27 février 2019

Sotheby's Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art Evening Sale totals $115.3m

The sale was led by a record for a Venetian View by Claude Monet at £27.5 Million / $36.2 Million. Courtesy Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Tonight’s Evening Sales of Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Art brought a total of £87.7 million / $115.3 million (est. £62.1 – 89.3 million). Helena Newman, Sotheby’s Worldwide Head of Impressionist & Modern Art, said: “It was great to see these first indicative sales of the season hit the ground running with such a promising and lively start. The combination of... [Lire la suite]

20 janvier 2019

Salon du Dessin to put the spotlight on drawing 27th March- 1st April in Paris

PARIS.- The eagerly anticipated Salon du Dessin will take place again this spring under the vaulted roof of Paris’s Palais brongniart and will once again feature a selection of outstanding works on paper. among the 39 exhibitors from around the world will be four handpicked new galleries and two that are returning after an absence of a few years. among the treasures on display will be rare drawings by Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt, presented by the Austrian gallery Wienerroither & Kohlbacher, and a solo show of... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2018

Exhibition of nudes by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso on view at The Met Breuer

Obsession: Nudes by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso from the Scofield Thayer Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. NEW YORK, NY.- At The Met Breuer this summer, the exhibition Obsession: Nudes by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso from the Scofield Thayer Collection presents a selection from The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Scofield Thayer Collection of some 50 erotic and evocative watercolors, drawings, and prints by Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, and Pablo Picasso, whose subjects, except for a handful, are nudes. The... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2018

Exhibition marks anniversary of the passing of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele

Egon Schiele (1890–1918), Town among Greenery (The Old City III), 1917. Oil on canvas Neue Galerie New York, in memory of Otto and Marguerite Manley, given as a bequest from the Estate of Marguerite Manley. NEW YORK, NY.- The Neue Galerie New York is presenting “Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele: 1918 Centenary.” The exhibition marks the 100th anniversary of the passing of two of the greatest Austrian artists of the twentieth century.  Although born nearly thirty years apart, Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) and Egon... [Lire la suite]
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24 mai 2018

Exhibition at Tate Liverpool highlights the expressive nature of the human body

Egon Schiele, Standing male figure (self-portrait), 1914. Photograph © National Gallery in Prague 2017 LIVERPOOL.- Tate Liverpool presents an exhibition that highlights the expressive nature of the human body, seen through the eyes of two influential and innovative artists. Life in Motion combines the work of radical Austrian expressionist Egon Schiele (1890 – 1918) and American photographer Francesca Woodman (1958 – 1981), and investigates their incredible ability to capture and suggest movement to... [Lire la suite]
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10 avril 2018

Dorotheum announces Auction Week of modern and contemporary art, jewellery and watches

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale “ATTESA”, 1964–65, signed and titled on the reverse, waterpaint on canvas, pink, 46 x 38 cm, estimate €480,000–650,000. © Dorotheum VIENNA.- At Dorotheum, the 16th of May 2018 will be all about the international greats of contemporary art. Top lots include several excellent examples of the work of Lucio Fontana: two paintings from the nineteen-sixties – one pink, the other green – represent his „Concetto Spaziale“, cutting the canvas to open up the traditional panel painting to... [Lire la suite]

31 juillet 2017

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum exhibits masterpieces from the collection of Alicia Koplowitz

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, Maja and Procuress on the Balcony, 1808-1812 © Collection Alicia Koplowitz - Grupo Omega Capital. BILBAO.- Over the past few decades the Alicia Koplowitz – Grupo Omega Capital Collection has become one of the most important art collections in Europe. Despite this, it has remained largely unknown with the exception of the recent display of around 50 works at the Musée Jacquemart-André in Paris. The exhibition at the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is an artistic event of the... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2017

Egon Schiele and Vincent van Gogh to Star in Christie’s London Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, 27 June 2017

  LONDON.- Leading highlights by Egon Schiele and Vincent van Gogh are now on display at Christie’s New York until 17 May 2017 ahead of London’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in June. Schiele’s Einzelne Häuser (Häuser mit Bergen) (1915, estimate: £20,000,000-30,000,000) was painted in the middle of the First World War and exemplifies the artist’s visionary understanding of landscape, which he used as an allegory of human emotion. Van Gogh’s Le Moissonneur (d’après Millet) (1889, estimate:... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2017

Egon Schiele's first masterpiece to lead Sotheby's Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in New York

Lot 27. Egon Schiele, Danaë. Signed Schiele Egon and dated 1909 (lower right). Oil and metallic paint on canvas, 31⅝ by 49⅜ in. 80.2 by 125.4 cm. Painted in 1909. Estimate 30,000,000 — 40,000,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s unveiled highlights from its upcoming Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art in New York. The 16 May 2017 auction will be led by Egon Schiele’s first masterpiece: Danaë. Painted in 1909, the work marks Schiele’s first major oil painting of a female nude, and is... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2017

Passion & Desire from Antiquity to the Present Day at Sotheby's

  Nicolaes Pietersz. Berchem and studio, Jupiter disguised as Diana seducing the nymph Callisto. Estimate £30,000–40,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Across the centuries, art has always been intrinsically linked to expressions of passion and sensuality. ‘Erotic: Passion & Desire’ will encompass representations of love and sex from antiquity to the present day, exploring themes from the beauty of desire to representations of the male nude, to the carnal act itself, stripped of metaphor. Featuring over 100... [Lire la suite]