20 avril 2015

Meadows Museum presents first exhibition in U.S. of paintings from the Abelló Collection

DALLAS, TX.- The Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University presents the first exhibition in the United States of paintings from the collection of Juan Abelló and Anna Gamazo, considered among the world’s top collectors. The Abelló Collection: A Modern Taste for European Masters features more than 100 works spanning the 15th to the 20th centuries—including paintings by such Spanish masters as El Greco, Jusepe de Ribera, Francisco Goya, Salvador Dalí, and Pablo Picasso, as well as by other major artists including... [Lire la suite]

06 avril 2015

"Enchanted Time". Masterpieces from the Arthur and Hedy Hahnloser-Bühler Collection on view at the Hamburger Kunsthalle

Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), Le Semeur, 1888. Öl auf Leinwand, 72 x 91,5 cm. Hahnloser/Jaeggli Stiftung, Winterthur. Photo: Reto Pedrini, Zürich. HAMBURG.- The exhibition Enchanted Times features the historical art collection of Arthur and Hedy Hahnloser-Bühler, a Swiss couple who between 1906 and 1936 amassed an impressive number of Post-Impressionist masterpieces at the Villa Flora in Winterthur. Having been introduced into leading artistic circles in Paris by the Swiss painter Félix Vallotton (1865–1925) in the early years... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2015

La Fondation Louis Vuitton présente l’exposition Les Clefs d’une passion du 1er avril au 6 juillet 2015

Mark Rothko (1903–1970), No. 46 [Black, Ochre, Red Over Red], 1957. Oil on canvas, 252.73 × 207.01 × 4.45 cm Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art, The Panza Collection.  PARIS - L’exposition Les Clefs d’une passion (1er avril – 6 juillet 2015), troisième étape de l’inauguration de la Fondation Louis Vuitton, affirme les principes qui sont à l’origine de son engagement. Elle présente une sélection d’œuvres majeures de la première moitié du XXe siècle qui ont posé les bases de la modernité. Ces œuvres ont en commun... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2015

Sotheby's to offer works collected by Hollywood legends Samuel Goldwyn Senior & Junior

Pablo Picasso, Femme au chignon dans un fauteuil. Signed Picasso (upper right) and dated 1.11.48 on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 36 ¼ by 28 ¾ in. (92 by 73 cm). Painted in 1948. Estimate $12/18 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present Property from the Goldwyn Collection across a series of auctions in 2015. While the Goldwyn family is legendary within the film industry, many will discover in these sales that their creative vision also extended to collecting fine art. Samuel Goldwyn Sr. assembled a... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2014

Masterpieces of painting from French national museums on view at Macao Museum of Art

Jean Clouet, Portrait of François I, King of France, circa 1530. Oil on wood (oak), 96 x 74 cm. Collection of Musée du Louvre. © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Hervé Lewandowski.  MACAO.- After showcasing the treasures of Napoleon last year by Le French May, the Macao Museum of Art is celebrating its 15th anniversary in hosting 12 of the greatest masterpieces on loan from the most prestigious French museums: Musée d’Orsay, Château de Versailles, Musée du Louvre and Centre Pompidou.  Organized especially to... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2014

Swann Galleries to auction choice selection of Old Master to Modern prints on April 29

Pablo Picasso, Tête de Femme (Portrait de Jacqueline de Face, II), color linoleum cut, 1962, one of approximately 20 artist's proofs, aside from the edition of 50 (estimate: $100,000 to $150,000). NEW YORK, NY.- On Tuesday, April 29, Swann Galleries will conduct an auction of Old Master Through Modern Prints that features works by Dürer, Rembrandt, Whistler, Hopper, Picasso and more.  A choice selection of prints by the Old Masters includes significant works by Albrecht Dürer, such as St. Anthony Reading, a richly-inked... [Lire la suite]


25 janvier 2014

Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Promenade des oliviers.

Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Promenade des oliviers. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 signed 'Henri.Matisse' (upper left), oil on canvas, 8¼ x 22 in. (46.2 x 56 cm.). Painted in 1905. Estimate £2,000,000 – £3,000,000 ($3,324,000 - $4,986,000) Provenance: Galerie Druet, Paris.Michael & Sarah Stein, Paris, by whom acquired from the above in Spring 1906 (entrusted to Greta and Oskar Moll, Berlin, 1914 - circa 1917; allegedly confiscated by Fritz Gurlitt, Berlin, 1917 - 1919; reclaimed for the Steins by Hans Purrmann in... [Lire la suite]
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17 octobre 2012

Paintings by Picasso, Monet, Gauguin and Matisse stolen from Kunsthal Rotterdam

This photo released by the police in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, shows the 1898 painting ’Girl in Front of Open Window’ by Paul Gauguin. AP Photo/Police Rotterdam. AMSTERDAM (AP).- Thieves broke into a Rotterdam museum on Tuesday and walked off with works from the likes of Picasso, Monet, Gauguin and Matisse potentially worth hundreds of millions. Police haven't said how they pulled off the early hours heist, but an expert who tracks stolen art said the robbers clearly knew what they were after. "Those... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2012

Detroit Institute of Arts present Picasso and Matisse: The DIA's Prints and Drawings

Pablo Picasso, Jacqueline in a Flowered Hat, 1963. Linoleum cut. Detroit Institute of Arts. © 2012 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York DETROIT, MI.- Works by two artists who have long been favorites of the public will be on display at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Picasso and Matisse: The DIA’s Prints and Drawings, on view July 11, 2012–January 6, 2013, will feature almost all of the works by Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) and Henri Matisse (1869–1954) in the museum’s collection, showcasing their... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2011

Christie’s auctions of Impressionist and Modern Art and Art of The Surreal realise £84.9 million/$136.3 million/€99.9 millions

A Christie's employee poses with Paul Gauguin's "Nature morte a 'L'esperence'" at Christie's auction house in London. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor. LONDON. A painting by Paul Gauguin, billed as the top lot at Christie's auction of modern and impressionist works in London, failed to find a buyer on Wednesday. The tribute to the artist's friend Vincent Van Gogh, in the form of a still life with sunflowers called "Nature morte a 'L'Esperance," had been expected to fetch up to 10 million pounds ($16 million).... [Lire la suite]