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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09 mars 2019

Sotheby's to offer the most important collection of Color Field paintings ever to appear at auction

Courtesy Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced that they will offer works from the esteemed private collection of Blema and H. Arnold Steinberg across a series of sales through 2019. Passionately assembled across decades by the Canadian collectors from the mid-1960s through to 2014, the 100+ works offered this year together are estimated to achieve in excess of $40 million. While representing the vast sphere of artistic innovation that took place across the United States and Canada in the post-war decades,... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2019

Sotheby's Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art Evening Sale totals $115.3m

The sale was led by a record for a Venetian View by Claude Monet at £27.5 Million / $36.2 Million. Courtesy Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Tonight’s Evening Sales of Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Art brought a total of £87.7 million / $115.3 million (est. £62.1 – 89.3 million). Helena Newman, Sotheby’s Worldwide Head of Impressionist & Modern Art, said: “It was great to see these first indicative sales of the season hit the ground running with such a promising and lively start. The combination of... [Lire la suite]

29 août 2018

Christie's announces highlights from its Swiss Art Auction

Lot 71. Giovanni Giacometti (1868-1933), Frutta, 1908, unten links monogrammiert und datiert 'GG 1908', rückseitig signiert und bezeichnet'Giovanni Giacometti Stampa', Öl auf Leinwand, 44,5 x 54,5 cm. Estimate CHF 300,000 - CHF 500,000 (USD 509,134 - USD 712,788). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 ZURICH.- The Swiss Art Auction on 18 September will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Christie’s Switzerland, along with celebrating the 40th anniversary of... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2018

Exhibition devoted to Alberto Giacometti and Francis Bacon opens in Basel

Alberto Giacometti and Francis Bacon, 1965. Gelatin silver print © Graham Keen BASEL.- From April 29, 2018, the Fondation Beyeler is staging an exhibition devoted to Alberto Giacometti and Francis Bacon: two outstanding protagonists of modern art who were at once friends and rivals, and whose creative vision exerted a powerful influence that still persists today. This is the first-ever joint museum exhibition involving Giacometti and Bacon, illuminating the relationship between the two artistic... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2018

Christie's announces full details on the Collection of Joan and Preston Robert Tisch

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced further details on The Collection of Joan and Preston Robert Tisch, which will be offered as a central highlight of the Impressionist and Modern Art and Post-War and Contemporary Art Sales taking place in New York this May. Encompassing over 40 objects in total, The Collection of Joan and Preston Robert Tisch is expected to realize more than $80 million. Collection proceeds will go to the Tisch family foundations to continue the couple’s lifelong philanthropic mission. Conor... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2018

North American premiere of Alberto Giacometti exhibition opens in Quebec City

  QUEBEC CITY.- The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec is celebrating its 85th anniversary this year. To launch the festivities, it is presenting in Québec City the North American premiere of the Alberto Giacometti exhibition, which enjoyed resounding success at the Tate Modern in London last summer. From February 8 to May 13, 2018, visitors can discover this major retrospective presented by Desjardins in the Pierre Lassonde Pavilion of the MNBAQ and savour the emblematic work of Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966),... [Lire la suite]
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