15 mai 2022

Private collection of 17th- and 18th-century art treasures on rare display at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Frans Hals (Dutch, ca. 1581–1666), Girl Singing, 1625–1630, oil on panel. Jordan and Thomas A. Saunders III Collection, L2020.6.14Frans Hals (Dutch, ca. 1581–1666), Boy Playing the Violin, 1625–1630, oil on panel. Jordan and Thomas A. Saunders III Collection, L2020.6.15. RICHMOND, VA.- The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts announced Elegance and Wonder: Masterpieces of European Art from the Jordan and Thomas A. Saunders III Collectionis now on view at the museum in Richmond. This exceptional private collection, which... [Lire la suite]

14 mai 2022

Major Exhibition Exploring Cartier’s Inspirations from Islamic Art and Design Makes North American Premiere at Dallas Museum

Tiara, Cartier London, special order, 1936. Platinum, diamonds, turquoise. Sold to The Honorable Robert Henry Brand. Cartier Collection. Vincent Wulveryck, Collection Cartier © Cartier Dallas, TX – The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) is the sole North American venue for Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity, a major exhibition tracing inspirations from Islamic art and design, including from Louis Cartier’s exquisite collection of Persian and Indian art, on the creations of the Maison Cartier from the early 20th century to... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2022

Exposition Regards à la Maison Victor Hugo, jusqu'au 19 juin 2022

Affiche de l'exposition Regards à la Maison de Victor Hugo © DR PARIS - Regards n’est pas une exposition comme les autres. Imaginée par une commissaire non-spécialiste, elle propose des chemins de traverse mêlant des époques, des artistes et des styles. Surprenante, proposant des rapprochements inédits et des mises en abyme, elle tend un miroir inattendu aux œuvres d’art qui témoignent de ce que les artistes, hier comme aujourd’hui, ont su voir, méditer et transmettre. Réfléchir sur le regard, c’est s’ouvrir au monde.... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2022

Le Théâtre des émotions au Musée Marmottan Monet, 13 avril 21 août 2022

Affiche de l'exposition Le Théâtre des émotions au Musée Marmottan Monet © DR PARIS.- Le musée Marmottan Monet présente, du 13 avril au 21 août 2022, l’exposition «Le Théâtre des émotions». Près de quatre-vingts œuvres du Moyen Âge à nos jours, provenant de collections particulières et de prestigieux musées français et internationaux sont réunies et retracent l’histoire des émotions et leurs traductions picturales du xive au xxie siècle. Fruit de la collaboration entre Georges Vigarello, historien et agrégé de philosophie... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2022

Exhibition presents four hundred years of drawing from the RISD Museum

Anton Løvenberg, Study of a Sculptural Male Torso, ca. 1840–1850. RISD Museum, Gift of Frederick Lovenberg. PROVIDNCE, RI.- The RISD Museum announces Drawing Closer: Four Hundred Years of Drawing from the RISD Museum, on view March 12 through September 4, 2022.Drawing Closer brings together 67 works from the RISD Museum’s collection of European drawings produced between the 1500s and the 1800s—some recently acquired, others never before exhibited. The exhibition is conceived as a guide to looking at these works from... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2022

'Renoir: Rococo Revival' Impressionism and the French Art of the Eighteenth Century at the Städel Museum

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841–1919), Woman with a Fan, ca. 1879. Oil on canvas, 65,4 × 54 cm, The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. Photo: Image courtesy Clark Art Institute. clarkart.ed Pierre-Auguste Renoir is one of the outstanding painters of French Impressionism – and far more than that. From 2 March to 19 July 2022, for the first time the Städel Museum will be addressing the surprising references in his art to Rococo painting in a large-scale special exhibition. Whereas Rococo painting was considered... [Lire la suite]

08 mars 2022

'Hidden Masterpieces'. A rare chance to see highlights from John Soane’s vast collection of drawings in London

Hidden Masterpieces (9 March – 5 June 2022) is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest works amongst the drawings collected by Sir John Soane. These are usually kept in locked drawers and among carefully stored volumes at Sir John Soane’s Museum, but this spring, a selection of highlights will be on display for all to enjoy.  Illumination showing the construction of the Tower of Babel within a Book of Hours, after 1512. Pen, coloured washes and gold on parchment, SM volume 137/26 recto,... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2022

Exposition "Monet/Rothko" au musée des impressionnismes Giverny

Du 18 mars au 3 juillet 2022, le musée des impressionnismes Giverny proposera à ses visiteurs un dialogue exceptionnel entre les œuvres de Claude Monet et de Mark Rothko. Rassemblant les peintures tardives du maître de l’impressionnisme et les couleurs énigmatiques de l’artiste américain, l’exposition Monet/Rothko orira une expérience immersive et rare, une invitation à la contemplation. Depuis quelques années, les recherches sur l’impressionnisme tardif ont mis en valeur les correspondances souvent insoupçonnées entre les œuvres... [Lire la suite]
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01 mars 2022

'Hyperreal. The Art of Trompe l’Oeil' at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, 16 March to 22 May 2022

Samuel van Hoogstraten, Trompe l'Oeil Still Life, 1666-1678. Oil on canvas. 63 x 79 cm. © Karlsruhe, Staatliche Kunsthalle Painting images that are impossible to distinguish from reality has been a challenge for artists of all periods. The ability to deceive the viewer by making the painted seem real through the laws of optics and perspective is a visual game of which the earliest examples are known from descriptions in Greek literary texts. Since then, trompe l’oeil has been extensively present in the arts,... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2022

Flesh and Bones: The Art of Anatomy on view at the Getty Research Institute, Getty Center, February 22–July 10, 2022

Muscles of the Neck (detail). Etching and engraving inked à la poupée in red and black, in Giuseppe del Medico, Anatomia per uso dei pittori e scultori (Rome, 1811), pl. 16, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (84- B28069) For centuries, artists and scientists have been fascinated by the structures of the human body. Featuring works of art from the 16th century to today, the Getty Research Institute exhibition Flesh and Bones: The Art of Anatomy explores the theme of anatomy and art and the impact of anatomy on the... [Lire la suite]