16 janvier 2017

Seven Centuries from the Woodner Collections Celebrated at National Gallery of Art, March 12–July 16, 2017

Benvenuto Cellini, A Satyr, 1544/1545, pen and brown ink with brown wash over black chalk on laid paper; laid down, with framing line in brown ink, overall: 41.6 x 20.3 cm (16 3/8 x 8 in.), National Gallery of Art, Washington, Woodner Collection, Patrons' Permanent © 2016 National Gallery of Art Washington, DC—Ian Woodner assembled an extraordinary collection of over 1,000 old master and modern drawings, making him one of the 20th century's most important collectors. More than 150 works from his... [Lire la suite]

14 janvier 2017

"De Zurbarán à Rothko. Collection Alicia Koplowitz - Grupo Omega Capital Ω" au musée Jacquemart-André à partir du 3 mars 2017

Francisco de Zurbarán, Vierge à l’Enfant avec saint Jean-Baptiste - © Collection Alicia Koplowitz - Grupo Omega Capital Ω PARIS - Alicia Koplowitz a réuni, via le Grupo Omega Capital Ω une collection à son image, qui rassemble un nombre important d’oeuvres maîtresses des plus grands artistes. Les maîtres anciens et modernes s’y côtoient dans un passionnant dialogue à travers les siècles : les sculptures antiques et les tableaux de Zurbarán, Tiepolo, Canaletto, Guardi et Goya voisinent avec les... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2017

"Corps en mouvement. La danse au musée". La nouvelle exposition de la Petite Galerie du Louvre

Affiche Corps en mouvement. PARIS - Pour sa deuxième saison, la Petite Galerie du Louvre, espace dédié à l’éducation artistique et culturelle, propose de s’initier à la représentation du « Corps en mouvement ». La danse est, cette année, l’invitée de la Petite Galerie, avec la participation du chorégraphe Benjamin Millepied, commissaire de l’exposition aux côtés de Jean-Luc Martinez, président directeur du musée du Louvre. PARIS.- For its second season, the Petite Galerie at the Louvre,... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2016

Winnipeg Art Gallery opens exhibition of works by Rodin

Auguste Rodin - (French  (born in France), 1840–1917), Danaïd, 1889, bronze, 30.5 x 61.6 x 44.5 cm. Collection of the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Gift from The Salgo Trust for Education, 2015-179. Photo: Ernest Mayer. WINNIPEG.- The Winnipeg Art Gallery is celebrating Auguste Rodin with an exhibition of work by the 19th-century French sculptor and other artists he inspired. Starting with Rodin brings together nearly 30 works of art from the WAG’s permanent collection to reflect on the significant presence of Rodin in... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2016

Ground-breaking display on garniture/vase sets on view at the Victoria & Albert Museum

Chinese export porcelain garniture with moulded panels, c. 1700, Kangxi reign, Qing dynasty. © Victoria & Albert Museum LONDON.- Organised in partnership with the National Trust, this display explores the history of the garniture; a set of ornamental vases unified by their design and a specific context. Complete sets of garnitures are exceptionally rare. A status symbol between the 17th and 19th centuries, garnitures later fell out of fashion. Sets were damaged or broken up and individual pieces sold off; few complete... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2016

Remarkable treasures from the British Museum's collection on display in Canberra

CANBERRA.- A rare 2000 year old bronze sculptural head of the Roman emperor Augustus is one of the unique treasures in the British Museum’s A History of the World in 100 Objects exhibition, which is on view at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra.   In its only east coast venue, A History of the World in 100 Objects uses items from around the globe to explore the last two million years of human history, sourcing the oldest objects from the British Museum’s collection and incorporating those from the... [Lire la suite]

26 décembre 2016

Art Gallery of New South Wales exhibits nude art from the Tate Collection

Auguste Rodin, The kiss, 1901-04. Tate: purchased with assistance from the Art Fund and public contributions 1953. Image © Tate, London 2016. SYDNEY.- Nude: art from the Tate Collection at the Art Gallery of New South Wales tells the story of the nude through more than 100 powerful artworks spanning two centuries, as part of the Sydney International Art Series 2016-2017.   The evolution of the nude in Western art is a story of beauty and desire, eroticism and tenderness as well as scandal. From the history... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2016

Portraits of artists from Rubens to Freud on display at The Queen's Gallery in London

Artemisia Gentileschi (Rome 1593-Naples 1652), Self-portrait as the Allegory of Painting (La Pittura), c.1638-9. Oil on canvas, 98.6 x 75.2 cm (support, canvas/panel/str external), RCIN 405551. Royal Collection Trust © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2016 LONDON.- Some of the finest portraits of artists, collected by monarchs since Charles I, are on display in an exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. Portrait of the Artist explores the changing image of the creative genius from the 15th century to the... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2016

“Reuniting the Masters: European Drawings from West Coast Collections” at the Crocker Art Museum

Friedrich Heinrich Fuger, The Three Graces Find Amor, 1815. Black chalk, pen and brown ink, brush and pinkish wash and white opaque watercolor, 43.8 x 55.9 cm. Crocker Art Museum, purchase with funds provided by Alan Templeton 2012.128. Friedrich Heinrich Fuger, Coriolanus Implored by his Family to Spare Rome, n.d. Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over black chalk, 51 x 65.8 cm. Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Committee for Art Acquisitions Fund 1980.78. Sacramento, Calif.... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2016

'Holy Night: The Christmas Story and Its Imagery' on view in Frankfurt

Master of the Tucher, Altarpiece Circumcision of Christ, ca. 1440-50. Courtesy Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung. FRANKFURT.- The Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung illuminates one of the most well-known stories of Christian culture: the Christmas story. Until 29 January 2017, the comprehensive special exhibition “Holy Night. The Christmas Story and Its Imagery” devotes itself to the manifold events and multifaceted legends revolving around “Christmas Eve” with a focus on their depiction in sculpture, painting,... [Lire la suite]