23 juin 2017

"113 Ors d'Asie" au Musée Guimet

113 Ors d'Asie : Affiche PARIS - Sur tout le continent asiatique, l’or tient une place centrale. Présent dans la symbolique bouddhique, le bouddhisme tantrique et, pour une moindre part, l’hindouisme et le jainisme, le lumineux métal ne pouvait que s’inscrire dans une exposition d’envergure. Pour cette occasion le musée national des arts asiatiques – Guimet a choisi d’interroger ses propres collections, dont certaines, ressorties des réserves, restaurées ou nouvellement acquises, viendront former un... [Lire la suite]

23 juin 2017

"Flower Power: Spirit of the Summer of Love in Full Bloom" opens at the Asian Art Museum

Me and Kaikai and Kiki, 2010, by Takashi Murakami (Japanese, b. 1962). Silkscreen; platinum leaf on paper; ed. 12/50. Asian Art Museum, Museum purchase, R2016.39.3. © Takashi Murakami. Photograph © Asian Art Museum. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- The 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love in San Francisco conjures images of hippies frolicking in the park with daisies in their hair. But the power of flowers to inspire peace and love goes back far more than 50 years and far beyond our city shores. From June 23 – Oct. 1, 2017 the Asian... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2017

Exhibition marks the 450th anniversary of the accession of the Habsburg Archduke Ferdinand II of Tyrol

Archduke Ferdinand II (1529 - 1595), around 1575, German © KHM-Museumverband INNSBRUCK.- 450 years ago, on January, 17 1567, Archduke Ferdinand II (1525-1595) made his solemn entry into Innsbruck. Ambras Castle Innsbruck is marking this anniversary by dedicating a major exhibition to the princely sovereign of Tyrol for the first time. For around thirty years the Habsburg Archduke guided the fortunes of the County of Tyrol. Prior to that, he was appointed administrating governor to the Kingdom of Bohemia, taking up... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2017

Museo del Prado opens new permanent collection itinerary on same-sex relationships

Room 12. Hermaphrodite. Deceptive Appearances Section. MADRID.- The Museo del Prado is inviting visitors to focus on its collection from a different viewpoint through a selection of 30 paintings, sculptures and drawings which are habitually on display in its galleries. Representing part of the complex western cultural heritage, they can now be viewed as a marvellous testimony to different, minority and, on occasions, silent affective formulas.  Each of these independent but interrelated thematic routes reflects an... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2017

La galerie De Jonckheere inaugurera le jeudi 22 juin prochain un nouvel espace à Monaco

Façade de la galerie De Jonckheere à Monaco. MONACO - Fondée en 1976, la galerie De Jonckheere est la référence de la peinture flamande des XVIe et XVIIe siècles. Depuis 2012, la galerie accompagne aussi ses collectionneurs sur les traces des grands maîtres de l’art moderne. Dans cette dynamique, elle ouvre les portes d’un nouvel espace à Monaco le jeudi 22 juin 2017, avenue Princesse Grace. Fréquentée et influente, la cité monégasque tient aujourd’hui un rôle important parmi les places artistiques internationales. ... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2017

Desire, love, identity: British Museum explores LGBTQ histories

British and American badges from the 1970s onwards. Plastic, paper and metal. © 2017 Trustees of the British Museum. LONDON.- 2017 is the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Sexual Offences Act in July 1967. This legislation partially decriminalised homosexuality in England and Wales and marks an important milestone in the campaign for equality. The display Desire, love, identity: exploring LGBTQ histories marks this anniversary. There will also be an accompanying trail highlighting fourteen key objects in the... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2017

Axel Vervoordt and Daniela Ferretti present Intuition at the Palazzo Fortuny at the 2017 Venice Art Biennale

Anish Kapoor (UK, 1954), White Dark VIII, 2000. Fiberglass and wood, 160 x 160 x 66 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Gallery Axel Vervoordt. VENICE.- To coincide with the 2017 Venice Art Biennale, Axel Vervoordt and Daniela Ferretti will present Intuition at the Palazzo Fortuny. This exhibition will explore how intuition has, in some form, shaped art across geographies, cultures and generations. It will bring together historic, modern and contemporary works related to the concept of intuition, dreams, telepathy, paranormal... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2017

The J. Paul Getty Museum presents "The Lure of Italy: Artists' Views"

Riva degli Schiavoni, from near San Biagio, Venice, 1826, Richard Parkes Bonington; watercolor over graphite, heightened with opaque watercolor. The J. Paul Getty Museum. LOS ANGELES, CA.- For centuries, Italy has fascinated travelers and artists alike. From the crumbling ruins of ancient Rome to the crystal-clear light of Venice, artists have found inspiration not only in the cities but also in the countryside and in Italy’s rich history and culture. The Lure of Italy: Artists’ Views, on view May 9 through July 30, 2017,... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2017

Axel Vervoordt at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

Head Of The Apollo Belvedere Type, Western Europe, Roman Empire, 3rd-4th century AD. White marble. Height 20.8 cm. Courtesy Axel Vervoordt Provenance: Private collection T., Leeds; private collection, France, acquired 1980s; private collection Mr. Diego von Bergen, Rome (Villa Bonaparte) and Berlin, acquired circa 1940s  Head Of Venus Genetrix, Western Europe, Roman Empire, 1st century AD. White marble. Height 20.5 cm. Courtesy Axel Vervoordt Striding Figure... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2017

"Bosch, Brueghel, Arcimboldo. Fantastique et merveilleux" aux Carrières de Lumières

© Nuit de Chine / © Kunsthistorisches Museum / Bridgeman Images / © DR LES BAUX-DE-PROVENCE.- Les Carrières de Lumières présentent leur sixième exposition d’art immersive : Bosch, Brueghel, Arcimboldo. Fantastique et merveilleux, du 4 mars 2017 au 7 janvier 2018. Produite par Culturespaces et réalisée par Gianfranco Iannuzzi, Renato Gatto et Massimiliano Siccardi, avec la collaboration musicale de Luca Longobardi, cette nouvelle création invite le spectateur à explorer le monde foisonnant peint par ces grands maîtres du XVIe... [Lire la suite]