01 janvier 2021

Exhibition features a rarely seen full-set of twenty-four limited edition silver platters by Picasso

  © Maxim Souyri / © Succession Picasso LONDON.- Masterpiece Art is presenting an exhibition featuring a rarely seen full-set of twenty-four limited edition silver platters — the fruits of a collaboration between Picasso and the celebrated Ateliers Hugo, Aix-en-Provence, France. Each of the limited-edition works feature a different design, which draw upon three recurring themes in the Spanish artist’s oeuvre — bullfighting, Jacqueline Roque and Henri Matisse.Masterpiece Art have created a 3D viewing room for those... [Lire la suite]
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26 décembre 2020

'German Expressionism from the Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection' at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Fränzi in front of Carved Chair, 1910. Oil on canvas. 71 x 49.5 cm © Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid MADRID.- When in 1961 Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen‐Bornemisza acquired Young Couple by Emil Nolde he initiated a change of direction in the Thyssen family’s collecting activities. While his father Henrich Thyssen had assembled a remarkable collection of Old Masters during the interwar period, between the 1960s and 1990s Hans Heinrich would be extremely active as a collector of the... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2020

Work by Richter and Calder smash estimates at Bonhams Post-War & Contemporary Art sale

Lot 17. Gerhard Richter (born 1932), Abstraktes Bild (Untitled) 679-3, 1988, signed and dated 1988 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 47 1/4 by 39 1/4 in., 119.3 by 99.5 cm. Estimate $1,500,000-2,500,000. Sold for $3,450,312 (€ 2,916,085). Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- Signature works by Gerhard Richter and Alexander Calder, shattered their estimates at Bonhams’ Post-War & Contemporary Art sale today (November 18) in New York. Created during the peak of Richter’s... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2020

Galerie Karsten Greve opens a solo exhibition featuring ceramics and works on paper by Lucio Fontana

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale, 1951. Terracotta, painted, 23 x 30 cm / 9 x 11 3/4 in., signed and dated recto lower right : L.Fontana 51 AF # 4156 / 25 Cat. Rais. Crispolti, 2006, I, 54 SC 16 LF/S 63. Courtesy Galerie Karsten Greve Köln / Paris St. Moritz.  COLOGNE.- Galerie Karsten Greve is presenting a solo exhibition featuring ceramics and works on paper by Lucio Fontana in Cologne. Since 1977, Galerie Karsten Greve has represented the Italian artist, who spent his whole life focusing on sculpture and searching... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2020

First U.S. Solo Exhibition of Juan Gris in Over Three Decades to Debut at Dallas Museum of Art

Juan Gris, Newspaper and Fruit Dish, 1916, oil on canvas, Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of Collection Société Anonyme. Photo © Yale University Art Gallery. Featuring More than 40 Paintings and Collages, Cubism in Color: The Still Lifes of Juan Gris Explores Gris’s Pivotal Role in Cubism and Innovative Approach to Still Life. The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) and The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) today announced the co-organization of the first U.S. exhibition in over 35 years dedicated to the Spanish artist Juan... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2020

Sotheby's offers Alberto Giacometti's monumental 'Grande Femme I' in special sealed bid private sale

  Alberto Giacometti, Grand femme I. Inscribed Alberto Giacometti, numbered 2/6 and stamped with the foundry mark Susse Fdrs Paris Cire Perdue Bronze Height: 105 ½ 268 cm. Conceived and cast in 1960. Bids start at $90 Million. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced In Confidence: A Masterpiece by Alberto Giacometti, a “sealed bid” private sale offering of the artist’s monumental Grande femme I. The sale is open for confidential... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2020

'Gerhard Richter: The Birkenau Paintings' At The Met Fifth Avenue

Installation view: Gerhard Richter's Birkenau series, 2014. Each: oil on canvas, 8 ft. 6 3/8 in. x 78 3/4 in. (260 x 200 cm). Private Collection. © Gerhard Richter 2020 (20012020). Gerhard Richter: The Birkenau Paintings is a focused installation that brings together the four canvases of this landmark series alongside an earlier work in glass, Mirror, Blood Red (1991). The German artist Gerhard Richter (b. 1932) has explored the material, conceptual, and historical implications of painting throughout his six-decade... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2020

A masterpiece by Pierre Soulages offered in Christie's Paris Avant-Garde sale

Pierre Soulages (B. 1919), Peinture 162 x 130 cm, 9 juillet 1961, oil on canvas. Estimate: €6,000,000-8,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. PARIS.- As part of the series of sales hosted on 22 October between London and Paris, Christie’s France will present a masterwork by Pierre Soulages in their next Paris Avant-Garde auction. Acquired in 1961 by the American collectors Donald & Jean Stralem from New York’s Kootz Gallery, Peinture 162 x 130 cm, 9 juillet 1961 is making its first ever come back to the market... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2020

David Hockney's Portrait of Sir David Webster to be Offered in the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction

David Hockney, Portrait of Sir David Webster, 1971. Estimate: £11-18 million. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. London – Christie’s will present David Hockney’s Portrait of Sir David Webster, an exquisite tribute to Sir David Webster, the former General Administrator of the Royal Opera House and a defining influence, in the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 22 October 2020. Painted in 1971, it depicts Webster in the artist’s studio, seated upon a Mies van der Rohe ‘MR’ chair before a glass... [Lire la suite]
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05 octobre 2020

'Gerhard Richter: Landscape' at Kunstforum Wien

Gerhard Richter, Eis, 1981, Ruth McLoughlin Collection, Monaco © Gerhard Richter 2020 The Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien is dedicating the major autumn exhibition 2020 to an artist who has only rarely been a guest in the Austrian capital to date: Gerhard Richter (born 1932 in Dresden), who is considered the most important living painter internationally, will be an extensive one at the Kunstforum Show a retrospective of his landscape paintings. It is the first exhibition in the world to fully illuminate this genre. In... [Lire la suite]
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