03 mars 2013

Kunstkammer opens after restoration with exhibition of treasures from the Habsburgs

People visit the art-chamber (Kunstkammer Wien) of the art-historic museum (Kunsthistorisches Museum) on February 28, 2013 in Vienna on the eve of its reopening. The Kunstkammer Vienna – newly renovated and enhanced – is returning to the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna after 10 years, featuring goldsmith work, bronze, ivory and wood sculptures, and exotic objects such as ostrich eggs, the horn of the legendary unicorn, and the golden Saliera by Benvenuto Cellini. AFP PHOTO / DIETER NAGL. VIENNA.- The Kunst- und Wunderkammern (arts... [Lire la suite]

26 septembre 2011

'Winter Tales: Depictions of Winter in European Art from Bruegel to Beuys'' @ Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna

Jacob Isaacksz van Ruisdael, Winterlandschap, ca. 1650-1682 (detail). AMSTERDAM.- Providing a total of 17 paintings, the Rijksmuseum is making the largest contribution of loaning institutions to the exhibition Winter Tales: Depictions of Winter in European Art from Bruegel to Beuys, which was organised by former Rijksmuseum Director in Chief Ronald de Leeuw on behalf of Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. More than 180 objects, ranging from paintings to a sleigh, tell the story of European winters from 1450 to the present. For... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2011

"Splendour and Power: Imperial Treasures from Vienna" @ the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Cup Cover with Venus and Cupid Sleeping on a Shell being observed by Jupiter in the form of a Swan. Attributed to Giovanni Ambrogio Miseroni (1551-1616), Milan, late 16th century. Private Collection CAMBRIDGE.- Never before seen together in the UK, on 16 August 2011 the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge will be opening an extraordinary exhibition of precious decorative arts – the treasures of the Hapsburg emperors. Now joining this remarkable exhibition is a lost Royal masterpiece by the greatest of all the hardstone engravers of the... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2010

Autriche : un nouveau cas de restitution après une vente forcée pendant la guerre

VIENNE (AUTRICHE) [14.06.10] – Une commission ad hoc du gouvernement autrichien se prononce pour la restitution aux héritiers du propriétaire originel, d’œuvres d’art dont deux panneaux d’autel d’un peintre néerlandais du XVIe siècle saisis par les nazis pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale aujourd’hui conservés au Kunsthistorisches Museum de Vienne. Un conseil du gouvernement autrichien a recommandé au ministère de la Culture de restituer deux panneaux d’autel du XVIe siècle du peintre néerlandais du XVIe siècle, Maerten van... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2008

Magnificent Medals from Brandenburg-Prussia @ Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Jakob Gladehals? The Elector Johann George, 1597, object d’art with medal cast, gold, enameled with setting, 59 mm VIENNA.- From the rich holdings of the Numismatic Collection on Berlin’s famed Museum Island over 200 of the most beautiful and historically important medals commissioned by rulers from the House of Hohenzollern – Electors of Brandenburg and after 1701 Kings of Prussia – have been selected. Of particular importance are late Renaissance objects d’art that feature gold medals in precious settings, one of the... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2008

"All the Histories of Art: Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna" @ The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Orazio Lomi Gentileschi (Pisa, 1563 – London, 1639), Penitent Mary Magdalene, ca. 1621-23, Oil on canvas, 163 x 208 cm. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Picture Gallery, inv. nr. 179 BILBAO.- The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents All the Histories of Art: Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna , the first and most comprehensive and innovative show ever presented in Spain about the collection of Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna , one of the oldest museums in the world. With a selection of almost 200 works and around one hundred artists... [Lire la suite]
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