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]
24 juin 2009

Christie's Auction of Impressionist and Modern Art in London Realises $60.4 Million

A Christie´s employee looks at Picasso´s "Homme a l'epee". This painting sold today for £5,753,250 / $9,372,044 / €6,737,056. Photo: EFE/Andy Rain LONDON.- A "musketeer" painted by Pablo Picasso was one of the big attractions at an auction of impressionist and modern art at Christie's held in London, where it sold for 5.7 million pounds ($9.3 million). The 1969 work, "Homme a l'Epee," was the second most expensive lot of the session, after Monet's "Au Parc Monceau," that went for 6.3... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2008

Emil Nolde @ Grand Palais, Paris

Emil Nolde, Sur la plage. Stiftung Seebüll Ada und Emil Nolde Neukirchen, Allemagne © Nolde Stiftung-Seebüll 1930. Huile sur toile 106 x 76,5 cm. PARIS.- German expressionism is a new subject in France. Emil Nolde (1867-1956), one of the main representatives of the movement, has never had a retrospective. For the first time in France, an ambitious exhibition pays homage to this great figure of modern art by bringing together ninety paintings (including the polyptych Life of Christ from the Nolde foundation in Seebüll, Germany)... [Lire la suite]


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