14 décembre 2018

Asia Week New York announces 10th anniversary dealer roster

NEW YORK, NY.- The Asia Week New York Association announces that forty-eight international galleries and six auction houses -Bonhams, Christie's, Doyle, Heritage Auctions, iGavel, and Sotheby's will participate in the 10th anniversary edition of Asia Week New York 2019, the ten-day celebration of Asian art and culture that spans the metropolitan region from March 13 through 23, 2019. "On the occasion of this 10-year milestone, we are pleased to announce the outstanding roster of international specialists," says... [Lire la suite]
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25 novembre 2018

Exhibition at the Museo del Prado looks back on two hundred years of history

Bernardo Lopez Piquer (Valencia, 1799 - Madrid, 1874), Maria Isabel of Braganza, Queen of Spain, as Founder of the Museo del Prado, 1829. Oil on canvas. ©Museo Nacional del Prado MADRID.- Since the Museo Real opened its doors on 19th November 1819 with works from the Royal Collections, this institution has served as one of the leading depositaries for the history of Western art, a key point of reference for Spanish culture and an object of collective pride. Some two hundred years after it was founded,... [Lire la suite]
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09 novembre 2018

Wes Anderson and Juman Malouf, Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and other Treasures at Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Wes Anderson & Juman Malouf in the Picture Gallery, Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna © KHM-Museumsverband.  VIENNA - In 2012, the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna initiated a new seriesof exhibitions for which remarkable creative individuals are invited to present their own personal selections of objects drawn from the museum’s historical collections. The museum’s collections number more than four million objects, and span a period of five thousand years. The first exhibition, titled The Ancients Stole All Our Great... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2018

"Un rêve d'Italie. La collection du marquis Campana" au Louvre

Le musée du Louvre et le musée de l’Ermitage s’associent pour une exposition exceptionnelle autour de la très riche collection du marquis Campana, constituée pour l’essentiel entre les années 1830 et les années 1850. Pour la première fois depuis sa dispersion en 1861, l’exposition permettra de donner une image complète de la plus ambitieuse collection privée du XIXe siècle, qui se caractérise par sa diversité (collections d’antiques aussi bien que de modernes), sa richesse (plus de 12 000 pièces archéologiques, peintures,... [Lire la suite]
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03 novembre 2018

Collection of 400 works of Swiss art donated to Texas University

Jean-Etienne Liotard, Portrait of the Empress Maria Theresa, 1762, pastel on vellum, 29 11/16 x 25 1/4. Courtesy of the Barrett Collection.  DALLAS, TX.- The University of Texas at Dallas announced today the gift to the university of the Barrett Collection, consisting of over 400 works of Swiss art. It is the single largest donation ever made to UTD as well as the largest gift of art to any school in The University of Texas system. This unparalleled collection of paintings, sculpture, drawings, and prints is the only... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2018

TEFAF New York Fall 2018 opens to strong attendance and robust sales

  NEW YORK, NY.- The third edition of TEFAF New York Fall opened on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the Park Avenue Armory, following a packed Preview on Friday, October 26. Museum-quality works attracted high-level interest and resulted in the attendance of major collectors and international institutions. Early sales at the Fair across a range of collecting categories had already taken place by the end of the Preview as conversations and commerce continue. Since its inception in 2016, TEFAF New York Fall has... [Lire la suite]
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29 octobre 2018

Exhibition in Leuven brings to life the grandiose world of the noble Arenberg family

Portrait of Duchess Engelbert Maria of Arenberg, Guyla Benczur, 1900 © Bruno Vandermeulen – KU Leuven LEUVEN.- For five centuries, the Arenberg family belonged to the highest nobility of the Low Countries. The combination of their power, financial wealth and love for art and culture resulted in a number of collections that are impressive because of their extent as well as their quality. The exhibition ‘Power and Beauty. The Arenbergs’ in M-Museum Leuven brings together more than 230 artworks and documents that were... [Lire la suite]
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24 octobre 2018

Celebrating October Art Week, an Upper East Side gallery crawl for art enthusiasts

NEW YORK, NY.- On October 25, over a dozen blue-chip galleries will open their doors on New York’s Upper East Side to kick-off October Art Week. Organized to coincide with TEFAF New York and Christie’s Classic Art Week of auctions and selling exhibitions, these pre-eminent fine art dealers add to the week’s whirlwind activities by curating and hosting special exhibitions—all within strolling distance of one another.  Here is an overview of some of the prime highlights that deserve special notice: Didier Aaron,... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2018

Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien opens 'Fascination Japan: Monet. Van Gogh. Klimt'

Alfred Stevens, Die japanische Pariserin, 1872. Öl auf Leinwand, 150 x 105 cm. Musée des Beaux-Arts de La Boverie, Lüttich © Musée des Beaux-Arts de La Boverie, Lüttich. VIENNA.- “This isn’t fashion, it’s passion, it’s madness” – thus did the French critic Ernest Chesneau characterise the mania of the Western public for the extravagant vases, lacquered boxes, fabrics and colour woodcuts that had arrived from the Far East and were on display at the 1878 World Exhibition in Paris. Owing to pressure from the USA, Japan,... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2018

Sotheby's opens extensive European Old Master paintings and drawings selling exhibition

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s is presenting A Brush with Nature - the most extensive selling exhibition ever staged in Asia dedicated entirely to European Old Master paintings and drawings.  Showcasing 46 works, representing all the major fields of this great Western canon from the Renaissance to the 19th century, the exhibition brings together works by some of the most influential artists of all time, such as Dutch master, Rembrandt van Rijn, along with high quality works by lesser-known artists who strove to emulate their... [Lire la suite]