22 mai 2021

'Epic Iran' opening on Saturday, 29 May 2021 at Victoria & Albert Museum

  Horoscope of Iskandar Sultan, 1411. © Wellcome Collection LONDON - Epic Iran will explore 5000 years of art, design and culture, bringing together over 300 objects from ancient, Islamic and contemporary Iran. It will be the UK’s first major exhibition on Iranian art and culture in 90 years that presents an overarching narrative from 3000 BC to the present day. From sculpture, ceramics and carpets, to textiles, photography and film, the exhibition will comprise rarely seen objects from the V&A alongside international... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2021

Property from the collection of Umehara Ryuzaburo (1888-1986) at Sotheby's HK

Portrait of Umehara Ryuzaburo at his easel. Lots 322-329 are from the collection of Umehara Ryuzaburo (1888-1986). Umehara Ryuzaburo was a renowned Japanese painter, he was one of the first Japanese artists to work in the Western style. Characterised by vibrant colours and expressive brushstrokes, his work had perpetual influences on the younger generation of Japanese painters. Born to a family of textile merchants in Kyoto, Umehara Ryuzaburo’s surroundings honed his keen sensitivity to beauty and devotion to art. He was... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2021

'Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau Visionary' To Include Rarely Seen Works From the Artist's Family

Alphonse Mucha, Daydream (Rêverie), 1897, color lithograph, 28 5/8 × 21 3/4 in., Mucha Trust Collection, © 2021 Mucha Trust. The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) announced its fall 2021 exhibitions, including Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau Visionary, opening October 23, 2021, and on view through January 23, 2022.  Czech-born Alphonse Mucha (1860–1939) was one of the most influential and celebrated artists in turn-of-the-20th-century Paris. He is best known for his graphic work, such as theater posters for... [Lire la suite]
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