08 février 2017

Christie's announces highlights from its Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Paul Gauguin, Te Fare (La maison) (1892, estimate: £12,000,000-18,000,000) and Henri Matisse, Jeune fille aux anémones sur fond violet (1944, estimate: £5,000,000-7,000,000) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- The Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on 28 February will launch 20th-Century at Christie’s, a season of sales that take place in London from 28 February to 10 March 2017. The auction will present 51 lots from the birth of Impressionism through to some of the most important... [Lire la suite]

28 janvier 2017

Rooster's ukiyo-e

 Imao Keinen, Rooster and Hen - Keinen Gafu, 1892. Takahashi Biho, Rooster and Hen, Not dated (early 20th C.). Kobayashi Kiyochika, Rooster and Hen, 1915. Hirose Biho, Rooster and Hen, Early 20th century. Kano Naonobu, Rooster and Bamboo. Originally in Edo era. This woodblock version was made in 1925. Takeuchi Keishu, Totenko- A Cock Crows, 1909. Katsushika Hokusai, Rooster, Hen and Chicken with Spiderwort, ca. 1830–33.
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 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]
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]
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]

22 septembre 2015

'Edvard Munch. Archetypes' at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

Edvard Munch, Puberty, detail, 1914-1916, Munch-museet, Oslo. Photo © Munch Museum © Munch Museum / Munch-Ellingsen Group / VEGAP, Madrid, 2015 MADRID - The Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is hosting Edvard Munch. Archetypes, the first exhibition to be held on the Norwegian artist in Madrid since 1984. Organised with the generous collaboration of the Munch-Museet in Oslo, the show brings together a selection of eighty works by the artist, who is hailed today as one of the fathers of modern... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2015

$300 Million Gauguin Painting Goes on View at Madrid's Reina Sofia Before Heading to DC

Detail of Paul Gauguin's 1892 oil painting, Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?, sold for a record price of near $300 million in Feb. 2015. MADRID - A record-setting Paul Gauguin painting sold by a Swiss family foundation to a group of state museums in Qatar was unveiled at Madrid's Museo Reina Sofia last week. The 1892 double portrait, “Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?),” depicting two Tahitian girls, fetched nearly $300 million in February 2015, making it the most expensive single artwork ever sold.  ... [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]
23 mai 2015

An inside-painted glass snuff bottle. Signed Zhou Leyuan, cyclically dated Renchen year corresponding to 1892

Lot 10. An inside-painted glass snuff bottle. Signed Zhou Leyuan, cyclically dated renchen year corresponding to 1892; 6.3cm (2 1/2in) high. Estimate HK$ 100,000 - 150,000 (€14,000 - 21,000). Sold for HK$ 150,000 (€ 17,919). Photo: Bonhams. Of compressed rectangular form with high shoulders above an oval foot, intricately painted with a continuous landscape scene of insects by a gnarled tree and rockwork, one side with a series of dated kaishu inscriptions followed by the signature... [Lire la suite]