14 janvier 2014

Christie's to offer the most important early Magritte to come to auction in a generation

Renè Magritte, Les chasseurs au bord de la nuit (The hunters at the edge of night), 1928. Estimate: £6-9 million © Christie’s Images Limited 2014 LONDON.- A key date on the international art calendar, Christie’s highly anticipated annual evening sale of The Art of The Surreal will take place on 4 February, presenting the most valuable group of works to be offered in the category to date. The auction is led by the most important early Magritte to come to auction in a generation, Les chasseurs au bord de la nuit (The hunters at the... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2011

PICASSO, MIRÓ, DALÍ, Angry Young Men: the Birth of Modernity @ Palazzo Strozzi, Florence

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), The Weeping Woman [La Femme qui pleure], 1937, oil on canvas, 55 x 46 cm. Riehen/Basel, Fondation Beyeler The exhibition Picasso, Miró, Dalí. Angry Young Men: the Birth of Modernity will bring together over sixty early works of three young artists: Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, and Salvador Dalí, as well as over one hundred of Picasso’s sketches.  All three were raised in Catalonia, but came to fame in France where two of them chose to live and to build up their careers, whereas Salvador Dalí stayed... [Lire la suite]

30 janvier 2010

DUBUFFET/MIRO/BASQUIAT @ Nassau County Museum of Art (NCMA)

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1984), Third Street, 1984. Acrylic, oilstick, Xerox on canvas, 66 by 60 inches. Batsheva & Ronald Ostrow ROSLYN HARBOR, NY.- Nassau County Museum of Art (NCMA) will present works by Joan Miró, Jean Dubuffet and Jean-Michel Basquiat, shown together for the first time. The artists do not share generation nor culture, but they do share a confrontational antagonism to the traditional and academic, resulting in art that is raw, bold and forthright. Primal symbols characterize their work in personalized... [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]
12 janvier 2010

Plus d’un million de dollars de faux Picasso ou Chagall vendus sur eBay

CHICAGO (ETATS-UNIS) [11.01.10] – Un homme a réussi à vendre sur le site d'enchères en ligne des dizaines d'œuvres d'art de Picasso, Chagall, Miro ou Dali. Mais les tableaux étaient des faux grossiers, dont il a tout de même tiré un bénéfice de plus d'un million de dollars. Plaidant coupable, il risque une peine de 20 ans de prison. Le procès d'un homme accusé d'avoir vendu de fausses œuvres d'art sur eBay vient de s'ouvrir à Chicago. Il a réussi a vendre des dizaines de faux tableaux des plus grands peintres du XXe pour un... [Lire la suite]
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24 juin 2009

Christie's Auction of Impressionist and Modern Art in London Realises $60.4 Million

A Christie´s employee looks at Picasso´s "Homme a l'epee". This painting sold today for £5,753,250 / $9,372,044 / €6,737,056. Photo: EFE/Andy Rain LONDON.- A "musketeer" painted by Pablo Picasso was one of the big attractions at an auction of impressionist and modern art at Christie's held in London, where it sold for 5.7 million pounds ($9.3 million). The 1969 work, "Homme a l'Epee," was the second most expensive lot of the session, after Monet's "Au Parc Monceau," that went for 6.3... [Lire la suite]


17 juin 2009

'Miró – Dupin. Art and Poetry' @ The Joan Miró Foundation

Jacques Dupin and Joan Miró - Qui ravaude l'aigre tranchée..., 1970. Hand-written poem with an illustration: gouache and ink on paper, 72 x 54 cm. Private collection, Paris © Successió Miró BARCELONA.- The Joan Miró Foundation is presenting Miró – Dupin. Art and Poetry, an exhibition to commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the death of Joan Miró that examines the artist’s close relationship and affinity with Jacques Dupin. The show will also be a tribute to Dupin, a trustee of the Foundation since its beginnings, in... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2009

Duchamp, Miró, Marc, Monet and Picasso Highlight Christie's Auction of Impressionist and Modern Art

Henri Matisse (1869-1954) Le pot de pivoines, signed and dated 'Henri Matisse 1920' (lower right), oil on canvas, 25¾ x 21 5/8 in. (65.5 x 54.9 cm.)  Painted in Nice in 1920. Estimate 2,300,000 - £2,800,000    LONDON.- The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale will take place at Christie’s on 23 June and will offer 46 works of art, including exceptional museum-quality masterpieces by Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Franz Marc, Joan Miró, Camille Pissarro and Marcel Duchamp. The auction is expected to realise... [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]
08 mai 2009

'Surreal Things' @ the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

René Magritte, born Lessines, Belgium, 1898; died Brussels, Belgium, 1967, The Tempest, 1931, oil on canvas, 49.5 x 64.1 cm, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. Bequest of Kay Sage Tanguy. © Estate of René Magritte / SODRAC (2009). TORONTO.- This summer, reality will be suspended at the Art Gallery of Ontario as it welcomes Surreal Things, an innovative exhibition organized by London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. A Canadian exclusive which runs May 9 to August 30, 2009, this is the first exhibition to examine the... [Lire la suite]


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