16 mars 2011

"Van Dongen, Fauve, anarchiste et mondain" @ MAMVP

Kees Van Dongen, Le Sphinx, 1925. Musée dArt moderne de ta Ville de Paris © Musée dArt Moderne / Roger-Viollet © ADAGP, Paris 2011 Le Musée d’Art moderne propose de redécouvrir Kees Van Dongen (1877- 1968). artiste fulgurant et déroutant qui trouva à Paris la reconnaissance artistique dans Les années 20. L’exposition restitue les multiples facettes du personnage : peintre hollandais prompt à la caricature et à la dénonciation sociale, artiste d’avant-garde et figure du fauvisme, devenu une des grandes figures de La scène parisienne... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2010

Sotheby's May 2010 Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art Brings $195 Million

The sale was led by Henri Matisse’s Bouquet pour le quatorze juillet, which climbed to $28,642,500 (est. $18/25 million). This EPA/YM YIK NEW YORK, NY.- Tonight at Sotheby’s, the spring Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art brought a total of $195,697,000, nearly reaching the high end of the presale estimate (est. $141/204 million). Forty-three works achieved prices over $1 million, ten works exceeded $5 million, four works brought prices over $10 million, and two works sold for over $15 million. The sale was 87.7% sold... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2010

"Matisse to Malevich, Pioneers of Modern Art from the Hermitage" @ the Hermitage Amsterdam

Henri Matisse, The Red Room (Harmony in Red), 1908 © Succession H. Matisse c/o Pictoright Amsterdam 2010 AMSTERDAM.- Outstanding works by Matisse, Picasso, Van Dongen, De Vlaminck, Derain and many other contemporaries of theirs will be seen in a magnificent display from 6 March 2010 to 17 September 2010 at the Hermitage Amsterdam in the exhibition Matisse to Malevich. Pioneers of modern art from the Hermitage. For this exhibition about 75 paintings have been selected from the Hermitage St.- Petersburg, which has one of the... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2010

Christie's London Sale Hits Target as Unseen Picasso Sells for $13 Million

An employee poses for photographers in front of Pablo Picasso's ''Tete de femme'' painting at Christie's auction house in London. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth LONDON (REUTERS).- Pablo Picasso once again proved his appeal to wealthy collectors when the artist's portrait of his second wife Jacqueline was the top lot at Christie's impressionist and modern art sale in London on Tuesday. "Tete de femme (Jacqueline)", painted in 1963, fetched 8.1 million pounds ($13 million), around double its presale estimate of 3-4 million... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2010

An original sketch by Kees Van Dongen of the pianist Felicja Blumental was discovered in Tel Aviv

Kees Van Dongen, "Portrait of Felicja Blumental". White chalk and charcoal on poster, 58 x 39.5 cm. 27.9.1959 TEL AVIV.- An original sketch by Kees Van Dongen of the pianist Felicja Blumental was discovered in the Felicja Blumental Music Center in Tel Aviv amongst the late pianist’s memorabilia. While at a Beethoven festival featuring a solo performance of Felicja Blumental with the Pasdeloup Orchestra conducted by Heinreich Hollreiser at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris on the 27th of September 1959, Van Dongen, a... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2010

Matisse, Picasso, Goncharova and van Dongen Highlight Christie's Auction

Kees van Dongem (1877-1968), "Gitane", circa 1910-1911, signed 'van Dongen' on the lower right. Oil on canvas, (100.2 x 81.2 cm.) 39.3/8 x 32 inches. Estimate: £5,500,000-7,500,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 LONDON.- The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale and the auction of The Art of the Surreal will take place on 2 February 2010 at 7pm with a pre-sale estimate of £56,505,000 to £80,805,000. The leading highlights include Gitane by Kees van Dongen (1877-1968) (estimate: £5.5 million to £7.5 million);... [Lire la suite]

21 octobre 2009

Sotheby's Fall Sales of Impressionist and Modern Art to Be Held in New York on 4 & 5 November 2009

Pablo Picasso, Buste d’homme. Painted on October 15, 1969. Oil on canvas, 76¾ by 51⅛in. (195 by 130 cm). Est. $8/12 million. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s fall Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York on 4 November 2009 presents a remarkable offering ranging from an exquisite group of classic Impressionist pictures by Renoir, Pissarro and Sisley from the family of legendary dealer Paul Durand-Ruel, to key works by modern masters such as Picasso, Giacometti, Derain and Miró. Many come from esteemed... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2009

Kees Van Dongen (1877-1968) Nature morte au faisan, 1890

Kees Van Dongen (1877-1968)  Nature morte au faisan, 1890 Huile sur toile. Signée en bas à droite. 94,5 X 67,5 cm. Estimation : € 180,000-220,000 Provenance :  Collection Dolly van Dogen, Paris Galerie Robin-Leadouze, Cannes Collection particulière, France Exposition : Van Dongen, Le Peintre 1877-1968, Musée d''Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 22 mars - 17 juin 1990, décrit page 84 et reproduit page 85 Tajan. ART IMPRESSIONNISTE ET MODERNE. 04 juin 2009, Espace Tajan www.tajan,.com
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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]
01 février 2009

Kees van Dongen (1877-1968) , La gitane

Kees van Dongen (1877-1968) , La gitane indistinctly signed 'van Dongen' (lower right) . oil on canvas. 39½ x 31 7/8 in. (100.2 x 81 cm.). Painted circa 1917-1918 Provenance: Acquired by the family of the present owner in the late 1970s. Notes: To be included in the forthcoming Kees van Dongen catalogue critique being prepared by Jacques Chalom Des Cordes under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute. When Kees van Dongen visited Spain and North Africa at the end of 1910 and beginning of 1911, the experience... [Lire la suite]
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