18 septembre 2017

The Stadel Museum in Frankfurt presents two outstanding artists - Henri Matisse and Pierre Bonnard

Pierre Bonnard, Reclining nude against a white and blue plaid, ca. 1909, Städel Museum, Frankfurt, © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017, Property of the Städelscher Museums-Verein e.V. From 13 September, the Frankfurt museum will be presenting two outstanding artists – Henri Matisse (1869–1954) and Pierre Bonnard (1867–1947) – in an exhibition that is the first in Germany to bring these key modern masters together. At the heart of the comprehensive presentation is the friendship between the two French artists which lasted for over forty... [Lire la suite]

16 septembre 2017

Christie's to offer landmark Francis Bacon painting to be seen in public for first time in 45 years

Francis Bacon, Study of Red Pope, 1962, 2nd Version, 1971. Oil on canvas. 78 x 58⅛ in (198 x 147.5cm). Estimate on Request. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- This October, during London’s Frieze Week, Christie’s will present Francis Bacon’s landmark painting Study of Red Pope 1962. 2nd version 1971, unseen in public for 45 years. It stands as the grand finale to his celebrated body of Papal portraits and is the only painting that unites the Pope with his greatest love George Dyer, who is depicted... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2017

Sotheby's Hong Kong to offer Kusama's rare pink 'Infinity Net' and Richter's Abstract Painting (679-2)

Lot 1065. Gerhard Richter, Abstract Painting (679-2), 1988, oil on canvas, 120 x 100 cm. Estimate: HK$32 million–48 million US$4,100,000–6,200,000. Courtesy Sotheby’s. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Contemporary Art Autumn Sales 2017 will take place from 30 September to 1 October, offering works by renowned artists from Asia and the West. Apart from a series of works by Yayoi Kusama and a dedicated section for Chinese Contemporary artists born in the 1970s, there will also be a special themed sale for the important... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2017

Comprehensive exhibition dedicated entirely to a group of crucifixes by Lucio Fontana opens

Lucio Fontana, Crocifisso, Polychrome ceramics, © Fondazione Lucio Fontana, by SIAE 2017, Courtesy Galerie Karsten Greve Cologne/Paris/St Moritz OLOGNE.- Galerie Karsten Greve announces Lucio Fontana. Crosses, presenting the first comprehensive exhibition dedicated entirely to a group of crucifixes from the ceramic works of Lucio Fontana, with 20 small-scale sculptures, whose figurative composition draws on motifs of Christian iconography, as its focal point. For more than 40 years, Galerie Karsten Greve has... [Lire la suite]
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06 septembre 2017

Francis Bacon's 'Head With Raised Arm' unveiled for the first time in over fifty years

Francis Bacon, Head with Raised Arm (1955), Oil on Canvas, 24 x 20in. (61 x 50.7cm.). Estimate: £7,000,000 - £10,000,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- Francis Bacon’s Head with Raised Arm (1955, estimate: £7,000,000 – £10,000,000) will be unveiled for the first time in over half a century as part of Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction, a highlight of London’s Frieze Week auctions. Last exhibited in 1962 at the Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, Turin, the work was acquired by the... [Lire la suite]
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05 septembre 2017

Christie’s Frieze Week 2017 - Innovative Line Up Of Curated, Cross-Category And Masterpiece Auctions In October

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Red Skull (1982), Acrylic, oilstick and paper collage on canvas, 60 × 60 in. (152.4 × 152.4 cm.), Estimate on request.  London - This October during London’s Frieze Week, Christie’s will present a second major season of Post-War and Contemporary Art in 2017 at King Street, bringing together the very best in art and design across the 20th and 21st centuries.  Following the successful move of the London auctions in March this year, Christie’s sales this October demonstrate a diversity... [Lire la suite]

29 août 2017

Exhibition focuses on one of Peggy Guggenheim's favorite works of art

Pablo Picasso, On the Beach, 12 February 1937. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice © Succession Picasso, by SIAE 2017. VENICE.- From August 26, 2017 through January 7, 2018 the Peggy Guggenheim Collection presents the exhibition Picasso. On the Beach curated by Luca Massimo Barbero. The exhibition has been installed in the museum’s Project Rooms. The exhibition is a collaboration with the Musée national Picasso-Paris, and focuses on one of Peggy Guggenheim’s favorite works of art, Picasso’s On the Beach (La... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2017

Sheldon Museum of Art opens exhibitions demonstrating the breadth of its holdings

Mark Rothko's "Yellow Band" is on view in "Now's the Time" at Sheldon Museum of Art.  LINCOLN, NE.- Visitors to Sheldon Museum of Art will find new exhibitions throughout the landmark Philip Johnson building. Drawn from Sheldon’s collection of nearly 13,000 objects, the museum’s fall exhibitions demonstrate the breadth of its holdings. Three new exhibitions—Now’s the Time, Sheldon Treasures, and Family Style—as well as new installations in Sheldon’s six permanent collection galleries are now on view through... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2017

Works by Van Gogh and Monet headline Woodshed Art Auctions' July 26th sale

FRANKLIN, MASS.- A tempera on paper painting attributed to Claude Monet (1840-1926), titled Study for Gare Saint-Lazare, and a tempera and gouache on paper attributed to Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), titled Morning, Going to Work, are expected star lots in Woodshed Art Auctions’ next Prestige Collection sale, a 65-lot internet-only fine art auction ending July 26th.  With a pre-sale estimate of $100,000-$160,000, the Monet is the auction’s expected top lot. It is signed verso and marked “Gallery Simon, Paris,” stamped and... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2017

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam exhibits the entire group of Dubuffet works in its collection

Jean Dubuffet, Personnage hilare (Portrait de Francis Ponge), 1947, oil on plaster on cardboard, 60.5 x 45.5 cm, collection Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, donation of the artist. AMSTERDAM.- This summer, the Rijksmuseum and the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam are programming work by the French artist Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985). The Rijksmuseum is presenting sculptures by the artist in the museum gardens and, for the first time, the Stedelijk is exhibiting the entire group of Dubuffet works in its collection. How can... [Lire la suite]