03 juillet 2020

The best art in town - and open to all: Top ten works at London Art Week Digital, 3-10 July

LONDON.- From Rembrandt and Van Dyck to Gainsborough, Constable and Turner; Degas and Bonnard to Picasso and Freud; Edward Lear to LS Lowry; Rodin to Henry Moore; the roll-call of famous names for sale at London Art Week opening this Friday spans the arc of art history. Usually London Art Week takes place in galleries around St. James's and Mayfair, and although many exhibitions are now able to open by appointment, the event is available for all to enjoy online in a new digital format, involving art galleries from the USA, UK... [Lire la suite]

10 février 2020


Alberto Giacometti dans le parc d’Eugène Rudier au Vésinet, posant à côté des Bourgeois de Calais de Rodin [Alberto Giacometti in Eugène Rudier’s park in Vésinet posing next to Rodin’s The Burghers of Calais], 1950. Photography: Patricia Matisse, Fondation Giacometti, Paris. Photograph: Fondation Giacometti, Paris. MADRID - Despite being separated by more than a generation, and taking inevitable differences into account, the artistic careers of Auguste Rodin (Paris, 1840 - Meudon, 1917) and Alberto Giacometti... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2020

Exhibition brings together more than 100 works from Richard and Mary L. Gray's collection

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. The Head of a Young Man in Profile to the Left (detail), 1749/50. The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Richard and Mary L. Gray. CHICAGO, IL.- Highlighting one of the most important gifts in the history of the Prints and Drawings department, Pure Drawing: Seven Centuries of Art from the Gray Collection brings together more than 100 works from celebrated art dealer Richard Gray and art historian Mary L. Gray. Assembled over nearly 50 years, the Gray Collection encapsulates a long and... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2020

Weisman Museum presents 'Rodin and Women: Muses, Sirens, Lovers'

Auguste Rodin, Eve (small version), modeled 1883; Musée Rodin cast 7, 1967, bronze; Georges Rudier Foundry, lent by North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, Gift the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation. MALIBU, CA.- The Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art is presenting Rodin and Women: Muses, Sirens, Lovers—Selections from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Collections from Saturday, January 18, until Sunday, March 29. The display is the final exhibition curated by Weisman Museum director Michael Zakian, who... [Lire la suite]
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15 janvier 2020

Devenir Matisse, l'exposition éblouissante du Musée Matisse du Cateau-Cambrésis

"Tout ce que j’ai fait vient de mes auteurs (parents), gens modestes mais francs du collier". - Henri Matisse. L'année 2019 est consacrée aux 150 ans de la naissance d'Henri Matisse dont le musée du Cateau-Cambrésis organise une ambitieuse exposition reconnue d'intérêt national par le Ministère de la Culture : Devenir Matisse, ...Ce que les Maîtres ont de meilleur...  Thème des oeuvres de jeunesse de 1890 à 1911 jamais exploité auparavant,10 tableaux de Matisse jamais montrés au public,Seul prêt accordé par le MoMa de... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2019

Monet's $28 million 'Charing Cross Bridge' leads Sotheby's $209 million Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Lot 8. Claude Monet, Charing Cross Bridge, signed Claude Monet and dated 1903, lower left, oil on canvas, 65 by 100.3 cm. Painted in 1903. Estimate 20,000,000 — 30,000,000 USD. Sold for 27,600,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Yesterday’s sale was led by Claude Monet’s Charing Cross Bridge from 1903, which sold for $27.6 million, one of the finest examples from Monet’s seminal London series ever to appear at auction. Previously in the collection of Andrea Klepetar-Fallek for the past 40 years, the... [Lire la suite]

31 octobre 2019

Christie's announces highlights of the Exceptional Sale in Paris

"At the school of couturiers", drawing by Elie Top, 2019 . © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  PARIS.- Christie’s presents two auctions, The Exceptional Sale on the 27 November and The Collector – Le Goût français on the 28 November, both dedicated to classical and decorative arts. They will include a many works coming from prestigious provenances and collections, from different periods highlighted by the creator Elie Top.“I owe a lot to fashion. Because without Chanel, I wouldn’t have known anything about Verdura,... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2019

Exhibition at Kunsthaus Zurich presents Henri Matisse as sculptor

Edward Steichen, Henri Matisse travaillant à "La Serpentine", 1913 © ADAGP, Paris. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée d'Orsay) / Gérard Blot. ZURICH.- From 30 August to 8 December 2019 the Kunsthaus Zürich presents Henri Matisse as sculptor, in an exhibition that brings bronzes in various states together with the sources of his inspiration, including nude photographs and African sculptures. The art education programme is designed to appeal equally to newcomers with an interest in art, specialists and... [Lire la suite]
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05 juin 2019

'The beginning of a new world' in the Kröller-Müller Museum

Alberto Giacometti, Walking Man II, 1960. Bronze, 189 x 27 x 109.5 cm, Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo. © Kröller-Müller Museum. OTTERLO.- The exhibition 'The beginning of a new world. The development of modern sculpture' shows the development of modern sculpture through the eyes of Bram Hammacher, director of the Kröller-Müller Museum from 1948 to 1963. Immediately upon his appointment, Hammacher chooses a new direction: seeking to document the development of modern sculpture at an international... [Lire la suite]
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]