01 juin 2023

'Gods, Heroes and Traitors The History Image around 1800' from 2 june 2023 at ALBERTINA, Vienna

Robert von Langer, The human race threatened by the element of water, 1804 © ALBERTINA, Wien. WIEN - History painting has always enjoyed a special status and was long viewed as the capstone of any artist’s career. It encompasses history in a comprehensive sense and deals with human doings, human sentiments, and human passions. It is in classicist works that history painting reached its zenith. This ALBERTINA Museum exhibition, which features works from the museum’s own holdings, tells of prominent historical occurrences... [Lire la suite]

30 avril 2023

'The Rossettis' at Tate Britain, 6th April – 24th September 2023

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, La Ghirlandata, 1873, Guildhall Art Gallery, City of London LONDON - Tate Britain presents a major exhibition charting the romance and radicalism of the Rossetti generation – Dante Gabriel, Christina and Elizabeth (neé Siddal) – showcasing their revolutionary approach to life, love and art. Moving through and beyond the Pre-Raphaelite years, the exhibition features over 150 paintings and drawings as well as photography, design, poetry and more. Tate Britain presents a major... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2023

Francesco Zanin (ca. 1824 - 1884 Venice, Active in Venice 1851 - 1888), Festive Regatta at the Rialto bridge

  Lot 402. Francesco Zanin (ca. 1824 - 1884 Venice, Active in Venice 1851 - 1888), Festive Regatta at the Rialto bridge. Oil on panel. 73.5 x 112 cm. Signed and dated “Zanin Fran co 1859” lower right. Sold for: € 194,000 (Estimate € 120.000 - 140.000). © HAMPEL Fine Art Auctions Munich Provenance: According to Cristina Geddo, who published the painting in 2009, a label formerly on the back of the panel indicated its provenance from a count’s gallery in Milan, put up... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2023

"Sarah Bernhardt. Et la femme créa la star" au Petit Palais

Affiche de l'exposition Sarah Bernhardt au Musée du Petit Palais © DR PARIS - Figure emblématique du tournant des XIXe et XXe siècles, la « Divine » Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923), actrice tout autant qu’artiste, fait l’objet d’une exposition exceptionnelle au Petit Palais à l’occasion du centenaire de sa mort. Le musée détient l’un de ses plus beaux portraits peint par son ami Georges Clairin ainsi que plusieurs sculptures qu’elle a elle-même réalisées. Le parcours de l’exposition retrace grâce à près de 400 œuvres la vie et la... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2023

Nationalmuseum acquires self-portrait by Lié-Louis Périn-Salbreux

Louis-Lié Périn-Salbreux, Self-Portrait. Black crayon, stumped and elevated with white crayon, on paper. NMB 2819. Photo: Anna Danielsson/Nationalmuseum STOCKHOLM.- Nationalmuseum has acquired a self-portrait by Lié-Louis Périn-Salbreux, a French miniaturist. The piece is one of the artist’s later works and, unlike many of his other self-portraits, is unusually modest and largely free from affectation. Périn was heavily influenced by the Swedish artist Peter Adolf Hall and enjoyed his greatest success during the years... [Lire la suite]
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04 février 2023

Exhibition traces the demonstrable influence of avant-garde artists on Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt, Water Serpents II, 1904/1906–07, Private collection, courtesy of HomeArt. VIENNA.- Which works by Vincent van Gogh did Gustav Klimt actually know? How familiar was he with Henry Matisse’s oeuvre? Together with the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the Belvedere traces the demonstrable influence of those avant-garde artists on the great master of Viennese Modernism. The exhibition also includes works that do not usually go on loan due to their fragile condition. With Water Serpents II, last shown... [Lire la suite]

20 novembre 2022

'The Colour of Anxiety: Race, Sexuality, and Disorder in Victorian Sculpture' at Henry Moore Institute, Leeds

  This winter the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds will present The Colour of Anxiety: Race, Sexuality and Disorder in Victorian Sculpture, bringing into focus sculpture exhibited and collected in Britain between 1850 and 1900, a rich yet largely overlooked body of work. The exhibition examines objects that introduced colour and new materials into the sculptural process, situating them within the context of the anxiety which often weighed upon Victorian society in the face of social change and scientific advances. In... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2022

Detroit Institute of Arts' "Van Gogh in America" presents landmark exhibition featuring 74 works by the iconic artist

DETROIT, MICH.- It is difficult to imagine a time when the United States did not embrace the work of Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890). Yet his rise to fame in this country was neither straightforward nor immediate. Despite Van Gogh’s popularity in Europe—especially in Germany—following his premature death, it took forward-thinking individuals decades to familiarize Americans with his work. His pathto posthumous stardom involved a series of false starts, convincing forgeries, repeatedly... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2022

'Pre-Raphaelites: Drawings and Watercolours' at the Ashmolean

 Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–82), The Day Dream, 1872–8. Pastel and black chalk on tinted paper, 104.8 × 76.8 cm. © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford. OXFORD - The Ashmolean is delighted to announce that it will re-mount its popular exhibition, Pre-Raphaelites: Drawings and Watercolours, which was shown for just five weeks in 2021.  The tragic situation in Ukraine has inevitably forced the Museum to withdraw its planned exhibition, Russia! Icons & the Avant-Garde, which was due to open... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2022

Claude Monet's masterful View of Venice sells for $56.6 million at Sotheby's in New York

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection. Lot 8. Claude Monet (1840 - 1926), Le Grand Canal et Santa Maria della Salute, signed Claude Monet and dated 1908 (lower right), oil on canvas, 29 by 36 ⅜ in. 73.5 by 92.5 cm. Executed in 1908. Lot sold: 56,625,500 USD (Estimate Upon Request). © 2022 Sotheby's  NEW YORK, NY.- In its very first auction appearance, Claude Monet’s luminescent 1908 view of Le Grand Canal et Santa Maria della Salute sold for... [Lire la suite]
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