09 juin 2018

Amedeo Modigliani masterwork unveiled at the Ulster Museum in Belfast

Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920), Female Nude, 1916 (circa), The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London. BELFAST.- A stunning painting by one of the world’s most celebrated artists has gone on display this weekend (Friday 8 June) at the Ulster Museum. Amedeo Modigliani’s 1916 masterwork, Female Nude, is noted as one of the most arresting and powerful works of the early 20th century. Modigliani’s Female Nude is on loan from The Courtauld Gallery and is part of an ongoing collaboration which aims to share... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2018

Modigliani masterpiece to lead Sotheby's May auctions with estimate of $150 million

Amedeo Modigliani, Nu couché (sur le côté gauche). Signed Modigliani (lower left). Oil on canvas, 35¼ by 57¾ in.; 89.5 by 146.7 cm. Painted in 1917. Estimate in excess of $150 million. Courtesy Sotheby’s. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s unveiled Amedeo Modigliani’s stunning Nu couché (sur le côté gauche) to a packed audience of collectors and media, who are the first ever to view the masterpiece on exhibition in Asia. The painting is estimated to sell for in excess of $150 million in Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2018

Modern works from the Pinacoteca di Brera on view at the Estorick Collection

Carlo Carrà, The Metaphysical Muse, 1917. Oil on canvas, 90 × 66 cm. © 2018 Pinacoteca di Brera. LONDON.- The Estorick opens its 20th anniversary year with a major exhibition of works from one of the world’s most important collections of modern Italian art, housed at Milan’s Pinacoteca di Brera. Comprising paintings and sculptures donated to the museum by Emilio and Maria Jesi, it includes iconic images by Umberto Boccioni, Gino Severini and Mario Sironi, an extraordinary nucleus of Metaphysical... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2017

Tate Modern opens the most comprehensive Modigliani exhibition ever held in the UK

 Amedeo Modigliani, Nude, 1917. Oil paint on canvas, 890 x 1460 mm. Private Collection. LONDON.- This autumn, Tate Modern stages the most comprehensive Modigliani exhibition ever held in the UK, bringing together a dazzling range of his iconic portraits, sculptures and the largest ever group of nudes to be shown in this country. Although he died tragically young, Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920) was a ground-breaking artist who pushed the boundaries of the art of his time. Including 100... [Lire la suite]
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31 juillet 2017

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum exhibits masterpieces from the collection of Alicia Koplowitz

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, Maja and Procuress on the Balcony, 1808-1812 © Collection Alicia Koplowitz - Grupo Omega Capital. BILBAO.- Over the past few decades the Alicia Koplowitz – Grupo Omega Capital Collection has become one of the most important art collections in Europe. Despite this, it has remained largely unknown with the exception of the recent display of around 50 works at the Musée Jacquemart-André in Paris. The exhibition at the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is an artistic event of the... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2017

Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art announces new expansion to incorporate the Cerruti Collection

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale-Attese, ca. 1960. Water-based paint on canvas, 73 x 60 cm. Collezione Fondazione Francesco Federico Cerruti per l'Arte on long-term loan Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino. TURIN.- Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Director of the Castello di Rivoli Museum, announces that Castello di Rivoli will enter into a special partnership with the legendary Cerruti Collection to become the world’s first contemporary art museum to incorporate an encyclopaedic collection of the... [Lire la suite]

30 avril 2017

In a milestone gift, The Kimbell Art Museum receives a major sculpture by Modigliani

Amedeo Modigliani, Italian (1884--1920), Head, c. 1913. Limestone, 20 5/8 x 9 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. Collection of the Kimbell Art Museum. Given in honor of Ted and Lucile Weiner by their daughter Gwendolyn. FORT WORTH, TX.- The Kimbell Art Museum announces today the gift of a masterpiece of modern sculpture, a carved limestone Head (c. 1913), by the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani (1884--1920). This important work was given in honor of Ted and Lucile Weiner by their daughter Gwendolyn Weiner. It is one of about 27 surviving... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2016

Sotheby's to offer one of the finest portraits by Modigliani in private hands

Amedeo Modigliani, Jeanne Hébuterne (au foulard). Estimate upon request. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- This elegant and lyrical work is among the most beautiful portraits Amedeo Modigliani painted of his lover Jeanne Hébuterne – revealing a tender moment between a pioneer in the world of modern art and his most loyal muse. The painting brings together the very best of the highly refined aesthetic that Modigliani had developed in the last few years before his premature death, whilst giving the viewer a glimpse into one of... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2016

Christie's New York announces Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on May 12

Claude Monet (1840-1926), Le bassin aux nymphéas, detail, signed and dated 'Claude Monet 1919' (lower right), oil on canvas, 39 3/8 x 40 7/8 in. (99.6 x 103.7 cm.). Painted in 1919. Estimate $25,000,000 – $35,000,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on May 12 will feature an exceptional selection of 52 works by the most revered artists of the early 20th century. Led by outstanding paintings by Monet, Picasso, and... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2016

Panama Papers: Modigliani, Seated Man with a Cane

Amedeo Modigliani, L'Homme assis appuyé sur une canne (Seated Man with a Cane) © PHOTO COLLECTION PRIVÉE / BRIDGEMAN With the revealed Panama Papers and the appearance on stage of the Modigliani painting Seated Man with a Cane, the Institut... [Lire la suite]