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]

16 mars 2016

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center acquires work by acclaimed French symbolist painter Gustave Moreau

Gustave Moreau, (French 1826 - 1898), Hercules and the Stymphalian Birds, ca. 1872. Oil on panel, 7 X 11 1/2 inches. Gifts of Elizabeth S. Colie, Mrs. Ruth Britten (Ruth Rutchik, class of 1958) and Mrs. Harold Deutsch (Barbara Chobot, '56) by exchange. POUGHKEEPSIE, NY.- The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College announces its acquisition of Hercules and the Stymphalian Birds, a painting by renowned 19th century French artist Gustave Moreau. Moreau was trained as an academic history painter but evolved into... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2016

Gustave Moreau - Georges Rouault : Souvenirs d'atelier

  Gustave Moreau - Georges Rouault : Souvenirs d'atelier. Affiche © JL Losi © ADAGP Paris 2015 PARIS - Du 27 janvier au 25 avril 2016, les visiteurs du musée Gustave Moreau seront invités à découvrir la parenté artistique entre les œuvres de Gustave Moreau (1826-1898) et celles de son élève Georges Rouault (1871-1958), à l’occasion de l’exposition « Gustave Moreau – Georges Rouault. Souvenirs d’atelier ». Présentée au sein de la maison familiale de l’artiste devenue musée en 1903, cette exposition, qui s’est d’abord tenue... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2015

Exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi explores the relationship between art and the sacred

Gustave Moreau (Paris 1826-98), Saint Sebastian, 1870-5 or 1890. Oil on canvas 115 x 90 cm. Paris, Musée Gustave Moreau, inv. 214. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais / René-Gabriel Ojéda FLORENCE.- Palazzo Strozzi in Florence is hosting an exhibition entitled Divine Beauty: From Van Gogh to Chagall and Fontana running from 24 September 2015 to 24 January 2016. This exhibition with over one hundred works by important Italian artists as Domenico Morelli, Gaetano Previati, Felice Casorati, Lorenzo Viani, Gino... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2013

Gustave Moreau (1826 – 1898), Suzanne et les vieillards

Gustave Moreau (1826 – 1898), Suzanne et les vieillards. Photo courtesy Sotheby's Signed Gustave Moreau (lower left). Oil on canvas; 31 7/8 by 25 1/2 in. 81.3 by 66 cm. Painted circa 1895. Ⓑ Bonded Property: This lot has been imported from outside of the PRC and is held under the bonded status.  Provenance: Collection Allard and Noel (acquired from the artist 1895)P. Chavanne, ParisSale: Hotel Drout, Paris, 17 December 1906, lot 38 (illustrated as La Chaste Suzanne)Private Collection, TurinPrivate Collection, JapanSale:... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2013

Gustave Moreau (1826 – 1898), Le Poète et la Sirène

Gustave Moreau (1826 – 1898), Le Poète et la Sirène. Photo courtesy Sotheby's Signed Gustave Moreau (lower right). Oil on canvas; 38 1/4 by 24 1/2 in. 97 by 62 cm. Painted in 1893. Ⓑ Bonded Property: This lot has been imported from outside of the PRC and is held under the bonded status. Provenance. Collection of Francis Warrain, ParisPrivate CollectionSale: Sotheby's, New York, October 24, 1989, lot 82Private Collection, Switzerland Exposition: Paris, Collection Warrain, 1906, no. 206Paris,... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2012

Exquisite Symbolist painting leads 19th Century European Art Auction at Christie's

Gustave Moreau (1826–1898), Helene Glorifiée. Watercolour and gouache on paper, 30.5 × 23.2 cm. Estimate: £300,000–500,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012. LONDON.- Christie’s announced the sale of 19th Century European Art on 21 November 2012. The auction is led by two contemporaneous yet utterly different strands of European symbolism. Vilhelm Hammershøi’s celebrated interiors of his home in Copenhagen, such as the portrait of his wife Ida (estimate: £500,000-700,000), have their roots in 17th century Dutch painting, but are... [Lire la suite]
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16 septembre 2012

The Hammer Museum presents "A Strange Magic: Gustave Moreau's Salome"

Gustave Moreau. Salome Dancing before Herod, 1874-76. Oil on canvas; 56 1/2 x 41 1/16 in. (143.5 x 104.3 cm). The Armand Hammer Collection; Gift of the Armand Hammer Foundation, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. Photo: Robert Wedemeyer. LOS ANGELES, CA.- This fall the Hammer Museum presents A Strange Magic: Gustave Moreau’s Salome, an exhibition devoted to Gustave Moreau’s painting Salome Dancing before Herod, one of the best-known works of art in the museum’s Armand Hammer Collection. The exhibition includes approximately 50 works to... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2010

"Gustave Moreau and the Eternal Feminine" @ the National Gallery of Victoria

Gustave Moreau, The sirens, oil on canvas, 89.0 x 118.0 cm. Musée Gustave Moreau (Inv. 13957) © Photo RMN – Christian Jean. MELBOURNE.- Be seduced by femmes fatales, goddesses and temptresses of history and legend at the NGV this summer in Gustave Moreau and the Eternal Feminine, the first significant exhibition of Gustave Moreau (1826–1898) to be seen in Australia. From 10 December, the superb craftsmanship of Gustave Moreau will be celebrated with over 100 paintings, watercolours and drawings from the unique and acclaimed... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2009

"Fascinante Italie. De Manet à Picasso, 1853-1917" @ Musée des beaux-arts de Nantes

Vincent Van Gogh © Vincent Van Gogh. Les dates retenues pour le propos de cette exposition correspondent au voyage d'Edouard Manet en Italie en 1853, au cours duquel celui-ci visite les Offices de Florence et copie la Vénus d'Urbino de Titien. Degas et Gustave Moreau lui succèderont en 1858, séjournant de façon plus traditionnelle à Rome. 1917, c'est le voyage de Picasso avec Diaghilev et les Ballets Russes pour Parade, qui marque dans la carrière de l'artiste le début du retour à la figure qu'il développera dans les années... [Lire la suite]