18 janvier 2020

The Art of the Surreal Evening Sale, 20th Century at Christie's, 5 February

London – Christie’s The Art of the Surreal Evening Sale will directly follow the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, launching ‘20th Century at Christie’s’ on 5 February 2020. The Surreal season is highlighted by René Magritte’s poetic masterpiece A la rencontre du plaisir (Towards Pleasure) (1962, estimate: £8,000,000-12,000,000), which has remained in a private collection for over 50 years and has never been offered on the market until now. A total of seven paintings by Magritte are... [Lire la suite]

25 février 2019

"LIÈGE. CHEFS-D’ŒUVRE" au musée des Beaux-Arts de Liège

Rik Wouters (1882-1916), Après-midi à Amsterdam. © Musee des Beaux Arts Ville de Liège. LIEGE - Des maîtres de la Renaissance jusqu’aux mouvements d’avant-garde, en passant par de grandes figures internationales (Ingres, Monet, Pissarro, Picasso, Chagall, Arp, Magnelli, Debré, Hantai, Monory, Gilbert & George...), l’exposition Liège. Chefs-d’oeuvre offre un voyage inédit à travers les oeuvres-phares de la collection du musée des Beaux-Arts de Liège. Les... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2016

First major exhibition of James Ensor's work to be held in the UK in 20 years opens at the Royal Academy of Arts

James Ensor, Self-portrait with Flowered Hat, 1883. Oil on canvas. 76.5 x 61.5 cm. Photo Mu.ZEE © www.lukasweb.be - Art in Flanders vzw. Photography: Hugo Maertens / © DACS 2016. LONDON.- The Royal Academy of Arts is presenting the first major exhibition of James Ensor’s (1860-1949) work to be held in the UK in twenty years. One of Belgium’s most prominent modernist artists, Ensor was widely considered to be an important precursor of Expressionism. Intrigue: James Ensor by Luc Tuymans brings together some 70 paintings,... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2015

James Ensor

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30 avril 2015

The London Original Print Fair 2015: A celebratory year for the world's longest running print fair

Albrecht Dürer (Nuremberg 1471 – 1528 Nuremberg), Christ carrying the Cross, Bartsch 12, Hollstein 12 ii/ii 118 x 75 mm. Original engraving, 1512, for the Engraved Passion. The plate signed with the monogram and dated. Second state with the ‘hanger’ on the monogram tablet. A very good impression, trimmed to the platemark and remargined with thread margins. A tear and repair affecting the tablet. A couple of patches verso strengthening past skimming, not affecting the engraving itself recto. Courtesy Elizabeth Harvey-Lee ... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2015

The century mark: Tel Aviv Museum of Art visits Berlin modern and contemporary art

Mark Rothko, No. 24 (Untitled), 1951. Oil on canvas, 236.9 x 120.7. Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., New York, through the American Friends of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 1986 © Kate Rothko-Prizel & Christopher Rothko / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2015 / Photo Avraham Hay. BERLIN.- On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of German-Israeli diplomatic relations, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art sent 72 works from its collection to Berlin. The works were selected from three major... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2009

'James Ensor' @ The Museum of Modern Art, New York

James Ensor (Belgian, 1860–1949), The Intrigue. 1890. Oil on canvas, 35 7/16 x 59 1/16" (90 x 150 cm) Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp © 2009 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SABAM, Brussels. NEW YORK, NY.- The Museum of Modern Art presents James Ensor—the first exhibition at an American institution to feature the full range of his media in over 30 years—from June 28 through September 21, 2009. James Ensor (Belgian, 1860–1949) was a major figure in the Belgian avant-garde of the late nineteenth... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2009

La citation du jour : James Ensor

"I am a son of the sea and through it a son of light". James Ensor James Ensor, Squelettes se disputant un hareng-saur (Skeletons fighting over a picked herring), 1891
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