29 février 2020

Glyptotek tells the story of Denmark's enigmatic collector - Helge Jacobsen

Landscape from Saint-Rémy, 1889, Vincent van Gogh, SMK 1840 © Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Depositum fra Statens Museum for Kunst, København COPENHAGEN.- Helge Jacobsen (1882-1946) is today unknown to most, overshadowed by his famous father, the brewer Carl Jacobsen. But as museum director and foundation chairman Helge Jacobsen has been of immeasurable importance for the arts in Denmark. He stated on several occasions that he saw it as his duty to continue the work of his father, but he also made it clear that he wanted to pursue... [Lire la suite]

19 janvier 2020

Still lifes by Pissarro, Cézanne, Manet & friends on view at the Toledo Museum of Art

Camille Pissarro (French, 1830–1903), Still Life. Oil on canvas, 1867. Toledo Museum of Art, Purchased with funds from the Libbey Endowment, Gift of Edward Drummond Libbey, 1949.6 TOLEDO, OH.- ONE EACH: Still Lifes by Pissarro, Cézanne, Manet & Friends opened Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Toledo Museum of Art. Organized in partnership with the Cincinnati Art Museum, the exhibition promises to be a focused but rewarding experience of a selection of richly evocative still lifes painted by French artists in the 1860s.ONE... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2019

The Frick exhibits paintings by Manet from the collection of the Norton Simon Museum

 Installation view of Manet: Three Paintings from the Norton Simon Museum; photo: George Koelle. NEW YORK, NY.- The Frick presents three canvases by Édouard Manet (1832–1883) from the collection of the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California, marking the first time the paintings are being exhibited together elsewhere since their acquisition. Considered the father of Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, and, by some, twentieth-century abstraction, Manet was a revolutionary in his own time and a legend thereafter.... [Lire la suite]
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31 août 2019

The Fondation Beyeler is celebrating the return of the Staechelin paintings to Basel

Paul Gauguin, Paysage au toit rouge (Landscape with Red Roof). Oil on canvas, 81.5 x 66 cm. Rudolf Staechelin Collection. Photo: Robert Bayer. BASEL.- After four years, Rudolf Staechelin’s (1881–1946) renowned collection of paintings is returning to Basel. To celebrate the return of the Staechelin paintings to Basel and make them accessible to all, the Fondation Beyeler is offering free admission to the museum all weekend (31.8.–1.9.19). Following much-acclaimed exhibitions at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2019

The Brooklyn Museum opens 'Rembrandt to Picasso: Five Centuries of European Works on Paper'

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973). Head of a Young Man (Tête de jeune homme), 1923. Grease crayon on pink Michallet laid paper, 241/2 x 185/8 in. (62.2 x 47.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Carll H. de Silver Fund, 39.18. © 2018 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. BROOKLYN, NY.- Showcasing the breadth of the Brooklyn Museum's exceptional works on paper collection, Rembrandt to Picasso: Five Centuries of European Works on Paper highlights more than one hundred European... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2019

Chefs d'oeuvre du Guggenheim: la Collection Thannauser à l'Hôtel de Caumont

  L’Hôtel de Caumont-Centre d’art présente un ensemble de chefs-d’œuvre impressionnistes, postimpressionnistes et d’avant-gardes du début du XXe siècle de la Fondation Solomon R. Guggenheim de New York.                              Pour la première fois, près de cinquante œuvres majeures issues de la collection Thannhauser, ou liées à son histoire, sont présentées en Europe dans une exposition itinérante commencée au Guggenheim de Bilbao. De Manet à... [Lire la suite]

24 septembre 2018

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao exhibits fifty works from the Thannhauser Collection

BILBAO.- The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents Van Gogh to Picasso: The Thannhauser Legacy, featuring the celebrated Thannhauser Collection gifted to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, and marking the first time the majority of the collection as such leaves New York to be exhibited elsewhere. The show includes some fifty works by a number of the most well recognized Impressionists, Post-Impressionists, and modern masters, such as Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Édouard Manet, Pablo Picasso, and Vincent van Gogh.  The... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2018

Kunsthaus Zürich presents 'Fashion Drive. Extreme Clothing in the Visual Arts'

 Jakob Lena Knebl, Chesterfield, 2014 (detail), Courtesy of Jakob Lena Knebl - Pleated skirt, c. 1526 (detail), Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Hofjagd- and Rüstkammer - William Larkin, Portrait of Diana Cecil, later Countess of Oxford, c. 1614-1618 (detail), English Heritage, The Iveagh Bequest (Kenwood, London) © Kunsthaus Zürich 2018 ZURICH.- From 20 April to 15 July 2018, visitors to the Kunsthaus Zürich can look forward to ‘Fashion Drive. Extreme Clothing in the Visual Arts’. More than 230... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2018

Exhibition presents remarkable art works dating from 1800 to the present day

Exhibition view Lombardo / Gonzalez-Torres. Tullio Lombardo, Young couple (formerly: Bacchus and Ariadne), around 1505/10, stone, marble, traces of painting (Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Kunstkammer © KHM Museum Association) & Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled (Perfect Lovers), 1987- 1990, Wall Clocks, Edition of 3, 1 AP (© The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation, Courtesy of Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York) VIENNA.- The Kunsthistorisches Museum is presenting the exhibition The Shape of Time. Following monographic... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2017

Philadelphia Museum to Present Centenary Exhibition Dedicated to Renowned Collection of European Old Master Art

Antonello da Messina (Antonello di Giovanni di Michele de Antonio), Italian (active Messina, Naples, and Venice), 1456- 1479, Portrait of a Young Gentleman, 1474. Oil on panel, 12 5/8 x 10 11/16 inches (32.1 x 27.1 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, John G. Johnson Collection, 1917. © 2017 Philadelphia Museum of Art. PHILADELPHIA - This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection, a major exhibition focusing on one of the finest collections... [Lire la suite]