20 août 2018

Pinault Collection presents a selection of works in the Couvent des Jacobins

RENNES.- This summer, the Pinault Collection has been invited by Nathalie Appéré, mayor of Rennes, to present a selection of works in the Couvent des Jacobins, city’s new convention center, and an installation at the musée des Beaux-Arts. Within these two institutions, the Pinault Collection presents the exhibition “Debout !” (“Stand up!”). François Pinault commissioned Caroline Bourgeois, curator for the Pinault Collection, to curate the show. It brings together works by internationally renowned artists, including... [Lire la suite]

28 juin 2018

Major exhibition that explores religion, faith and divinity now open at Christie's London

Sir Stanley Spencer, The Crucifixion, oil on canvas, 36 x 30 in. (91.5 x 76.2 cm), Painted in 1934. Sold for 2,001,250 GBP at Christie's London, 26 May 2011, lot 50. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 LONDON.- As part of the June Season at Christie’s, Sacred Noise, a major exhibition that explores religion, faith and divinity through artists including Francis Bacon, Maurizio Cattelan, Lucio Fontana, Damien Hirst, Pablo Picasso, Gerhard Richter, Sir Stanley Spencer, and Francisco de Zurbarán, is now on view in the... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2018

Castello di Rivoli opens first show of masterpieces by Giorgio de Chirico from Cerruti Collection

Giorgio de Chirico, Metaphysical Muse, 1918, oil on canvas, 55 x 35 cm. Collezione Fondazione Francesco Federico Cerruti per l'Arte on long-term loan Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino. TURIN.- Giorgio de Chirico was born in Volos, Greece, in 1888, to Italian parents – his father was a civil engineer building the new railway lines in Greece. He lived in Athens, Munich, Milan, Florence, Paris, Ferrara, New York, and Rome, where he died in 1978. De Chirico is among the most important... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2016

Maurizio Cattelan, "Not Afraid of Love" à la Monnaie de Paris

Maurizio Cattelan, Senza Titolo, 2001. Photo : Zeno Zotti. Courtesy Maurizio Cattelan's Archive. PARIS - Dans la lignée des projets artisitiques remarquables et remarqués tels que le Concert pour hélicoptères de Stockhausen, Your name in Lights de John Baldessari ou encore la Chocolate Factory de Paul McCarthy, la Monnaie de Paris accuelle cet automne Maurizio Cattelan pour sa plus grande exposition jamais proposée en Europe. Du 22 octobre 2016 au 8 janvier 2017, sous le commissariat de... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

World Auction Record for Maurizio Cattelan at Christie's New York yesterday

Maurizio Cattelan (B. 1960), Him; wax, human hair, suit, polyester resin and pigment, 39 3/4 x 17 x 25 in. (101 x 43.1 x 63.5 cm.). Executed in 2001. This work is the artist's proof from an edition of three plus one artist's proof. Estimate: $10,000,000-15,000,000. Price Realized $17,189,000  ( £11,887,275 / €15,037,403 ). A WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. NEW YORK - Bound to Fail achieved US$78,123,250/ £54,027,144/ €68,344,337 with sell-through... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2013

Riotous Baroque: From Cattelan to Zurbarán at Guggenheim Bilbao

Pieter Aertsen (1507/08-1575), The carnage, 1551-1555. Collection Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht BILBAO.- Co-organized by Kunsthaus Zürich and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Riotous Baroque. From Cattelan to Zurbarán – Tributes to Precarious Vitality strikes up a dialogue between 17th-century artworks and contemporary pieces in an attempt to extricate the concept of the Baroque from its conventional stylistic pigeonhole, moving away from clichés such as pomp, rich ornament, or gold and instead focusing on the Baroque as a... [Lire la suite]

29 décembre 2012

Praying Hitler by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan in ex-Warsaw ghetto sparks emotion

A statue by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan shows Adolf Hitler praying on his knees in Warsaw, Poland, on Friday Dec. 28, 2012. The work, “HIM” has been drawing visitors since it was installed last month and even some anger. One Jewish group, the Simon Wiesenthal Center, this week condemned the work’s placement in the former ghetto as “a senseless provocation which insults the memory of the Nazis' Jewish victims.”. AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski.  WARSAW (AP).- A statue of Adolf Hitler praying on his knees is on display in the... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2010

Le doigt d’honneur de Maurizio Cattelan

MILAN (ITALIE) – La dernière sculpture de Maurizio Cattelan divise l’opinion italienne. A l’occasion d’une exposition personnelle au Palazzo Reale, l’artiste a fait installer L.O.V.E., un doigt d’honneur en marbre haut de 11 mètres face à la Bourse de Milan. Le trublion de l’art contemporain italien crée de nouveau la polémique. La dernière œuvre de Maurizio Cattelan, L.O.V.E., consiste littéralement en un doigt d’honneur taillé dans un bloc de marbre de carrare. Cette sculpture, haute de 11 mètres, est actuellement exposée... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2010

Interesting Survey of Key Artistic Schools at Sotheby's Sale

NEW YORK, NY.- On 12 May 2010 Sotheby’s Contemporary Art sale will offer works by some of the most important artists of the 20th and 21st centuries, including Mark Rothko, Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Roy Lichtenstein and Brice Marden, among many others. The sale presents an interesting survey of the key artistic schools of the period including Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism and more recent contemporary art. The auction presents collectors with an opportunity to acquire works that, in many cases, have not been offered... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2010

Artist Jeff Koons Presents His Cracked Egg Sculpture at the Pinchuk Art Center in Kiev

Jeff Koons - Cracked Egg, 1994-2006. Courtesy PinchukArtCentre. Photo by Markus Tretter KIEV.- The PinchukArtCentre presents a major international group exhibition with 19 leading artists of our time, devoted to Sexuality and Transcendence as a central theme of contemporary art. On view from April 24, 2010 through September 16, 2010 the exhibition examines the diversity and complexity of the art produced on this theme today. The show displays the sparkling dialogue of various artistic approaches in the tension field between the... [Lire la suite]