is envisaged that work will be completed on the Museo del Greco in Toledo, visitors to the Prado will have the chance to appreciate the artist’s unique work, View and Plan of Toledo. In contrast to the partial views of the city that appear in other works by the artist, this canvas offers a multiple viewpoint; in addition to a perspectival presentation it includes a detailed plan of the city, held up by the figure of a young man and painted with the... [Lire la suite]

04 juin 2009

Jan Saudek (né en 1935) Purgatory # 352, 1993

Jan Saudek (né en 1935) Purgatory # 352, 1993 Épreuve gélatino-argentique couleur virée. Signée à l'encre noire en bas à droite dans l'image.  Titrée et datée "June 8., 1893" à l'encre sous l'image dans la marge. 16,8 x 24,4 cm avec marges. (6.6 x 9.6 in. with margin). Légères traces dans la partie gauche de l'image.Lit : Collectif, "Jan SAUDEK", Taschen, 2006. Vente du Vendredi 5 juin 2009. Photographies Anciennes, Modernes et Contemporaines. Piasa - Paris
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04 juin 2009

Getty Museum Displays Two Exceptional Rembrandt Loans

Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) and School of Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669), Saint Bavo, about 1662-1665. Oil on canvas. Framed: 138 X 119 X 10 cm. L.2008.46. Goteborgs Konstmuseum, Goteborg, Sweden, 698 LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum has put on view this week Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn’s Saint Bavo in its East Pavilion paintings galleries at the Getty Center . The work, on loan from the Göteborgs Konstmuseum in Sweden , will be the first time it has been publicly displayed since... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2009

Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces it will Show Vermeer's Masterpiece The Milkmaid

Johannes Vermeer (Dutch, 1632-1675), The Milkmaid, ca. 1658. Oil on canvas, 45.5 x 41 cm. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam SK-A-2344 NEW YORK, NY.- On the occasion of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s historic voyage from Amsterdam to New York, the Rijksmuseum is sending The Milkmaid, perhaps the most admired painting by the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer (1632—1675), to The Metropolitan Museum of Art. To celebrate this extraordinary loan, the Metropolitan Museum will present Vermeer’s Masterpiece The Milkmaid, a special exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2009

Phillips de Pury & Company Announce Highlights of the Forthcoming London Contemporary Art Sales

LONDON.- Phillips de Pury & Company is pleased to announce the highlights of the forthcoming Contemporary Art sales to take place in London on June 29 at the company’s Howick Place galleries. The Evening sale will offer 40 lots with a total pre-sale estimate between £5.4 – 7.8M and the day sale will offer 132 lots with a total pre-sale estimate between £1.9 – 2.8M. Highlights of the Evening sale include works by Richard Prince, Thomas Schütte, Robert Rauschenberg and Ed Ruscha as well as Mario Merz, Alighiero Boetti, Yue... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2009

La citation du jour : Oskar Kokoschka

"It was the Baroque inheritance I took over". Oskar Kokoschka
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