03 septembre 2019

Once-lost Rossetti painting acquired by the British Museum

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), The Death of Breuse sans Pitié, 1857 (retouched 1865). Courtesy of the Trustees of the British Museum. LONDON.- The British Museum has acquired a rarely-seen painting by the English painter and poet and founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882). The artwork – called The Death of Breuze Sans Pitié – has hardly been exhibited since it was created in 1857 and its location was unknown for much of the 20th century. It goes on display in the British Museum... [Lire la suite]
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28 août 2019

Atlantans Doris and Shouky Shaheen Donate Their Impressionist Paintings Collection to High Museum of Art

Claude Monet (French, 1840–1926), Maisons au bord de la route, 1885, oil on canvas, 25 x 32 inches. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Doris and Shouky Shaheen Collection. ATLANTA, GA.- The High Museum of Art announced today that Atlanta-based philanthropists Doris and Shouky Shaheen have donated their entire impressionist, post-impressionist and modernist painting collection, totaling 24 artworks, to the Museum. The Shaheen gift is one of the most significant groups of European paintings ever to enter the Museum’s collection,... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2019

Yale Center for British Art Presents Unto This Last: Two Hundred Years of John Ruskin

John Ruskin, “The Dryad’s Waywardness,” from Modern Painters (London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1843–60), vol. 1, plate 59, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. NEW HAVEN, CT —The Yale Center of British Art announces an exhibition marking the bicentenary of John Ruskin (1819–1900), one of the most influential thinkers of the nineteenth century, who believed that art had the power to transform society and that nature inspired the most meaningful art. One of the greatest art writers in the English language, Ruskin... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2019

£10 million Turner masterpiece may leave British shores

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 - 1851), The Dark Rigi, 1842, Watercolour on paper, 305 x 455 mm, Private collection. © Private Collection, UK. LONDON.- The Arts Minister Rebecca Pow has stepped in to place a temporary export bar on The Dark Rigi, the Lake of Lucerne by JMW Turner in the hope that the work can be saved for the nation. Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 - 1851) was an innovative and internationally renowned English painter, whose revolutionary work had a profound impact on the... [Lire la suite]
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31 juillet 2019

'Danish Golden Age: World Class Art between Disasters' at Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen

P.C. Skovgaard, Beech Wood in May near Iselingen Manor, Zealand, 1857, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen. © Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen The Danish Golden Age of art is currently attracting plenty of attention from museums and art collectors all over the world, and paintings from the period are fetching large amounts at auctions in Denmark and abroad. From August 2019, SMK will welcome visitors to the largest exhibition – supported by two foundations – ever staged about the Golden Age of Danish art.... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

“From Goya to Manet. The Nineteenth Century”. Old and new masters united in the Alte Pinakothek

Friedrich Overbeck, "Vittoria Caldoni", 1821, Oil on canvas, 89,5 x 65,8 cm, Inv. Nr. WAF 757 © Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Neue Pinakothek, München/Wittelsbacher Ausgleichsfonds (WAF). MUNICH.- Good news for all those missing the Neue Pinakothek: from July 25, the most important works of the nineteenth century are on display in the Alte Pinakothek. Titled “From Goya to Manet. The Nineteenth Century”, the presentation shows around 90 paintings and sculptures that outline the broad spectrum... [Lire la suite]

27 juillet 2019

“From Goya to Manet. The Nineteenth Century”. Old and new masters united in the Alte Pinakothek

Friedrich Overbeck, "Vittoria Caldoni", 1821, Oil on canvas, 89,5 x 65,8 cm, Inv. Nr. WAF 757 © Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Neue Pinakothek, München/Wittelsbacher Ausgleichsfonds (WAF). MUNICH.- Good news for all those missing the Neue Pinakothek: from July 25, the most important works of the nineteenth century are on display in the Alte Pinakothek. Titled “From Goya to Manet. The Nineteenth Century”, the presentation shows around 90 paintings and sculptures that outline the broad spectrum... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2019

PAFA Exhibition Explores the Role of Philadelphia in Shaping An American Landscape Painting Tradition

Thomas Birch, Fairmount Water Works, 1821. Oil on canvas, 20 1/8 x 30 1/16 inches. PAFA, Bequest of Charles Graff, 1845.1. © Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts  The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) now presents From the Schuylkill to the Hudson: Landscapes of the Early American Republic on view through December 29, 2019 in the Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building. Philadelphia's key role in the growth of American landscape painting has never been the subject of a major museum... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2019

Lost portrait of Charles Dickens finds its way home

Margaret Gillies (1803-87), Charles John Huffman Dickens (1812-1870), wearing dark jacket and cravat, white waistcoat, his dark hair worn collar-length in long curls, 1843, Watercolour and gouache. LONDON.- Today, the Charles Dickens Museum announced that, following a successful fundraising campaign, it has acquired and secured the future of the ‘lost portrait’ of Dickens. Recently re-discovered by Philip Mould & Co, the exquisite portrait miniature by Margaret Gillies has found a permanent home at the Museum at... [Lire la suite]
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15 juillet 2019

Berthe Morisot (1841-1895) au Musée d'Orsay

Berthe Morisot (1841-1895) au Musée d'Orsay PARIS - Cette exposition est organisée par les musées d’Orsay et de l’Orangerie, Paris, le Musée des beaux-arts, Québec, la Fondation Barnes, Philadelphie, et le Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas. Pour la première fois depuis son ouverture en 1986, le musée d’Orsay consacre une exposition à l’une des figures majeures de l’impressionnisme, Berthe Morisot (1841-1895). Ce sera aussi la première manifestation monographique consacrée à l’artiste par un musée national depuis la rétrospective... [Lire la suite]
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