13 février 2019

Les Journées du dessin chez Christie's incluant une selection d'oeuvres de la collection Jean Bonna

Jean Bonna. Photo courtesy Christie's. PARIS.- Cette année encore, Christie’s organisera les journées du dessin les 27 et 28 mars prochains. Plus de 300 dessins anciens et oeuvres modernes sur papier seront dispersés en deux jours dont une partie de la célèbre collection Jean Bonna. Cet ensemble, composé d’une centaine de feuilles exposées en partie à l’Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts en 2006-2007 et au Metropolitan Museum de New York en 2009, sera dispersé chez Christie’s lors de plusieurs... [Lire la suite]

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]
29 décembre 2018

The 64th edition of BRAFA joined by 133 Belgian and international galleries

BRUSSELS.- In January, the combined art world turn their focus and attention towards Brussels and the annual edition of BRAFA, whose sixty-fourth edition will be held between Saturday, 26 January and Sunday, 3 February 2019 at the Tour & Taxis exhibition site. The 133 participating galleries and art dealers from sixteen countries have selected their most important, rarest and valuable works from their respective art specialities in order to meet the great variety of expectations from a large audience with high levels... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2018

Exhibition at the British Museum presents works by Rodin in a new light

LONDON.- Auguste Rodin (1840 – 1917) was one of the greatest and most innovative sculptors of the modern era. However, it is little known that Rodin took his inspiration, in large part, from the works of the fifth-century BC sculptor Pheidias who is known as the artist who conceived the Parthenon sculptures. The British Museum is presenting works by Rodin in a new light and explore how he admired the art of antiquity, particularly that of ancient Greece. Supported by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, this exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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18 novembre 2017

Barnes Foundation is sole U.S. venue for major exhibition exploring works of Anselm Kiefer and Auguste Rodin

Anselm Kiefer, The Cathedrals of France (Auguste Rodin les Cathédrales de France), 2016. © Anselm Kiefer. Photo: Georges Poncet PHILADELPHIA, PA.- To mark the centennial of Auguste Rodin’s death on November 17, the Barnes Foundation hosts the only US presentation of Kiefer Rodin, a major exhibition organized in collaboration with the Musée Rodin in Paris. On view in the Roberts Gallery through March 12, 2018, the exhibition features recent works by renowned contemporary artist Anselm Kiefer that offer a new way... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2017

GURLITT: STATUS REPORT. Nazi Art Theft and its Consequences

Claude Monet (1840–1926), Waterloo Bridge, 1903. Oil on canvas, lined, 65 × 101.5 cm, www.lostart.de/532967. Kunstmuseum Bern, Bequest of Cornelius Gurlitt 2014. Provenance undergoing clarification / Currently no indications of being looted art. BERN - Gurlitt Status Report is the title of two concurrent exhibitions with different thematic focuses. The Bundeskunsthalle and the Kunstmuseum Bern present works from the estate of Cornelius Gurlitt, the son of the Third Reich art dealer... [Lire la suite]

16 octobre 2017

Major Klimt exhibition opens in San Francisco

Gustav Klimt, "The Virgin," 1913. Oil on canvas, 74 3/4 x 78 3/4 in. (190 x 200 cm). National Gallery Prague, Inv. 04512 © 2017 National Gallery in Prague. Image Courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco present Klimt & Rodin: An Artistic Encounter, on view at the Legion of Honor, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the deaths of Auguste Rodin in November 1917 and Gustav Klimt in February 1918. The exhibition celebrates the legacies of these... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2017

Christie’s To Offer Items From The Personal Collection Of Claude Monet

Sacha Guitry, Claude Monet, Giverny, 1915, gelatin silver print, aristotype. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. London – Christie’s will offer objects and artworks from the personal collection of Claude Monet in Hong Kong on 26 November 2017. In addition to being the very first sale dedicated to Impressionism organised in Asia, the auction will be transmitted in real time in our Parisian auction room so that our European based clients may also attend the sale and participate. Titled Dear... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2017

Rediscovered Rodin masterpiece soon at auction in Paris

Auguste Rodin, Andromède, 1887. Marble, 28.1 x 30.7 x 18.5 cm, from the Lynch de Morla family. Estimare €€800,000-1,200,000 (880,000-1,320,000 USD) © Artcurial. PARIS.- On 30th May, Artcurial will offer at auction Andromède, a rare Rodin marble sculpture with an extraordinary history. The long lost masterpiece, in the same familly for over 130 years, is estimated between € 800,000 - 1,200,000. In 1888, Chilean diplomat Carlos Morla Vicuña commissioned a marble bust of his young wife, Luisa, from Auguste... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2017

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

Paul Gauguin, Te Fare (La maison) (1892, estimate: £12,000,000-18,000,000) and Henri Matisse, Jeune fille aux anémones sur fond violet (1944, estimate: £5,000,000-7,000,000) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- The Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on 28 February will launch 20th-Century at Christie’s, a season of sales that take place in London from 28 February to 10 March 2017. The auction will present 51 lots from the birth of Impressionism through to some of the most important... [Lire la suite]