31 octobre 2016

First major exhibition of James Ensor's work to be held in the UK in 20 years opens at the Royal Academy of Arts

James Ensor, Self-portrait with Flowered Hat, 1883. Oil on canvas. 76.5 x 61.5 cm. Photo Mu.ZEE © www.lukasweb.be - Art in Flanders vzw. Photography: Hugo Maertens / © DACS 2016. LONDON.- The Royal Academy of Arts is presenting the first major exhibition of James Ensor’s (1860-1949) work to be held in the UK in twenty years. One of Belgium’s most prominent modernist artists, Ensor was widely considered to be an important precursor of Expressionism. Intrigue: James Ensor by Luc Tuymans brings together some 70 paintings,... [Lire la suite]

16 octobre 2016

Cincinnati Art Museum's Van Gogh exhibition brings guests Into the Undergrowth

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, b.1853, d.1890); Undergrowth with Two Figures; 1890; oil on canvas; Bequest of Mary E. Johnston; 1967.1430.  CINCINNATI, OH.- Centered on Vincent van Gogh’s Undergrowth with Two Figures, the Cincinnati Art Museum’s new exhibition, Van Gogh: Into the Undergrowth, takes visitors up close with celebrated woodland landscapes from October 15, 2016–January 8, 2017. This exhibition—presented only at the Cincinnati Art Museum—brings an important group of artworks on loan from around the... [Lire la suite]
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27 juin 2016

Works by Daubigny, Monet, Van Gogh on view at Scottish National Gallery

EDINBURGH.- Scottish National Gallery is the UK’s exclusive host of the first major international exhibition of the work of pioneering French landscape painter Charles-François Daubigny and his influence on the Impressionists. This summer the National Galleries of Scotland stages the first ever large-scale exhibition to examine the important relationship between the hugely successful landscape painter Charles-François Daubigny (1817-78) and the Impressionists, including two of the most celebrated and popular of all... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2016

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston restores late masterpieces by Vincent van Gogh from the museum's collection

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch (worked in France), 1853–1890), Houses at Auvers, 1890. Oil on canvas. Bequest of John T. Spaulding. Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  BOSTON, MASS.- This year, conservators at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, are studying and treating two paintings by Vincent van Gogh from the Museum's collection, painted during the final years of his life. Visitors can stop by the MFA's Conservation in Action gallery to watch a conservator work on Houses at Auvers (1890) from May 2–June 3, followed... [Lire la suite]
01 février 2016

Paul Signac, "Une vie au fil de l'eau" à la Fondation de l'Hermitage, Lausanne

Paul Signac, Juan-les-Pins. Soir, 1914, huile sur toile, 73 x 92 cm. Photo Maurice Aeschimann. LAUSANNE - C’est une collection très prestigieuse d'œuvres de Paul Signac (1863-1935) qui sera présentée du 29 janvier au 22 mai à la Fondation de l'Hermitage : près de 140 peintures, aquarelles et dessins illustreront la carrière foisonnante du maître néo-impressionniste. Réunie par une famille passionnée par l'artiste, cette collection unique constitue l'un des plus grands ensembles d’œuvres de Signac conservé en... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2015

Swiss collections journey to the United States for once-in-a-lifetime exhibition at the Phillips Collection

Paul Cézanne, The House of Dr. Gachet, Auvers-sur-Oise, 1873. Oil on canvas, 22 x 18 1/2 in. The Rudolf Staechelin Collection © Kunstmuseum Basel, Martin P. Bühler. WASHINGTON, DC.- With great enthusiasm and excitement, The Phillips Collection its special exhibition of the Staechelin and Im Obersteg collections, on view now at the museum. Gauguin to Picasso: Masterworks from Switzerland, The Staechelin and Im Obersteg Collections pays tribute to two pioneering supporters of the arts, Rudolf Staechelin... [Lire la suite]

28 juin 2015

Milwaukee Art Museum to present 'Van Gogh to Pollock: Modern Rebel'

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890). La Maison de la Crau (The Old Mill), 1888. Oil on canvas, 25 1/2 x 21 1/4 inches (64.8 x 54 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York. Bequest of A. Conger Goodyear, 1966. MILWAUKEE – Beginning June 18, the Milwaukee Art Museum will present, Van Gogh to Pollock: Modern Rebels, an exclusive touring exhibition that will showcase nearly 70 masterpieces from some of the most famous artists of the 20th century. The exhibition brings together paintings and sculpture... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2015

'Monet and American Impressionism' opens at the Hunter Museum of American Art

Claude Monet, Champ d'avoine (Oat Field), 1890. Oil On Canvas, 26 x 36 7/16 in., 66 x 92.6 cm. Harn Museum of Art. Gift of Michael A. Singer, 1999.6.  CHATTANOOGA, TN.- Opening to the public on June 27 – September 20, 2015 at the Hunter Museum of American Art, Monet and American Impressionism will feature several Monet paintings and highlight twenty-five American artists who launched a new way of painting in response to the influence of French Impressionism. The exhibition, a collaboration between the Harn... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2015

Exhibition features fifty paintings and drawings focused on Van Gogh's passion for the natural world

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890), A Wheatfield, with Cypresses, 1889. Oil on canvas, 72.1 x 90.9 cm. The National Gallery, London, bought Courtauld Fund, 1923 Image © The National Gallery, London 2014. WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS.- For Vincent van Gogh, nature was the defining subject of his art. Over the course of his short but intense working life, Van Gogh studied and depicted nature in all its forms—from the minutiae of insects and birds’ nests to the most sweeping of panoramic landscapes—creating a body of work that... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2015

Quartet of flower paintings, two of irises, two of roses, by Van Gogh on view at the Metropolitan

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890), Roses, 1890. Oil on canvas, 27 15/16 x 35 7/16 in. (71 x 90 cm) National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Gift of Pamela Harriman in memory of W. Averell Harriman 1991.67.1. NEW YORK, NY.- The exuberant bouquets of spring flowers that punctuate Van Gogh’s work in Provence have been reunited in Van Gogh: Irises and Roses at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The exhibition brings together for the first time the quartet of flower paintings—two of irises, two of roses, in contrasting... [Lire la suite]
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