05 juin 2019

'The beginning of a new world' in the Kröller-Müller Museum

Alberto Giacometti, Walking Man II, 1960. Bronze, 189 x 27 x 109.5 cm, Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo. © Kröller-Müller Museum. OTTERLO.- The exhibition 'The beginning of a new world. The development of modern sculpture' shows the development of modern sculpture through the eyes of Bram Hammacher, director of the Kröller-Müller Museum from 1948 to 1963. Immediately upon his appointment, Hammacher chooses a new direction: seeking to document the development of modern sculpture at an international... [Lire la suite]

12 mai 2019

Fernand Léger (1881-1955) La grande parade (Le Cirque), 1949

 Lot 30 A. Fernand Léger (1881-1955) La grande parade (Le Cirque), signed and dated ‘F. LEGER 49’ (lower right), oil on canvas, 38 ¼ x 51 ½ in. (97.2 x 130.8 cm.) Painted in 1949. Estimate USD 6,000,000 - USD 9,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Provenance: Acquired from the artist by the present owner, October 1953. Literature: L.E. Levick, "Centuries Telescoped in Orbit of New Shows" in New York Journal-American, 3 March 1962, p. 7 (illustrated). G.... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2018

Christie's announces full details on the Collection of Joan and Preston Robert Tisch

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced further details on The Collection of Joan and Preston Robert Tisch, which will be offered as a central highlight of the Impressionist and Modern Art and Post-War and Contemporary Art Sales taking place in New York this May. Encompassing over 40 objects in total, The Collection of Joan and Preston Robert Tisch is expected to realize more than $80 million. Collection proceeds will go to the Tisch family foundations to continue the couple’s lifelong philanthropic mission. Conor... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2018

Christie's to offer a diverse collection of Modern and Post-War art

Francis Bacon, Three Studies for a Portrait, Oil on canvas, 1976, Estimate: £10,000,000-15,000,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 LONDON.- Christie’s will offer The Eye of the Architect, a diverse collection of Modern and Post-War art, during ‘20th Century at Christie’s’, a series of sales that will take place in London from 20 February to 7 March 2018: Impressionist and Modern Art and The Art of the Surreal Evening Sales (both 27 February), Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale (28 February) and Post-War and... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2018

Boon Gallery at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 78c

Fernand Léger (Argentan 1881-1955 Gif-sur-Yvette), ‘La femme au perroquet’, 1952. Gouache on paper, 63 x 48 cm. Monogrammed lower right. © Boon Gallery Certificate of authenticity issued by Nadia Léger, Biot, 1972  Provenance: private collection, France. Pablo Atchugarry (Montevideo, 1954), White Composition, 2017. White carrara marble, 132.5 x 43 x 25.5 cm. Signed on the base. Unique work.  Certificate of authenticity provided by Pablo Atchugarry Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2017

"Considérer le Monde" au Musée d’art moderne et contemporain de Saint Étienne

  Candida Höfer, "Palacio Real Madrid IV 6/6", 2000. Photographie couleur sous plexiglas. Collection du MAMC+. © ADAGP, Paris 2017. SAINT-ETIENNE - L’exposition « Considérer le Monde » au Musée d’art moderne et contemporain de Saint Étienne Métropole invite à redécouvrir ses collections à travers un parcours thématique qui mêle peinture, dessin, sculpture, installation et photographie. De médiums, de nationalités et d’époques variés, les plus de trois cents œuvres de cent soixante-dix artistes témoignent des... [Lire la suite]

14 novembre 2017

$81.3 million painting by Vincent Van Gogh kicks off New York art auction season

Lot 28A. Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), Laboureur dans un champ, oil on canvas, 19 7/8 x 25 ½ in. (50.3 x 64.9 cm). Painted in Saint Rémy, early September 1889. Estimate on Request. Price realised USD 81,312,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. NEW YORK (AFP).- Christie's kicked off the fall auction season in New York on Monday a Vincent Van Gogh leading the way at $81.3 million with robust sales of impressionist and modern art. "Laboureur dans un champ," painted by the tortured Dutch genius from... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2017

Works by Van Gogh and Monet headline Woodshed Art Auctions' July 26th sale

FRANKLIN, MASS.- A tempera on paper painting attributed to Claude Monet (1840-1926), titled Study for Gare Saint-Lazare, and a tempera and gouache on paper attributed to Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), titled Morning, Going to Work, are expected star lots in Woodshed Art Auctions’ next Prestige Collection sale, a 65-lot internet-only fine art auction ending July 26th.  With a pre-sale estimate of $100,000-$160,000, the Monet is the auction’s expected top lot. It is signed verso and marked “Gallery Simon, Paris,” stamped and... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2017

Alvar Aalto's organic design idiom developed in interaction with contemporary visual artists

Alvar Aalto in his studio, 1945. © Alvar Aalto Foundation. Photo: Eino Mäkinen / Alvar Aalto Museum HELSINKI.- Alvar Aalto (1898–1976) is the most internationally famous Finnish architect and designer. Alvar Aalto – Art and the Modern Form opens up new perspectives into Aalto's life and work. The comprehensive exhibition illustrates how Aalto's thinking and design idiom developed in interaction with contemporary visual artists. In addition to presenting Aalto's extensive oeuvre, works are also being featured from his close... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2016

Sotheby's to offer property from the Collection of Bernard & Josephine Chaus

Bernard & Josephine Chaus. Photo Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will offer Property from the Collection of Bernard & Josephine Chaus—co-founders of American sportswear firm, Bernard Chaus Inc.—in a series of auctions beginning this spring in New York. Collected over the course of nearly four decades by the couple, works of art ranging from fine paintings to jewelry to European furniture will be auctioned across seven sales. FROM BUYERS TO CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERS: JOSEPHINE & BERNARD... [Lire la suite]