29 février 2016

Chagall to Malevich: 130 masterpieces of the Russian avant-garde on view at the Albertina

Natalia Goncharova, The Blue Cow, 1911, Vienna, Albertina - Batliner Collection VIENNA.- The art of the Russian avant-garde numbers among the most diverse and radical chapters of modernism. At no other point in the history of art did artistic schools and artists’ associations emerge at such a breathtaking pace than between 1910 and 1920. Every group was its own programme, every programme its own call to battle – against the past as well as against competing iterations of the present.   Marc Chagall, The walk,... [Lire la suite]

01 février 2009

Kees van Dongen (1877-1968) , La gitane

Kees van Dongen (1877-1968) , La gitane indistinctly signed 'van Dongen' (lower right) . oil on canvas. 39½ x 31 7/8 in. (100.2 x 81 cm.). Painted circa 1917-1918 Provenance: Acquired by the family of the present owner in the late 1970s. Notes: To be included in the forthcoming Kees van Dongen catalogue critique being prepared by Jacques Chalom Des Cordes under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute. When Kees van Dongen visited Spain and North Africa at the end of 1910 and beginning of 1911, the experience... [Lire la suite]
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