24 octobre 2016

Pierre-Auguste Renoir retrospective opens in Spain

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, After the Luncheon. Óleo sobre lienzo, 100,5 x 81,3 cm, Frankfurt am Main, Städel Museum. MADRID.- Writing about his father, the filmmaker Jean Renoir said: “He looked at flowers, women and clouds in the sky as other men touch and caress.” Renoir: Intimacy, the first retrospective in Spain to focus on the Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), challenges the traditional concept that reduces Impressionism to the “purely visual”. Rather, it emphasises the central role played by... [Lire la suite]

23 octobre 2016

Images of children in Spanish Romantic art on view at the Prado Museum in Madrid

 Vicente López Portana (1772-1850), Luisa de Prat y Gandiola, subsequently Marchioness of Barbançon, ca. 1845. Oil on canvas, 104 x 84 cm. Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado. Daniel Carballo Prat legacy, Count of the Pradère, 1933. © Museo Nacional del Prado. MADRID.- The Museo del Prado is showing a group of eight works painted between 1842 and 1855 which have been selected from the numerous portraits of children in its collection dating from the reign of Isabel II with the aim of emphasising two of the most... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2016

AGO brings rare masterpieces from Monet, van Gogh, Gauguin and more to Toronto this fall

Vincent Van Gogh, The Starry Night over the Rhone at Arles, 1888. Oil on canvas, 73 x 92 cm. Collection of Musée d’Orsay. Image courtesy the Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France/Bridgeman Images. TORONTO.- This fall, the Art Gallery of Ontario invites visitors to accompany some of the greatest artists of the 19th and 20th centuries on a spiritual journey of self-discovery. Organized in partnership with the renowned Musée d’Orsay in Paris, Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces from Monet, van Gogh and more breaks new ground by... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2016

Degas retrospective debuts in the U.S. at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, through January 16, 2017

Edgar Degas, The Dance Class, c. 1873, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Corcoran Collection (William A. Clark Collection). HOUSTON, TX.- This fall, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is the exclusive U.S. venue for Degas: A New Vision, the most significant international survey in three decades of the work of Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas (1834–1917). While Degas’s reputation has often been confined to his ballet imagery, the artist’s oeuvre is rich, complex, and abundant, spanning the... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2016

Cincinnati Art Museum's Van Gogh exhibition brings guests Into the Undergrowth

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, b.1853, d.1890); Undergrowth with Two Figures; 1890; oil on canvas; Bequest of Mary E. Johnston; 1967.1430.  CINCINNATI, OH.- Centered on Vincent van Gogh’s Undergrowth with Two Figures, the Cincinnati Art Museum’s new exhibition, Van Gogh: Into the Undergrowth, takes visitors up close with celebrated woodland landscapes from October 15, 2016–January 8, 2017. This exhibition—presented only at the Cincinnati Art Museum—brings an important group of artworks on loan from around the... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2016

Exhibition at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek explores Rousseau's landscapes

Théodore Rousseau (1812–67), Mont Blanc Seen from La Faucille, Storm Effect, begun 1834. Oil on canvas, 143 × 240 cm. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, MIN1783. COPENHAGEN.- Théodore Rousseau (1812–67) stands among the great figures of mid-19th century French painting. This autumn’s major special exhibition at the Glyptotek showcases Rousseau’s richly varied life’s work, where landscape painting became fertile soil for wild innovation. Featuring 56 paintings and drawings from 29 museums and... [Lire la suite]

15 octobre 2016

Christie's Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale to offer Claude Monet's "Meule"

 Claude Monet (1840-1926), Meule. Signed and dated 'Claude Monet 91' (lower left), 28 ⅝ x 36 ¼ in. (72.7 x 92.1 cm.) Painted in 1891. Estimate upon request. © Christie’s Images Limited 2016. NEW YORK, NY.- On November 16, Claude Monet’s Meule (Grainstack) from an important American collection will be among the highlights of Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in New York. This important painting is recognized as one of the culminating and finest examples of Monet’s Grainstack series. Meule... [Lire la suite]
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12 octobre 2016

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, opens landmark exhibition of William Merritt Chase

William Merritt Chase (American, 1849–1916), Self-Portrait, about 1884. Pastel on laminated paperboard with a sand coating. An MFA Honorary Trustee and Her Spouse. Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. BOSTON, MASS.- William Merritt Chase (1849–1916) was a brilliant colorist, inventive designer and engaging storyteller. Praised for his observations of contemporary life, he was a leading American Impressionist, influential teacher and prominent international figure at the turn of the 20th century. William Merritt Chase, the... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2016

First exhibition to examine the radical use of colour in JMW Turner's work opens

JMW Turner, Vermilion Towers, c.1834, Gouache and watercolour on paper © Tate, London 2015. MARGATE.- Turner Contemporary presents JMW Turner: Adventures in Colour, the first exhibition to examine the radical use of colour in Turner’s work. The exhibition features more than 100 works in both oil and watercolour, with the fullest survey of the artist’s watercolours of Margate yet to be shown in the gallery. The show is curated by leading Turner expert and art historian Ian Warrell. A highlight of the exhibition is... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2016

Tate acquires British Impressionist masterpiece

William Stott of Oldham, La Passeur (The Ferry), 1882 © Tate. LONDON.- The painting has been bought with funds provided by Art Fund, Heritage Lottery Fund and The Hintze Family Charitable Foundation and will be on display at Tate Britain in April 2017. It will then tour to three other galleries, Gallery Oldham, Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum and Southampton City Art Gallery. The majority of Stott’s work is in Gallery Oldham, in the artist’s home town. This work will join another piece, Girl in a Meadow from 1880 in... [Lire la suite]
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