28 mars 2016

‘The Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900-1937’ at Venice, Island of San Giorgio Maggiore

Josef Hoffmann, Beaker, 1912, clear glass, etching, corroding, gilding, J & L Lobmeyr, Dm: 6,7 cm, H: 10 cm, MAK © MAK-Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art. VENICE - With over 300 works, mostly from the collection of the MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art in Vienna and from private collections, the exhibition The Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900-1937, curated by Rainald Franz, will run from April 18th to July 31st, 2016 on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, in Venice. The... [Lire la suite]

21 février 2016

The Barnes Foundation opens "Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation and Change"

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973), Harlequin Musican, 1924. Oil on canvas, 51 3/16 × 38 1/4 in. (130 × 97.2 cm). Given in loving memory of her husband, Taft Schreiber, by Rita Schreiber. National Gallery of Art, Washington. 1989.31.2. © 2016 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. PHILADELPHIA, PA.- The Barnes Foundation, in partnership with the Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio, presents Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation and Change. On view February 21 through... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2016

James Butterwick, London at TEFAF 2016

Alexander Bogomazov (1880-1930), Portrait of Wanda in a coat, Kiev, 1914. Charcoal on paper, 40 x 30 cm. Signed and dated lower right 'AB 1914'. James Butterwick, London at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Provenance: The artist's family, Kiev Exhibitions: Toulouse, Musee d'Art Moderne, Alexander Bogomazov, 21 June-28 Aug. 1991; Kiev, National Museum of Ukrainian Art, Alexander Bogomazov, Dec. 1991-Jan. 1992 Alexander Bogomazov (1880-1930), Bouquet, Kiev,... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2015

Modern & contemporary art, jewelry, and 20th century decorative arts auctions announced at Koller Zurich

 ZURICH.- Koller’s December auctions feature an important collection of Swiss Art, including a rare large-format painting by Albert Anker, “The Wine Festival.” Otherwise the focus is on the 20th century, with paintings and sculpture by Max Beckmann, Mario Schifano, and Tony Cragg, important graphic works by Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol, a limited edition steel sofa by designer Ron Arad, and an important animalier bronze sculpture by Rembrandt Bugatti. An extremely rare Patek Philippe “World Time” watch from 1948 is... [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]
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]
06 avril 2015

All the Rage in Paris: Diaghilev's Ballets Russes' on view at the McNay Art Museum

Leon Bakst, Costume design for Vaslav Nijinsky as Chinese Dancer in Les Orientales, 1917. Watercolor and graphite on paper. Gift of the Tobin Foundation for Theatre Arts, TL1998.34. Photo: Courtesy McNay Art Museum / Courtesy McNay Art Museum. SAN ANTONIO, TX.- A grand finale exhibition to the McNay’s 60th anniversary celebration, All the Rage in Paris focuses on Serge Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes, the company that brought theatre—and theatre design—to the center of artistic life in Europe from 1909 to 1929. Conceived... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2011

Federico del Campo (1837-1923 - Peruvian), Venice. Circa 1914

Federico del Campo (1837-1923 - Peruvian), Venice. Circa 1914. photo courtesy M.S.Rau Antiques Oil on canvas. Signed "F. del Campo" (lower right). Canvas: 17 5/8" high x 28 3/4" wide. Price: Available upon requestProvenance:  Private Collection, United KingdomFederico del Campo is counted among the supreme painters of Venetian views in the second half of the 19th century. This exquisite composition details a panoramic view of Doge's Palace, the entrance of St. Mark's Square and the Church of Santa Maria della Salute.... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2011

Haute Couture: Lucien Lelong, circa 1920/25; Callot Sœurs, 1914 & 1930 & Paul Poiret, circa 1912

    Lucien Lelong Haute Couture, n° 4144, circa 1920/25. Ensemble en crêpe de chine corail gansé de lamé or, Photo Artcurial Robe sans manches à encolure ronde, jupe ornée de plis religieuse, ceinture-lien se nouant sur le devant, Cape coordonnée se nouant également sur le devant. Se porte avec un fond de robe (griffe beige, graphisme bourgogne) (légère oxydation du lamé et petite tache) - Estimation 800 - 1 000 € Callot Sœurs Haute Couture Eté 1914. Ensemble d'après-midi.  Photo Artcurial en... [Lire la suite]