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]

28 mars 2018

Louvre Abu Dhabi explores humanity’s quest to understand and represent the world in its second special exhibition

Anonymous, Heliocentric armillary sphere of the Copernican system "which holds that the Earth moves and the Sun is fixed at the centre of the world", c. 1725, Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France © Bibliothèque nationale de France Abu Dhabi, UAE - Globes: Visions of the World curated by Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) will open to the public on 23 March and run until 2 June 2018. Louvre Abu Dhabi’s second special exhibition will explore the history of the spherical representation of the world and its scientific... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2018

Exhibition presents remarkable art works dating from 1800 to the present day

Exhibition view Lombardo / Gonzalez-Torres. Tullio Lombardo, Young couple (formerly: Bacchus and Ariadne), around 1505/10, stone, marble, traces of painting (Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Kunstkammer © KHM Museum Association) & Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled (Perfect Lovers), 1987- 1990, Wall Clocks, Edition of 3, 1 AP (© The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation, Courtesy of Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York) VIENNA.- The Kunsthistorisches Museum is presenting the exhibition The Shape of Time. Following monographic... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2018

Bloom and buzz abound in Shelburne Museum's exhibition, In the Garden

James Sharp, “Flowers and Butterfly Fireboard” (detail), 1867, oil on wood, 32 ¾ x 54 7/8 in., Museum purchase, acquired from Maxim Karolik, 1959-265.39, Photography by Andy Duback. SHELBURNE, VT.- Shelburne Museum’s exhibition, In the Garden, which examines the influence flowers and insects have had on art and material culture around the world over the course of five centuries, is on view in the Pizzagalli Center for Arts and Education’s Murphy Gallery from March 17 until August 26, 2018.  “The diverse selection of art... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2018

Tragic love story, inspiring art and music for over 1,000 years, is focus of new Worcester Art Museum exhibition

Early Ming Dynasty, Chinese, Ming Huang and Yang Gueifei Listening to Music, (detail), 1368-1400, ink and light color on silk, Museum Purchase. The tragic love story of the historic Chinese emperor Ming Huang (reigned 712-756) and his consort Yang Guifei has inspired artists, musicians, and writers across Asia for centuries. It is now the focus of a new exhibition, Dangerous Liaisons Revisited, opening at the Worcester Art Museum on January 20, 2018. Centered on the Museum’s 14th- to 17th-century Ming period handscroll painting,... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2018

International masterpieces at the Rijksmuseum from Cranach to Velázquez, Rembrandt and Manet

Paolo Veronese, Count Iseppo da Porto / Countess Livia da Porto Thiene, c. 1552. Baltimore, Walters Art Museum and Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi, Contini Bonacossi Collection Portret van Marten Soolmans / Portret van Oopjen Coppit, Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, 1634. AMSTERDAM - From 8 March to 3 June 2018, the Dutch national museum, the Rijksmuseum, is presenting High Society. Over thirty-five life-size portraits of powerful princes, eccentric aristocrats and fabulously wealthy citizens by the great masters of art... [Lire la suite]

06 mars 2018

Kaikodo LLC at Asia Week New York, 15-24 march 2018

Rare Chinese Shonzui Underglaze-Blue Decorated Bowl, Ming dynasty, 17th century. Diameter: 22.5 cm. (8 7/8 in.). Height: 5.3 cm. (2 1/8 in). © Kaikodo LLC Lu Xue, Conversation Above Waterfall, China, 1652. Hanging scroll, ink & color on silk. 129.2 x 62.9 cm (50 7/8 x 24 1/4 in). © Kaikodo LLC Longquan Celadon Lotus Bowl, Song dynasty, 12th century. Diameter: 16.9 cm. (6 5/8 in.) Height: 7.4 cm. (2 7/8 in). © Kaikodo LLC Vietnamese Ivory-Glazed Stoneware... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2018

Significant collection of Asian art makes its US debut at the Kimbell

FORT WORTH, TX.- This spring, the Kimbell Art Museum presents the U.S. debut of From the Lands of Asia: The Sam and Myrna Myers Collection. This exhibition will feature nearly 450 objects from this remarkable collection, with works representing key periods in the history of the art of China, Japan, Tibet, Mongolia, Korea and Vietnam. "In following their passion, Sam and Myrna Myers have assembled one of the finest Asian art collections ever amassed," commented Eric M. Lee, director of the Kimbell Art Museum.... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2018

"Parfums de Chine, la culture de l'encens au temps des empereurs" au musée Cernuschi

"Parfums de Chine, la culture de l'encens au temps des empereurs" au musée Cernuschi PARIS - Cette exposition aborde de manière inédite la civilisation chinoise à travers l’art de l’encens et du parfum en Chine depuis le IIIe siècle avant notre ère jusqu’au XIXe siècle. Près de 110 objets d’art et d’archéologie rassemblés pour la première fois invitent à un véritable voyage à travers la civilisation chinoise. Céramiques, dessins, bronzes ou toiles issus des collections du Musée de Shanghai et présentés en Europe pour la... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2018

Prints of La Verna explore Franciscan imagery at the National Gallery of Art

Cosmè Tura, Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata, 1470s, miniature on vellum, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Rosenwald Collection, 1946.21.14. WASHINGTON.- One of the most innovative Italian books of the early baroque period, the Descrizione del Sacro Monte della Vernia, published in 1612, illustrates the experiences of Saint Francis and the buildings of the Franciscan community at La Verna. Drawing from the National Gallery of Art's rich holdings of works with Franciscan imagery, Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint... [Lire la suite]