05 août 2021

United States of Abstraction : Les artistes américains en France exposés au Musée Fabre

  MONTPELLIER - En collaboration avec le Musée d’arts de Nantes , le musée Fabre proposera à Montpellier, du 6 août au 31 octobre 2021, une ambitieuse exposition consacrée à un ensemble d’artistes américains qui, installés en France, ont contribué à la redéfinition de l’art abstrait sur le continent européen. Au sortir de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, alors que la Ville lumière perd progressivement sa prééminence de capitale mondiale de l’art occidental au profit de New York,  plusieurs centaines d’artistes, musiciens... [Lire la suite]

23 juillet 2021

'Pre-Raphaelite Artist of Hope: Evelyn De Morgan' at The De Morgan Foundation

 Living through a global pandemic changed the world forever in many ways. One positive outcome was that we all united with a sense of hope for better days ahead. Evelyn De Morgan was born during the Crimean War (1853-56), at a time when life in Victorian Britain was both full of the spirit of progress but dogged by short-lived military conflicts. She also lived through the Boer Wars and First World War.  Night and Sleep (1878) by Evelyn De Morgan (C) De Morgan Collection, courtesy of the De Morgan Foundation. ... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2021

Zao Wou-Ki, "Il ne fait jamais nuit" à l'Hôtel de Caumont-Centre d’Art jusqu'au 10 octobre 2021

Zao Wou-Ki dans son atelier de campagne, vers 2000. © Photo : Guillaume de Laubier L’Hôtel de Caumont-Centre d’Art présente une exposition des œuvres de l’artiste français d’origine chinoise Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013), réalisée en collaboration avec la Fondation Zao Wou-Ki. L’exposition regroupe près de 80 œuvres de 1935 à 2009 (huiles sur toile, aquarelles et encres de Chine sur papier) provenant de collections publiques et privées. Cet ensemble a pour ambition de mettre au jour un des grands thèmes de création de l’artiste :... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2021

Sotheby’s to Sell $25 M. Kandinsky Painting Once Owned by Solomon R. Guggenheim

Wassily Kandinsky, Tensions calmées, 1937. Estimate $25-35 million (£18-25 million).  Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- No artist played a greater role in the development and emergence of abstraction than Wassily Kandinsky. Tensions calmées, a modern masterpiece from 1937 encapsulates the artist’s extraordinary vision which continues to have a profound influence on generations of artists that have followed.In 1964, Sotheby’s held a historic auction of 50 paintings by Kandinsky from the Solomon R. Guggenheim... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2021

Gerhard Richter, Abstraktes Bild, 1992

Lot 21 A. Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Abstraktes Bild, signed, numbered and dated ‘769-4 Richter 1992’ (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 78 ¾ x 70 ½ in. (200 x 179.1 cm.) Painted in 1992. Estimate USD 9,000,000 - USD 12,000,000. Price realised USD 6,990,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Provenance: Marian Goodman Gallery, New YorkPrivate collection, SydneyPrivate collectionPrivate collection, United StatesAcquired from the above by the present owner. Literature: B.... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2021

Sotheby's to offer Cy Twombly's 'Untitled (Rome)'

Lot 110. Cy Twombly (1928 - 2011), Untitled (Rome), signed on the reverse, oil based house paint and wax crayon on canvas, 61 by 76 ¾ in. 154.9 by 194.9 cm. Executed in 1970. From the artist’s celebrated Blackboards series. Estimate 35,000,000 - 45,000,000 USD. To appear at auction after remaining in the same private collection for nearly 30 years. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Cy Twombly’s Untitled (Rome), from the artist’s celebrated series of Blackboard paintings, will star... [Lire la suite]

28 avril 2021

Monumental skull painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat to anchor Christie's sale in May

Lot 8 A. Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), In This Case, signed, titled and dated '"IN THIS CASE" 1983 Jean Michel Basquiat' (on the reverse), acrylic and oilstick on canvas, 77 7/8 x 73 ¾ in. (197.8 x 187.3 cm.). Executed in 1983. Estimate USD 50 million. Price realised USD 93,105,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces the addition of artistic titan Jean-Michel Basquiat’s monumental “skull” painting In This Case to its upcoming 21th Century Evening... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2021

One of Monet's finest large-scale 'Water Lilies' paintings to star at Sotheby's

Claude Monet, Le Bassin aux Nympheas, 1917-1919,40 by 79 inches. Estimated in the region of $40 million. Courtesy of Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- One of Claude Monet’s finest large-scale Water Lilies paintings ever to appear at auction will star in Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on 12 May in New York. Estimated in the region of $40 million, Le Bassin aux Nymphéas stands among the most iconic and celebrated Impressionist images.Measuring nearly 40 by 79 inches, this enrapturing canvas... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2021

Mark Rothko's penultimate painting 'Untitled' from 1970 in Christie's NY 20th Century Evening Sale

Property from an Important Private European Collection. Mark Rothko (1903-1970), Untitled. Oil on canvas, 68 x 54 in. (172.7 x 137.2 cm.) Painted in 1970. Estimate on request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s will present Mark Rothko’s radiant and stately masterpiece, Untitled from 1970, as a highlight of its upcoming 20th Century Evening Sale at Christie’s New York on May 11, 2021 (estimate on request; in the region of US$40M). As one of only three works painted in 1970, during the final... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2021

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, La Fine di Dio (La Genesi), 1963

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, La Fine di Dio (La Genesi), 1963, oil on canvas, 70 x 48 7/16 inches (178 x 123 cm), SW 05512. Private Collection. © Sperone Westwater