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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03 juin 2014

The most prestigious salon of art and antiques in Monaco to be held from 12 to 16 June 2014 in Monte-Carlo

MONTE-CARLO.- Under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, the fourth edition of the prestigious event, the POINT ART MONACO – FINE ART FAIR is to be held from Thursday, June 12th, through Monday, June 16th, at the Sporting d’Hiver Monte Carlo. Five days of dreaming, to admire hundreds of exceptional pieces!  After only three editions of PAM, the impressive Fine Art Fair rose through the ranks of major international gatherings of top professionals and art collectors, of worldwide criticism. These artistic... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2014

Russian decorative arts book written by Cynthia Coleman Sparke offers secrets of the Tsars

“Some lucky person is going to pick up a decorative Easter egg at a car boot sale one day and find they have won the arts lottery when it sells for £20m” says author Cynthia Coleman Sparke, whose book is being launched at Bonhams. LONDON.- With Easter drawing near and the recent discovery of The Third Imperial Easter Egg, thought lost for over 100 years, all eyes are on the legendary Russian designer, Fabergé. Each of the 50 Fabergé eggs created for the Tsar took one year to complete - from the original conception to delivery on... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2014

S.J. Shrubsole Jewelry at 60th Annual Winter Antiques Show

An Antique English Victorian Moonstone and Diamond Brooch. Circa 1890. Photo courtesy S.J. Shrubsole. Silver over 15K gold, formed by two moonstone hearts, each in a rose cut diamond surround and surmounted by a bow set with rose cut and Old European cut diamonds, with original box. An Antique English Victorian Colored Stone Necklace by Giuliano, London, circa 1900. Photo courtesy S.J. Shrubsole. Of openwork 18k gold, set with round, cushion-shaped and pear-shaped tourmalines, aquamarines, pink topazes and citrines as... [Lire la suite]