27 juillet 2019

“From Goya to Manet. The Nineteenth Century”. Old and new masters united in the Alte Pinakothek

Friedrich Overbeck, "Vittoria Caldoni", 1821, Oil on canvas, 89,5 x 65,8 cm, Inv. Nr. WAF 757 © Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Neue Pinakothek, München/Wittelsbacher Ausgleichsfonds (WAF). MUNICH.- Good news for all those missing the Neue Pinakothek: from July 25, the most important works of the nineteenth century are on display in the Alte Pinakothek. Titled “From Goya to Manet. The Nineteenth Century”, the presentation shows around 90 paintings and sculptures that outline the broad spectrum... [Lire la suite]

27 juillet 2019

“From Goya to Manet. The Nineteenth Century”. Old and new masters united in the Alte Pinakothek

Friedrich Overbeck, "Vittoria Caldoni", 1821, Oil on canvas, 89,5 x 65,8 cm, Inv. Nr. WAF 757 © Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Neue Pinakothek, München/Wittelsbacher Ausgleichsfonds (WAF). MUNICH.- Good news for all those missing the Neue Pinakothek: from July 25, the most important works of the nineteenth century are on display in the Alte Pinakothek. Titled “From Goya to Manet. The Nineteenth Century”, the presentation shows around 90 paintings and sculptures that outline the broad spectrum... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2017

Exhibition in Dresden presents 19th-century paintings of Italy between Claude Lorrain, Turner and Böcklin

Max Klinger (1857–1920), Das Kolosseum in Rom, 1888, Öl auf Leinwand, 77 x 102 cm, Albertinum/Galerie Neue Meister, © SKD, Foto: Elke Estel/Hans-Peter Klut DRESDEN.- During the 19th century, Italy was a magnetic destination for many travellers from Northern Europe, including artists such as Carl Blechen, Camille Corot and William Turner, Oswald Achenbach and Max Klinger. In Germany, Johnann Wolfgang von Goethe fuelled the compulsion to head South with his "Italienische Reise" ("Italian Journey"), published... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2016

Self-portraits from Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei explored at Scottish National Portrait Gallery

'Facing the World | Self-Portraits Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei' EDINBURGH.- The many extraordinary ways that artists have created works using their own image are being explored in a major international exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery this summer. From Rembrandt’s famously unflinching treatment of his ageing reflection to Ai Weiwei’s politically charged use of social media, artists have chosen a multitude of strategies to portray themselves, for reasons ranging from self-promotion to the questioning of... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2014

Hamburger Kunsthalle opens exhibition on beauty, eroticism and the adoration of models

Anselm Feuerbach, Studienkopf zur Stuttgarter Iphigenie, 1870, (Ausschnitt), Museum Oskar Reinhart Winterthur, Photo: SIK-ISEA (P. Hitz) | Karl Lagerfeld, Moderne Mythologie, 2013, (Ausschnitt), © 2013 Karl Lagerfeld. HAMBURG.- With the exhibition Feuerbach’s Muses – Lagerfeld’s Models the Hamburger Kunsthalle is presenting an unusual double exhibition on beauty, eroticism and the adoration of muses and models that brings together paintings by Anselm Feuerbach and hitherto unseen photographs by Karl Lagerfeld. In a similar way... [Lire la suite]
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25 novembre 2009

Joaquín Sorolla's "Barcas en la Playa" Doubles Low Estimate at Sotheby's Sale

Joaquín Sorolla (1863 - 1923), Barcas en la playa (boats on the shore), oil on canvas, signed and dated J. SOROLLA / 1909 lower right, 56 by 94cm., 22 by 37in. Est. 800,000—1,200,000 GBP. Sold 1,665,250 GBP. photo Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s sale of 19th-Century European Paintings in London today realised £7,168,400 / €7,937,589 – surpassing the pre-sale high estimate of £6,748,600/ €7,472,744, and obtaining sell through rates of 70.2% by lot and 88.4% by value. Public institutions pitted themselves against private collectors... [Lire la suite]