20 janvier 2018

Art et Patrimoine - Laurence Lenne at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 128b

  Fransesco Xanto Avelli (Rovigo, 1487-1542), The dream of Constantin, 1538. Plate on low foot with the coat of arms of Euffreducci di Fermo, Italy, Urbino. Signed and dated, Ø 27 cm. © Art et Patrimoine Literature: J.V.G. Mallet, ‘Pottery-Painter, poet, man of the Italian renaissance’, Ed. The Wallace Collection, 2007  Two plates with the coat of arms of the Cornélius Antonius Chastelein family, Chinese export porcelain, Circa 1750. © Art et Patrimoine ... [Lire la suite]
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20 janvier 2018

d’Arschot & Cie at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018

Flemish tea caddy. Silver and mahogany. Tea boxes by Jacobus Vollaert and silver mounts by Jacobus Van Hoorebeke, Ghent, 1769. H 20 x W 23.5 cm. © d’Arschot & Cie Literature: ‘Magie de l'Orfèvrerie, Argenterie européenne de 1500 à 1850 dans les collections privées’, Pandora, 2000, Antwerp, n° 92.   Beaker with scenes depicting the life of Jacob. Engraved silver-gilt and polychrome enamel, Augsburg, 1710-1712. Silversmith: Elias Adam. Enamel by Johan Aufenwerth. H... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2018

Aktis Gallery at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 7c

Zao Wou-Ki (Beijing 1920-2013 Nyon), Untitled, circa 1965. Gouache and ink on paper, 37.8 x 28.3 cm. Signed and inscribed ‘Bien amicalement Zao' lower right and 'À Pierre Cabanne' lower left. © Aktis Gallery   André Marfaing (Toulouse 1925-1987 Paris), Untitled, 1984. Acrylic on canvas, 73 x 92 cm. Signed and dated lower right. © Aktis Gallery   Agustín Cárdenas [Matanzas 1927-2001 Havana], Totem, 1959. Burnt wood. H 233 x W 47 x D 17... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2018

North Carolina Museum of Art launches Matrons of the Arts initiative to highlight female artists

Harriet Hosmer, Daphne, 1853, marble, Purchased with funds provided by the Calvin and Marisa Allen Foundation, Anne Allen Cheatham, and Lizzie Cheatham McNairy and Charlie McNairy on behalf of the Matrons of the Arts Initiative, and by the bequest of Carlisle Adams. © 1999–2018 North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation, Inc. RALEIGH, NC.- The North Carolina Museum of Art announced a new initiative, Matrons of the Arts, which highlights female-identified artists in both the Museum’s permanent collection and around the... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2017

Bodleian Libraries exhibition celebrates first graphic designers of English texts

Worcestershire concertina almanac. © Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford. OXFORD.- The origins of early English graphic design are explored in a new exhibition on view at the Bodleian Libraries’ Weston Library. Designing English: Graphics on the Medieval Page, open from 1 December 2017, brings together a stunning selection of manuscripts and other objects to uncover the craft and artistry of Anglo-Saxon and medieval scribes, painters and engravers.  Designing English looks at the skills and innovations of these... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2017

Exhibition offers a fascinating journey into the uniqueness of Galileo

PADUA.- Nothing was ever the same again after Galileo. Not only in terms of astronomical research and science, but in art as well. With him, the sky became the realm of astronomers rather than astrologists. For the first time ever, the exhibition conceived by Giovanni C.F. Villa for the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo (Padua, Palazzo del Monte di Pietà, 18th November 2017 – 18th March 2018) relates the role of one of the leading characters of the Italian and European myth, outlining his figure in full.... [Lire la suite]

18 novembre 2017

Barnes Foundation is sole U.S. venue for major exhibition exploring works of Anselm Kiefer and Auguste Rodin

Anselm Kiefer, The Cathedrals of France (Auguste Rodin les Cathédrales de France), 2016. © Anselm Kiefer. Photo: Georges Poncet PHILADELPHIA, PA.- To mark the centennial of Auguste Rodin’s death on November 17, the Barnes Foundation hosts the only US presentation of Kiefer Rodin, a major exhibition organized in collaboration with the Musée Rodin in Paris. On view in the Roberts Gallery through March 12, 2018, the exhibition features recent works by renowned contemporary artist Anselm Kiefer that offer a new way... [Lire la suite]
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09 novembre 2017

Animals: Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg opens new exhibition

"Animals. Respect / Harmony / Submission". Poster. HAMBURG.- Animals are a frequent subject of debate these days. Do they have a soul? How much do they suffer? Are we under any obligation to protect their individuality by granting them rights? Are human beings morally authorized to do as they want with animals, to consume them, rob them of their freedom and train them for the purposes of entertainment? Scientific discussion takes the relationship between animal and human being very seriously. In the everyday life of... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2017

Reliures précieuses dans la collection de la BnF au musée du Louvre

Évangiles de Drogon. Plaque d'ivoire d'éléphant illustrant des scènes de la Passion du Christ : Metz, vers 850. Bordure d’orfèvrerie à filigrane avec perles et pierres, XIe siècle. BnF, département des Manuscrits, latin 9388. © Bibliothèque nationale de France PARIS - En lien avec l’exposition de la Petite Galerie, Théâtre du pouvoir, où sont actuellement présentés les regalia, les instruments du sacre des rois de France, la Bibliothèque nationale de France a accepté le prêt de cinq de ses reliures les plus précieuses,... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2017

Royal Scottish Academy opens largest exhibition of its hugely significant collection

Scottish School, The Interior of the National Gallery of Scotland, c 1867 - 1877 (detail). Oil on canvas, 50.5 x 61 cm. Collection: National Galleries of Scotland, purchased 1967. EDINBURGH.- The National Galleries of Scotland and the Royal Scottish Academy have collaborated to organise a major new exhibition, which opened in Edinburgh this autumn. Ages of Wonder: Scotland’s Art 1540 to Now is the largest exhibition of the RSA’s hugely significant collection ever mounted and the first to occupy the entire RSA... [Lire la suite]
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