06 avril 2015

"Enchanted Time". Masterpieces from the Arthur and Hedy Hahnloser-Bühler Collection on view at the Hamburger Kunsthalle

Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), Le Semeur, 1888. Öl auf Leinwand, 72 x 91,5 cm. Hahnloser/Jaeggli Stiftung, Winterthur. Photo: Reto Pedrini, Zürich. HAMBURG.- The exhibition Enchanted Times features the historical art collection of Arthur and Hedy Hahnloser-Bühler, a Swiss couple who between 1906 and 1936 amassed an impressive number of Post-Impressionist masterpieces at the Villa Flora in Winterthur. Having been introduced into leading artistic circles in Paris by the Swiss painter Félix Vallotton (1865–1925) in the early years... [Lire la suite]

05 avril 2015

La Fondation Louis Vuitton présente l’exposition Les Clefs d’une passion du 1er avril au 6 juillet 2015

Mark Rothko (1903–1970), No. 46 [Black, Ochre, Red Over Red], 1957. Oil on canvas, 252.73 × 207.01 × 4.45 cm Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art, The Panza Collection.  PARIS - L’exposition Les Clefs d’une passion (1er avril – 6 juillet 2015), troisième étape de l’inauguration de la Fondation Louis Vuitton, affirme les principes qui sont à l’origine de son engagement. Elle présente une sélection d’œuvres majeures de la première moitié du XXe siècle qui ont posé les bases de la modernité. Ces œuvres ont en commun... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2015

Christie's announces Milan Modern & Contemporary Auctions on 28 & 29 April

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attesa, firma, titolo e iscrizione l. Fontana "Concetto spaziale" ATTESA Oggi ò [sic] proprio una gran malinconia (sul retro), idropittura su tela, cm 61x54. Eseguito nel 1964-65. Estimate: Euro 600,000 – 900,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. MILAN.- Christie’s presents the annual sale of Milan Modern and Contemporary, taking place on 28 and 29 April 2015 at Palazzo Clerici, Milan. Following the strong results of last year’s auction, which realised €9.8... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2015

"Leiris & Co. Picasso, Masson, Miro, Giacometti, Lam, Bacon" au Centre Pompidou-Metz

Francis Bacon, Portrait de Michel Leiris, 1976. Courtesy Centre Pompidou, Musée national d’art moderne, Paris, © The Estate of Francis Bacon/All rights reserved/Adagp, Paris 2014, © Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais/Bertrand Prévost METZ - Au croisement de l'art, de la littérature et de l'ethnographie, l'exposition consacrée à Michel Leiris (1901-1990) est la première grande exposition dédiée à cet intellectuel majeur du XXe siècle. Pleinement mobilisé par les questionnements et idéaux de son temps, Michel... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2015

Ten Picassos from the Kunstmuseum Basel on view at the Museo del Prado in Madrid

Pablo Picasso, Seated Harlequin (Arlequin assis), Oil on canvas, 130.2 x 97.1 cm, 1923, Kunstmuseum Basel, on permanent loan from the City of Basel 1967, © Sucesión Pablo Picasso, VEGAP, Madrid, 2015. MADRID.- For six months, the Museo del Prado’s Central Gallery is showing ten masterpieces by Picasso from the holdings of the Kunstmuseum Basel, an institution that houses more than 300 pieces by the Spanish artist, including drawings, prints and paintings, in its collections and on permanent loan. Picasso thus... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2015

Collection of leading American businessman Jerome H. Stone to be offered at Sotheby's

Alberto Giacometti, Buste de Diego (Aménophis). Inscribed with the signature Alberto Giacomett and with the foundry mark Susse Fondeur Paris, dated 1954 and numbered 3/8 twice. Bronze. Height: 16 ½ inches. Conceived in 1954 and cast before 1956. Est. $6/8 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present the collection of noted Chicago businessman and philanthropist, Jerome H. Stone. Assembled by Mr. Stone and his wife, Evelyn, predominantly in the 1950s and '60s, the collection offers important modern... [Lire la suite]


20 mars 2015

Sotheby's to offer works collected by Hollywood legends Samuel Goldwyn Senior & Junior

Pablo Picasso, Femme au chignon dans un fauteuil. Signed Picasso (upper right) and dated 1.11.48 on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 36 ¼ by 28 ¾ in. (92 by 73 cm). Painted in 1948. Estimate $12/18 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present Property from the Goldwyn Collection across a series of auctions in 2015. While the Goldwyn family is legendary within the film industry, many will discover in these sales that their creative vision also extended to collecting fine art. Samuel Goldwyn Sr. assembled a... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2015

'Picasso Ceramist and the Mediterranean' at John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts

Pablo Picasso, Bullfight Scene with Picador, 20 April 1951. © 2015 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Picasso Ceramist and the Mediterranean is a carefully curated, exceptional selection of more than 140 of Pablo Picasso's ceramic pieces that reveal how the prolific artist reshaped the very notions of how clay could be used. Reflecting the artist's strong attraction to Mediterranean colors, shapes, and mythological creatures, the exhibition is the first of its kind to be shown in the United... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2015

Mark Rothko's No. 36 (Black Stripe) leads Christie's Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale

Mark Rothko, No. 36 (Black Stripe), 1958. Estimate $30-50 million. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s have been entrusted for the sale of a dazzling master work by Mark Rothko, No. 36 (Black Stripe), 1958, from the collection of the Museum Frieder Burda in Baden-Baden - one of Europe’s most important and prestigious private museums for Classical Modernism and Contemporary art based in Germany. With Rothko’s signature concordance of three shimmering rectangles of directly contrasting color... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2015

Rosenberg & Co. opens with inaugural exhibition of Impressionist and Modern works

Georges Braque, Lemons and Cup, 1925. Courtesy Rosenberg & Co.  NEW YORK, NY.- Rosenberg & Co. announces the gallery’s public opening on March 7, 2015. Established on the upper east side of Manhattan by Marianne Rosenberg, the gallery continues the Rosenberg family’s distinguished tradition of exhibiting an international roster of works by prominent Impressionist, Modern, and contemporary artists.  Marianne Rosenberg’s great-grandfather Alexandre Rosenberg (d. 1913), grandfather Paul Rosenberg (d. 1959),... [Lire la suite]