25 novembre 2016

Emotionally charged relationship between man and woman explored in exhibition

Max Liebermann, (1847–1935), Samson and Delilah, 1902. Oil on canvas, 151.2 x 212 cm. Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main. Photo: Städel Museum – ARTOTHEK. FRANKFURT.- From 24 November 2016 to 19 March 2017, visitors to the Städel Museum in Frankfurt will have the opportunity to see a major exhibition that explores a timeless theme: the emotionally charged relationship between man and woman and its representation in art. “Battle of the Sexes. Franz von Stuck to Frida Kahlo” illuminates the artistic... [Lire la suite]

13 novembre 2016

The best of the art & luxury markets offered at Koller

GENEVA.- The November – December auction series at Koller features a large sculpture by Chinese conceptual artist and dissident Ai Weiwei; important works by Gabriele Münter, one of the founders of the Blaue Reiter movement; an oil on canvas by Keith Haring from his European travels in the mid-80s, and a large painting by Swiss artist Albert Anker estimated at approximately $1 million. Koller’s first stand-alone Photographs auction in almost a decade features portraits of personalities such as Muhammed Ali, Desmond Tutu... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2009

"The Scholar’s Eye: Property from the Julius Held Collection" @ Christie's

Julius Held was one of the pre-eminent art historians of the 20th century, best known for his seminal works on Rubens and Rembrandt. In the tradition of the scholar-collector, Professor Held, with his refined eye and insatiable curiosity, amassed a diverse collection of paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture. With eclectic taste Professor Held collected beyond his scholarly field of Flemish and Dutch art, and acquired works by French, Italian, British and American artists from the 16th to 20th centuries. Highlights includes : ... [Lire la suite]