25 novembre 2016

Emotionally charged relationship between man and woman explored in exhibition

Max Liebermann, (1847–1935), Samson and Delilah, 1902. Oil on canvas, 151.2 x 212 cm. Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main. Photo: Städel Museum – ARTOTHEK. FRANKFURT.- From 24 November 2016 to 19 March 2017, visitors to the Städel Museum in Frankfurt will have the opportunity to see a major exhibition that explores a timeless theme: the emotionally charged relationship between man and woman and its representation in art. “Battle of the Sexes. Franz von Stuck to Frida Kahlo” illuminates the artistic... [Lire la suite]

10 août 2016

'Sin and Secession, Franz Stuck in Vienna' at the Lower Belvedere

Franz von Stuck, Sin, around 1893. Oil on canvas 88 x 53.5 cm. Galerie Katharina Büttiker Collection, Zurich. Photo: © Galerie Katharina Büttiker, Zurich VIENNA - On view from July 1 to October 9, 2016 at the Lower Belvedere, the exhibition Sin and Secession Franz Stuck in Vienna focus publishing house Gerlach & Schenk, the show also highlights his influence and importance as an initiator of the Secession in Vienna. erotic paintings, most notably the painting Sin, were both popular and controversial not only... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2012

Oriental fascination in German art auction: €30.000 for two harem ladies

Ferdinand Max Bredt, 1860, Muße der Odalisken.  Estimate: 30,000 EUR / 39,600 $ MUNICH.- With Ferdinand Max Bredt’s oil painting ”Muße der Odalisken” (Leisure of the Odalisques) a masterpiece of oriental painting will be called up at Ketterer Kunst in Munich on 26 April, 2012.  A harem lady should be dressed chastely and by no means tantalizing. Despite the two odalisques’ ostensible innocence, the Leipzig painter Ferdinand Max Bredt masterly manages to animate the observer’s imagination just through the... [Lire la suite]