09 février 2020

'In the Picture' from 21 February 2020 at the Van Gogh Museum

Vincent van Gogh, Self-portrait with Bandaged Ear, 1889, The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London. AMSTERDAM.-  In spring 2020, the Van Gogh Museum presents 'In the Picture': an exhibition focusing on the role and significance of the artists’ portrait. From 21 February to 24 May 2020 at the Van Gogh Museum. Some 75 portraits offer a multifaceted introduction to the wealth of self-portraits and portraits produced by artists of each other in the second half of the 19th century and the early 20th... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2018

What is Love? Kunsthalle Bremen presents 40 works from various eras from its collection

Carl Friedrich Demiani, Family portrait, 1806, gouache on parchment, mounted on canvas, 56.5 cm x 44.8 cm, Kunsthalle Bremen - The Kunstverein in Bremen. BREMEN.- Love is a topic that concerns everyone. The critical role that love plays in our lives is also reflected in art. The exhibition “What is Love? From Amor to Tinder” (7 July to 21 October 2018) presents around 40 works from various eras from the collection of the Kunsthalle Bremen that focus on earthly love, lovers from mythology, narcissism, eroticism... [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]
24 janvier 2018

Munch's portrait of Felix Auerbach latest acquisition for Van Gogh Museum

Edvard Munch (1863 - 1944), Felix Auerbach, 1906, olieverf op doek, 85.4 cm x 77.1 cm. Credits: Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (aankoop met steun van de BankGiro Loterij, de Vereniging Rembrandt, mede dankzij haar Maljers-de Jongh Fonds en het Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, het VSBfonds en de leden van The Yellow House). AMSTERDAM.- The Van Gogh Museum has further enriched its collection with a painting by Edvard Munch. The German physicist Felix Auerbach commissioned his portrait from the Norwegian painter in 1906. The... [Lire la suite]
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25 novembre 2016

Emotionally charged relationship between man and woman explored in exhibition

Max Liebermann, (1847–1935), Samson and Delilah, 1902. Oil on canvas, 151.2 x 212 cm. Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main. Photo: Städel Museum – ARTOTHEK. FRANKFURT.- From 24 November 2016 to 19 March 2017, visitors to the Städel Museum in Frankfurt will have the opportunity to see a major exhibition that explores a timeless theme: the emotionally charged relationship between man and woman and its representation in art. “Battle of the Sexes. Franz von Stuck to Frida Kahlo” illuminates the artistic... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2016

AGO brings rare masterpieces from Monet, van Gogh, Gauguin and more to Toronto this fall

Vincent Van Gogh, The Starry Night over the Rhone at Arles, 1888. Oil on canvas, 73 x 92 cm. Collection of Musée d’Orsay. Image courtesy the Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France/Bridgeman Images. TORONTO.- This fall, the Art Gallery of Ontario invites visitors to accompany some of the greatest artists of the 19th and 20th centuries on a spiritual journey of self-discovery. Organized in partnership with the renowned Musée d’Orsay in Paris, Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces from Monet, van Gogh and more breaks new ground by... [Lire la suite]

14 août 2016

Edvard Munch (Norwegian, Løten 1863–1944 Ekely), Kiss in the Field, 1943

Edvard Munch (Norwegian, Løten 1863–1944 Ekely), Kiss in the Field, 1943. Woodcut, 15 13/16 × 19 5/16 in. (40.2 × 49 cm) Sheet: 24 1/4 × 26 1/8 in. (61.6 × 66.3 cm). Munch Museum, Oslo © Munch Museum, Oslo One year before his death, at the age of eighty, Munch printed this woodcut from a plywood block. The subject of a couple in an intimate embrace, set against a landscape, is his final variation of the motif of the kiss that he explored throughout his life. Here, his approach is virtuosic as well as... [Lire la suite]
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12 août 2016

Edvard Munch, Self-Portrait with Wounded Eye, ca. 1930

Edvard Munch (Norwegian, Løten 1863–1944 Ekely), Self-Portrait with Wounded Eye, ca. 1930. Charcoal and oil (and lithographic chalk?) on canvas, 35 7/16 × 28 3/8 in. (90 × 72 cm). Munch Museum, Oslo © Munch Museum, Oslo. This self-portrait is barely painted at all. Sketchy outlines, accentuated by an occasional run of paint, leave the preprimed canvas openly visible. Unsigned, the work is difficult to date; the distinct darkened area around the right eye, however, suggests it is related to Munch’s... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2015

'Edvard Munch. Archetypes' at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

Edvard Munch, Puberty, detail, 1914-1916, Munch-museet, Oslo. Photo © Munch Museum © Munch Museum / Munch-Ellingsen Group / VEGAP, Madrid, 2015 MADRID - The Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is hosting Edvard Munch. Archetypes, the first exhibition to be held on the Norwegian artist in Madrid since 1984. Organised with the generous collaboration of the Munch-Museet in Oslo, the show brings together a selection of eighty works by the artist, who is hailed today as one of the fathers of modern... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2015

Ambitious exhibition in Amsterdam brings together Vincent van Gogh and Edvard Munch

Edvard’s ticket for the World Exhibition in Antwerp, 1885 - Vincent at the age of nineteen.  AMSTERDAM.- On the occasion of the Van Gogh commemorative year 2015, the Van Gogh Museum will present Munch : Van Gogh, an ambitious exhibition that brings together Vincent van Gogh and Edvard Munch. Many iconic masterpieces that are only rarely put on loan, as well as other first-class works from around the world will be exhibited. Munch : Van Gogh will be the very first exhibition in the reopened Exhibition Wing... [Lire la suite]