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]

11 juin 2018

More than 200 works from The Museum of Modern Art, New York come to Melbourne

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890), Portrait of Joseph Roulin, early 1889. Oil on canvas. 25 3/8 x 21 3/4″ (64.4 x 55.2 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. M. Burden, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rosenberg, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Mr. and Mrs. Armand P. Bartos, The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection, Mr. and Mrs. Werner E. Josten, and Loula D. Lasker Bequest (all by exchange). Digital Image © The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2017. MELBOURNE.- In an international exclusive,... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2017

ART DECO at the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

"Les Choses de Paul Poiret", with designs by Paul Poiret, drawn by Georges Lepape, 1911, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. THE HAGUE.- The exhibition Art Deco – Paris sheds new light on the birth of Art Deco. The name of the movement is taken from the Exposition Internationale des Art Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes held in Paris in 1925. The foundations of this opulent, decorative art movement were laid much earlier, however. Couturier Paul Poiret played an important and inspiring role in... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2017

Sheldon Museum of Art opens exhibitions demonstrating the breadth of its holdings

Mark Rothko's "Yellow Band" is on view in "Now's the Time" at Sheldon Museum of Art.  LINCOLN, NE.- Visitors to Sheldon Museum of Art will find new exhibitions throughout the landmark Philip Johnson building. Drawn from Sheldon’s collection of nearly 13,000 objects, the museum’s fall exhibitions demonstrate the breadth of its holdings. Three new exhibitions—Now’s the Time, Sheldon Treasures, and Family Style—as well as new installations in Sheldon’s six permanent collection galleries are now on view through... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2017

Christie's to offer Brancusi's La Muse Endormie

Constantin Brancusi, (1867-1957) La muse endormie, signed 'Brancusi' (on the back of the neck); stamped with foundry mark 'C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the side of the neck), patinated bronze with gold leaf, Length: 10 ½ in. (26.7 cm.). Original marble version carved in 1909-1910; this bronze version cast by 1913. Estimate: $20,000,000-30,000,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s will offer Constantin Brancusi’s sculpture La muse endormie as a highlight of its May 15 Evening Sale of... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2017

TEFAF New York Spring offers first look at debut fair focusing on modern and contemporary art & design

  NEW YORK, NY.- TEFAF New York has released a “first look” at the inaugural TEFAF New York Spring Fair that will take place at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City from May 4-8, 2017, with the Opening VIP Preview on May 3, 2017. The Fair will feature 92 of the world’s most illustrious dealers who specialize in Modern and Contemporary Art and Design. In addition, a small number of dealers will exhibit jewelry, African & Oceanic art, and antiquities. The inclusion of African & Oceanic works and... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2016

Romania seeks public help to pay for celebrated sculptor Constantin Brancusi masterpiece

This file photo taken on October 3, 2014 shows "The Wisdom of the Earth" sculpture displayed at Cotroceni Art Museum in Bucharest. Romania called on its citizens on March 17, 2016 to dig deep into their pockets to keep a masterpiece by celebrated sculptor Constantin Brancusi in the country. DANIEL MIHAILESCU / AFP. BUCHAREST (AFP).- Romania called on its citizens Thursday to dig deep into their pockets to keep a masterpiece by celebrated sculptor Constantin Brancusi in the country. The government in one of the EU's... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2015

Paul Kasmin Gallery explores Brancusi's influence on the first generation of American Minimalists

Constantin Brancusi, 'Jeune Fille Sophistiquée', 1928. Polished bronze, 21 5/8 x 5 7/8 x 8 5/8 in. Edition 3 of 5 (from a edition of 5) Edition cast by Susse Fondeur, Paris, in 2013. Photo: Elisabeth Bernstein, Courtesy of Paul Kasmin Gallery. NEW YORK, NY.- Paul Kasmin Gallery presents Brancusi: Pioneer of American Minimalism, on view at 515 West 27th Street from May 7 – July 10, 2015. The exhibition is an articulation of the artist’s immense influence on the first generation of American Minimalists and will include... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2015

Christie's presents its May Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York

Piet Mondrian (1872-1944), Composition No. III (Composition with Red, Blue, Yellow and Black), oil on canvas, 1929 (estimate: $15-25 million). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced further highlights from its major Spring sales of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York this May. Works by the most celebrated artists of the era will be offered for sale across two Evening Sales, two Day sales, and one companion Online-Only sale this season, making it one of the largest and most diverse... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2014

"Brancusi, Rosso, Man Ray: Framing Sculpture" is major Spring exhibition at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

  ROTTERDAM.- Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen brings together works from all over the world by three artists who were decisive for the development of modern art. This is the first exhibition to combine sculptures by Brancusi, Rosso and Man Ray together with their photographs, affording a unique insight into the artists’ working methods.  Masterpieces that have rarely or never been seen in the Netherlands have been lent by important museums such as the Centre Pompidou, MoMA and Tate Modern. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is... [Lire la suite]