20 novembre 2016

Exhibition at Museo del Prado offers a self-reflexive gaze on art and painting

  Francisco de Zurbarán, The Crucified Christ with a Painter, c. 1650. Oil on canvas, 105 x 84 cm. Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado.  MADRID.- With Meta-painting, the Museo del Prado is offering a new approach to its collection in the latest in a series of exhibitions that began in 2010 with Rubens and continued with Captive Beauty (2013) and Goya in Madrid (2014). This series has aimed to offer visitors the chance to reflect on the Museum’s own collections and to look at its works in a new... [Lire la suite]

01 juin 2015

Sotheby's to offer master paintings and drawings collected by Dr. Hilary Koprowski & Dr. Irena Koprowska

Dirck van Baburen (Wijk Bij Duurstede, near Utrecht circa 1594/5 - 1624 Utrecht), Narcissus Gazing At His Reflection, oil on canvas, 37 1/2 by 45 1/2 in.; 95.2 by 115.5 cm. Estimate  $70,000/90,000. Photo: Sotheby's. EW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will offer Property from the Collection of Dr. Hilary Koprowski and Dr. Irena Koprowska across a series of sales in 2015. Noted for their significant contributions to 20th Century medical sciences, including fights against polio and cancer, the Drs. Koprowskis were also... [Lire la suite]