01 novembre 2017

Exhibition tells the story of the artists who fled to Britain to escape war in France

​Claude Monet, Houses of Parliament, c.1900-1 © 2017. The Art Institute of Chicago / Art Resource, NY/ Scala, Florence. LONDON - This autumn, Tate Britain bring together over 100 beautiful works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro and others in the first large-scale exhibition to chart the stories of French artists who sought refuge in Britain during the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871). The EY Exhibition: Impressionists in London, French Artists in Exile (1870-1904) will map the artistic networks they built in... [Lire la suite]

23 septembre 2017

'The Dutch in Paris 1789 – 1914' Exhibition Illuminates Artistic Cross-Currents

© Kees van Dongen, The blue dress, 1911, Van Gogh Museum. AMSTERDAM - Paris, with all its creative hotspots, exhibitions and training opportunities, exerted a magical attraction throughout the nineteenth century on artists from all corners of the world. New generations left their native countries to go to where the action was. The exhibition The Dutch in Paris 1789-1914 at the Van Gogh Museum (Oct. 13, 2017, to January 7, 2018) will present Paris with the work of Dutch artists like George Hendrik Breitner,... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2017

Le Jardin secret des Hansen, la collection Ordrupgaard au Musée Jacquemart-André

Le Jardin secret des Hansen : La collection Ordrupgaard. Affiche. PARIS - Comme au Musée Jacquemart-André, la collection Ordrupgaard est constituée par un couple féru d’art, les danois Wilhelm (1868-1936) et Henny (1870-1951) Hansen. Homme d’affaires passionné d’art, esprit indépendant et visionnaire, Wilhelm Hansen assemble en seulement deux ans entre 1916 et 1918 une collection unique en Europe d’oeuvres représentatives de l’impressionnisme et du postimpressionnisme de la seconde moitié du XIXe et du début... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2017

SAP cofounder and art collector Hasso Plattner opens Barberini Museum in Potsdam

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and Hasso Plattner, entrepreneur and patron, pose in front of a painting by Edvard Munch during the official opening of the Barberini Museum in Potsdam, near Berlin, on January 20, 2017. Plattner helped to establish the Museum Barberini, which from January 2017 on will exhibit Plattner’s collection of artworks. Bernd von Jutrczenka / POOL / AFP. POTSDAM.- In the past three years a piece of cultural history has been reconstructed in the heart of Potsdam. On January 23, 2017, the Museum... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2016

The National Gallery explores great paintings from a unique perspective

LONDON.- Spanning over five hundred years of art history, Painters’ Paintings presents more than eighty works, which were once in the possession of great painters: pictures that artists were given or chose to acquire, works they lived with and were inspired by. This is an exceptional opportunity to glimpse inside the private world of these painters and to understand the motivations of artists as collectors of paintings. The inspiration for this exhibition is a painter’s painting: Corot’s Italian Woman, left to the nation... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2016

Exhibition at the Holburne Museum, Bath brings together 28 masterpieces from British public collections

Poster exhibition Impressionism: Capturing Life, from 13 February to 5 June 2016. BATH.- An exquisite new exhibition Impressionism: Capturing Life, on show from 13 February to 5 June 2016 at the Holburne Museum in Bath, brings together 28 masterpieces from British public collections to celebrate the Impressionists’ observations of humanity.  The focus of the exhibition is on figurative paintings by artists who exhibited at the first Impressionist exhibition in 1874 in Paris, including Edgar Degas,... [Lire la suite]

17 août 2015

Master Drawings New York attracts world's top dealers, institutions and collectors

François Boucher (1703 – 1770), A putto. Sanguine heightened with white, 11 x 9 in. (280 x 230 mm). Executed circa 1750. Photo: Courtesy Didier Aaron, Inc. NEW YORK, NY.- The Tenth Annual Master Drawings New York week will take place January 23 through January 30, with a Preview scheduled for Friday, January 22, at 30 leading art galleries on the Upper East Side’s “Gold Coast’ in New York. Timed to coincide with New York’s major January art-buying events, including the Old Master... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2015

Christie's London announces highlights from its Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Claude Monet, Iris mauves (detail). Oil on canvas, 78.3/4 x 39.1/2 in. Painted in 1914-1917. Estimate: £6,000,000 – 9,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. LONDON.- Building on the impressive New York May auction results for the category, Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in London on 23 June will present the market with a further array of 52 highly covetable works to inspire collectors worldwide. Building on the deep international bidding also witnessed in the strong February London... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2010

Picasso Portrait Among Four Works Promised to North Carolina Museum of Art

Pablo Picasso, "Seated Woman, Red and Yellow Background", 1952, enamel on composition board, 49 3/16 x 31 7/8 inches. Promised gift of Mr. and Mrs. Julian H. Robertson, Jr. ©2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York RALEIGH, NC.- Lawrence J. Wheeler, Director, North Carolina Museum of Art, today announced a promised gift to the Museum from the collection of Josie and Julian Robertson, of New York. The gift includes four paintings by important European Impressionist and modern artists. In... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2009

Impressionist Paintings from the Durand-Ruel Collection will be sold @ Sotheby's NY

NEW YORk, NY. - Sotheby’s 4 November 2009 Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York will feature seven paintings from the Durand-Ruel Collection, encompassing works by a number of the Impressionist masters that legendary art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel represented -- Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro and Alfred Sisley. All but one work were acquired by Paul Durand-Ruel directly from the artist and all have remained in the family ever since. Many have not been exhibited since the 1950s and together the offering is... [Lire la suite]