25 juillet 2018

Landmark Monet exhibition to premiere at Denver Art Museum

Claude Monet, Path in the Wheat Fields at Pourville (Chemin dans les blés à Pourville), 1882. Oil paint on canvas; 23 x 30-1/2 in. Denver Art Museum: Frederic C. Hamilton Collection, 2016.365. DENVER, COLO.- The Denver Art Museum will be home to the most comprehensive U.S. exhibition of Monet paintings in more than two decades when it presents Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature, in the fall of 2019. The exhibition will feature more than 100 paintings spanning Monet’s entire career and will focus on the celebrated French... [Lire la suite]
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23 juin 2018

Exhibition at The Laing Art Gallery explores the garden as a "stage" for the extraordinary

Simeon Solomon (1840-1905), Sappho and Erinna in a Garden at Myteline, 1864. Watercolour on paper, 330 x 381mm © Tate, London 2018. NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE.- The Laing Art Gallery’s new exhibition, The Enchanted Garden, explores the garden as a ‘stage’ for the extraordinary, the magical, the atmospheric and the nostalgic and casts new light on the work of the our best-loved artists. From the Pre-Raphaelites and French Impressionists to the Bloomsbury Group and 20th century abstraction, artists have taken inspiration directly... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2018

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

20th Century at Christie’s London, June 2018 © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. LONDON.- Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale will take place on 20 June, part of 20th Century at Christie’s, a series of auctions that take place from 15 to 29 June 2018. A group of masterpieces from the late 19th and 20th century will lead the auction, including La Gare Saint-Lazare, vue extérieure by Claude Monet (1877, estimate on request), Femme dans... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2018

Monet's Study for "The Artist's Garden at Vétheuil" Shown with National Gallery of Art Painting for First Time

Left: Claude Monet, The Artist's Garden at Vétheuil, 1881, oil on canvas, The Norton Simon Foundation; right: Claude Monet, The Artist's Garden at Vétheuil, 1880, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Collection. Washington, DC—Two of Claude Monet's paintings of the garden at his home in Vétheuil, France, will be on view together for the first time since they were created more than 100 years ago as part of a long-term series of loan exchanges between the National Gallery of Art,... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2018

Exhibition at the Frye Art Museum traces the development of French landscape painting

  Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot. Monte Cavo, ca. 1825–28. Oil on cardboard. © Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims, Legacy Paul Jamot. Photo: C. Devleeschauwer.  SEATTLE, WA.- Towards Impressionism traces the development of French landscape painting from the informal schools of Barbizon and Honfleur to Impressionism. The majority of the works in the exhibition come from the extraordinary collection of the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims, France, with selections from the Frye Art Museum’s own holdings. Together, these... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2018

Claude Monet's 'Gare Saint-Lazare' to lead Christie's Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

Claude Monet (1840-1926), La Gare Saint-Lazare, Vue extérieure, 1877, oil on canvas, 60 × 80 cm. Estimate on Request. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. LONDON.- Claude Monet’s iconic La Gare Saint-Lazare, Vue extérieure of 1877, will lead Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on 20 June 2018. This magnificent painting, executed in 1877 as part of Monet’s celebrated ‘Gare Saint-Lazare’ series will be offered for sale from ‘The Collection of Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass’ (Estimate on Request). Works from... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2018

Records set for Monet and Matisse in first Rockefeller evening sale

Lot 15. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Fillette à la corbeille fleurie, signed ‘Picasso’ (upper right); signed again, dated and inscribed ‘Picasso 1905 13 Rue Ravignan’ (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 60 7/8 x 26 in. (154.8 x 66.1 cm.) Painted in 1905. Estimate On Request. Price realised USD 115,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The opening evening sale of works from The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller generated huge international interest, which resulted in new world auction... [Lire la suite]
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]