05 juillet 2020

Unseen collection of European Avant-Garde art to make auction debut

Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- The first decades of the twentieth century would change the course of art history for ever. This treasure-trove from a private collection – little known and rarely seen – spans the remarkable period, telling its story through the leading protagonists, from Fernand Léger, Pablo Picasso and Alberto Giacometti to Wassily Kandinsky, Lyonel Feininger and Alexej von Jawlensky. Travelling across the continent, the works emphasise the crosscurrents and connections that united Europe, from France to Germany... [Lire la suite]

22 mai 2020

Art to wear: Christie's to offer jewellery by artists selected by Didier Ltd

Harry Bertoia (1915-1978), A unique and substantial gong pendant, 1960s. Estimate on request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. LONDON.- Christie’s presents an online selling exhibition of jewellery, miniature artistic expressions by leading 20th century artists. Art to Wear is a partnership with Didier Ltd, a London-based gallery that specialises in twentieth-century artist-designed jewellery. Producing pieces to adorn the body of the wearer, artists including Salvador Dalí, Claude Lalanne, Georges... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2020

'Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), graphics on the border between art and thought' at the Chiasso Cultural Centre (Switzerland)

Alberto Giacometti, André du Bouchet. Illustration retenue pour le frontispice pour André du Bouchet, Dans la chaleur vacante, Paris, 1961. Probable illustration créée (mais non retenue) pour André du Bouchet, Le Moteur. The 2020 exhibition season of the max museum of Chiasso (Switzerland) will open in the sign of Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), one of the most important artists of the twentieth century. An exhibition, curated by Jean Soldini and Nicoletta Ossanna Cavadini, is scheduled from March 31 to September 13,... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2020

RODIN-GIACOMETTI at Fundación MAPFRE

Alberto Giacometti dans le parc d’Eugène Rudier au Vésinet, posant à côté des Bourgeois de Calais de Rodin [Alberto Giacometti in Eugène Rudier’s park in Vésinet posing next to Rodin’s The Burghers of Calais], 1950. Photography: Patricia Matisse, Fondation Giacometti, Paris. Photograph: Fondation Giacometti, Paris. MADRID - Despite being separated by more than a generation, and taking inevitable differences into account, the artistic careers of Auguste Rodin (Paris, 1840 - Meudon, 1917) and Alberto Giacometti... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2020

Christie's announces highlights included in its Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

LONDON.- Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale will be followed by The Art of the Surreal Evening Sale, together launching ‘20th Century at Christie’s’ on 5 February 2020. Tamara de Lempicka’s Portrait de Marjorie Ferry (1932, estimate: £8,000,000-12,000,000) and Alberto Giacometti’s Trois hommes qui marchent (Grand plateau) (1948, estimate: £8,000,000-12,000,000) will both lead the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale. Further highlights include George Grosz’s politically charged Gefährliche Straße... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2019

Monet's $28 million 'Charing Cross Bridge' leads Sotheby's $209 million Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Lot 8. Claude Monet, Charing Cross Bridge, signed Claude Monet and dated 1903, lower left, oil on canvas, 65 by 100.3 cm. Painted in 1903. Estimate 20,000,000 — 30,000,000 USD. Sold for 27,600,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Yesterday’s sale was led by Claude Monet’s Charing Cross Bridge from 1903, which sold for $27.6 million, one of the finest examples from Monet’s seminal London series ever to appear at auction. Previously in the collection of Andrea Klepetar-Fallek for the past 40 years, the... [Lire la suite]

16 juin 2019

Exhibition of more than 130 works showcase Alberto Giacometti's genius

Alberto Giacometti, Walking Man (Version I), 1960, bronze, edition 3/6. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., 1961 © Estate of Alberto Giacometti/SOCAN (2019)/Vancouver Art Gallery VANCOUVER.- The Vancouver Art Gallery presents its headline exhibition this summer, Alberto Giacometti: A Line Through Time from June 16 to September 29, 2019. This wide-ranging exhibition of paintings, sculptures, drawings and lithographs by Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)... [Lire la suite]
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05 juin 2019

'The beginning of a new world' in the Kröller-Müller Museum

Alberto Giacometti, Walking Man II, 1960. Bronze, 189 x 27 x 109.5 cm, Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo. © Kröller-Müller Museum. OTTERLO.- The exhibition 'The beginning of a new world. The development of modern sculpture' shows the development of modern sculpture through the eyes of Bram Hammacher, director of the Kröller-Müller Museum from 1948 to 1963. Immediately upon his appointment, Hammacher chooses a new direction: seeking to document the development of modern sculpture at an international... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2019

'Screaming Pope' by Bacon to lead Sotheby's Sales of Works from the Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis Collection

Francis Bacon, Study for a Head, 1952. Estimate $20/30 Million. Courtesy Sotheby's.  YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced the sale of select works from the Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis Collection across the May 2019 auctions of Contemporary and Impressionist & Modern Art. Assembled in the 1970s and ‘80s, the Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis Collection now belongs to the Friday Foundation, a private charitable organization committed to working with its cultural partners to ensure that the... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2019

Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, Flora à l'Institut Giacometti

Teresa Hubbard/Alexander Birchler, Flora, 2017. Installation à double film synchronisée avec son partagé. Courtesy Hubbard Birchler PARIS - L’Institut Giacometti présente un nouveau volet de l’installation Flora du duo d’artistes américano-suisse Teresa Hubbard/Alexander Birchler, en regard d’un ensemble de sculptures et de dessins d’Alberto Giacometti, pour la plupart inédits. L’installation Flora retrace l’histoire extraordinaire de l’artiste américaine au destin mouvementé et révèle une... [Lire la suite]
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