19 février 2017

Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Untitled Monogold (MG 47), 1959

Lot 11. Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Untitled Monogold (MG 47), gold leaf on wood panel, 21.5 by 17.3 cm. 8 1/2 by 6 7/8 in. Executed in 1959. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. This work is registered in the Yves Klein Archives under number MG 47.  Provenance: Gift from the artist to the family of the present owner in 1961  Note: Gold was hugely important to Yves Klein. As a formal element, the shimmering and resplendent hue formed one third of the chromatic trio upon... [Lire la suite]

20 janvier 2017

Passion & Desire from Antiquity to the Present Day at Sotheby's

  Nicolaes Pietersz. Berchem and studio, Jupiter disguised as Diana seducing the nymph Callisto. Estimate £30,000–40,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Across the centuries, art has always been intrinsically linked to expressions of passion and sensuality. ‘Erotic: Passion & Desire’ will encompass representations of love and sex from antiquity to the present day, exploring themes from the beauty of desire to representations of the male nude, to the carnal act itself, stripped of metaphor. Featuring over 100... [Lire la suite]
12 juin 2016

"Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation and Change" opens at the Columbus Museum of Art

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973), Harlequin Musician, 1924, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Given in loving memory of her husband, Taft Schreiber by Rita Schreiber. © 2015 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. COLUMBUS, OH.- The Columbus Museum of Art, in partnership with the Barnes Foundation, presents Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation and Change June 10 – September 11. Curated by Simonetta Fraquelli, an independent curator and specialist in early... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2016

"Amedeo Modigliani, l'oeil intérieur" au LaM

"Amedeo Modigliani, l'oeil intérieur". Affiche. LILLE - Le LaM présente au printemps 2016, en collaboration avec la Réunion des musées nationaux – Grand Palais, une importante rétrospective consacrée à l’œuvre d’Amedeo Modigliani.  Le musée conserve l’une des plus belles collections publiques françaises du célèbre artiste de Montparnasse : pas moins de 6 peintures, 8 dessins et une rare sculpture en marbre réunis par Roger Dutilleul et Jean Masurel, fondateurs de la collection du LaM. Collectionneur passionné, Roger... [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]
26 octobre 2015

Exhibition at the Belvedere focuses on the women of Klimt, Schiele and Kokoschka

Gustav Klimt, Eugenia (Mäda) Primavesi, 1913-14 © Toyota Municipal Museum of Art VIENNA.- The beginning of the twentieth century saw wide-reaching social and economic changes, not least of which was a rethinking of traditional gender roles. The incipient move toward gender parity provoked vehement counter-arguments on the part of popular theorists such as Otto Weininger. Yet the sexual liberation served men as well as women; both had reason to break out of nineteenth-century moral constraints. The more forthright... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2015

A selection of museum quality paintings amongst which two stunning blue compositions from the 50’s by Pierre Soulages

Pierre SOULAGES (born 1919), Peinture 130 x 97 cm, 5 mai 1959. Oil on canvas. Signed lower right, 130 x 97 cm. Courtesy Galerie Applicat-Prazan, Paris. Photos Art Digital Studio © Adagp, Paris 2015 For the second consecutive year, Applicat-Prazan is pleased to participate in Frieze Masters in London from 14th to 18th October 2015. The organisers of this event, which is one of the most discerning art fairs in the world, say that Frieze Masters “offers a contemporary focus... [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]
06 août 2008

ALDINE Maria (1917). Venise

ALDINE Maria (1917). Venise Huile sur toile signée en bas à droite. 54 x 65. Pas d'estimation Vente du Dimanche 17 août 2008. Mobilier et Objets d'Art, Peintures. Rois - 50400 Granville. Pour tout renseignement, veuillez contacter la maison de ventes au 02 33 50 03 91.
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