02 avril 2019

"Le Musée Pouchkine. Cinq cents ans de dessins de maîtres" à la Fondation Custodia

Le Musée Pouchkine à la Fondation Custodia. PARIS - Cette première grande rétrospective des œuvres graphiques du musée Pouchkine en France couvre les écoles européennes et russes, du XVe au XXesiècle. À travers une sélection de plus de 200 œuvres, le public pourra saisir la richesse de cette remarquable collection moscovite. Dürer, Véronèse, Rubens, Fragonard, Tiepolo, Friedrich, Kandinsky, Picasso, Matisse, Modigliani, Chagall ou encore Malevitch sont mis à l’honneur aux côtés de grands noms de... [Lire la suite]

04 mars 2019

Exhibition demonstrates the influence of Vincent Van Gogh on David Hockney's work

David Hockney, 'More Felled Trees on Woldgate', 2008, Oil on 2 canvases (60 x 48" each), 60 x 96'' overall, © David Hockney, Photo Credit: Richard Schmidt AMSTERDAM.- The colossal works of David Hockney are on display in the Netherlands. For the first time, this spectacular exhibition offers an extensive and colourful exploration of the common ground between the work of Vincent van Gogh and David Hockney. The exhibition 'Hockney - Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature. The world-famous Yorkshire landscapes by David Hockney (1937)... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2019

The Asahi Shimbun Displays 'Feeding history: the politics of food'

Wooden model group of a butcher’s shop, Deir el-Bersha, Egypt, Middle Kingdom period. © the Trustees of the British Museum. LONDON.- The British Museum’s new Asahi Shimbun display will explore the relationship between food, power and control through a focussed selection of objects. More food is being produced than ever before, but hunger remains one of the biggest threats to society today – in 2017, the United Nations estimated that around one in nine people... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2019

"LIÈGE. CHEFS-D’ŒUVRE" au musée des Beaux-Arts de Liège

Rik Wouters (1882-1916), Après-midi à Amsterdam. © Musee des Beaux Arts Ville de Liège. LIEGE - Des maîtres de la Renaissance jusqu’aux mouvements d’avant-garde, en passant par de grandes figures internationales (Ingres, Monet, Pissarro, Picasso, Chagall, Arp, Magnelli, Debré, Hantai, Monory, Gilbert & George...), l’exposition Liège. Chefs-d’oeuvre offre un voyage inédit à travers les oeuvres-phares de la collection du musée des Beaux-Arts de Liège. Les... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2019

Exhibition presents the most outstanding works from the Princely Collections

Peter Paul Rubens, Venus in front of the mirror, around 1614/1615. Oil on wood. © LIECHTENSTEIN. The Princely Collections, Vaduz–Vienna. VIENNA.- On the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the founding of the Principality of Liechtenstein in 2019, the Albertina Museum is presenting a comprehensive selection of the most outstanding works from the Princely Collections under the title From Rubens to Makart. The museum is also devoting a simultaneous, separate jubilee exhibition to the Viennese watercolor, an... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2019

From the Tower of Babel to Brexit, Bodleian Libraries exhibition explores the power of translation

Tower of Babel,  from the book Turris Babel (Tower of Babel, 1679), written by German Jesuit scholar and polymath Athanasius Kircher, with illustrations engraved by C. Decker, a German craftsman. © Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford OXFORD.- Babel: Adventures in Translation, a new exhibition at the Bodleian Libraries, explores the power of translation from the ancient myth of the Tower of Babel to the challenges of modern-day multicultural Britain in light of Brexit. Featuring a stunning range of... [Lire la suite]

11 février 2019

'Knights' presents late-medieval and Renaissance arms and armor through more than 100 objects

SARASOTA, FLA.- The Ringling is presenting Knights, an exhibition showcasing stunning examples of European arms and armor from the renowned collection of the Museo Stibbert in Florence, Italy. Through more than 100 rare objects – including full suits of armor, mounted equestrian figures, helmets, swords and other weaponry – this exhibition tells the tale of the European knight from the medieval and Renaissance periods through the Medieval Revival of the 19th century. Knights enlightens visitors about the historical and... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2019

"Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange across Medieval Saharan Africa" at The Block Museum of Art

EVANSTON, Ill. - An ambitious new exhibition will showcase the splendor and power of the lost kingdoms and commercial centers of Africa, using centuries-old artifacts from sites around the Sahara Desert and artwork from West and North Africa, Europe and the Middle East that reveal the reach of Saharan networks, in a firstof-its-kind show that will open in January. The Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University’s “Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture and Exchange Across Medieval Saharan Africa” is the first major... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2019

'Discriminating Thieves: Nazi-Looted Art and Restitution' opens at Nelson-Atkins

Nicolas de Largillière, French (1656–1746). Augustus the Strong, Elector of Saxony and King of Poland, about 1715. Oil on canvas. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 54-35. © The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. KANSAS CITY, MO.- Discriminating Thieves: Nazi-Looted Art and Restitution follows the journey of four works of art that were once in the hands of the Nazis. The exhibition opened Jan. 26 and explores the circumstances surrounding their thefts, their return to their rightful owners, and their subsequent legal... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2019

"Roux ! De Jean-Jacques Henner à Sonia Rykiel"

PARIS - Le musée national Jean-Jacques Henner consacre sa prochaine exposition temporaire au thème de la rousseur et plus précisément à la chevelure rousse, emblématique de la peinture de Jean-Jacques Henner (1829-1905), qui en fait sa signature. Du 30 janvier au 13 mai 2019, un ensemble éclectique de peintures, croquis de mode, affiches, photographies, dessins, masques, films…, sera exposé en regard des tableaux du peintre. En cinq sections, l’exposition réunit une centaine... [Lire la suite]