17 mars 2023

Asia Week New York opens with an abundance of treasures and stories to tell

NEW YORK, NY.- When twenty-six international galleries and six auction houses–Bonhams, Christie's, Doyle, Heritage, iGavel, and Sotheby’s– open their doors for the 2023 edition of Asia Week New York, from March 16th through 24th , an abundance of eye-alluring treasures are certain to entice the wide swath of collectors, curators, and connoisseurs who, over the past fourteen years, mark this exciting occasion as a must-attend event on their collective calendars.Says Dessa Goddard, chairman of Asia Week New York, “We are... [Lire la suite]

13 mars 2023

The past's treasures are not in vogue, except at this art fair

André-Charles Boulle (1642 – 1732), Chest in Boulle marquetry, Circa 1685-1700. Tortoiseshell, brass, pewter, ebony, chased and gilt bronze, 31.5 cm x 57.5 cm x 38.5 cm. Galerie Leage at TEFAF Maastrich 2023 MAASTRICHT.- The bottom right-hand corner of the jack of hearts, a playing card associated with good fortune and happiness, has been carefully cut away. The back is inscribed, in Dutch, “My burden is heavy, goodbye my dear Femke, Born 1st September 1795,” by a mother who, two centuries ago, abandoned her baby as a... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2023

Exhibition reveals the fascinating story of a remarkable Jewish family

Attributed to William Melville. Portrait of David Sassoon. Oil on canvas; 41 ½ × 33 in. (105.4 × 83.8 cm). Private Collection. NEW YORK, NY.- The Jewish Museum presents The Sassoons, an exhibition that reveals the fascinating story of a remarkable Jewish family, highlighting their pioneering role in trade, art collecting, architectural patronage, and civic engagement from the early 19th century through World War II. On view from March 3 through August 13, 2023, the exhibition follows four generations from Iraq to... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2023

Frick exhibits major gift of decorative arts and pastels

  NEW YORK, NY.- The celebrated holdings of decorative arts objects amassed by Henry Clay Frick have been significantly enriched in recent decades by gifts from other collectors. In 1999, Winthrop Kellogg Edey’s bequest added to the museum’s holdings an important group of European clocks and watches, and in the last decade or so, gifts from Dianne Dwyer Modestini (2008), Melinda and Paul Sullivan (2016), Henry Arnhold (2019), and Sidney R. Knafel (2021) have reshaped the Frick’s holdings of European ceramics with... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2023

"Naples à Paris". Le Louvre invite le musée de Capodimonte

Parmigianino. Antea. Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte. Per gentile concessione del MIC-Ministero della Cultura, Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte. PARIS - Réaffirmant l’importance des collaborations entre les institutions muséales européennes, le musée du Louvre a noué pour l’année 2023 un partenariat d’une envergure inédite avec le musée de Capodimonte.Ancienne résidence de chasse des souverains Bourbon, le palais (la Reggia en italien) abrite aujourd’hui l’un des plus grands musées d’Italie et l’une des plus... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2023

Georgia Museum of Art presents highlights from Princeton University Art Museum collection

John Singleton Copley (American, 1738 – 1815), “Elkanah Watson,” 1782. Oil on canvas, 149 × 121 centimeters. Princeton University Art Museum. Gift of the estate of Josephine Thomson Swann (y1964-181). ATHENS, GA.- As the Princeton University Art Museum constructs a new building (set to open in 2024), more than 100 works of American art from its collection are traveling the country. The exhibition “Object Lessons in American Art” premiered at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia from February 4 to... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2023

Getty Museum presents 'Connections: Asia'

Cranes (detail), 1772, Maruyama Ōkyo. Six-panel screen; ink, color, and gold leaf on paper, 67 1/4 × 137 3/4 × 3/4 in. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gift of Camilla Chandler Frost in honor of Robert T. Singer, L.2022.205.1. Image: www.lacma.org LOS ANGELES, CA.- Getty Museum presents Connections: Asia, featuring five exceptional works of Asian art on loan from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and displayed alongside European paintings and sculpture in the Getty’s collection. “The Getty Museum is... [Lire la suite]
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07 février 2023

Love Stories from the National Portrait Gallery, London at Artis-Naples, The Baker Museum

Sir Joshua Reynolds (British, 1723-1792). David Garrick and Eva Maria Garrick, 1772-73. Oil on canvas, 55 1/4 x 66 3/4 in. National Portrait Gallery, London. Purchased, 1981. © National Portrait Gallery, London NAPLES, FL.- Artis—Naples, The Baker Museum is the final U.S. stop on the tour for Love Stories from the National Portrait Gallery, London—a special exhibition of portraits focused on love and desire. On the road due to renovations at its permanent home, this collection of top tier artwork is rarely seen... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2022

Neue Galerie showcases rarely seen works from the Ronald S. Lauder Collection

Ronald S. Lauder in his home, 2022. Photo credit: Shahar Azran. NEW YORK, NY.- Neue Galerie New York culminates its twentieth anniversary season with the opening of “The Ronald S. Lauder Collection,” a major exhibition featuring approximately 500 works from the collection of the museum’s co-founder and President, many of which have never been on public display. On view at the Neue Galerie from November 11, 2022, through February 13, 2023, the exhibition provides unique insight into one of the finest private collections in... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2022

'THE FEST. Between Representation and Revolt' at the MAK, Vienna

André Ostier, Vicomtesse de Ribes and Pierre Celeyron, Winter Ball, Hotel Coulanges, Paris, 30 December 1958 © A. & A. Ostier VIENNA - With the exhibition THE FEST: Between Representation and Revolt (MAK Exhibition Hall, 14.12.2022–7.5.2023), the MAK is inviting visitors to a diverse, opulent course that illustrates cultures and stories of celebrating—throughout the centuries—and makes them come alive. Embedded into an unusual exhibition design by the Austrian sculptor Peter Sandbichler, more than 650 objects in... [Lire la suite]