29 août 2018

Christie's announces highlights from its Swiss Art Auction

Lot 71. Giovanni Giacometti (1868-1933), Frutta, 1908, unten links monogrammiert und datiert 'GG 1908', rückseitig signiert und bezeichnet'Giovanni Giacometti Stampa', Öl auf Leinwand, 44,5 x 54,5 cm. Estimate CHF 300,000 - CHF 500,000 (USD 509,134 - USD 712,788). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 ZURICH.- The Swiss Art Auction on 18 September will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Christie’s Switzerland, along with celebrating the 40th anniversary of... [Lire la suite]

10 février 2018

New exhibition at Kunstmuseum Basel presents forgotten or rarely seen works and icons of its collection

Hans Holbein, Erasmus von Rotterdam, 1523. Mischtechnik auf Papier, auf Tannenholz aufgezogen, 37,1 x 30,8 cm. Kunstmuseum Basel - Amerbach-Kabinett. Photocredit: Kunstmuseum Basel - Martin P. Bühler BASEL.- The exhibition Basel Short Stories turns the spotlight on the Kunstmuseum Basel's rich and in some respects world-famous collection, presenting less well-known treasures from the holdings in new contexts. The kaleidoscopic display unites illustrious and obscure, private and world-historical—and... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2017

Leopold Museum opens the most comprehensive retrospective in Austria of the oeuvre of Ferdinand Hodler

Ferdinand Hodler, Selbstbildnis, 1912 © Kunstmuseum Basel, Vermächtnis Max Geldner, Basel. VIENNA.- The Leopold Museum is presenting the most comprehensive retrospective in Austria of the oeuvre of Ferdinand Hodler (1853–1918) since the Swiss artist’s resounding success and international breakthrough at the 1904 exhibition at the Vienna Secession. Featuring loans from 26 institutions and various private collections in Switzerland as well as from further museums and collections in Germany, France and Liechtenstein, the... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2017

Guggenheim Exhibition Spotlights Parisian Salons That Brought Late 19th-Century Radical and Reactionary Artists Together

Jean Delville, The Death of Orpheus (Orphée mort), 1893. Oil on canvas, 79.3 x 99.2 cm. Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, en prêt à long terme aux musées royaux de Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Followed by © Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels. Photo: J. Geleyns – Roscan NEW YORK - Through October 4, 2017, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris, 1892–1897, the first museum exhibition on this revelatory and significant yet frequently overlooked series... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2009

"Passions partagées. De Cézanne à Rothko. Chefs-d’oeuvre du XXe siècle" @ Fondation de l'Hermitage

La Fondation de l’Hermitage fête en 2009 son 25e anniversaire ! Vingt-cinq ans d’engagement passionné au service de l’art et des artistes, qui ont vu la belle demeure construite par la famille Bugnion au milieu du XIXe siècle accueillir des centaines de milliers de visiteurs enthousiastes. Hommage à l’exposition inaugurale de la Fondation, L’impressionnisme dans les collections romandes (1984), mais surtout tribut à la clairvoyance des collectionneurs suisses, l’exposition de l’été 2009 veut marquer avec fougue l’anniversaire... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2009

« Buvez, ô mes yeux...» Director's Choice: le paysage suisse de 1800 à 1900 @ the Kunstmuseum Bern

Elisabeth Louise Vigée-Lebrun, Das Alphirtenfest in Unspunnen am 17. August 1808, 1808-09, Öl auf Leinwand, 84 x 114 cm. Depositum der Gottfried Keller Stiftung, Kunstmuseum Bern BERN.- Gottfried Keller’s enthusiasm for what he sees before him is the motto for the exhibition on the 19th-century image of Switzerland from the Kunstmuseum Bern collection. The museum presents not only works that are strange or have hardly yet been seen, or visionary and realistic, but also well-known and familiar pieces from the rich fund of hidden... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2009

'Silence: A Selection of Works from the Collection' @ Museum of Art Lucerne

Hans Emmenegger, Waldinneres, 1938. Öl auf Leinwand, 119,4x70,5 cm. Kunstmuseum Luzern LUCERNE.- With its new exhibition, Museum of Art Lucerne is continuing the tried and trusted form of the changing exhibition presentation. The combination of works of art in various media and eras under a common theme has become a genuine trademark of the museum. The selected theme links the works together in an open dialogue. Familiar works can be rediscovered in this changing environment, unfamiliar or newly acquired works are being... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2008

Ferdinand Hodler, 'A Symbolist Vision" @ the Museum of Fine Arts of Budapest

Ferdinand Hodler: Önarckép rózsákkal, 1914. Museum zu Allerheiligen Schaffhausen BUDAPEST.- Budapest hosts an exhibition of the works of the Swiss symbolist painter Ferdinand Hodler for the first time. The exhibition in the Museum of Fine Arts displays some 170 canvases and drawings that present an overall picture of the artist’s oeuvre who was active at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. An exhibition on Hodler equalling the scale of the one staged by the Museum of Fine Arts in collaboration with the Kunstmuseum in Berne... [Lire la suite]
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