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]
08 mars 2015

Schirn Kunsthalle opens exhibition devoted to previously neglected chapter of European modern art

Egon Schiele, Self-portrait with lowered Head, 1912, Leopold Museum, Vienna FRANKFURT.- In the large-scale exhibition entitled “Artists and Prophets. A Secret History of Modern Art 1872–1972” the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt presents an in-depth appraisal of a long, yet largely unknown chapter in the history of European – and most notably German – art. Featuring over 400 works and accompanying exhibits, including paintings, drawings, lithographs as well as extensive and rare documentary material, the show reveals... [Lire la suite]


27 février 2015

Stolen Pablo Picasso painting 'The Hairdresser' worth millions discovered in New York

Pablo Picasso, "La Coiffeuse" or "The Hairdresser," is estimated to be worth millions of dollars, US prosecutors said. NEW YORK (AFP).- A Picasso painting, snatched more than a decade ago from a storeroom in Paris, has surfaced in New York and will be returned to the French government, US officials said Thursday. The century-old Cubist oil was smuggled into the United States last December from Belgium with a shipping label that described the contents as a handicraft holiday present worth 30 euros ($37). The painting,... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2015

Crystal Bridges debuts an exhibition of masterworks from the collection of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Vincent van Gogh, La Maison de la Crau, 1888. Oil On Canvas, 32 3/4 x 28 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. , 83.19 x 73.03 x 8.89 cm. Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Bequest of A. Conger Goodyear, 1966. Photograph by Tom Loonan. BENTONVILLE , Arkansas - Crystal Bridges Museum of American announces the opening of Van Gogh to Rothko: Masterworks from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, on view  February 21 through June 1, 2015. The exhibition brings together 76 artworks by 73 influential artists from the late 19th century... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2014

Sotheby's Auction in New York of the Private Collection Of Celebrated Los Angeles Gallerist, Joni Gordon, On September 2014

Vija Celmins, Burning Plane, signed and dated 1965 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 14⅜ by 24¼ in. 36.5 by 61.6 cm. Estimate: 900,000 – 1,200,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.  NEW YORK, NY.- On 24 September 2014 Sotheby’s New York will present Good To Go: Property From The Collection Of Joni Gordon Of Newspace Gallery as a single-owner sale of works from the Joni and Monte Gordon Collection coinciding with the autumn Contemporary Curated auction. Joni Gordon (1937-2012) was a prominent figure in the... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2014

Pinakothek der Moderne announces acquisition of painting by Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso, La Femme au Violon, 1911, oil on canvas, private collection. On long-term loan to the Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Sammlung Moderne Kunst at the Pinakothek der Moderne © Succession Picasso / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2014.  MUNICH.- As of today, Pablo Picasso’s 1911 painting ‘Femme au Violon’ will enrich the collection of modern art at the Pinakothek der Moderne and fill a gap in the museum’s collection. This spectacular long-term loan from a German private collection complements Munich ’s present holdings of... [Lire la suite]


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