17 février 2020

Medieval knights, charging horses and courtly tales from the Islamic East and Christian West at Louvre Abu Dhabi

Sword of a duke of Milan, Italy, Milan, second half of 15th century Iron, gilt steel, horn Paris, Musée de Cluny, Charles-Édouard de Beaumont bequest, 1888. Photo: Jean-Gilles Berizzi; © RMN-Grand Palais (musée de Cluny – musée national du Moyen-Âge). Abu Dhabi - In a rare comparative study, Louvre Abu Dhabi’s upcoming exhibition Furusiyya: The Art of Chivalry between East and West (19 February – 30 May 2020) will display objects of medieval chivalric culture from the Islamic and Christian worlds. The immersive... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2020

Studi & Schizzi à la Fondation Custodia

La Fondation Custodia présente 85 des 600 dessins italiens qu’elle conserve et qui furent collectionnés en grande partie par Frits Lugt, en l’espace d’un demi-siècle seulement. Le public peut découvrir des œuvres exécutées par des artistes de la Renaissance au Baroque, parmi lesquels Filippino Lippi, Andrea del Sarto, Federico Barocci, les Carracci, Palma il Giovane ou encore Guercino. Dans la préface du catalogue Le Dessin italien dans les collections hollandaises (1962), Lugt présentait l’acte de dessiner comme une... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2020

RODIN-GIACOMETTI at Fundación MAPFRE

Alberto Giacometti dans le parc d’Eugène Rudier au Vésinet, posant à côté des Bourgeois de Calais de Rodin [Alberto Giacometti in Eugène Rudier’s park in Vésinet posing next to Rodin’s The Burghers of Calais], 1950. Photography: Patricia Matisse, Fondation Giacometti, Paris. Photograph: Fondation Giacometti, Paris. MADRID - Despite being separated by more than a generation, and taking inevitable differences into account, the artistic careers of Auguste Rodin (Paris, 1840 - Meudon, 1917) and Alberto Giacometti... [Lire la suite]
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09 février 2020

'In the Picture' from 21 February 2020 at the Van Gogh Museum

Vincent van Gogh, Self-portrait with Bandaged Ear, 1889, The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London. AMSTERDAM.-  In spring 2020, the Van Gogh Museum presents 'In the Picture': an exhibition focusing on the role and significance of the artists’ portrait. From 21 February to 24 May 2020 at the Van Gogh Museum. Some 75 portraits offer a multifaceted introduction to the wealth of self-portraits and portraits produced by artists of each other in the second half of the 19th century and the early 20th... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2020

Hamburger Kunsthalle opens an exhibition dealing with the theme of loss

Anne Collier (*1970), Woman Crying (Comic) #8, 2019. C-Print, 126 x 150 cm. Courtesy of the artist; Anton Kern Gallery, New York; Galerie Neu, Berlin; Gladstone Gallery, Brussels; and The Modern Institute / Toby Webster Ltd., Glasgow © Anne Collier. HAMBURG.- The large-scale exhibition Mourning at the Hamburger Kunsthalle presents works by some 30 contemporary artists from around the world dealing with the theme of loss. Experiences of loss, grief and change harbour a disruptive potential that is difficult to put into words or... [Lire la suite]
04 février 2020

"Crossroads, voyage à travers le Moyen Âge" à Bruxelles au Musée Art et Histoire - KMKG

  Bruxelles - Avec l’exposition « Crossroads - Voyage à travers le Moyen Âge », le Musée Art & Histoire souhaite éclairer d’un jour nouveau une période souvent qualifiée d’« Âge sombre » (300 à 1000 après J.-C.). L’objectif est de réfuter ou de rectifier certains clichés et de démontrer qu’il ne s’agit pas d’une période d’immobilisme mais d’une ère marquée au contraire par le dynamisme et le changement. Les migrations, les changements de climat, les contacts, les conflits et échanges, de nouvelles structures politiques et... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2020

Exhibition brings together more than 100 works from Richard and Mary L. Gray's collection

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. The Head of a Young Man in Profile to the Left (detail), 1749/50. The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Richard and Mary L. Gray. CHICAGO, IL.- Highlighting one of the most important gifts in the history of the Prints and Drawings department, Pure Drawing: Seven Centuries of Art from the Gray Collection brings together more than 100 works from celebrated art dealer Richard Gray and art historian Mary L. Gray. Assembled over nearly 50 years, the Gray Collection encapsulates a long and... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2020

First major exhibition to explore representations of the pregnant female body opens at The Foundling Museum

Textile panel of embracing figures © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford. LONDON.- The Foundling Museum is presenting the first major exhibition to explore representations of the pregnant female body through portraits from the past 500 years, Portraying Pregnancy: From Holbein to Social Media which opened on 24 January 2020.Until the twentieth century, many women spent most of their adult years pregnant. Despite this, pregnancies are seldom made apparent in surviving portraits. This exhibition brings together images... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2020

STEINITZ, Stand 6c at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Exceptional bust of the Emperor Hadrian (76 - 138 A.D.), Florence, second half of the 16th century. White marble. Total height : 94 cm (37 in.) ; W. 70 cm (27 ½ in.): D. 28 cm (11 in.). Base : H. 18.5 cm (7 ¼ in.) ; w. 24.2 cm (9 ½ in) x 24.2 cm (9 ½ in.). © Galerie Steinitz. Pair of mounted porcelain vases. Celadon-glazed porcelain, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign (1662-1722).Chased and gilt bronze mounts, France, Transition period, circa 1765, 31.5 x 22 cm. © Galerie Steinitz. Mirror with the heraldry of Elisabeth... [Lire la suite]
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25 janvier 2020

BRUIL & BRANDSMA WORKS OF ART, Stand 52a at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Diptych with Scenes of the Life of Christ, France, circa 1360. Ivory, 17.3 x 10.2 cm. © Bruil & Bruil Works of Art. The left leaf depicting the Visitation, Annunciation, and Nativity. The right leaf with the Kiss of Judas, Crucifixion, and Resurrection. Corneille de La Haye dit Corneille de Lyon (The Hague 1500/1501-1575 Lyon), Portrait of Dauphin François, circa 1536. Oil on panel, 15.4 x 13.5 cm. Original 16th century tabernacle frame. © Bruil & Bruil Works of Art. Provenance: At Duveau (?) listing in Dubois de Groër;... [Lire la suite]