11 mars 2019

« L’Orient des peintres, du rêve à la lumière » au Musée Marmottan Monet

« L’Orient des peintres, du rêve à la lumière » au Musée Marmottan Monet Le musée Marmottan Monet présente, du 7 mars au 21 juillet 2019, l’exposition « L’Orient des peintres, du rêve à la lumière ». Riche d’une cinquantaine de chefs-d’œuvre provenant des plus importantes collections publiques et privées d’Europe et des États-Unis (musée du Louvre, musée d’Orsay, musée des Augustins de Toulouse, la Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus und Kunstbau de Munich, la collection Thyssen-Bornemisza de Madrid, le... [Lire la suite]

29 octobre 2017

Exhibition reveals insights into the use of colour as a choice rather than a necessity

LONDON.- At the National Gallery this autumn, journey through a world of shadow and light. With more than fifty painted objects created over 700 years, Monochrome: Painting in Black and White is a radical new look at what happens when artists cast aside the colour spectrum and focus on the visual power of black, white, and everything in between. Paintings by Old Masters such as Jan van Eyck, Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt van Rijn, and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres appear alongside works by some of the most exciting... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2017

'Théâtre du pouvoir', la nouvelle exposition de la Petite Galerie du Louvre

Antoine-François Callet, Louis XVI, 1779, huile sur toile. Musée du château de Versailles © Château de Versailles, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Christophe Fouin PARIS.- En 2017-2018, pour sa troisième saison, l’exposition de la Petite Galerie montre le lien qui unit l’art et le pouvoir politique. Gouverner, c’est se mettre en scène pour assoir son autorité, sa légitimité et son prestige. L’art, au service des commanditaires mécènes, devient alors instrument de propagande. Les figures du prince inspirent les héros tragiques... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2016

De l’alcôve aux barricades. De Fragonard à David. Dessins des Beaux-Arts de Paris à la Fondation Custodia

De l'alcôve aux barricades : Affiche. Une des plus grandes collections de dessins français exposée à la Fondation Custodia. Réputés pour leur précieux fonds de dessins régulièrement montré au Cabinet des dessins Jean Bonna, les Beaux-Arts de Paris s’associent avec la Fondation Custodia pour présenter cet automne, dans le cadre de son Bicentenaire, l’un des volets les plus prestigieux de sa collection au 121 rue de Lille.  L’exposition « De l’alcôve aux barricades », comprenant 145 dessins, est l’occasion de dresser un... [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]
18 juillet 2015

Exhibition traces the effects of three synthetic blue pigments on French artists

Marie-Louise-Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun (French, 1755–1842), Portrait of Theresa, Countess Kinsky, 1793. Oil on canvas, 54-1/8 x 39-3/8 in. (137.5 x 100.0 cm). The Norton Simon Foundation . © The Norton Simon Foundation PASADENA, CA.- The Norton Simon Museum presents an exhibition that traces the effects of three synthetic blue pigments on French artists. The accidental discovery of Prussian blue in an alchemist’s laboratory around 1704 helped open up new possibilities for artistic expression at the dawn of the... [Lire la suite]

23 février 2015

'Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris' at The Baker Museum

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Ambassadors Sent by Agamemnon to Urge Achilles to Fight, 1801. Oil On Canvas. National School of Fine Arts. Giraudon / The Bridgeman Art Library. NAPLES, FL. - Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris explores the dramatic impact of the École des Beaux-Arts’ curriculum on Western visual culture. Born from the legendary Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture, founded in 1648, the École was a highly competitive, government-run school which rigorously trained... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2014

More than 140 historic French masterworks on view at The Oklahoma City Museum of Art

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (French, 1780–1867). Torso (Painted Half-Figure), 1800. Oil on canvas, 40 3/16 x 31 1/2 in. (102 x 80 cm). École des Beaux-Arts, Paris (Torse 15). Courtesy American Federation of Arts.  OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA.- The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is the opening venue for the national tour of “Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris.” Opening June 21, the blockbuster exhibition is organized by American Federation of Arts and the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris. The exhibition... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2014

Masterpieces from the Frick Collection to travel outside the U.S. for the first time

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Comtesse d'Haussonville, 1845, oil on canvas, 51 7/8 x 36 ¼ inches, The Frick Collection, New York; photo: Michael Bodycomb.  THE HAGUE.- Over 30 masterpieces from the celebrated Frick Collection will be seen outside New York for the first time as part of a special exhibition at the Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague in 2015.  The Frick Collection in The Hague A Country House in New York: Highlights from The Frick Collection will be the first major exhibition to be displayed... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2014

Sotheby's to sell works from the Private Collection of legendary art dealer Jan Krugier

Alberto Giacometti, Homme traversant une place par un matin de soleil, conceived in 1950. Est. £3-5 million/$5-8 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- On 5 and 6 February 2014, Sotheby’s London will present over 100 masterworks from a collection that has captivated the imagination of world connoisseurs since it was first unveiled 14 years ago: The Private Collection of Jan Krugier. A survivor of the Holocaust, the legendary art dealer – perhaps best known for his involvement with the work of Picasso – walked through life believing in... [Lire la suite]