26 août 2016

Highlights from the Merzbacher Collection on view at the Van Gogh Museum

Alexej von Jawlensky, Dark Blue Turban (Helene with Dark Blue Turban), 1910, oil on cardboard mounted on wood, 72 x 69 cm, Merzbacher Kunststiftung. AMSTERDAM.- From 24 August to 27 November, the Van Gogh Museum is presenting highlights from the Merzbacher Collection. The paintings in the exhibition Van Gogh Inspires: Matisse, Kirchner, Kandinsky: Highlights from the Merzbacher Collection show the impact Vincent van Gogh had on the most important artists of the early twentieth century. Masterpieces by the likes of... [Lire la suite]

19 juillet 2016

Self-portraits from Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei explored at Scottish National Portrait Gallery

'Facing the World | Self-Portraits Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei' EDINBURGH.- The many extraordinary ways that artists have created works using their own image are being explored in a major international exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery this summer. From Rembrandt’s famously unflinching treatment of his ageing reflection to Ai Weiwei’s politically charged use of social media, artists have chosen a multitude of strategies to portray themselves, for reasons ranging from self-promotion to the questioning of... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2016

Exhibition of drawings and watercolors by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner opens at Galerie St. Etienne

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Dodo with Japanese Umbrella, 1909. Lithograph in five colors on heavy off-white wove paper. Signed, lower right, and inscribed "Handdruck" (hand-print), lower left. 15" x 12 3/4" (38.1 x 32.4 cm). One of six known impressions (the only impression in these colors); hand-printed by the artist. Gercken 387/a. Private collection. © Galerie St. Etienne NEW YORK, NY.- Galerie St. Etienne presents Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: Watercolors and Drawings from the Robert Lehman Collection, an... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2010

Masterworks from Ohio Museum Summer in New York City

"Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene", painted by Hendrick ter Brugghen in 1625. REUTERS/The Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College. NEW YORK (REUTERS).- One museum's renovations are another's exhibition. Thus, 20 masterworks from Oberlin College's Allen Memorial Art Museum in Ohio will summer at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York while the Allen Museum is closed for renovations. From March 16 through August 29, 19 paintings and one sculpture from one of the finest college or university collections in the... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2009

'New at the Morgan: Acquisitions Since 2004' @ The Morgan Library & Museum

Irving Penn (b. 1917), Pablo Picasso, Cannes, France, 1957, Gelatin silver print, selenium toned (2000), 26 3/4 x 26 9/16 in., Purchased as the gift of Richard L. Menschel and with the support of The Horace W. Goldsmith, Fund for Americana and The Margaret T. Morris Fund; 2007.69. Copyright 1960 by Irving Penn. NEW YORK.- Spurred by its highly successful 2006 expansion and renovation, The Morgan Library & Museum simultaneously continued to build its renowned collections. The results of this effort are unveiled in the... [Lire la suite]
04 février 2009

Auction Record Price For Edgar Degas Sculpture Headlines Sotheby's Sale Of Impressionist Art

Edgar Degas, Petite danseuse de quatorze ans, circa 1879-81. Estimate: £9 – 12 million. Photo: Courtesy of Sotheby's LONDON.- Tonight’s sale of Impressionist & Modern Art at Sotheby’s in London saw 22 works realise a total of £32,564,300 ($46,238,050). The sale was 75.9% sold by lot and 67.7% sold by value and it saw two works command prices in excess of £5 million, and six for more than £1 million. Commenting on the sale, Melanie Clore, Co-Chairman, Impressionist & Modern Art, Sotheby’s Worldwide, said: “This evening’s... [Lire la suite]