27 juillet 2023

The Cleveland Museum of Art announces new acquisitions

CLEVELAND, OH.- Recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include Écriture No. 22-77 by Park Seo Bo (박서보), a pioneer in Korean postwar abstraction; a clay sculpture by Rose B. Simpson, a contemporary Native American artist; drawings by Dutch artist Jacob de Wit and British artist Richard Cosway; and five Nabeshima porcelain dishes from the province of Hizen in Kyushu, Japan’s southernmost island. Écriture No. 22-77 by Park Seo-Bo (Korean, b. 1931) is a masterpiece of Dansaekhwa, one of the most important... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2023

Getty Adds Early Medieval Manuscript and Annibale Carracci Painting

Irmengard and Her Husband Werner, shortly after 1053. Tempera colors, gold, and ink. Image courtesy of Dr. Guenther Rare Books AG, Basel. Getty Museum, 2023.6.253v LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Getty Museum announced today two major acquisitions: the Irmengard Codex, a manuscript made for the eleventh-century noblewoman Irmengard of Nellenburg, a member of the House of Egisheim-Dagsburg in Germany; and Madonna and Child with Saint Lucy, Saint Dominic, and Saint Louis of France by the renowned and influential Italian painter... [Lire la suite]
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15 février 2023

National Gallery of Art acquires painting by Kiki Kogelnik and 17th-century nautilus cup

Kiki Kogelnik, Night, 1964. Oil and acrylic on canvas, overall: 182.88 x 244.79 cm (72 x 96 3/8 in.) National Gallery of Art, Washington. Gift of Funds from Howard and Roberta Ahmanson, Kyle and Sharon Krause, Meredith and Brother Rutter, Katherine and Peter Kend, the Frederick & Diana Prince Foundation, and the Collectors Committee 2022.76.1 Courtesy of Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York and Kiki Kogelnik Foundation. © Kiki Kogelnik Foundation. WASHINGTON, DC.- The National Gallery of Art has recently acquired Kiki... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2022

Three New Masterpieces Enter the Permanent Collection of Kimbell Art Museum

"Gu Wine Vessel", Possibly Henan province, China; Late Shang dynasty, c. 12th century BC. Bronze; h. 12 3/4 in. (32.7 cm). Acquired in 2022. Kimbell Art Museum. On its 50th anniversary, the Kimbell Art Museum has acquired three artworks that demonstrate the institution’s dedication to collecting and exhibiting objects that speak to the transcendent power of art: a bronze vessel from China’s Shang dynasty (c. 1600–1050 BC); a larger-than- life-sized sculpture, The Mountain (La Montagne), designed by... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2022

National Gallery of Art announces new acquisitions

Jan Muller, after Adriaen de Vries, Mercury Abducting Psyche, c. 1597. Engraving on laid paper. Plate: 50 x 26 cm (19 11/16 x 10 1/4 in.) sheet: 51.4 x 27 cm (20 1/4 x 10 5/8 in.) National Gallery of Art, Washington. Ruth and Jacob Kainen Memorial Acquisition Fund. WASHINGTON, DC.- Netherlandish artist Jan Muller (1571–1628) was among the most imaginative and refined of a group of engravers that flourished between Haarlem and the imperial court at Prague around the turn of the 16th century. The National Gallery of Art has... [Lire la suite]
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11 août 2021

The National Gallery of Canada receives a priceless gift of Dutch and Flemish prints

Albrecht Dürer, The Large Horse, 1505, engraving, 16.6 × 11.7 cm. Collection of Dr. Jonathan Meakins and Dr. Jacqueline McClaran (MMPC-012) OTTAWA.- More than half of the remarkable print collection belonging to Dr. Jonathan Meakins and Dr. Jacqueline McClaran is entering the National Gallery of Canada national collection.The two Montreal-based doctors are donating 258 Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings, and woodcuts from the 16th and 17th centuries for the benefit of all Canadians. The Meakins-McClaran... [Lire la suite]

14 octobre 2020

French museum halts Genghis Khan show after Chinese pressure

Genghis Khan as portrayed in a 14th-century Yuan era album; now located in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan. The original version was in black and white. NANTES (AFP).- A French museum won backing from scholars on Tuesday for its decision to halt an exhibition about Mongol leader Genghis Khan because of a censorship attempt by the Chinese government.The history museum in the western French city of Nantes announced Monday that it was delaying the opening of the exhibition about the legendary founder of the... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2020

Vancouver Art Gallery announces major gifts of art for its permanent collection

Eugène Atget, Place du Tertre, Montmartre, Paris, c. 1922 (printed c. 1950s). Silver gelatin print. Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Gift of Claudia Beck and Andrew Gruft. VANCOUVER.- In December, the Vancouver Art Gallery received significant donations of artwork to its permanent collection that build on its strengths in photo-based, Indigenous, Asian and Conceptual works of art.Internationally-recognized photography collectors Claudia Beck and Andrew Gruft donated 36 artworks by 26 artists from their... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2019

Bequest of Trustee Emerita and Longtime Patron Jayne Wrightsman to the Met

Jayne Wrightsman, wearing a satin gown by Givenchy, on a Louis XV cut-velvet sofa in her New York apartment. Photograph by Cecil Beaton, Vogue, October 1, 1966 (Cecil Beaton / Vogue; © Condé Nast) NEW YORK - The historic bequest includes over $80 million and more than 375 paintings, sculptures, works on paper, decorative art objects, and rare books. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced an exceptional bequest of over 375 works from the late Jayne Wrightsman (1919-2019), Trustee Emerita and one of the most... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2019

A fine and very rare early Ming gilt-bronze seated figure of Bhaishajiyaguru, Yongle mark and period (1403-1424)

Lot 541. A fine and very rare early Ming gilt-bronze seated figure of Bhaishajiyaguru, Yongle six-character presentation mark and of the period (1403-1424); 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - HKD 3,500,000. Price realised HKD 2,274,100. © Christie's Image Ltd 2002 The figure is seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, one hand holding a fruit between the thumb and the index figure in varadamudra, the other in dhyanamudra holding an alms bowl containing medicine, the hair... [Lire la suite]
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