25 septembre 2018

Christie's sale celebrates pioneering Italian identity with masterpieces of 20th century Italian art

Lot 115. Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, La fine di Dio, signed and titled 'l. fontana "Concetto spaziale" "LA FINE DI DIO"' (on the reverse, oil and glitter on canvas, 178 x 123cm. Executed in 1963. Estimate on request. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. LONDON.- During London’s Frieze week, Christie’s will present the second year of Thinking Italian, a sale concept that celebrates the eclecticism, rebellious iconoclasm, and sheer creativity of Italian art. This is the second edition of Thinking... [Lire la suite]

24 janvier 2018

Modern works from the Pinacoteca di Brera on view at the Estorick Collection

Carlo Carrà, The Metaphysical Muse, 1917. Oil on canvas, 90 × 66 cm. © 2018 Pinacoteca di Brera. LONDON.- The Estorick opens its 20th anniversary year with a major exhibition of works from one of the world’s most important collections of modern Italian art, housed at Milan’s Pinacoteca di Brera. Comprising paintings and sculptures donated to the museum by Emilio and Maria Jesi, it includes iconic images by Umberto Boccioni, Gino Severini and Mario Sironi, an extraordinary nucleus of Metaphysical... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2017

Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art announces new expansion to incorporate the Cerruti Collection

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale-Attese, ca. 1960. Water-based paint on canvas, 73 x 60 cm. Collezione Fondazione Francesco Federico Cerruti per l'Arte on long-term loan Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino. TURIN.- Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Director of the Castello di Rivoli Museum, announces that Castello di Rivoli will enter into a special partnership with the legendary Cerruti Collection to become the world’s first contemporary art museum to incorporate an encyclopaedic collection of the... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2017

Gino Severini (1883 - 1966), Nature Morte aux Jolies Dentelles, 1946

Gino Severini (1883 - 1966), Nature Morte aux Jolies Dentelles. Oil on board, 33.3 x 41 cm (13 ⅛ x 16 ⅛ inches). Signed lower right, G.Severini. Inscribed Meudon 8 on the reverse. Executed 1946. Stern Pissarro Gallery at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Madame Severini, the artist's daughter, has confirmed the authenticity of this work. Provenance: Collection Bourdeillette (Monsieur Bourdeillette was a French diplomat posted to Rome)  Literature: Gino Severini Catalogue Raisonné by Daniela... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2016

Exhibition at Mart Rovereto illustrates the origins and development of Divisionism

Gino Severini, Le marchand d'oublies, 1909, Collezione privata [Mart]. ROVERETO .- After its great success in Madrid, Painters of light. From Divisionism to Futurism comes to the Mart Museum in Rovereto, from June 25 to October 9, 2016. The exhibition, which includes masterpieces from the collections of the Mart and prestigious public and private loans, illustrates the origins and development of Divisionism, which played a key role in the Italian artistic renewal between the end of the 19th and early 20th... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2009

Bonhams to Make Its Impression on the Recovering Art Market with December Sale

Bonhams has announced an exciting line-up of works for its Impressionist and Modern Art sale to be held at New Bond Street on Thursday 3 December. Fighting for position as the sale's most valuable lot is 'Gladiatori nell'arena' by Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978). An oil on canvas dated 1927, the painting is from Leonce Rosenberg's hugely important collection of the artist's Gladiator paintings which he housed in his Parisian apartment. Unsurprisingly, for such a significant piece, 'Gladiatori nell'arena' has attracted a pre-sale... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2009

First Large-scale Showing of Futurism in Britain in Thirty Years @ Tate Modern

Gino Severini, The Hospital Train 1915 © Stedelijk Museum. Oil on canvas, 117 x 90 cm LONDON.- This exhibition will be the first large-scale showing of Futurism in Britain in thirty years. The movement set out to modernise Italian art and social attitudes and its influence spread across Europe and beyond, revolutionising the response to the dynamism of modern life. Its master of ceremonies was the poet Filippo Tommaso Marinetti and this exhibition celebrates the centenary of his publication of The Founding and First Manifesto... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2009

Gino Severini (1883-1966) Autoportrait à la pipe et chapeau panama, 1908

Gino Severini (1883-1966)  Autoportrait à la pipe et chapeau panama, 1908 Pastel sur papier. signé, dédicacé et daté "A mon cher ami Pierre 1908" en bas à gauche. Hauteur : 50 Largeur : 34 cm. Estimation 60 000 - 80 000 € Provenance : Don de l'artiste Famille Bonnin, Malakoff Par descendance dans la famille jusqu'à ce jour Expositions : Civray, Association 'Les amis du Pays Civraysien', "Exposition des oeuvres réalisées à Civray par Gino Severini, 1983 Bibliographie : F. Bellonzi et T. Fiori, "Archivi... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2009

Alitalia confirme la mise en vente de 160 œuvres de sa collection d’art

ROME (ITALIE) [13.01.09] – La compagnie aérienne Alitalia confirme la mise en vente de sa collection d’art, acquise depuis 1947. Alitalia, la compagnie aérienne italienne qui avait déposé son bilan en août 2008, confirme la mise en vente des 163 œuvres de sa collection d’art, rapporte Reuters. Augusto Fantozzi, l’administrateur judiciaire d’Alitalia, a annoncé qu’un « certain nombre de peintures d’artistes importants passeront sous le marteau lors d’une vente aux enchères. » La collection d’art moderne d’Alitalia a vu le jour... [Lire la suite]
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