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]

27 mars 2016

Major exhibition at Palazzo Fava in Bologna retraces Edward Hopper's career

Edward Hopper (1882 1967), Self-Portrait, 1903-1906. Oil on canvas, 25 15/16 x 22 in. (65.88 x 55.88 cm).Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Josephine N. Hopper Bequest (70.1253). ©Heirs of Josephine N. Hopper, licensed by the Whitney Museum of American Art. Photography by Sheldan C. Collins. BOLOGNA.- Some call him a storyteller, while others consider him the only artist who could capture the very instant – crystallized in time – of a scene, or the essence of a person. After all, it was Edward Hopper himself... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2016

Philadelphia Museum of Art Announces Major Gifts of American Art and $10 Million

Road and Trees, 1962. Edward Hopper, American, 1882 1967. Oil on canvas, 33 1/2 x 59 1/2 inches (85.1 x 151.1 cm). Bequest of Daniel W. Dietrich II, 2016. The Philadelphia Museum of Art announced today that its collection has been enriched by the bequest of more than fifty works of American art from the late philanthropist and art collector Daniel W. Dietrich II. Additionally, the Museum has received an endowment gift of $10 million from Mr. Dietrich’s charitable funds that will support a broad range of initiatives in the... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2016

"The Power of Prints: The Legacy of William M. Ivins and A. Hyatt Mayor" opens at the Metropolitan

Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam) The Three Trees, 1643. Etching with drypoint and engraving. Plate: 8 3/8 x 10 15/16 in. (21.3 x 27.8 cm) sheet: 8 3/8 x 11 1/8 in. (21.3 x 28.3 cm) mount: 14 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. (36.2 x 48.9 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (29.107.31). Image: © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. EW YORK, NY.- The history of the Metropolitan Museum’s collection of works of art on paper—now one of the... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2014

Swann Galleries to auction choice selection of Old Master to Modern prints on April 29

Pablo Picasso, Tête de Femme (Portrait de Jacqueline de Face, II), color linoleum cut, 1962, one of approximately 20 artist's proofs, aside from the edition of 50 (estimate: $100,000 to $150,000). NEW YORK, NY.- On Tuesday, April 29, Swann Galleries will conduct an auction of Old Master Through Modern Prints that features works by Dürer, Rembrandt, Whistler, Hopper, Picasso and more.  A choice selection of prints by the Old Masters includes significant works by Albrecht Dürer, such as St. Anthony Reading, a richly-inked... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2009

Edward Hopper (1882-1967) @ the Palazzo Reale

Pennsylvania Coal Town (detail), 1947. Oil on canvas, 71,1 x 101,6 cm. Butler Institute of American Art Youngstown, Ohio, Museum purchase 1948/ MILAN.- For the first time in Italy, Milan and Rome, are set to pay tribute to the entire career of Edward Hopper (1882-1967), the 20th century’s most popular and best known American artist, with a major anthological exhibition that is the first of its kind in this country. The exhibition presents more than 160 works, including famous masterpieces such as "Summer Interior"... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2009

'Summer Spotlight' @ Dallas Museum of Art

Olmec Mask DALLAS, TX.- This summer, the Dallas Museum of Art rolls out the red carpet to present the Summer Spotlight tour, inviting visitors to experience the romance, drama, action, and mystery of great works of art as they view them through a cinematic lens. Beginning in June and running through August, the Museum will highlight 30 of its masterworks, both old favorites in the collections and new acquisitions, to encourage viewers to look at great art in an exciting and different way. In addition, Summer Spotlight will... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2009

'Time Will Tell: Ethics and Choices in Conservation' @ the Yale University Art Gallery

Edward Hopper, Sunlight in a Cafeteria, 1958. Oil on canvas, 40 3/16 x 60 1/8 in. (102.1 x 152.7 cm). Yale University Art Gallery, Bequest of Stephen Carlton Clark, b.a. 1903 NEW HAVEN, CT.- Time Will Tell: Ethics and Choices in Conservation showcases the important relationship between curators and fine-art conservators as they consider techniques for and approaches to caring for museum objects in their collections. The exhibition, organized by the Yale University Art Gallery, demonstrates that no aspect of conservation is... [Lire la suite]
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08 janvier 2009

"Edward Hopper's Women" @ The Seattle Art Museum (SAM)

Edward Hopper, Chop Suey, 1929. Oil on canvas, 32 X 38 in. Collection of Barney A. Ebsworth. SEATTLE, WA.- The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) presents some of Edward Hopper’s best known paintings in the exhibition Edward Hopper’s Women. The paintings, along with three etchings by the artist, paint a poignant image of the emergence of the modern American woman, through the eyes of an artist with an uncommon ability to convey seemingly unremarkable human situations in ways that elicit powerful associations and emotional responses.... [Lire la suite]
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