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]

17 septembre 2017

Le Jardin secret des Hansen, la collection Ordrupgaard au Musée Jacquemart-André

Le Jardin secret des Hansen : La collection Ordrupgaard. Affiche. PARIS - Comme au Musée Jacquemart-André, la collection Ordrupgaard est constituée par un couple féru d’art, les danois Wilhelm (1868-1936) et Henny (1870-1951) Hansen. Homme d’affaires passionné d’art, esprit indépendant et visionnaire, Wilhelm Hansen assemble en seulement deux ans entre 1916 et 1918 une collection unique en Europe d’oeuvres représentatives de l’impressionnisme et du postimpressionnisme de la seconde moitié du XIXe et du début... [Lire la suite]
21 juillet 2017

Getty announces acquisition of a group of 16 master drawings and a painting by Watteau

Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475-1564), Study of a Mourning Woman. Pen and brown ink, heightened with white, 26 x 16.5 cm. © J. Paul Getty Museum LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the most important acquisition in the history of the Museum’s Department of Drawings. Acquired as a group from a British private collection, the 16 drawings are by many of the greatest artists of western art history, including Michelangelo, Lorenzo di Credi, Andrea del Sarto, Parmigianino,... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2017

'Manet to Cézanne: Impressionist Drawings From Our Own Collection' at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Auguste Renoir, Two women, walking to the right, c. 1890, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam (former collection Koenigs). The Impressionists, whose loose brushstrokes, bright colours and light effects brought about a revolution in painting around 1870, were also extremely innovative draughtsmen.  The medium lent itself to fleeting impressions of the landscape and urban life far better than paint – chalk and watercolours are quicker to use than oils. This summer Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen presents a magnificent... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2017

"Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade" at the Legion of Honor, June 24 - September 24, 2017

Edgar Degas, "Portrait of Zacharian," ca. 1885. Pastel on paper laid down on board, 15 5/8 x 15 5/8 in. (39.7 x 39.7 cm). Private Collection. Image courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO—Best known for his depictions of Parisian dancers and laundresses, Edgar Degas (French, 18341917) was enthralled with another aspect of modern life in the French capital: high-fashion hats and the women who created them. Degas’s fascination inspired a visually compelling and profoundly modern body of work that... [Lire la suite]