21 juillet 2016

Exhibition in Madrid reveals Gustave Caillebotte's thematic and stylistic evolution

Gustave Caillebotte, Calle de París, tiempo lluvioso. 1877 (Sketch for Paris Street; Rainy Day). Óleo sobre lienzo, 54 x 65 cm, Musée Marmottan Monet, París. © Paris, Bridgeman Images MADRID.- This summer, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in collaboration with the Musée des impressionnismes Giverny is presenting an exhibition on the artist Gustave Caillebotte (Paris, 1848 – Petit Gennevilliers, 1894), one of the least known but also most original figures of the Impressionist movement. Caillebotte, Painter and... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2016

Nelson-Atkins to unveil renovated Bloch Galleries of European Art in winter 2017

Vincent van Gogh, Restaurant Rispal at Asnières, 1887. Oil on canvas, 28 7/8 x 23 5/8 in. Gift of Henry W. and Marion H. Bloch, 2015.13.10. KANSAS CITY, MO.- In March 2017, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art will open the renovated Bloch Galleries in the museum’s original 1933 Beaux-Arts building, featuring the Marion and Henry Bloch Collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art, on view for the first time since 2007. Comprised of nearly 30 masterpieces acquired by the Bloch family over the course of two... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2016

Works by Daubigny, Monet, Van Gogh on view at Scottish National Gallery

EDINBURGH.- Scottish National Gallery is the UK’s exclusive host of the first major international exhibition of the work of pioneering French landscape painter Charles-François Daubigny and his influence on the Impressionists. This summer the National Galleries of Scotland stages the first ever large-scale exhibition to examine the important relationship between the hugely successful landscape painter Charles-François Daubigny (1817-78) and the Impressionists, including two of the most celebrated and popular of all... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2016

"Inspiration Photography: From Makart to Klimt" opens at the Orangery in Vienna

Gustav Klimt, After the Rain (Garden with Chicken in St. Agatha), 1898. Oil on Canvas, 80x40cm © Belvedere, Vienna VIENNA.- The invention of photography in 1839 was both fascinating and horrifying to artists. While portraitists had good reason to fear a drastic shrink in their market, others soon discovered the multiple possibilities of this new medium. They used it to disseminate their works in cheap reproductions and also to find out about international trends in art. Photographs soon became indispensable to artists as... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2016

The Phillips presents a landmark retrospective of American artist William Merritt Chase

William Merritt Chase (1849–1916), Spring Flowers (Peonies), 1889. Pastel On Paper, Prepared With A Tan Ground, And Wrapped With Canvas Around A Wooden Strainer, 48 x 48 in. Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J. Terra Collection. © Terra Foundation for American Art. WASHINGTON—This summer, The Phillips Collection will present a major international exhibition on American artist William Merritt Chase (1849–1916). A renowned figure in the international art circles of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Chase... [Lire la suite]
09 juin 2016

Van Gogh Museum presents new acquisition: 'The Grape Harvest' by Bastien-Lepage

Jules Bastien-Lepage (1848–1884), The Grape Harvest (Au temps des vendanges), 1880. AMSTERDAM.- The Van Gogh Museum has enriched its collection with the 1880 painting The Grape Harvest (Au temps des vendanges) by the French artist Jules Bastien-Lepage (1848–1884). The work was purchased at TEFAF in March 2016, and will go on display at the museum on 14 June. Axel Rüger (Director of the Van Gogh Museum): ‘We are delighted with this purchase: not only is The Grape Harvest an impressive masterpiece, it also illustrates... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2016

Rodin masterpiece offered at Bonhams Impressionist and Modern Art Sale

La Jeunesse triomphante, by Rodin, estimated at £120,000-180,000. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- One of Rodin's most adventurous compositions, La Jeunesse triomphante, is to be sold at BonhamsImpressionist and Modern Art sale in London on 23 June. It is estimated at £120,000-180,000. It follows the highly successful sale of two Rodin masterpieces at Bonhams in recent months. L’Eternal Printemps sold at Bonhams London in February for £938,500 – a world record for a second state casting of the statue – and Eve was sold in... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2016

'Electric Paris' at Bruce Museum

Alfred Maurer (American, 1868-1932), 'Nocturne, Paris', n.d. Oil on board, 10 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. Avery Galleries, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Courtesy of Avery Galleries GREENWICH, CT. - Paris had been known as the City of Light long before the widespread use of gaslight and electricity. The name arose during the Enlightenment, when philosophers made Paris a center of ideas and of metaphorical illumination.  By the mid-nineteenth century, the epithet became associated with the city’s adoption of artificial... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2016

Koopman Rare Art to exhibit at Masterpiece London 2016 – June 30 to July 6, 2016

A George III silver-gilt ‘Royal’ Presentation Tray, London, 1802, Maker’s mark of Joseph Preedy. Length: 66.75cm, 26.2in. Width: 44cm, 17.3in. Weight: 6,540g,210oz 4dwt. Asking price: £350,000. LONDON - Leading London silver dealers, Koopman Rare Art will once again be showing an outstanding selection of silver masterpieces and works of art at Masterpiece London 2016, from Thursday June 30 to Wednesday July 6, 2016. (Stand C29.  Highlights this year on the Koopman Rare Art stand include a stunning... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2016

"Van Gogh en Provence : la tradition modernisée" à la Fondation Van Gogh, Arles

« Van Gogh en Provence : la tradition modernisée ». Affiche. ARLES - L’exposition « Van Gogh en Provence : la tradition modernisée » réunit 31 tableaux — dont 29 jamais montrés à Arles —, issus des musées Van Gogh à Amsterdam et Kröller-Müller à Otterlo. Troisième rétrospective consacrée à Van Gogh par la Fondation, elle confirme le rôle majeur de l’institution dans le regard sur l’oeuvre et la pensée du peintre, en les plaçant en constante interaction avec la production artistique contemporaine. Il s’agira en... [Lire la suite]