22 mai 2020

Deeply personal collection of works by some of the greatest artists of the 20th century to be offered at Sotheby's

  LONDON.- The passion for collecting often knows no bounds. In the case of Czech-born Albin Schram (1926-2005), that passion was not only boundless, but also intensely personal. From small ink musings to studies for major works of art, the wonderful array of sketches assembled by Schram was borne out of a fascination with the lesser known personalities of historic greats. Together, they reveal the private sides to some of the greatest artists of the twentieth century, including Edgar Degas, Paul Klee, Emil Nolde, Félix... [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 avril 2019

Christie's to offer works from the Collection of H.S.H. Princess 'Titi' von Fürstenberg

The sitting room of Titi von Fürstenberg’s home, featuring Picasso’s La Lettre (La Réponse), painted on 16 April 1923, hanging above the fireplace. © 2019 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York NEW YORK, NY.- On May 13, Christie’s will present a dedicated selection of 11 works from A Family Vision: The Collection of H.S.H. Princess “Titi” von Fürstenberg in its Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art. Incorporating a sweeping representation of 20th Century Art, the collection... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2019

'Discriminating Thieves: Nazi-Looted Art and Restitution' opens at Nelson-Atkins

Nicolas de Largillière, French (1656–1746). Augustus the Strong, Elector of Saxony and King of Poland, about 1715. Oil on canvas. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 54-35. © The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. KANSAS CITY, MO.- Discriminating Thieves: Nazi-Looted Art and Restitution follows the journey of four works of art that were once in the hands of the Nazis. The exhibition opened Jan. 26 and explores the circumstances surrounding their thefts, their return to their rightful owners, and their subsequent legal... [Lire la suite]
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07 août 2016

On a day like today, German painter Emil Nolde was born

Emil Nolde, Selbstbildnis mit Hut, um 1917, Aquarell auf rohweißem Japanpapier, 21,1 x 17,4 cm, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Graphische Sammlung, © Nolde Stiftung Seebüll. August 07, 1867. Emil Nolde (7 August 1867 - 13 April 1956) was a German painter and printmaker. He was one of the first Expressionists, a member of Die Brücke, and is considered to be one of the great oil painting and watercolour painters of the 20th century. He is known for his vigorous brushwork and expressive choice of colors. Golden yellows and deep... [Lire la suite]
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03 juin 2014

The most prestigious salon of art and antiques in Monaco to be held from 12 to 16 June 2014 in Monte-Carlo

MONTE-CARLO.- Under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, the fourth edition of the prestigious event, the POINT ART MONACO – FINE ART FAIR is to be held from Thursday, June 12th, through Monday, June 16th, at the Sporting d’Hiver Monte Carlo. Five days of dreaming, to admire hundreds of exceptional pieces!  After only three editions of PAM, the impressive Fine Art Fair rose through the ranks of major international gatherings of top professionals and art collectors, of worldwide criticism. These artistic... [Lire la suite]

15 juin 2013

A Festival of Colors: Emil Nolde at the Museum Frieder Burda

Emil Nolde, Selbstbildnis, 1917, oil on wood, 83 x 65 cm Nolde Foundation Seebüll © Nolde Foundation Seebüll, 2013 Baden – Baden. Emil Nolde. The Splendor of Colors is the name of the large-scale summer exhibition that is being mounted at the Museum Frieder Burda from June 15 to October 13, 2013. It is the first extensive presentation of Nolde’s works in southern Germany in many years. It comprises about sixty oil paintings and twenty watercolors ranging from the beginning of his artistic career to his... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2011

"Heroines" @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemjsza, Madrid

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Joan of Arc, 1882 . Oil on canvas  52,7 x 45,7 cm. Loan from Syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge © Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. This March, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza anci Fundaciân Caja Madrid are presenting Heroines, a comprehensive survey cf the depîction of women as the protagonists of key roles and as manifestations of the gender identity crisis in western art. The exhibition focuses on strong women: active, independent, defiant, inspired, creative, dominating and triumphant.... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2010

Picasso Portrait Among Four Works Promised to North Carolina Museum of Art

Pablo Picasso, "Seated Woman, Red and Yellow Background", 1952, enamel on composition board, 49 3/16 x 31 7/8 inches. Promised gift of Mr. and Mrs. Julian H. Robertson, Jr. ©2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York RALEIGH, NC.- Lawrence J. Wheeler, Director, North Carolina Museum of Art, today announced a promised gift to the Museum from the collection of Josie and Julian Robertson, of New York. The gift includes four paintings by important European Impressionist and modern artists. In... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2009

Watercolours and Graphic Works by Emil Nolde on View @ Museum of Prints and Drawings, Berlin

Emil Nolde, Spanierin, 1921. Aquarell, dünnes Japanpapier, 47,4 x 35 cm, sign. o.l.: Nolde © Nolde Stiftung Seebüll bpk / Kupferstichkabinett, SMB. Foto: Jörg P. Anders BERLIN.- As a main proponent of expressionism, Emil Nolde (1867-1956) ranks as one of the most renowned German artists of the 20th century. With its 110 works (made up of some 36 watercolours and approx. 70 of the artist's most important graphic prints - including etchings, lithographs and woodcuts), the Museum of Prints and Drawings in Berlin not only owns one... [Lire la suite]