31 juillet 2019

Modern art trove seized from Portugese businessman Jose Berardo

Piet Mondrian (1872-1944), Tableau (yellow, black, blue, red and grey), 1923, Oil on canvas, 54.5 x 53.5 cm, UID 102-623, Museu Coleção Berardo, Lisboa © 2019 Museu Coleção Berardo LISBON (AFP).- Portugal has seized a trove of contemporary artwork, including paintings by Joan Miro and Piet Mondrian, from its debt-riddled owner, the government said on Tuesday. "There has been a court ruling to this effect," a spokeswoman for the Culture Ministry said, confirming media reports. For... [Lire la suite]

05 juin 2019

'The beginning of a new world' in the Kröller-Müller Museum

Alberto Giacometti, Walking Man II, 1960. Bronze, 189 x 27 x 109.5 cm, Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo. © Kröller-Müller Museum. OTTERLO.- The exhibition 'The beginning of a new world. The development of modern sculpture' shows the development of modern sculpture through the eyes of Bram Hammacher, director of the Kröller-Müller Museum from 1948 to 1963. Immediately upon his appointment, Hammacher chooses a new direction: seeking to document the development of modern sculpture at an international... [Lire la suite]
12 juin 2014

"Formes simples" au Centre Pompidou-Metz

Anonyme, Rhyton, seconde moitié du Ier siècle ap. J.-C. Courtesy Musée du Louvre, Paris, © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre)/Hervé Lewandowski METZ- L'exposition met en scène notre fascination pour les formes simples, qu'elles soient issues de la préhistoire ou contemporaines. Elle montre la façon dont celles-ci ont été fondamentales pour l'émergence de la modernité.Le passage du XIXe au XXe siècle est une période de redécouverte du vocabulaire de l'épure, au travers des grandes expositions universelles qui présentent un... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2010

Exceptional Works by Klimt, Giacometti, Cézanne, Matisse and Magritte at Sotheby's

Paul Cézanne (1830-1906), Pichet et fruits sur une table. oil on paper laid down on panel, 41.5 by 72.3 cm. 16 3/8 by 28 1/2 in. Painted in 1893-94. Estimate 10,000,000 - 15,000,000 GBP. photo courtesy Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 will be the first ever London sale of its kind to include three works individually estimated to realise more than £10 million. The works - each one a masterpiece - are by Klimt, Giacometti and Cézanne. They form the nucleus... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2009

Two Exceptional Drawings by Georges Seurat Head Sotheby's Impressionist Modern Art Sale

Georges Seurat, Femme Avec Deux Filletes, Circa 1882-84. ‘Conté’ pensil on paper, 31.2 x 22.5 cm ; 12 1/4 x 8 7/8 in. Est. 1.000.000—1.500.000 EUR. Copyright: Sotheby’s – ArtDigital Studio PARIS.- Two exceptional drawings by Georges Seurat, consigned from a private Parisian collector, will head the Impressionist Modern Art sale at Sotheby's in Paris on May 28. After the record €5 million ($6.3 million) achieved by Seurat's extraordinary drawing Au Divan japonais last December, Sotheby’s Paris will again highlight Seurat's work... [Lire la suite]