11 mars 2020

'A Very Positive Signal to the Art World,' First Sales Reported at TEFAF Maastricht

TEFAF Maastricht 2020, Daniel Crouch. The 33rd edition of TEFAF Maastricht drew 10,000 international visitors over Early Access Day (March 5) and Preview Day (March 6), with attendance continuing into this week. The 282 exhibitors from 22 countries saw sales achieved across all sections of the fair, with works of art going to both private and institutional collectors. The fair will run until Sunday March 15 at the MECC, Maastricht. In the face of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, three exhibitors dropped out... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2020

Group exhibition traces the resonance of Rainer Maria Rilke's poetry through artworks

Cy Twombly, Duino, 1967. Oil-based house paint and wax crayon on canvas, 70 x 58 in., 177.8 x 147.3 cm © Cy Twombly Foundation. Photo: Rob McKeever. Courtesy Gagosian. NEW YORK, NY.- Gagosian is presenting Duino Elegies, a group exhibition that traces the resonance of Rainer Maria Rilke’s poetry through artworks spanning the past 150 years.In 1912, Rilke was invited to stay at Duino Castle—a fortress just north of Trieste, Italy—by the Princess Marie von Thurn und Taxis. There, while standing atop a cliff... [Lire la suite]
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08 mars 2020

NATURE IN LAYING. Masterpieces from the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna in dialogue with contemporary photography

Pieter Claesz, Vanitas, Dated 1656, Oil on oak table, 39.5 cm × 60.5 cm, Courtesy KHM-Museumsverband. Treviso confirms its presence on the stage of great art with an initiative of high cultural value and international scope. From 30 November 2019 to 31 May 2020, the Santa Caterina Museum  hosts the NATURE IN POSA exhibition  . Masterpieces from the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna in dialogue with contemporary photography ,  promoted by the  City of... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2020

Important exhibition showcases Pier Paolo Pasolini's wide range of work and influence

Pier Paolo Pasolini in New York, 1966. Photo: Duilio Pallottelli. © L'Europeo RCS.  PURCHASE, NY.- Pier Paolo Pasolini (Italian, 1922–1975), one of 20th century Europe’s leading intellectuals, known for his prolific work as a poet, writer, and film director, and who railed against government corruption, materialism, consumerism, and political and social repression, is the focus of Pier Paolo Pasolini: Subversive Prophet, an important exhibition showcasing the artist’s wide range of work and... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2020

'Savor: A Revolution in Food Culture' at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT

Hartford, Conn. —What many of us eat, the way food is cooked, and how we dine continue to be influenced by radical changes that took place in France and England between 1650 and 1789, the start of the French Revolution. Savor: A Revolution in Food Culture explores the details and events behind this transformation. Centuries before our time, light, flavorful cuisine was promoted by intellectuals and prepared by cooks and connoisseurs. The changing food culture inspired the invention of ceramic and silver ware vessels designed to... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2020

The Asheville Art Museum showcases Audubon alongside contemporary art

John James Audubon, White Heron, from The Birds of America, 1827–1838, hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching on paper, sheet: approx. 25 × 38 inches. Collection of Bill & Peg Steiner. ASHEVILLE, NC.- A new exhibition highlighting the works of John James Audubon juxtaposed with the work of 21st-century artists who continue his tradition of animal allegories and metaphors opened at the Asheville Art Museum on February 21. The exhibition features more than 40 works and is on display in the... [Lire la suite]
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17 février 2020

Medieval knights, charging horses and courtly tales from the Islamic East and Christian West at Louvre Abu Dhabi

Sword of a duke of Milan, Italy, Milan, second half of 15th century Iron, gilt steel, horn Paris, Musée de Cluny, Charles-Édouard de Beaumont bequest, 1888. Photo: Jean-Gilles Berizzi; © RMN-Grand Palais (musée de Cluny – musée national du Moyen-Âge). Abu Dhabi - In a rare comparative study, Louvre Abu Dhabi’s upcoming exhibition Furusiyya: The Art of Chivalry between East and West (19 February – 30 May 2020) will display objects of medieval chivalric culture from the Islamic and Christian worlds. The immersive... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2020

Studi & Schizzi à la Fondation Custodia

La Fondation Custodia présente 85 des 600 dessins italiens qu’elle conserve et qui furent collectionnés en grande partie par Frits Lugt, en l’espace d’un demi-siècle seulement. Le public peut découvrir des œuvres exécutées par des artistes de la Renaissance au Baroque, parmi lesquels Filippino Lippi, Andrea del Sarto, Federico Barocci, les Carracci, Palma il Giovane ou encore Guercino. Dans la préface du catalogue Le Dessin italien dans les collections hollandaises (1962), Lugt présentait l’acte de dessiner comme une... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2020


Alberto Giacometti dans le parc d’Eugène Rudier au Vésinet, posant à côté des Bourgeois de Calais de Rodin [Alberto Giacometti in Eugène Rudier’s park in Vésinet posing next to Rodin’s The Burghers of Calais], 1950. Photography: Patricia Matisse, Fondation Giacometti, Paris. Photograph: Fondation Giacometti, Paris. MADRID - Despite being separated by more than a generation, and taking inevitable differences into account, the artistic careers of Auguste Rodin (Paris, 1840 - Meudon, 1917) and Alberto Giacometti... [Lire la suite]
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09 février 2020

'In the Picture' from 21 February 2020 at the Van Gogh Museum

Vincent van Gogh, Self-portrait with Bandaged Ear, 1889, The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London. AMSTERDAM.-  In spring 2020, the Van Gogh Museum presents 'In the Picture': an exhibition focusing on the role and significance of the artists’ portrait. From 21 February to 24 May 2020 at the Van Gogh Museum. Some 75 portraits offer a multifaceted introduction to the wealth of self-portraits and portraits produced by artists of each other in the second half of the 19th century and the early 20th... [Lire la suite]
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