03 janvier 2022

Peter Lynch Donates More Than $20 Million in Art to Boston College

John Singer Sargent, 1865–1925, 'Olive Trees, Corfu,' 1909. Oil on canvas. Carolyn A. and Peter S. Lynch Collection at the McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College. Peter Lynch, vice chairman of Fidelity Management and Research Company and trustee associate at Boston College, has gifted 27 paintings and three drawings—worth in excess of $20 million—from his and his late wife Carolyn’s private art collection to Boston College’s McMullen Museum of Art, including renowned works from Pablo Picasso, Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent,... [Lire la suite]

23 décembre 2021

Exhibition presents American art from the Thyssen collection

George Inness, Morning, ca. 1878. Oil on canvas laid on cardboard. 76.2 x 114.3 cm © Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid. MADRID.- In the final event of a year that has paid tribute to Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza (1921-2002), marking the 100th anniversary of his birth, the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza is presenting an exhibition which brings together the magnificent collection of American art assembled by the Baron over more than three decades. The works on display come from both... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2021

Christie's offers van Gogh's 'Mueles de Blé' - Poised to set an auction record for a work on paper by the artist

Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), Meules de blé. Gouache, watercolor, pen and brush and black ink over pencil on paper, 19 x 23.3/4 in. (48.5 x 60.4 cm.) Executed in Arles in June 1888. Estimate: $20,000,000-30,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced Vincent van Gogh’s watercolor Meules de blé will be offered in the dedicated sale The Cox Collection: The Story of Impressionism, one of the greatest American collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Art to ever appear on the market.... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2021

Rarely displayed paintings by Goya on view at Fondation Beyeler

Francisco de Goya, La maja vestida, 1800-1807. Oil on canvas, 95 x 190 cm Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid © Photographic Archive. Museo Nacional del Prado. Madrid. BASEL.- 275 years after his birth, the Fondation Beyeler presents one of the most significant exhibitions ever devoted to Francisco de Goya – one of modern art’s major trailblazers. For the first time, rarely displayed paintings from Spanish private collections will be shown alongside key works from distinguished European and American museums... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2021

New Exhibition Examines Cultural Exchange Between American Artists and Venetian Glassmakers During the Late 19th Century

John Singer Sargent, A Venetian Woman, 1882, oil on canvas, Cincinnati Art Museum, The Edwin and Virginia Irwin Memorial, 1972.37. The exhibition “Sargent, Whistler, and Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic of Murano” brings to life the Venetian glass revival of the late 19th century and the artistic experimentation the city inspired for visiting artists. It is the first comprehensive examination of American tourism, artmaking and art collecting in Venice, revealing the glass furnaces and their new creative boom as a... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2021

Dallas Museum of Art and Van Gogh Museum Co-Organize First Exhibition Dedicated to Van Gogh’s Olive Grove Series

Vincent van Gogh, Olive Trees, June 1889, oil on canvas, National Galleries of Scotland. Purchased 1934. Photo © National Galleries of Scotland. Dallas, TX / Amsterdam, Netherlands – In 2021 and 2022 the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) and the Van Gogh Museum (Amsterdam, Netherlands) host the first exhibition dedicated to Vincent van Gogh’s important olive grove series, executed during his yearlong stay at the asylum of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Co-organized by the two institutions, Van Gogh and the Olive Groves reunites... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2021

Monet’s Au jardin, la famille de l’artiste to Highlight Christie’s 20th Century Evening Sale in New York

Claude Monet, Au jardin, la famille de l’artiste, 1875. Estimate: $12 Million - $18 Million. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 New York – Claude Monet’s Au jardin, la famille de l’artiste, 1875 (estimate: $12 Million - $18 Million) will be a leading highlight of Christie’s 20th Century Evening Sale this November in New York. Publicly exhibited only a handful of times since its creation, the painting was last seen at auction in 1984 and has remained in the same collection ever since. Au jardin, la... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2021

New work by Van Gogh discovered

Vincent van Gogh, Study for ‘Worn out’, around 24 November 1882, pencil on paper, 48.8 x approx. 30 cm (Private collection). Photo: Heleen van Driel. AMSTERDAM.- The Van Gogh Museum has discovered a new work by Vincent van Gogh: Study for ‘Worn out’ from 1882.Emilie Gordenker (Director of the Van Gogh Museum): ‘As a centre of expertise dedicated to the work of Vincent van Gogh and his contemporaries, we’re delighted with this discovery and are very happy to have made a contribution to our specialist field. It’s quite... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2021

Le peintre et le poète : Moreau et La Fontaine dans l'exposition du Musée Gustave Moreau

  PARIS - Le Musée Gustave Moreau présente une sélection d’aquarelles et études préparatoires qui ont servi à l’artiste pour l’élaboration de l’extraordinaire série des Fables. Ce sont non seulement des dessins et essais au crayon, à la plume ou à l’aquarelle qui seront exposés mais aussi des compositions d’ensemble très abouties. Ces œuvres, choisies parmi les 263 dessins préparatoires, ont été réalisées entre 1879 et 1884. Elles éclairent la genèse de l’exceptionnelle commande faite à Gustave Moreau par Antony Roux. Les 35... [Lire la suite]
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31 juillet 2021

The Cox Collection: The Story of Impressionism to be offered at Christie’s in november

Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894), Jeune homme à sa fenêtre, oil on canvas, 45⅝ x 31⅞ in. (116 x 81 cm.) Painted in 1876. Estimate on request (in excess of $50 million). © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 New York — Christie’s is honored to announce The Cox Collection: The Story of Impressionism, one of the greatest American collections to ever appear on the market. Masterpiece works by Caillebotte, Cézanne and van Gogh will headline the 25 works from the collection offered in... [Lire la suite]