24 février 2022

'Jacques Louis David: Radical Draftsman' at the MET NewYork, February 17–May 15, 2022

NEW YORK - Regarded in his time as the most important painter in France, Jacques Louis David (1748–1825) produced major canvases that shaped the public’s perceptions of historical events in the years before, during, and after the French Revolution. Drawings were the primary vehicle by which he devised and refined his groundbreaking compositions. Opening February 17, 2022, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jacques Louis David: Radical Draftsman is the first exhibition devoted to works on paper by this celebrated and... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2020

Exhibition brings together more than 100 works from Richard and Mary L. Gray's collection

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. The Head of a Young Man in Profile to the Left (detail), 1749/50. The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Richard and Mary L. Gray. CHICAGO, IL.- Highlighting one of the most important gifts in the history of the Prints and Drawings department, Pure Drawing: Seven Centuries of Art from the Gray Collection brings together more than 100 works from celebrated art dealer Richard Gray and art historian Mary L. Gray. Assembled over nearly 50 years, the Gray Collection encapsulates a long and... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2019

Bequest of Trustee Emerita and Longtime Patron Jayne Wrightsman to the Met

Jayne Wrightsman, wearing a satin gown by Givenchy, on a Louis XV cut-velvet sofa in her New York apartment. Photograph by Cecil Beaton, Vogue, October 1, 1966 (Cecil Beaton / Vogue; © Condé Nast) NEW YORK - The historic bequest includes over $80 million and more than 375 paintings, sculptures, works on paper, decorative art objects, and rare books. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced an exceptional bequest of over 375 works from the late Jayne Wrightsman (1919-2019), Trustee Emerita and one of the most... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2013

"Masculin / Masculin. L'homme nu dans l'art de 1800 à nos jours" au Musée d'Orsay

Pierre et Gilles (nés respectivement en 1950 et en 1953), Mercure, 2001 (modèle : Enzo Junior). Photographie peinte, pièce unique. H. 117,3 ; L. 87 cm. Collection particulière © Pierre et Gilles. Courtesy Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris PARIS.- Alors que le nu féminin s’expose aussi régulièrement que naturellement, le corps masculin n’a pas eu la même faveur. Qu’aucune exposition ne se soit donné pour objet de remettre en perspective la représentation de l’homme nu sur une longue période de... [Lire la suite]