14 août 2017

Five masterpieces on three continents to be united for the first time ever on Facebook

This file photo taken on January 24, 2014 shows a gallery supervisor posing for photographs with two versions of Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh's Sunflowers paintings at the National Gallery in London. Five versions of Vincent van Gogh's masterpiece painting "Sunflowers" will be united across three continents for the first time on August 14, 2017 via a consecutive livestream feed, the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam has said. LEON NEAL / AFP LONDON.- In 1888/9 in Arles in the South of France, Vincent van Gogh painted several... [Lire la suite]
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04 mars 2017

« Calme et Exaltation. Van Gogh dans la Collection Bührle » jusqu'au 17 septembre 2017 à la Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles

Vincent van Gogh, Branches de marronniers en fleurs, 1890. Huile sur toile, 73 x 92 cm, F 820. Collection Fondation E. G. Bührle. ARLES - L’exposition « Calme et Exaltation. Van Gogh dans la Collection Bührle » présente huit tableaux de Vincent van Gogh. Cette sélection met en lumière, non seulement les différentes étapes dans la carrière de l’artiste néerlandais, mais également la vision d’un collectionneur, l’industriel suisse Emil Bührle (1890-1956), pour lequel représenter la progression stylistique d’un artiste à travers une... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2016

Winnipeg Art Gallery opens exhibition of works by Rodin

Auguste Rodin - (French  (born in France), 1840–1917), Danaïd, 1889, bronze, 30.5 x 61.6 x 44.5 cm. Collection of the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Gift from The Salgo Trust for Education, 2015-179. Photo: Ernest Mayer. WINNIPEG.- The Winnipeg Art Gallery is celebrating Auguste Rodin with an exhibition of work by the 19th-century French sculptor and other artists he inspired. Starting with Rodin brings together nearly 30 works of art from the WAG’s permanent collection to reflect on the significant presence of Rodin in... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2016

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, opens landmark exhibition of William Merritt Chase

William Merritt Chase (American, 1849–1916), Self-Portrait, about 1884. Pastel on laminated paperboard with a sand coating. An MFA Honorary Trustee and Her Spouse. Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. BOSTON, MASS.- William Merritt Chase (1849–1916) was a brilliant colorist, inventive designer and engaging storyteller. Praised for his observations of contemporary life, he was a leading American Impressionist, influential teacher and prominent international figure at the turn of the 20th century. William Merritt Chase, the... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2016

"Oscar Wilde, l'impertinent absolu" au Musée du Petit Palais

Oscar Wilde, l'impertinent absolu : Affiche. PARIS - Le Petit Palais est heureux de présenter la première grande exposition française consacrée au célèbre écrivain Oscar Wilde (né en 1854 à Dublin - mort en 1900 à Paris). En effet, bien que l’auteur soit mort dans la capitale, le centenaire de sa disparition n’ y a pas été commémoré, alors que Londres lui consacrait deux grandes expositions en cette année 2000, l’une à la British Library, essentiellement littéraire et biographique, l’autre au Barbican Center autour des... [Lire la suite]
10 août 2016

'Sin and Secession, Franz Stuck in Vienna' at the Lower Belvedere

Franz von Stuck, Sin, around 1893. Oil on canvas 88 x 53.5 cm. Galerie Katharina Büttiker Collection, Zurich. Photo: © Galerie Katharina Büttiker, Zurich VIENNA - On view from July 1 to October 9, 2016 at the Lower Belvedere, the exhibition Sin and Secession Franz Stuck in Vienna focus publishing house Gerlach & Schenk, the show also highlights his influence and importance as an initiator of the Secession in Vienna. erotic paintings, most notably the painting Sin, were both popular and controversial not only... [Lire la suite]

19 juillet 2016

Norton Simon Museum to exhibit Vincent van Gogh's Bedroom

Vincent van Gogh. The Bedroom, 1889. Oil on canvas (73.6 x 92.3 cm (29 x 36 5/8 in.). The Art Institute of Chicago, Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection. PASADENA, CA.- The Norton Simon Museum will present an installation of Vincent van Gogh’s tender and intimate Bedroom from 1889, a highlight of the Art Institute of Chicago’s superb 19th-century collection. A meditation on friendship, hope and crushing disappointment, Van Gogh’s Bedroom serves not only as a kind of self-portrait, but also as a symbol of the artist’s... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2016

The Phillips presents a landmark retrospective of American artist William Merritt Chase

William Merritt Chase (1849–1916), Spring Flowers (Peonies), 1889. Pastel On Paper, Prepared With A Tan Ground, And Wrapped With Canvas Around A Wooden Strainer, 48 x 48 in. Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J. Terra Collection. © Terra Foundation for American Art. WASHINGTON—This summer, The Phillips Collection will present a major international exhibition on American artist William Merritt Chase (1849–1916). A renowned figure in the international art circles of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Chase... [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]
25 mai 2016

"Van Gogh en Provence : la tradition modernisée" à la Fondation Van Gogh, Arles

« Van Gogh en Provence : la tradition modernisée ». Affiche. ARLES - L’exposition « Van Gogh en Provence : la tradition modernisée » réunit 31 tableaux — dont 29 jamais montrés à Arles —, issus des musées Van Gogh à Amsterdam et Kröller-Müller à Otterlo. Troisième rétrospective consacrée à Van Gogh par la Fondation, elle confirme le rôle majeur de l’institution dans le regard sur l’oeuvre et la pensée du peintre, en les plaçant en constante interaction avec la production artistique contemporaine. Il s’agira en... [Lire la suite]