30 avril 2023

'The Rossettis' at Tate Britain, 6th April – 24th September 2023

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, La Ghirlandata, 1873, Guildhall Art Gallery, City of London LONDON - Tate Britain presents a major exhibition charting the romance and radicalism of the Rossetti generation – Dante Gabriel, Christina and Elizabeth (neé Siddal) – showcasing their revolutionary approach to life, love and art. Moving through and beyond the Pre-Raphaelite years, the exhibition features over 150 paintings and drawings as well as photography, design, poetry and more. Tate Britain presents a major... [Lire la suite]

07 décembre 2022

"FEMME FATALE. Gaze – Power – Gender" at the Hamburger Kunsthalle

John William Waterhouse (1849-1917), Circe offering the cup to Ulysses, detail, 1891. Oil on canvas, 148 cm × 92 cm © Gallery Oldham. The femme fatale is a myth, a projection, a construction. She symbolizes a visually coded female stereotype: the sensual, erotic and seductive woman whose allegedly demonic nature reveals itself in her ability to lure and enchant men – often leading to fatal results. It is this likewise dazzling and clichéd image, long dominated by a male and binary gaze, that... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2022

'Pre-Raphaelites: Drawings and Watercolours' at the Ashmolean

 Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–82), The Day Dream, 1872–8. Pastel and black chalk on tinted paper, 104.8 × 76.8 cm. © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford. OXFORD - The Ashmolean is delighted to announce that it will re-mount its popular exhibition, Pre-Raphaelites: Drawings and Watercolours, which was shown for just five weeks in 2021.  The tragic situation in Ukraine has inevitably forced the Museum to withdraw its planned exhibition, Russia! Icons & the Avant-Garde, which was due to open... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2022

Royal Academy of Arts brings together nearly all of James Abbott McNeill Whistler's depictions of Joanna Hiffernan

 James McNeill Whistler, The Artist in His Studio, 1865/66 and 1895. oil on paper mounted on panel, The Art Institute of Chicago, Friends of American Art Collection, 1912.141. Image: The Art Institute of Chicago/Art Resource, NY LONDON.- Whistler’s Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan is the first exhibition to examine the important role played by the Irish-born model Joanna Hiffernan (1839?–1886) in establishing the reputation of the American artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) as one of the most... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2019

London Art Week from Sunday 1 to Friday 6 December

  London Art Week holds its third Winter edition from Sunday 1 to Friday 6 December in locations across Mayfair and St James’s. During the week, some 35 leading specialist galleries and the major auction houses will stage special exhibitions and talks. Open to art collectors, curators and the public the exhibitions span 5,000 years of art, from antiquity to the twentieth century, with a core focus on Old Masters and pre-contemporary art. Among the highlights is a lunchtime talk at the National Gallery on Monday 2 December, the... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2019

'Pre-Raphaelite Sisters' Presents A New Narrative of the Iconic Art Movement

Elizabeth Siddal is the model in John Everett Millais, Ophelia, 1865-66, oil on canvas, 76 x 110 cm. Courtesy: National Portrait Gallery, London. LONDON - The male artists of the 19th-century movement are collectively known as the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. But what about the sisters? Elizabeth Siddal, Evelyn de Morgan, Effie Gray, Joanna Wells – some have made it into the art history books, but the stories of others remain largely untold. For the first time ever, this major Pre-Raphaelite exhibition celebrates... [Lire la suite]

06 octobre 2019

Christie's announces Classic Week in New York, bringing together nine auctions

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Classic Week in New York, bringing together nine auctions featuring 19th-century European Art, Old Master paintings and sculpture, Antiquities, The Exceptional Sale, and Books and Manuscripts, which is joining the marquee sales week for the first time. Three distinguished private collections will be offered in dedicated sales: The Collection of Dr. Anton Pestalozzi of important Greek and Roman portraiture; The Collection of Lewis and Ali Sanders of superb French furniture and clocks; and a... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2019

Once-lost Rossetti painting acquired by the British Museum

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), The Death of Breuse sans Pitié, 1857 (retouched 1865). Courtesy of the Trustees of the British Museum. LONDON.- The British Museum has acquired a rarely-seen painting by the English painter and poet and founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882). The artwork – called The Death of Breuze Sans Pitié – has hardly been exhibited since it was created in 1857 and its location was unknown for much of the 20th century. It goes on display in the British Museum... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2019

Wide-ranging exhibition reveals how three generations of artists revolutionized the arts in Britain

Beauty and the Beast, 1904, John Dickson Batten, British, 1860–1932, tempera on canvas, 30 1/2 × 26 in., Lent by Birmingham Museums Trust on behalf of Birmingham City Council, Presented by the John Feeney Bequest Fund, 1936P322, © Birmingham Museums Trust, Courtesy American Federation of Arts. SEATTLE, WA.- The Seattle Art Museum presents Victorian Radicals: From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts & Crafts Movement (June 13–September 8, 2019), exploring how three generations of rebellious British artists, designers, and... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2018

'Victorian Radicals' Traveling Exhibition Begins Multiyear U.S. Museum Tour

Kate Bunce, Musica, ca. 1895–97. Oil on canvas, 40 3/16 x 30 3/16 x 1 3/4 in., Birmingham Museums Trust (1897P17). © Birmingham Museums Trust. An unprecedented selection of paintings, works on paper, and decorative arts—many never shown outside the UK—by three generations of revolutionary British artists and designers.  On view now through January 6, 2019, at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, and then traveling to 7 other U.S. museums through 2021. In the second half of the nineteenth century, three generations of... [Lire la suite]