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]


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