22 août 2017

'The Presence of Absence: Medieval Art and Artifacts' opens at the Williams College Museum of Art

Attributed to Pedro García de Benabarre (Spanish, active 1455-1480), St. Anthony Abbot, ca. 1460-70. Tempera on panel, 72 1/16 x 36 1/4 in. Museum purchase, with funds provided by George Alfred Cluett, Class of 1896. Courtesy Williams College Museum of Art. WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS.- Williams College Museum of Art opened The Presence of Absence: Medieval Art and Artifacts on August 18, 2017. The exhibition employs object-oriented ontology to recast the relationship between humans and nonhumans. Instead of passive objects... [Lire la suite]

16 août 2017

An art lover's collection gives an insight into an exceptional gallery

AIX-EN-PROVENCE.- From 24 June to 24 September 2017, the Musée Granet invites you to discover, through nearly one hundred masterworks of modern and contemporary art, the history of the Galerie Jeanne Bucher Jaeger, whose acquisitions have been driven by a sense of adventure and a love of art since 1925. Jeanne Bucher opened her gallery in 1925 to present works by Cubist, surrealist, primitivist and pre-war abstract artists. The avant-garde artists shown by the Galerie Jeanne Bucher were never limited to a... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2017

'The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820' at The Harvard Art Museums

Prepared by Charles Willson Peale, Long Eared Owl (Asio otus) (detail), 1786–1827. Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ornithology Department, Harvard University, 67850. Photo: Jeremiah Trimble; Courtesy of the Ornithology Department, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University; © President and Fellows of Harvard College. CAMBRIDGE, MASS.- The Harvard Art Museums present The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820, a special exhibition that brings together many long-forgotten icons of... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2017

'Capture the Castle: British Artists and the Castle from Turner to Le Brun' at Southampton City Art Gallery

J.M.W. Turner, Norham Castle, on the River Tweed, 1822-3, Tate Collection , accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856 © Tate, London, 2017. SOUTHAMPTON.- Showcasing the finest historic and contemporary castle artists and combining history with art, Capture the Castle at Southampton City Art Gallery is the first ever large-scale art exhibition on the subject of British castles. It conjures the mystique, excitement and prestige of the castle from Iron Age hill forts to Victorian reproductions and fantasy castles.... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2017

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum exhibits masterpieces from the collection of Alicia Koplowitz

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, Maja and Procuress on the Balcony, 1808-1812 © Collection Alicia Koplowitz - Grupo Omega Capital. BILBAO.- Over the past few decades the Alicia Koplowitz – Grupo Omega Capital Collection has become one of the most important art collections in Europe. Despite this, it has remained largely unknown with the exception of the recent display of around 50 works at the Musée Jacquemart-André in Paris. The exhibition at the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is an artistic event of the... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2017

Artur Ramon Art at London Art Week 2017

Claude Deruet (Nancy c . 1588 - 1660), Saint George and saint Theodore; Reverse: Temptation of Christ, 470 x 370 mm. Artur Ramon Art © 2017 London Art Week Esteban March (Valencia, 1610 1668), Soldier on Horseback, 1650-1668. Pen and brown ink wash on laid paper, 205 x 250 mm. Artur Ramon Art © 2017 London Art Week Juan Carreño de Miranda (Avilés, 1615 - Madrid, 1685), Study of three heads of cherubin, c. 1660. Black pencil, sanguine and white crayon highlights... [Lire la suite]

10 juillet 2017

Trinity Fine Art at London Art Week 2017

Giuseppe Piamontini (Florence 1663 - 1744), Milo of Croton, 1740. Marble, 152 x 63 x 66 cms. Trinity Fine Art © 2017 London Art Week Provenance: Marchesi Gerini Francesco Righetti (Rome 1749 -1819), Apollo and Daphne, 1791. Bronze, signed and dated RIGHETT. F. ROMAE. 1791. Height: 41 cms, on marble, porphyry and gilt bronze base, Height overall 66 cms. Trinity Fine Art © 2017 London Art Week Provenance: The Lloyd Collection, Betterton House, Oxfordshire ... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2017

Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art announces new expansion to incorporate the Cerruti Collection

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale-Attese, ca. 1960. Water-based paint on canvas, 73 x 60 cm. Collezione Fondazione Francesco Federico Cerrui per l'Arte on long-term loan Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino. TURIN.- Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Director of the Castello di Rivoli Museum, announces that Castello di Rivoli will enter into a special partnership with the legendary Cerruti Collection to become the world’s first contemporary art museum to incorporate an encyclopaedic collection of the art... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2017

STEINITZ at Masterpiece London 2017

Monumental Louis XVI five-light sconce, of a suite of four, adorned with a fleur-de-lys, from a set of eight which were placed in 1800-1801 in the dining room of Madame Bonaparte, the future Empress Joséphine, in the Palace of the Tuileries, Paris, circa 1785, most probably executed originally for a royal residence. STEINITZ, C28 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD A pair of 3-light candelabra with figures of bacchantes and putti after Claude I Ballin (1615-1678) and Nicolas Delaunay (1646-1727), master in 1672 and «... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2017

KUNSTBERATUNG ZÜRICH AG at Masterpiece London 2017

  Lucas Cranach The Elder, Portrait of Frederick III the Wise, Elector of Saxony, 1532. Signed with the artist’s device of a dragon with wings folded and dated ‘1532’ (upper left) Oil on panel and printed paper laid down on panel. 20 x 14.6 cm Labeled (printed paper on panel). KUNSTBERATUNG ZÜRICH AG, Stand C18 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Archont. Oil on canvas, 54 by 37.5 cm Signed, dated and inscribed in cyrillic on the r everse: “Демон/ 54 х 37,5 1904./... [Lire la suite]