09 novembre 2017

Animals: Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg opens new exhibition

"Animals. Respect / Harmony / Submission". Poster. HAMBURG.- Animals are a frequent subject of debate these days. Do they have a soul? How much do they suffer? Are we under any obligation to protect their individuality by granting them rights? Are human beings morally authorized to do as they want with animals, to consume them, rob them of their freedom and train them for the purposes of entertainment? Scientific discussion takes the relationship between animal and human being very seriously. In the everyday life of... [Lire la suite]

04 juin 2015

Christie's London announces highlights from its Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Claude Monet, Iris mauves (detail). Oil on canvas, 78.3/4 x 39.1/2 in. Painted in 1914-1917. Estimate: £6,000,000 – 9,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. LONDON.- Building on the impressive New York May auction results for the category, Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in London on 23 June will present the market with a further array of 52 highly covetable works to inspire collectors worldwide. Building on the deep international bidding also witnessed in the strong February London... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2009

'From Private to Public: Collections at the Guggenheim' @ The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

A man looks at a painting made by Pablo Picasso at the Guggenheim in Bilbao. Photo: EFE/Miguel Toña BILBAO.- The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao unveils From Private to Public: Collections at the Guggenheim, an exhibition that explores the origins of the permanent collection of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation through its varied private collections, which are crucial for understanding its nature and evolution. In the year which marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Guggenheim Museum’s Frank Lloyd Wright building in New... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2009

Christie's Auction of Impressionist and Modern Art in London Realises $60.4 Million

A Christie´s employee looks at Picasso´s "Homme a l'epee". This painting sold today for £5,753,250 / $9,372,044 / €6,737,056. Photo: EFE/Andy Rain LONDON.- A "musketeer" painted by Pablo Picasso was one of the big attractions at an auction of impressionist and modern art at Christie's held in London, where it sold for 5.7 million pounds ($9.3 million). The 1969 work, "Homme a l'Epee," was the second most expensive lot of the session, after Monet's "Au Parc Monceau," that went for 6.3... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2009

Duchamp, Miró, Marc, Monet and Picasso Highlight Christie's Auction of Impressionist and Modern Art

Henri Matisse (1869-1954) Le pot de pivoines, signed and dated 'Henri Matisse 1920' (lower right), oil on canvas, 25¾ x 21 5/8 in. (65.5 x 54.9 cm.)  Painted in Nice in 1920. Estimate 2,300,000 - £2,800,000    LONDON.- The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale will take place at Christie’s on 23 June and will offer 46 works of art, including exceptional museum-quality masterpieces by Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Franz Marc, Joan Miró, Camille Pissarro and Marcel Duchamp. The auction is expected to realise... [Lire la suite]