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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18 mars 2022

Christie's to offer a landmark rediscovery, Antonio Canova's lost masterpiece 'Recumbent Magdalene'

Antonio Canova (Possagno 1757-1822 Venice), Maddalena Giacente (Recumbent Magdalene) marble, 1819-1822, 75 x 176 x 84.5 cm (29½ x 69¼ x 33¼ in.) Estimate: £5,000,000-8,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2022.  LONDON.- A landmark re-discovery, Antonio Canova’s (1757-1822) Maddalena Giacente (Recumbent Magdalene) 1819-1822, is the Italian titan’s lost masterpiece, which he completed shortly before his death (estimate: £5,000,000-8,000,000). Having accidentally become an art world ‘sleeping beauty’ over the last 100 years –... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2022

New exhibition reunites Van Gogh’s paintings of olive trees for the first time

Vincent van Gogh (1853 - 1890), Olive Grove, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, November-December 1889, oil on canvas, 73.2 cm x 92.2 cm,Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation) AMSTERDAM.- The Van Gogh Museum presents an exhibition focusing on the fifteen paintings of olive groves that Vincent van Gogh made in 1889 in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. The painter himself believed these works to have been amongst the best he had made in the South of France. Thanks to exceptional loans from museums in the United... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2022

Cincinnati Art Museum hosts Impressionist still lifes in intimate exhibition

Claude Monet (1840–1926), France, Still Life with Bottle, Carafe, Bread, and Wine, circa 1863–63, oil on canvas, 15 5/8 x 23 9/16 in. (36.7 x 59.9 cm), National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, 2014.18.32.    CINCINNATI, OH.- One Each: Still Lifes by Cézanne, Pissarro and Friends focuses on still life paintings by five French painters, all created in the mid-1860s, the formative years of Impressionism. This single-gallery special exhibition, organized in... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2022

Royal Academy of Arts brings together nearly all of James Abbott McNeill Whistler's depictions of Joanna Hiffernan

 James McNeill Whistler, The Artist in His Studio, 1865/66 and 1895. oil on paper mounted on panel, The Art Institute of Chicago, Friends of American Art Collection, 1912.141. Image: The Art Institute of Chicago/Art Resource, NY LONDON.- Whistler’s Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan is the first exhibition to examine the important role played by the Irish-born model Joanna Hiffernan (1839?–1886) in establishing the reputation of the American artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) as one of the most... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2022

Van Gogh masterpiece 'Champs près des Alpilles' to lead Christie's New York 20th Century Evening Sale

Vincent van Gogh, Champs près des Alpilles, oil on canvas, 17.3/4 x 21.5/8 in. (45 x 55 cm.) Painted in November 1889. Estimate on request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2022. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced Vincent van Gogh’s Champs près des Alpilles, 1889 (estimate on request; region of $45,000,000) as a leading highlight of the 20th Century Art Evening Sale taking place this May at Rockefeller Center in New York City. This rare work was one of two canvases sent from the artist while living in an asylum in Saint-Rémy to... [Lire la suite]
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