20 janvier 2019

Salon du Dessin to put the spotlight on drawing 27th March- 1st April in Paris

PARIS.- The eagerly anticipated Salon du Dessin will take place again this spring under the vaulted roof of Paris’s Palais brongniart and will once again feature a selection of outstanding works on paper. among the 39 exhibitors from around the world will be four handpicked new galleries and two that are returning after an absence of a few years. among the treasures on display will be rare drawings by Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt, presented by the Austrian gallery Wienerroither & Kohlbacher, and a solo show of... [Lire la suite]

10 octobre 2018

Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien opens 'Fascination Japan: Monet. Van Gogh. Klimt'

Alfred Stevens, Die japanische Pariserin, 1872. Öl auf Leinwand, 150 x 105 cm. Musée des Beaux-Arts de La Boverie, Lüttich © Musée des Beaux-Arts de La Boverie, Lüttich. VIENNA.- “This isn’t fashion, it’s passion, it’s madness” – thus did the French critic Ernest Chesneau characterise the mania of the Western public for the extravagant vases, lacquered boxes, fabrics and colour woodcuts that had arrived from the Far East and were on display at the 1878 World Exhibition in Paris. Owing to pressure from the USA, Japan,... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2018

Exhibition of nudes by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso on view at The Met Breuer

Obsession: Nudes by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso from the Scofield Thayer Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. NEW YORK, NY.- At The Met Breuer this summer, the exhibition Obsession: Nudes by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso from the Scofield Thayer Collection presents a selection from The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Scofield Thayer Collection of some 50 erotic and evocative watercolors, drawings, and prints by Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, and Pablo Picasso, whose subjects, except for a handful, are nudes. The... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2018

Exhibition marks anniversary of the passing of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele

Egon Schiele (1890–1918), Town among Greenery (The Old City III), 1917. Oil on canvas Neue Galerie New York, in memory of Otto and Marguerite Manley, given as a bequest from the Estate of Marguerite Manley. NEW YORK, NY.- The Neue Galerie New York is presenting “Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele: 1918 Centenary.” The exhibition marks the 100th anniversary of the passing of two of the greatest Austrian artists of the twentieth century.  Although born nearly thirty years apart, Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) and Egon... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2018

The Leopold Museum opens a comprehensive exhibition of Gustav Klimt's work

Gustav Klimt, Friends I (Sisters), detail, 1907 © Klimt-Foundation, Vienna | Photo: Klimt-Foundation, Vienna. VIENNA.- Marking the transition from historicism to Jugendstil, Gustav Klimt’s oeuvre shaped the beginning of modern art in Vienna. 100 years after his death, the Leopold Museum pays tribute to the figurehead of the period of “Vienna around 1900” with a comprehensive exhibition divided into eight thematic emphases and illustrating all the periods of the artist’s oeuvre by means of some 35 paintings, 90... [Lire la suite]
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10 avril 2018

Dorotheum announces Auction Week of modern and contemporary art, jewellery and watches

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale “ATTESA”, 1964–65, signed and titled on the reverse, waterpaint on canvas, pink, 46 x 38 cm, estimate €480,000–650,000. © Dorotheum VIENNA.- At Dorotheum, the 16th of May 2018 will be all about the international greats of contemporary art. Top lots include several excellent examples of the work of Lucio Fontana: two paintings from the nineteen-sixties – one pink, the other green – represent his „Concetto Spaziale“, cutting the canvas to open up the traditional panel painting to... [Lire la suite]

03 décembre 2017

Two Gustav Klimt masterpieces on loan to the National Gallery of Canada

OTTAWA.- The National Gallery of Canada offers a rare opportunity to view three paintings by Gustav Klimt (1862-1918), one of the greatest painters of the twentieth century, owing to a long term loan from a private collection. Portrait of Elisabeth Lederer (1914-16), a commanding example of Klimt’s trademark female portraiture, and Forest Slope in Unterach on the Attersee (1916), a lush example of Klimt’s lesser-known, yet equally impressive landscape paintings, are now on view in the European galleries, along with Hope... [Lire la suite]
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16 octobre 2017

Major Klimt exhibition opens in San Francisco

Gustav Klimt, "The Virgin," 1913. Oil on canvas, 74 3/4 x 78 3/4 in. (190 x 200 cm). National Gallery Prague, Inv. 04512 © 2017 National Gallery in Prague. Image Courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco present Klimt & Rodin: An Artistic Encounter, on view at the Legion of Honor, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the deaths of Auguste Rodin in November 1917 and Gustav Klimt in February 1918. The exhibition celebrates the legacies of these... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2017

Egon Schiele's first masterpiece to lead Sotheby's Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in New York

Lot 27. Egon Schiele, Danaë. Signed Schiele Egon and dated 1909 (lower right). Oil and metallic paint on canvas, 31⅝ by 49⅜ in. 80.2 by 125.4 cm. Painted in 1909. Estimate 30,000,000 — 40,000,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s unveiled highlights from its upcoming Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art in New York. The 16 May 2017 auction will be led by Egon Schiele’s first masterpiece: Danaë. Painted in 1909, the work marks Schiele’s first major oil painting of a female nude, and is... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2017

Sotheby's to offer one of the greatest works by Gustav Klimt ever to appear at auction

Gustav Klimt, Bauerngarten (Blumengarten) , oil on canvas, painted in 1907 (Estimate upon request). Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Among the finest works by Gustav Klimt ever to come to auction, Bauerngarten was painted during the golden years of Klimt’s career and was a highlight of the critically acclaimed Painting the Modern Garden exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London last year. This profoundly beautiful work is to be offered at auction for the first time in over two decades, set to... [Lire la suite]
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