12 mars 2020

Sotheby's annual Orientalist Sale, features paintings representing North Africa, Egypt, Arabia, the Levant, Persia

LONDON.- Sotheby’s Orientalist Sale, now in its ninth season and held during Islamic week, brings together paintings representing the landscapes, people, and customs of North Africa, Egypt, Arabia, the Levant, Persia, and the Ottoman world during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Comprising 57 lots, the sale provides a unique window into a realm that has forever changed, capturing in technicolour detail every aspect of life in the region. The auction will take place in London on 31 March at 3pm GMT, to be followed by... [Lire la suite]

12 mars 2020

Christie's London to Offer a Masterpiece By John Frederick Lewis, The Bezestein Bazaar of El Khan Khalil, Cairo

John Frederick Lewis, The Bezestein Bazaar of El Khan Khalil, 1872, 115x88cm. Estimate: £3,000,000-5,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. London – Christie’s London dedicated auction of Orientalist Art on 18 June 2020 will be led by John Frederick Lewis’ (1805-1876) masterpiece The Bezestein Bazaar of El Khan Khalil, Cairo (estimate £3 – 5 million). One of the last few important works by the artist remaining in private hands it depicts Cairo’s most desired Bazaar. The painting will be unveiled during... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2020

Exposition "Pierres Précieuses", Grande Galerie de l'Évolution

PARIS - Chaque année, le Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle propose une exposition temporaire d’envergure au sein de la Grande Galerie de l’Evolution. En 2020, c’est en collaboration avec Van Cleef & Arpels que le Muséum prépare cet événement. L’exposition « Pierres Précieuses », qui ouvre le 3 avril 2020, propose une immersion dans plusieurs univers intimement liés : la minéralogie, la gemmologie et la joaillerie. Pierres Précieuses brosse en premier lieu une histoire de la Terre et des savoir-faire, explorant la... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2020

The Cleveland Museum of Art announces largest gift in more than sixty years

  Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954), Tulips, 1914. Oil on canvas; 114.3 x 90 cm. Nancy F. and Joseph P. Keithley Collection Gift. CLEVELAND, OH.- The Cleveland Museum of Art announced the gift and promised gift of more than 100 Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and modern European and American paintings, drawings, and prints; Chinese and Japanese ceramics; and other works of art from the collection of Clevelanders Joseph P. and Nancy F. Keithley. Valued at more than $100 million, the gift is the largest to the... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2020

Asia Week New York steps into the new decade with eye-alluring curated exhibitions

  NEW YORK, NY.- For the past 10 years, Asia Week New York has presented an abundance of magnificent treasures from every part of the Far East for the pleasure and enjoyment of Asian art aficionados. These exceptional works of art are to be found at 34 gallery exhibitions curated by prominent Asian art experts that are open to the public on March 12 to 19 (*and in some instances, until March 21). Joining in the excitement are six top-tier auction houses–Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage Auctions, Sotheby’s and... [Lire la suite]