09 décembre 2016

The Frick Pittsburgh's world class collection highlighted in new exhibition and book

Peter Paul Rubens, Portrait of Charlotte-Marguerite de Montmorency, Princess of Condé, c. 1610. Oil on canvas. Frick Art & Historical Center. © 2015 Frick Art Museum & Historical Center of Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH, PA.- The Frick Art & Historical Center is currently presenting the first exhibition in eight years to focus exclusively on its permanent collection. On view through May 14, 2017 at The Frick Art Museum, The Frick Collects: From Rubens to Monet celebrates the works of fine and decorative art at the... [Lire la suite]

31 mai 2016

'Electric Paris' at Bruce Museum

Alfred Maurer (American, 1868-1932), 'Nocturne, Paris', n.d. Oil on board, 10 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. Avery Galleries, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Courtesy of Avery Galleries GREENWICH, CT. - Paris had been known as the City of Light long before the widespread use of gaslight and electricity. The name arose during the Enlightenment, when philosophers made Paris a center of ideas and of metaphorical illumination.  By the mid-nineteenth century, the epithet became associated with the city’s adoption of artificial... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2016

L'Atelier en plein air: Les Impressionnistes en Normandie, 18 mars - 25 juillet 2016 au musée Jacquemart-André

L'Atelier en plein air : Affiche. PARIS - Le Musée Jacquemart-André présente au printemps un ensemble d’une cinquantaine d’œuvres prestigieuses, issues de collections particulières et d’institutions européennes et américaines majeures, qui retrace l’histoire de l’Impressionnisme, de ses peintres précurseurs aux grands maîtres. Le XIXe siècle voit l’émergence d’un genre pictural nouveau: le paysage en plein air. Cette révolution picturale, née en Angleterre, va se propager sur le continent dès les années 1820 et la Normandie... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2015

Museum opens first retrospective of female Victorian artist Marie Spartali Stillman

Marie Spartali Stillman (1844–1927), Madonna Pietra degli Scrovigni, 1884. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 31 × 24 inches. © National Museums Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery. Presented to the Walker Art Gallery on behalf of subscribers by Harold S Rathbone in 1884.  © 2015 Delaware Art Museum WILMINGTON, DE.- Marie Spartali Stillman (1844–1927) was one of a small number of professional female artists working in the second half of the 19th century within the British Pre-Raphaelite circle. Poetry in Beauty:The... [Lire la suite]