14 avril 2018

National Gallery opens first purely Monet exhibition to be staged in London in 20 years

LONDON.- In a landmark show at the National Gallery – the first purely Monet exhibition to be staged in London for more than twenty years – there is a unique and surprising opportunity to discover the artist as we have never seen him before. We typically think of Claude Monet as a painter of landscape, of the sea, and in his later years, of gardens – but until now there has never been an exhibition considering his work in terms of architecture.   Claude Monet, The Saint-Lazare Railway Station... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2018

Christie's announces highlights from the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

Lot 18. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Mousquetaire et nu assis, detail, signed 'Picasso' (lower right); dated '11.4.67' (on the reverse), oil and Ripolin on canvas, 51 1/4 x 37 7/8 in. (130 x 96.5 cm.) Painted in Mougins on 11 April 1967. Estimate GBP 12,000,000 - GBP 18,000,000 (USD 8,304,000 - USD 12,456,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 LONDON.- Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on 27 February will launch ‘20th Century at Christie’s’, a series... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2018

Exhibition traces the evolution of landscape painting in 19th century France

Théodore Rousseau, 'La mare', 1842 - 1843 © Reims, Musée des Beaux-Arts, photography Christian Devleeschauwer. WINTER PARK, FLA.- The Cornell Fine Arts Museum opened the exhibition, Towards Impressionism: Landscape Painting from Corot to Monet. Highlights from the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims. This exhibition is curated by Suzanne Greub, founder and director, Art Centre Basel, in collaboration with the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims and the City of Reims, France. Towards Impressionism marks the first time that an... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2017

Christie's to reveal first highlights from the Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller in Hong Kong

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces the first highlights from the collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller to be unveiled in Hong Kong on November 24, which marks the start of a global tour of collection highlights presented by private aviation company VistaJet. The collection will be offered for sale at Christie’s Rockefeller Center Galleries in New York in the Spring of 2018. The collection sale will be the most significant philanthropic auction ever presented, with all the Estate sale proceeds destined to benefit... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2017

Le Kunsthaus Zürich présente «Acclamée et brocardée. La peinture française 1820–1880»

Eugène Giraud, Le bal de l’Opéra, 1866. Oil on canvas, 172 x 125 cm, Musée Carnavalet – Histoire de Paris. Courtesy Kunsthaus Zürich ZURICH - Du 10 novembre 2017 au 28 janvier 2018, le Kunsthaus Zürich présente en exclusivité et pour la première fois en Suisse un panorama de la peinture française tiraillée entre l’académisme, dont l’ère prend fin au cours du 19e siècle, et une peinture obéissant davantage aux impulsions personnelles des peintres, qui s’émancipe peu à peu de ce canon. Romantisme,... [Lire la suite]
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]

01 novembre 2017

Exhibition tells the story of the artists who fled to Britain to escape war in France

​Claude Monet, Houses of Parliament, c.1900-1 © 2017. The Art Institute of Chicago / Art Resource, NY/ Scala, Florence. LONDON - This autumn, Tate Britain bring together over 100 beautiful works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro and others in the first large-scale exhibition to chart the stories of French artists who sought refuge in Britain during the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871). The EY Exhibition: Impressionists in London, French Artists in Exile (1870-1904) will map the artistic networks they built in... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2017

Detroit Institute of Arts to open a major painting exhibition: “Monet: Framing Life”

Claude Monet, “Rounded Flower Bed (Corbeille de fleurs),” 1876, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts. DETROIT - “Monet: Framing Life” is an intimate exhibition focusing on an important painting in the DIA collection—Claude Monet’s “Rounded Flower Bed (Corbeille de fleurs)” from 1876, formerly known as “Gladioli” and recently retitled based on new research. Monet created this work while living in the Paris suburb of Argenteuil between late 1871 and early 1878, an especially productive time. It was... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2017

Christie's to offer property from the Collection of Stanford Z. Rothschild, Jr.

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces that Property from the Collection of Stanford Z. Rothschild, Jr. will be offered across a series of sales in November and December, including the Impressionist and Modern Art, American Art and Old Masters sales. Stanford Z. Rothschild, Jr. was an investor, philanthropist and collector who helped champion civic leadership in his Maryland community. Enthralled with artists and the creative process, Stan assembled a striking collection of paintings, sculpture, and works on paper by artists... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2017

Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013), 5.6.65, 1965

Lot 17. Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013), 5.6.65, 1965, . signé en Chinois et en Pinyin ‘ZAO’ (en bas à droite); signé de nouveau et titré ‘ZAO WOU-KI 5.6.65' (au revers), huile sur toile, 100 x 81 cm. Peint en 1965 Estimate EUR 700,000 - EUR 1,000,000. Price realised EUR 679,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 signed in Chinese and in Pinyin 'ZAO' (lower right); signed again and titled ‘ZAO WOU-KI 5.6.65’ (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 39 3/8 x 31 7/8 in. Painted in... [Lire la suite]