27 juillet 2019

“From Goya to Manet. The Nineteenth Century”. Old and new masters united in the Alte Pinakothek

Friedrich Overbeck, "Vittoria Caldoni", 1821, Oil on canvas, 89,5 x 65,8 cm, Inv. Nr. WAF 757 © Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Neue Pinakothek, München/Wittelsbacher Ausgleichsfonds (WAF). MUNICH.- Good news for all those missing the Neue Pinakothek: from July 25, the most important works of the nineteenth century are on display in the Alte Pinakothek. Titled “From Goya to Manet. The Nineteenth Century”, the presentation shows around 90 paintings and sculptures that outline the broad spectrum... [Lire la suite]

20 juillet 2019

Major Exhibition Traces the History of Pastel in Art at National Gallery of Art, September 29, 2019, through January 26, 2020

William Merritt Chase, Study of Flesh Color and Gold, 1888, pastel on paper coated with mauve-gray grit (on strainer), overall: 45.7 x 33 cm (18 x 13 in.), National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Raymond J. and Margaret Horowitz. Washington, DC—In a major new exhibition opening this fall, the National Gallery of Art will examine the beauty and depth of pastel, tracing its rich history from the Renaissance to the present day. The Touch of Color: Pastels at the National Gallery of Art will feature some 70 exquisite... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2019

The Brooklyn Museum opens 'Rembrandt to Picasso: Five Centuries of European Works on Paper'

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973). Head of a Young Man (Tête de jeune homme), 1923. Grease crayon on pink Michallet laid paper, 241/2 x 185/8 in. (62.2 x 47.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Carll H. de Silver Fund, 39.18. © 2018 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. BROOKLYN, NY.- Showcasing the breadth of the Brooklyn Museum's exceptional works on paper collection, Rembrandt to Picasso: Five Centuries of European Works on Paper highlights more than one hundred European... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2019

'Impressionism and Post-Impressionism' at the Scottish National Gallery

Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, Before the Performance, About 1896 - 1898. Oil on paper laid on canvas, 47.60 x 62.50 cm, National Galleries of Scotland. Presented by Sir Alexander Maitland in memory of his wife Rosalind, 1960, NG 2224. © National Galleries of Scotland. Photo: Antonia Reeve. In April 1874 a group of young artists defied the official Paris Salon by setting up their own independent exhibition. Including works by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissaro, Edgar Degas and Berthe Morisot, it became known as... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2019

Le musée Maillol accueille les chefs-d’oeuvre de la Collection Emil Bührle

PARIS - Au printemps 2019, le musée Maillol accueille les chefs-d’oeuvre de la Collection Emil Bührle, une des collections particulières les plus prestigieuses au monde. Présenté pour la première fois en France, cet ensemble, réuni entre 1936 et 1956 à Zurich, propose un panorama de l’art français du XIXe et du début du XXe siècle. Né en Allemagne, Emil Georg Bührle (1890-1956) s’établit en Suisse en 1924 et rassemble, surtout entre 1951 et 1956, plus de 600 oeuvres d’art. Pour la première fois à Paris, une partie de ces... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2018

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao exhibits fifty works from the Thannhauser Collection

BILBAO.- The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents Van Gogh to Picasso: The Thannhauser Legacy, featuring the celebrated Thannhauser Collection gifted to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, and marking the first time the majority of the collection as such leaves New York to be exhibited elsewhere. The show includes some fifty works by a number of the most well recognized Impressionists, Post-Impressionists, and modern masters, such as Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Édouard Manet, Pablo Picasso, and Vincent van Gogh.  The... [Lire la suite]

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]
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]
27 octobre 2017

Cézanne still life leads Zweig Collection at Sotheby's New York

Lot 27. Paul Cézanne, Nature morte. Painted circa 1890. Oil on canvas, 11 1/8 by 15 7/8 in. 28.3 by 40.5 cm. Estimate 7,000,000 — 10,000,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present Property from the Collection of Barbara and Martin Zweig as a highlight of their Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on 14 November in New York. Led by Paul Cézanne’s vibrant still life Nature morte (estimate $7/10 million), the collection features exceptional examples by many of the greatest French... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2017

In 'Drawn to Greatness,' the Morgan to Showcase Master Drawings from Thaw Collection

Francisco de Goya (1746–1828), Leave it all to Providence (Dejalo todo a la probidencia), 1816-20, black ink and gray wash, Thaw Collection, The Morgan Library & Museum, 1999.22.  The Thaw Collection is considered among the foremost private collections of drawings assembled over the last half century. It was first promised to the Morgan in 1975 by Eugene V. Thaw, now a Life Trustee, and the museum received the full collection of 424 works in early 2017. In honor of this extraordinary gift—one of the most important in... [Lire la suite]