12 août 2019

Artcurial to offer the collection of renowned antiques dealer Joseph Altounian

PARIS - Altounian, ce nom était connu des plus grands antiquaires, musées, collectionneurs et artistes en France et à travers le monde depuis la première moitié du XXe siècle. Sa famille dévoile aujourd’hui au public une part importante du fonds qu’il avait constitué. Artcurial proposera les 17 et 18 septembre prochains la vente inédite de la Collection Joseph Altounian, l’antiquaire des musées, l’ami des artistes. Organisée pendant la Biennale de Paris, cet ensemble présente plus de 400 pièces (objets d’art, sculptures, mobilier)... [Lire la suite]

16 mai 2019

Sotheby's Impressionist & Modern Art Sales series rises to $394.6 million in New York

Lot 143. Émile Bernard (1868 - 1941), Bretonnes ramassant des pommes. Signed E. Bernard and dated 89 (lower left). Oil on canvas, 33 3/4 by 21 1/2 in., 85.7 by 54.6 cm. Estimate $400,000 - $600,000. Lot sold $1,940,000. New world auction record for the artist. Courtesy Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Scott Niichel, Head of Day Sales and Deputy Co-Head of Impressionist & Modern Art at Sotheby’s, New York. said “The Impressionist and Modern Art Day sale results... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2019

Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920), Lunia Czechowska (à la robe noire), 1919

Lot 25. Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920), Lunia Czechowska (à la robe noire), signed 'modigliani' (upper right), oil on canvas, 36 3/8 x 23 5/8 in. (92.4 x 60 cm.). Painted in 1919. Estimate USD 12,000,000 - USD 18,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Provenance: Leopold Zborowski, Paris. Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius J. Sullivan, New York (acquired from the above, by 1932); Estate sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 6 December 1939, lot 58.Chester Dale, New York (acquired at the above sale). M.... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2019

Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920), Tête, circa 1911-1912

Lot 31A. Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920), Tête, limestone, Height: 20 1/8 in. (51 cm.), Carved circa 1911-1912; unique. Estimate USD 30,000,000 - USD 40,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Provenance: Private collection, Paris. Anon. sale, Maître E. Ader, Palais Galliera, Paris, 12 December 1962, lot 18. Private collection, France.Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired from the above, 1964). Sir Edward and Lady Hulton, London (acquired from the above, 20 October... [Lire la suite]
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20 janvier 2019

Salon du Dessin to put the spotlight on drawing 27th March- 1st April in Paris

PARIS.- The eagerly anticipated Salon du Dessin will take place again this spring under the vaulted roof of Paris’s Palais brongniart and will once again feature a selection of outstanding works on paper. among the 39 exhibitors from around the world will be four handpicked new galleries and two that are returning after an absence of a few years. among the treasures on display will be rare drawings by Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt, presented by the Austrian gallery Wienerroither & Kohlbacher, and a solo show of... [Lire la suite]
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]