19 juillet 2010

"Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913–1917" @ The Museum of Modern Art, NY

Henri Matisse. Bathers by a River. 1909–10, 1913, 1916–17. Oil on canvas, 102 1/2 x 154 3/16" (260 x 392 cm). The Art Institute of Chicago, Charles H. and Mary F. S. Worcester Collection. © 2010 Succession H. Matisse/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York NEW YORK, NY.- Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913–1917, a large-scale investigation into a pivotal moment in the career of Henri Matisse (1869–1954), presents an important reassessment of the artist’s work between 1913 and 1917, revealing this period to be one of the most... [Lire la suite]

04 juillet 2010

"De Matisse à Barcelo. La collection Lambert en Avignon"

Dans le cadre de la célébration de l'anniversaire des dix ans de la Collection Lambert en Avignon, une exposition hors les murs va être organisée à Vence, ville natale du collectionneur Yvon Lambert. Cette exposition marquera le retour de l'enfant du pays en proposant la vision inédite du collectionneur face à sa ville natale et son riche passé lié à la création du XXe siècle.Dans le Château de Villeneuve / Fondation Émile Hugues à côté duquel le grand père du collectionneur avait son magasin de vermicellier, seront ainsi... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2010

Christie's in Record London Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

Christie's auctioneer Jussi Pylkkanen points to Pablo Picasso's 1903 painting 'Portrait of Angel Fernandez de Soto' during an auction of Impressionist and Modern Art in London June 23, 2010. The piece sold for over 34 million pounds Sterling (51 million US dollars). REUTERS/Paul Hackett London – The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale took place this evening at Christie’s and realized £152,595,550 / $226,451,796 / €184,030,233 selling 75% by lot and 74% by value. Giovanna Bertazzoni, Director and Head of Impressionist... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2010

Manet Sets $33.1 Million Record, Auction Hits Target as Two-Week Marathon Begins

View of French Impressionist Edouard Manet's Self Portrait , 1878-1879, which sold at auction at Sotheby's in London, for $33.1 Million Tuesday June 22, 2010. AP Photo/Max Nash LONDON, TUESDAY 22 JUNE, 2010 – Tonight’s much-anticipated sale of Impressionist & Modern Art at Sotheby’s in London brought a within-estimate total of £112,101,350 / $165,282,230 / €134,409,672. Three works sold for more than £10 million, only the second time this has happened in London auction history: Edouard Manet’s museum-quality masterpiece... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2010

Sotheby's May 2010 Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art Brings $195 Million

The sale was led by Henri Matisse’s Bouquet pour le quatorze juillet, which climbed to $28,642,500 (est. $18/25 million). This EPA/YM YIK NEW YORK, NY.- Tonight at Sotheby’s, the spring Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art brought a total of $195,697,000, nearly reaching the high end of the presale estimate (est. $141/204 million). Forty-three works achieved prices over $1 million, ten works exceeded $5 million, four works brought prices over $10 million, and two works sold for over $15 million. The sale was 87.7% sold... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2010

Rarely Seen Picasso Could Fetch $80 Million at Auction

Pablo Picasso, "Nude, Green Leaves, and Bust", 1932. Estimate upon request. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 NEW YORK (REUTERS).- One of the most valuable private art collections ever offered at auction, led by an $80 million Picasso, will be sold in May in a sign that the art market might soon flirt with the record levels seen before the financial crisis struck in 2008. The sale of more than 50 works at Christie's from the estate of Mrs. Sidney Brody, a Los Angeles philanthropist who died in November, is... [Lire la suite]

10 mars 2010

Christie's to Sell the Collection of Mrs. Sidney F. Brody

Pablo Picasso, "Nude, Green Leaves, and Bust", 1932. Estimate upon request. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie's announced the sale of one of the greatest private American collections of Modern Art to come to auction: The Collection of Mrs. Sidney F. Brody. Remarkable for its extraordinary depth and quality, the collection boasts a wealth of master works by the towering figures of the Modernist movement, including Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti, Georges Braque, Edouard... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2010

Christie's to Offer 500 Years of Printmaking this March

Giulio Campagnola (1482-1515) Saint John the Baptist (B. 3), engraving, circa 1505. P., S. 346 x 239 mm. Estimate: £30,000 - 50,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 LONDON.- This March Christie’s presents the first of its bi-annual auctions of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints. The sale offers a striking range of works spanning five hundred years of print making, including unique and extremely rare works by Campagnola, Dürer, Matisse, Picasso and Warhol amongst signature works by other masters of the medium. A... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2010

Rembrandt and Miró Prints Highlight Sotheby's March 2010 Prints Sale

Joãn Miró (1983-1983), "Les Essències De La Terra", 1968. Estimate: £70,000-90,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- On Tuesday, 30 March, 2010 Sotheby’s London will offer a range of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints. Printmaking has been at the heart of artistic production for over 500 years. The spring sale will present an exciting opportunity to acquire works by a group of important Old Master artists such as Rembrandt, Dürer and Goya. The sale also demonstrates the importance of the medium to later artists... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2010

"Matisse to Malevich, Pioneers of Modern Art from the Hermitage" @ the Hermitage Amsterdam

Henri Matisse, The Red Room (Harmony in Red), 1908 © Succession H. Matisse c/o Pictoright Amsterdam 2010 AMSTERDAM.- Outstanding works by Matisse, Picasso, Van Dongen, De Vlaminck, Derain and many other contemporaries of theirs will be seen in a magnificent display from 6 March 2010 to 17 September 2010 at the Hermitage Amsterdam in the exhibition Matisse to Malevich. Pioneers of modern art from the Hermitage. For this exhibition about 75 paintings have been selected from the Hermitage St.- Petersburg, which has one of the... [Lire la suite]