30 septembre 2017

"Leonardo to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Robert Lehman Collection" exhibition at the MET

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (French, 1780-1867). Study for "Raphael and the Fornarina" (detail), ca. 1814. Graphite on white wove paper, 10 x 7 3/4 in. (25.4 x 19.7 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Robert Lehman Collection, 1975 (1975.1.646) Leonardo to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Robert Lehman Collection, on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning October 4, presents 60 masterpieces of European drawing spanning the Renaissance to the Modern age. It is the first presentation to highlight the... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2017

The Stadel Museum in Frankfurt presents two outstanding artists - Henri Matisse and Pierre Bonnard

Pierre Bonnard, Reclining nude against a white and blue plaid, ca. 1909, Städel Museum, Frankfurt, © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017, Property of the Städelscher Museums-Verein e.V. From 13 September, the Frankfurt museum will be presenting two outstanding artists – Henri Matisse (1869–1954) and Pierre Bonnard (1867–1947) – in an exhibition that is the first in Germany to bring these key modern masters together. At the heart of the comprehensive presentation is the friendship between the two French artists which lasted for over forty... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2017

Le Jardin secret des Hansen, la collection Ordrupgaard au Musée Jacquemart-André

Le Jardin secret des Hansen : La collection Ordrupgaard. Affiche. PARIS - Comme au Musée Jacquemart-André, la collection Ordrupgaard est constituée par un couple féru d’art, les danois Wilhelm (1868-1936) et Henny (1870-1951) Hansen. Homme d’affaires passionné d’art, esprit indépendant et visionnaire, Wilhelm Hansen assemble en seulement deux ans entre 1916 et 1918 une collection unique en Europe d’oeuvres représentatives de l’impressionnisme et du postimpressionnisme de la seconde moitié du XIXe et du début... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2017

First exhibition to examine Henri Matisse’s profound influence upon the development of American modern art

Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Nude in a Wood (Nu dans la forêt; Nu assis dans le bois), 1906. Oil on board mounted on panel, 16 x 12 " in. (40.6 x 32.4 cm), Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George F. Of, 52.150 ©2016 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York MONTCLAIR, NJ,—Beginning February 5, 2017, Montclair Art Museum (MAM) will present Matisse and American Art, the first exhibition to examine this French master’s profound impact upon the development of American modern art from 1907 to the... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2017

Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Untitled Anthropometry (ANT 114), 1960

Lot 25. Yves Klein (1928 - 1962),  Untitled Anthropometry (ANT 114), stamped with artist’s monogram on the overlap; titled ANT 114 on the reverse, dry pigment and synthetic resin on paper laid down on canvas, 246 by 50.3 cm. 96 7/8 by 19 7/8 in. Executed circa 1960. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: The Artist Private Collection Galerie Gmurzynska, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2006 Exhibited: New York, Galerie... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2017

Christie's announces highlights from its Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Paul Gauguin, Te Fare (La maison) (1892, estimate: £12,000,000-18,000,000) and Henri Matisse, Jeune fille aux anémones sur fond violet (1944, estimate: £5,000,000-7,000,000) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- The Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on 28 February will launch 20th-Century at Christie’s, a season of sales that take place in London from 28 February to 10 March 2017. The auction will present 51 lots from the birth of Impressionism through to some of the most important... [Lire la suite]

29 octobre 2016

National Gallery and the British Public are rightful owners of Portrait of Greta Moll

Henri Matisse (1869 - 1954), Portrait of Greta Moll, 1908. Oil on canvas, 93 x 73.5 cm. NG 6450. Location: National Gallery London © Succession H. Matisse 2016 / DACS, London 2016. LONDON.- The National Gallery acquired Portrait of Greta Moll by Matisse on behalf of the British public in 1979. The Gallery purchased the work from a commercial gallery in London in good faith and is its rightful owner. Prior to the 1979 purchase, the painting was exhibited and published on a number of occasions. Since then this much... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2016

Exhibition pays tribute to one of the greatest art patrons of the early 20th century, Sergei Shchukin

Christian Cornelius Krohn, "Portrait de Sergei Shchukin", 1915 © Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg.  PARIS.- Fondation Louis Vuitton presents the exhibition “Icons of Modern Art: The Shchukin Collection” from 22 October 2016, to 20 February 2017. The exhibition is part of the official programme of the France-russia year of cultural tourism 2016–17 and constitutes as one of its most prominent events.  The exhibition pays tribute to one of the greatest art patrons of the early 20th century, Sergei... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2016

The National Gallery explores great paintings from a unique perspective

LONDON.- Spanning over five hundred years of art history, Painters’ Paintings presents more than eighty works, which were once in the possession of great painters: pictures that artists were given or chose to acquire, works they lived with and were inspired by. This is an exceptional opportunity to glimpse inside the private world of these painters and to understand the motivations of artists as collectors of paintings. The inspiration for this exhibition is a painter’s painting: Corot’s Italian Woman, left to the nation... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2016

Picasso, Matisse & Monet to lead Sotheby's London Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art Evening Sales

Photo Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s London Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art Evening Sales on 3rd February are characterised by their breadth of range within these collecting categories, combined with an outstanding level of quality across the board. Encompassing works by the most sought-after artists including Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, Edgar Degas, Pablo Picasso, Auguste Rodin, Paul Delvaux and René Magritte, to name but a few, the 54 lots in the evening sales are estimated to fetch a combined total of... [Lire la suite]