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]
06 février 2014

Previously unknown Brancusi sculpture on view at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam

Constantin Brancusi, Tête d’enfant endormi, 1906-1907. Plaster, coloured dark brown, 10.8 x 13.6 x 15.2 cm. Private collection. ROTTERDAM.- A previously unknown sculpture by Constantin Brancusi (1876-1957) can be seen in ‘Brancusi, Rosso, Man Ray - Framing Sculpture’, the exhibition opening at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen on Saturday. The museum is especially delighted by the arrival of ‘Tête d’enfant endormie’ (Head of a Sleeping Child, 1906-07). This early sculpture is an important key work in Brancusi’s development of his... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2012

Brancusi masterpiece to lead $35 million private collection at Christie's New York

Constantin Brancusi, Une muse. Plaster. Height: 18 in. (45.7 cm.). Executed in 1912. Estimate: $10,000,000-15,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 NEW YORK, NY.- In keeping with increasing collector demand for exceptional examples of modernist sculpture, Christie’s New York is pleased to announce its Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on November 7 will feature Constantin Brancusi’s Une Muse --- a pivotal work in plaster that was among the first sculptures by the artist ever exhibited for American audiences.... [Lire la suite]
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18 novembre 2010

"On Becoming An Artist: Isamu Noguchi and his Contemporaries, 1922 - 1960" @ The Noguchi Museum

Isamu Noguchi with model for Josef von Sternberg pool, 1935. LONG ISLAND CITY, NY.- This fall, The Noguchi Museum marks its twenty-fifth anniversary with an important exhibition that explores the relationship between Isamu Noguchi (1904–88) and some forty figures from the worlds of art, architecture, design, and theater. On view from November 17, 2010, through April 24, 2011, On Becoming an Artist: Isamu Noguchi and His Contemporaries, 1922–1960 will integrate artworks and documentary materials to examine Noguchi’s... [Lire la suite]