09 juillet 2018

Exhibition at Scottish National Gallery brings together key works by Rembrandt

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-69), An Old Woman Reading, 1655. By kind permission of the Duke of Buccleuch & Queensberry KT KBE. EDINBURGH.- Britain’s love affair with one of history’s greatest artists is being explored in the major Festival exhibition at the Scottish National Gallerythis summer. Rembrandt: Britain’s Discovery of the Master is the first exhibition to tell the exceptionally rich story of how Rembrandt’s work in Britain has enraptured and inspired collectors, artists and writers over the past 400 years.... [Lire la suite]

16 mai 2018

Exhibition at Städel Museum unites major works by Frank Auerbach and Lucian Freud

Frank Auerbach, Lucian Freud, 1981 (4th print of the series Six Etchings of Heads), Private collection, Cologne, Photo: Städel Museum, © Frank Auerbach, courtesy Marlborough Fine Art. FRANKFURT.- Frank Auerbach (b. 1931) and Lucian Freud (1922–2011) are among the most prominent exponents of post-war English figurative art. From 16 May to 12 August 2018, the Städel Museum’s Department of Prints and Drawings unites major works by the two artists in a single exhibition for the first time. “Frank Auerbach and Lucian... [Lire la suite]
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08 mars 2018

Auerbach and School of London artists triumph at Bonhams Post-War and Contemporary sale

Lot 5. Frank Auerbach (British, born 1931), Reclining Model, Back View, 1960-1961, dated 60-61, charcoal, crayon and pencil on paper, 58 by 78.8 cm. 22 13/16 by 31 in. Estimate £ 120,000 - 180,000 ($ 170,000 - 250,000). Sold for £ 872,750 (€ 974,998) © Bonhams 2001-2018 LONDON.- A charcoal, crayon and pencil work on paper by Frank Auerbach from 1960 sold for £872,750 after a tense six-way telephone battle lasting 15 minutes at Bonhams Post-War and Contemporary... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2017

Major works by Bacon and Freud on display in first 'School of London' exhibition in New York

London Painters installation view, Photograph by Maris Hutchinson. vNEW YORK, NY.- London Painters brings together works by a small group of artists who have commonly been identified as the main proponents of the so-called “School of London”: Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, David Hockney, R.B. Kitaj and Leon Kossoff. Through a selection of self-portraits, depictions of their loyal, sometimes shared sitters and London scenes, the show explores the artists’ dedication to the figure and... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2016

The National Gallery explores great paintings from a unique perspective

LONDON.- Spanning over five hundred years of art history, Painters’ Paintings presents more than eighty works, which were once in the possession of great painters: pictures that artists were given or chose to acquire, works they lived with and were inspired by. This is an exceptional opportunity to glimpse inside the private world of these painters and to understand the motivations of artists as collectors of paintings. The inspiration for this exhibition is a painter’s painting: Corot’s Italian Woman, left to the nation... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2014

Artists who transformed the nature of portraiture lead exceptional auction at Christie's

 LONDON.- Following on from the success of Christie’s New York Post-War & Contemporary Art auctions in May when the highest total for a single auction in art market history was achieved, on 1st July Christie’s will present an outstanding selection of Post-War and Contemporary art works. The sale represents many of the most important artists and movements of the 20th and 21st centuries, including works by Andy Warhol, Francis Bacon, Tracey Emin and Peter Doig that challenged the notion of the traditional portrait and changed... [Lire la suite]

29 décembre 2013

Frank Auerbach goes on show alongside Rembrandt at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum

Isaac and Rebecca, Known as ‘The Jewish Bride’, Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, c. 1665 - c. 1669 Frank Auerbach, Primrose Hill Summer Sunshine, 1964. Arts Council Collection Southbank Centre. Frank Auerbach. courtesy Marlborough Fine Art. AMSTERDAM.- Following in a tradition of special displays of works by artists inspired by the Rijksmuseum’s world famous collection of Dutch Masters, six paintings by Frank Auerbach have gone on show in dialogue with works by Rembrandt in the Gallery of Honour at the Rijksmuseum under the title... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2013

Exhibition presents works by Rembrandt in conversation with paintings by Frank Auerbach

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (from the collection of the Rijksmuseum): Portrait of Dr. Ephraïm Bueno, 1645-1647. Frank Auerbach: Primrose Hill, Spring Sunshine, 1961-62/1964; The Sitting Room, 1964-1965; Head of E.O.W., 1964; Head of E.O.W. II, 1964; Primrose Hill, Summer Sunshine, 1964; Primrose Hill, Winter Sunshine, 1962-1964. LONDON.- The Rijksmuseum and Ordovas are staging a unique joint exhibition in the autumn, centred around paintings and etchings by Rembrandt on loan from the collection of the Rijksmuseum, in... [Lire la suite]
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08 décembre 2011

'The Mystery of Appearance' @ Haunch of Venison London

Francis Bacon, Pope I- Study after Pope Innocent X by Velasquez, 1951. Oil on canvas, 197.8 x 137.4 cm. Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums Collections ©The Estate of Francis Bacon LONDON.- Haunch of Venison London presents an exhibition of ten of Britain’s most important post-war painters, revealing the story behind their art. 'The Mystery of Appearance' is a fresh appraisal of ten artists - Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Patrick Caulfield, William Coldstream, Lucian Freud, Richard Hamilton, David Hockney, Leon... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2010

Sotheby's to Sell Group of Exceptional Paintings from the Collection of Supermodel Jerry Hall

Lucian Freud (b.1922), Eight Months Gone, oil on canvas, 10.2 by 15.2cm. 4 by 6in. Executed in 1997. Estimate: 300,000 GBP - 400,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s announced that it will offer for sale a group of 14 outstanding and revealing Contemporary artworks from the Collection of Jerry Hall, the world-famous American supermodel and actress, in its forthcoming October 2010 Contemporary Art sales, which coincide with London’s Frieze Art Fair. The artworks, together estimated to realise in excess of £1.5 million,... [Lire la suite]