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]

31 décembre 2013

200 paintings, sculptures, and drawings added to the Moderna Museet Collection in 2013

Ai Weiwei, Fairytale - 1001 Qing Dynasty wooden chairs, 2007© Ai Weiwei. STOCKHOLM.- Moderna Museet has had an unusually successful year. During 2013, thanks to acquisitions and generous donations, its collection grew explosively. It is a long time since the museum’s collection has developed in such a dynamic way.  During 2013, the Moderna Museet Collection of modern and contemporary art – one of the most important in the world – was augmented by more than 200 artworks by both Swedish and foreign artists. The new works... [Lire la suite]
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03 février 2010

Christie's Sale Presents Exciting Selection of Post-War & Contemporary Art

Helen Frankenthaler (b. 1928) Dawn Stroke signed and dated `Frankenthaler '77' (on reverse); signed and dated again `Frankenthaler '77' & `Frankenthaler 1977' (on the overlap) acrylic on canvas 47.1/4 x 37.1/8 in. (120 x 94.3 cm.) Painted in 1977. Estimate: $100,000-150,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010. NEW YORK, NY.- Attracting both new and seasoned collectors alike, Christie’s First Open sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art will offer a stimulating selection of paintings, prints, photographs, and sculptures on... [Lire la suite]