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]
29 mars 2016

"Amedeo Modigliani, l'oeil intérieur" au LaM

"Amedeo Modigliani, l'oeil intérieur". Affiche. LILLE - Le LaM présente au printemps 2016, en collaboration avec la Réunion des musées nationaux – Grand Palais, une importante rétrospective consacrée à l’œuvre d’Amedeo Modigliani.  Le musée conserve l’une des plus belles collections publiques françaises du célèbre artiste de Montparnasse : pas moins de 6 peintures, 8 dessins et une rare sculpture en marbre réunis par Roger Dutilleul et Jean Masurel, fondateurs de la collection du LaM. Collectionneur passionné, Roger... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2015

Asian collector snaps up $43 million Amedeo Modigliani painting at Sotheby's in New York

Amedeo Modigliani's painting "Paulette Jourdain" depicts the maid and later lover of his art dealer, Leopold Zborowski. Photo: Sotheby's.  NEW YORK (AFP).- An Asian collector splurged nearly $43 million on an Amadeo Modigliani painting in New York, scooping the top prize in an otherwise lackluster evening sale at Sotheby's that kicked off the autumn auction season. The auction house sold $377 million worth of art amassed by self-made American billionaire Alfred Taubman, a former Sotheby's chairman who did... [Lire la suite]
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