24 juin 2018

Fritz Koenig in Florence at The Uffizi Gallery and Boboli garden

Panorama di Firenze dal Giardino di Boboli con le opere di Fritz Koenig: da sinistra:Großer St. MartinGrande San Martino 1963/1964, Große Flora V Grande Flora V 1977/1978. FLORENCE - From 21 june to 7 october 2018, in Florence, the Offices and the Garden of Boboli, the largest monographic exhibition dedicated to the creator of "The Sphere" of the Twin Towers of New York. "Then he arrived on 11 September 2001. On the day of the attack we are at home in the Pacific Palisades and we follow live on television how the... [Lire la suite]
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23 juin 2018

Exhibition at The Laing Art Gallery explores the garden as a "stage" for the extraordinary

Simeon Solomon (1840-1905), Sappho and Erinna in a Garden at Myteline, 1864. Watercolour on paper, 330 x 381mm © Tate, London 2018. NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE.- The Laing Art Gallery’s new exhibition, The Enchanted Garden, explores the garden as a ‘stage’ for the extraordinary, the magical, the atmospheric and the nostalgic and casts new light on the work of the our best-loved artists. From the Pre-Raphaelites and French Impressionists to the Bloomsbury Group and 20th century abstraction, artists have taken inspiration directly... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2018

Finest collection of British paintings in America comes to Joslyn Art Museum

Attributed to Hans Eworth (1520-1573), Elizabeth I, 1570, oil on panel, 51.5 x 42 cm. Promised Gift of the Berger Collection Educational Trust, ID: TL-16735. OMAHA, NE.- Treasures of British Art 1400–2000: The Berger Collection presents a rare opportunity to view one of the most important collections of British art in America. The paintings in this exhibition tell the complex history of Great Britain and how matters such as religious conflict, the rise and fall of the monarchy, industrialization,... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2018

Exhibition at Altes Museum explores the relationship between men and meat

Jean-Antoine Houdon, Muscle man , late 18th cent. Bronze, gilded © National Museums in Berlin, Sculpture Collection and Museum of Byzantine Art / Antje Voigt BERLIN.- When we think of flesh and meat, the first thing that comes to mind is usually food. But also our own bodies consist of meat. For thousands of years, meat has played a central role in cultural and ritual contexts as well. In short: meat is food, body, and cult. The transition from the realm of the living to the realm of the dead becomes... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2018

Major exhibition offers a new perspective and inspiring a rereading of art history

MONTREAL.- Cette saison, le Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal (MBAM) invite à une réflexion sur les enjeux liés à la « décolonisation du regard », et aux perceptions identitaires, esthétiques et culturelles à travers deux expositions : D’Afrique aux Amériques : Picasso en face-à-face, d’hier à aujourd’hui et Nous sommes d’ici, ici : l’art contemporain des Noirs canadiens, présentées en complémentarité. D’Afrique aux Amériques : Picasso en face-à-face, d’hier à aujourd’huiétudie les transformations du regard porté... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2018

John Singer Sargent is coming to the Georgia Museum of Art

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925), The Portal of S. Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, ca. 1903. Watercolor over pencil on paper, 9 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches. Gift of C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry. © Georgia Museum of Art ATHENS, GA.- At the University of Georgia, the Terry name is synonymous with UGA’s business school, but the influence of C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry extends far beyond that, including to the Georgia Museum of Art. Also on the campus of the university, the museum is the recipient of 14... [Lire la suite]

06 mai 2018

The J. Paul Getty Museum opens 'Pathways to Paradise: Medieval India and Europe'

Krishna Uprooting the Parijata Tree (detail), folio from a Bhagavata Purana manuscript (text in Sanskrit), Delhi region or Rajasthan, India, artist unknown,1525–50; opaque watercolor and ink on paper. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection, Museum Associates Purchase. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA LOS ANGELES, CA.- Thousands of miles, harsh terrains, and diverse waterways separate India and Europe, and yet people and materials in these vast regions moved with great frequency during the... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2018

100 years of photography and Abstract art explored in new exhibition at Tate Modern

   Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882-1966), Vortograph, 1917. Photograph, gelatin silver print on paper, 283 x 214 mm. Courtesy of the George Eastman Museum NY © The Universal Order. LONDON.- A major new exhibition at Tate Modern reveals the intertwined stories of photography and abstract art. Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art is the first show of this scale to explore photography in relation to the development of abstraction, from the early experiments of the 1910s to the digital... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2018

Exhibition at the British Museum presents works by Rodin in a new light

LONDON.- Auguste Rodin (1840 – 1917) was one of the greatest and most innovative sculptors of the modern era. However, it is little known that Rodin took his inspiration, in large part, from the works of the fifth-century BC sculptor Pheidias who is known as the artist who conceived the Parthenon sculptures. The British Museum is presenting works by Rodin in a new light and explore how he admired the art of antiquity, particularly that of ancient Greece. Supported by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, this exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2018

The second Antique Arms Fair set to open in London

Ottoman shield of gilt-Copper (tombak). Early 17th century. Image provided by Peter Finer Ltd.  LONDON.- The inaugural Antique Arms Fair at Olympia London of September 2017, a showcase for fine antique arms, armour and militaria from an array of UK based and international specialist dealers, received very positive feedback from dealers and collectors alike regarding the high standard of the fair, excellent sales, and good attendance. The organisers hope to emulate and build on this positive start in their next... [Lire la suite]