21 février 2013

First major exhibition on Pre-Raphaelite Art and Design in United States on view at National Gallery of Art

Henry Wallis, Chatterton, c. 1855-1856, oil on canvas, 62.2 x 93.3 cm (24 1/2 x 36 3/4 in.) framed: 90.5 x 120.5 x 13.2 cm (35 5/8 x 47 7/16 x 5 3/16 in.). Tate Gallery, London. Bequeathed by Charles Gent Clement 1899 WASHINGTON, DC.- Combining rebellion, scientific precision, beauty, and imagination, the Pre-Raphaelites created art that shocked 19th-century Britain. On view from February 17 through May 19, 2013, at the National Gallery of Art, Washington—the sole U.S. venue—Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Art and... [Lire la suite]

21 février 2013

The Art Institute honors 100-year relationship between Picasso and Chicago with landmark exhibition

Pablo Picasso. The Red Armchair, 1931. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Saidenberg. © 2013 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. CHICAGO, IL.- This winter, the Art Institute of Chicago celebrates the unique relationship between Chicago and one of the preeminent artists of the 20th century—Pablo Picasso—with special presentations, singular paintings on loan from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and programs throughout the museum befitting the artist’s unparalleled range and influence. The centerpiece of this... [Lire la suite]
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21 février 2013

Five richly carved and leather covered armchairs, Europe-China, 19th ct

Five richly carved and leather covered armchairs, Europe-China, 19th ct. Photo Nagel Auktionen Minor damages. H.118/105/116 cm. Estimate 4000 € Nagel Auktionen. February 21th 2013. www.auction.de
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