29 février 2020

Glyptotek tells the story of Denmark's enigmatic collector - Helge Jacobsen

Landscape from Saint-Rémy, 1889, Vincent van Gogh, SMK 1840 © Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Depositum fra Statens Museum for Kunst, København COPENHAGEN.- Helge Jacobsen (1882-1946) is today unknown to most, overshadowed by his famous father, the brewer Carl Jacobsen. But as museum director and foundation chairman Helge Jacobsen has been of immeasurable importance for the arts in Denmark. He stated on several occasions that he saw it as his duty to continue the work of his father, but he also made it clear that he wanted to pursue... [Lire la suite]

19 janvier 2020

Still lifes by Pissarro, Cézanne, Manet & friends on view at the Toledo Museum of Art

Camille Pissarro (French, 1830–1903), Still Life. Oil on canvas, 1867. Toledo Museum of Art, Purchased with funds from the Libbey Endowment, Gift of Edward Drummond Libbey, 1949.6 TOLEDO, OH.- ONE EACH: Still Lifes by Pissarro, Cézanne, Manet & Friends opened Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Toledo Museum of Art. Organized in partnership with the Cincinnati Art Museum, the exhibition promises to be a focused but rewarding experience of a selection of richly evocative still lifes painted by French artists in the 1860s.ONE... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2020

Sixty European masterworks from the IMA collection exhibited in China for the first time

INDIANAPOLIS, IND.- For the first time in history, 60 European masterworks from the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s collection traveled to China in the exhibition, Rembrandt to Monet: 500 Years of European Painting from the Clowes Collection and the Indianapolis Museum of Art.The exhibition encompasses the most influential periods and schools of European art history. Highlights include works by Titian, Rubens, Rembrandt, Goya, Gauguin and Monet, among others. This international exhibition is curated by Kjell Wangensteen,... [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]
11 octobre 2019

Exhibition at Kunstmuseum Den Haag examines Claude Monet's garden paintings

Claude Monet (1840-1926), Wisteria, 1917-1920, oil on canvas, 150,5 x 200,5 cm, Kunstmuseum Den Haag. THE HAGUE.- Everyone knows Claude Monet’s world-famous paintings of water lilies. But how many have seen these explosions of colour in person and lost themselves in the reflections of Monet’s water lily pond, no longer certain where the water begins and the sky ends? The last large-scale Monet exhibition in the Netherlands was held thirty years ago. Many of the paintings of his famous garden have never been shown in this... [Lire la suite]
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28 août 2019

Atlantans Doris and Shouky Shaheen Donate Their Impressionist Paintings Collection to High Museum of Art

Claude Monet (French, 1840–1926), Maisons au bord de la route, 1885, oil on canvas, 25 x 32 inches. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Doris and Shouky Shaheen Collection. ATLANTA, GA.- The High Museum of Art announced today that Atlanta-based philanthropists Doris and Shouky Shaheen have donated their entire impressionist, post-impressionist and modernist painting collection, totaling 24 artworks, to the Museum. The Shaheen gift is one of the most significant groups of European paintings ever to enter the Museum’s collection,... [Lire la suite]

13 juillet 2019

'Impressionism and Post-Impressionism' at the Scottish National Gallery

Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, Before the Performance, About 1896 - 1898. Oil on paper laid on canvas, 47.60 x 62.50 cm, National Galleries of Scotland. Presented by Sir Alexander Maitland in memory of his wife Rosalind, 1960, NG 2224. © National Galleries of Scotland. Photo: Antonia Reeve. In April 1874 a group of young artists defied the official Paris Salon by setting up their own independent exhibition. Including works by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissaro, Edgar Degas and Berthe Morisot, it became known as... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2019

Detroit Institute of Arts exhibits Impressionist era treasures from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Study for “Le Chahut,” 1889, Georges Seurat, French; oil on canvas. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, General Purchase Funds, 1943:10. DETROIT, MICH.- From Wednesday, June 26 to Sunday, October 13, 2019, the Detroit Institute of Arts presents Humble and Human: Impressionist Era Treasures from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Detroit Institute of Arts, an Exhibition in Honor of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. The exhibition, featuring 44 works by Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Berthe Morisot,... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2019

Internationally acclaimed exhibition reveals the radical evolution of Monet's final decade

Claude Monet, The Artist's House Seen from the Rose Garden, 1922–24. Oil on canvas, 31 7/8 x 36 5/8 in. (81 x 93 cm). Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris, Michel Monet Bequest, 1966, inv. 5087. FORT WORTH, TX.- Monet: The Late Years is the first museum exhibition in more than 20 years dedicated to the final phase of Monet’s career. Through approximately 50 paintings, the exhibition traces the evolution of Monet’s practice from 1914, when he embarked on a reinvention of his painting style that led to increasingly bold and abstract... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2019

$110.7 million Monet masterpiece makes auction history at Sotheby's New York

Meules is the first work of Impressionist art to sell for more than $100 million at auction. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Moments ago in a packed salesroom at Sotheby’s New York, Claude Monet’s Meules from 1890 — one of art history’s most evocative images – sold for $110.7 million. The result marks a new world auction record for any work by Claude Monet and the first work of Impressionist art to cross the $100 million threshold at auction. Meules is one of only four works from Monet’s acclaimed Haystacks... [Lire la suite]
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