22 août 2017

'The Presence of Absence: Medieval Art and Artifacts' opens at the Williams College Museum of Art

Attributed to Pedro García de Benabarre (Spanish, active 1455-1480), St. Anthony Abbot, ca. 1460-70. Tempera on panel, 72 1/16 x 36 1/4 in. Museum purchase, with funds provided by George Alfred Cluett, Class of 1896. Courtesy Williams College Museum of Art. WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS.- Williams College Museum of Art opened The Presence of Absence: Medieval Art and Artifacts on August 18, 2017. The exhibition employs object-oriented ontology to recast the relationship between humans and nonhumans. Instead of passive objects... [Lire la suite]

22 août 2017

Sotheby's Hong Kong to show the MQJ Collection of Ming furniture

HONG KONG.- During its autumn sale week, Sotheby’s Hong Kong will present an exhibition of the private collection of the world’s foremost expert in and leading dealer of Ming furniture, Grace Wu Bruce. Perhaps the greatest collection of Ming furniture in private hands, The Best of The Best: The MQJ Collection of Ming Furniture will be on public view at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 29 September to 2 October 2017. A new book by Grace Wu Bruce under the same title, documenting each item of... [Lire la suite]
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22 août 2017

Exhibition devoted to environmentally-conscious artists on view at Florence Griswold Museum

Martin Johnson Heade, Jungle Orchids and Hummingbirds, 1872. Oil On Canvas, 18 1/4 x 23 in., 46.4 x 58.4 cm; Yale University Art Gallery, Christian A. Zabriskie and Francis P. Garvan, B.A. 1897, M.A.(Hon.) 1922, Funds, 1971.80. Courtesy Florence Griswold Museum OLD LYME, CONN.- The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut, is presenting a major exhibition entitled Flora/Fauna: The Naturalist Impulse in American Art, on view through September 17, 2017. Drawn extensively from the Museum’s collection, as well... [Lire la suite]
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22 août 2017

Sotheby's announces highlights of the Important Chinese Art, Fine Classical Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy sales

Lot 84. An exceptional and extremely rare “Ding” carved “peony” vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126). Estimate $500,000–700,000. Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced the full offerings of their Asia Week sales of Chinese works of art, Chinese paintings and calligraphy. With exhibitions opening to the public on 8 September, visitors to New York headquarters will be able to experience all facets of Asian Art – pottery, bronzes, jades, ceramics, sculptures, paintings and calligraphy. Asia Week... [Lire la suite]