13 février 2017

Exhibition of Buddhist art from the Newark Museum organized exclusively for Nashville's Frist Center

Attributed to Gyeju (flourished ca. 1680s). Seated Buddha, Korea, 17th century, Joseon Period (1392–1912). Wood, lacquer, gold, and rock crystal. Newark Museum, Purchase 2013 Mr. and Mrs. William V. Griffin Fund, 2013.26. NASHVILLE, TENN.- This winter and spring, visitors to the Frist Center will enjoy opportunities to examine the art of Buddhism in unusual depth. Organized by the Newark Museum exclusively for the Frist Center, Secrets of Buddhist Art: Tibet, Japan, and Korea explores one of the great faiths of the... [Lire la suite]

13 février 2017

Exhibition in Dresden presents 19th-century paintings of Italy between Claude Lorrain, Turner and Böcklin

Max Klinger (1857–1920), Das Kolosseum in Rom, 1888, Öl auf Leinwand, 77 x 102 cm, Albertinum/Galerie Neue Meister, © SKD, Foto: Elke Estel/Hans-Peter Klut DRESDEN.- During the 19th century, Italy was a magnetic destination for many travellers from Northern Europe, including artists such as Carl Blechen, Camille Corot and William Turner, Oswald Achenbach and Max Klinger. In Germany, Johnann Wolfgang von Goethe fuelled the compulsion to head South with his "Italienische Reise" ("Italian Journey"), published... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2017

A Special Exhibition of Loaned Works Offering an Incomparable Insight into the Most Innovative Period of Ernst’s Career

Max Ernst (1891-1976), Le Chaste Joseph, 1928. ‘I was visited nearly every day by the Superior of the Birds named Loplop, my private phantom, attached to my person.’ – MaxErnst LONDON - Max Ernst (1891-1976)’s fascination with nature – and in particular, birds and forests – will be brought into the spotlight with an exhibition of eleven rare and important works by the artist from 1921 – 28. Ernst was Paris’ foremost Surrealist artist, and these paintings showcase a dynamic period in the capital’s art... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2017

Sotheby's to offer one of the greatest works by Gustav Klimt ever to appear at auction

Gustav Klimt, Bauerngarten (Blumengarten) , oil on canvas, painted in 1907 (Estimate upon request). Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Among the finest works by Gustav Klimt ever to come to auction, Bauerngarten was painted during the golden years of Klimt’s career and was a highlight of the critically acclaimed Painting the Modern Garden exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London last year. This profoundly beautiful work is to be offered at auction for the first time in over two decades, set to... [Lire la suite]
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13 février 2017

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts exhibition to explore transformative power of jewelry, art objects

Jellyfish (La Méduse) (Brooch), 1967, Jean Schlumberger (French, 1907-1987, Designer), Tiffany and Company (American, founded 1837, Manufacturer), 18 karat gold, platinum, moonstone, diamond, sapphire, 3 × 2 3/4 × 3/4 in. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Collection of Mrs. Paul Mellon (Photo by Travis Fullerton © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)  RICHMOND, VA.- Finding inspiration for his work in nature, the French-born designer Jean Schlumberger (1907–1987) created jewelry and accessories that transformed 20th-century fashion.... [Lire la suite]