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]

18 novembre 2016

Max Ernst painting from the family of Dorothea Tanning sells for $1 million at Bonhams

Max Ernst, Tremblement de terre printanier, sold for $1,147,500. Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- At Bonhams Impressionist & Modern Sale tonight (November 16), an exceptional painting by Max Ernst consigned by a descendent of his widow, the artist Dorothea Tanning, saw an astonishing result, selling for $1,147,500. Tremblement de terre printanier had never appeared at auction before, and the excitement in the room was palpable.   William O’Reilly, Bonhams Director of Impressionist & Modern Art, said... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2016

Christie's FIAC Week auctions total $46 million

Lot 28B. Yves Klein (1928-1962), Monogold Sans titre (MG 44), signé, daté, dédicacé et situé 'Pour Jeannine avec la vraie amitié de Yves - Paris 1961' (au dos), feuilles d'or sur panneau en bois, 21 x 15.5 cm. (8 ¼ x 6 1/8 in.). Réalisé en 1961. Ancienne collection Claude Berri. Price Realised: $1,313,010. Photo: © Christie’s Images Limited 2016. PARIS.- Christie’s new series of 20th Century auctions, held during FIAC week, celebrated Modern, Post-War and Contemporary art and displayed a... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2016

Kunsthaus Zürich presents 'Images of Architecture'

Bernardo Bellotto, The Ruins of the Kreuzkirche in Dresden, 1765. Oil on canvas, 84.5 x 107.3 cm, Kunsthaus Zürich, The Betty and David Koetser Foundation. ZURICH.- From 23 September to 11 December 2016 the Kunsthaus Zürich presents an exhibition on architecture as a subject for art. It comprises more than 20 works – from small ‘vedute’ to magnificent paintings, photographs and sculptures by Max Ernst, Bernardo Bellotto, Francesco Guardi, Vincent van Gogh, Nicolas de Staël, Thomas Struth and many... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2016

Max Ernst in Peggy Guggenheim's New York home (1942)

Max Ernst in Peggy Guggenheim's New York home (1942)
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03 février 2016

Christie's Impressionist, Modern & Surreal Art Evening Sales in London total $138,024,707

© Christie’s Images Limited 2016.  LONDON.- Christie’s Evening Sales of Impressionist and Modern Art and The Art of the Surreal, in London on 2 February, realised a combined total of £95,917,100 / $138,024,707 / €126,418,738, selling 75% by lot and 87% by value. The top price of the evening was achieved by Max Ernst’s museum-quality work The Stolen Mirror, which sold for £7,642,500 / $10,997,558 / €10,072,815 (estimate: £7-10 million). In total, 27 works of art sold for over £1 million / 34 for over $1 million. Two... [Lire la suite]

18 novembre 2015

Menil Collection reinstalls celebrated Surrealist galleries to create dialogue with Dalí

  Salvador Dalí, Eggs on the Plate without the Plate (Oeufs sur le Plat sans le Plat),1932. Oil on canvas, 23 3/4 × 16 1/2 in. (60.3 × 41.9 cm). Collection of the Salvador Dali Museum, Inc. St. Petersburg, Florida. © 2015 Salvador Dalí, Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York HOUSTON, TX.- Visitors to the Menil Collection have a rare opportunity this fall to experience works from the museum’s Surrealist collection in dialogue with one of the movement’s major figures – Salvador... [Lire la suite]
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04 octobre 2013

"From Monet to Picasso: The Batliner Collection" opens at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein

Claude Monet, Seerosenteich, um 1917-19, ALBERTINA, Vienna - The Batliner Collection VADUZ - Rita and Herbert Batliner’s collection is now going on show to the public for the first time in Liechtenstein, with Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein set to showcase a representative choice of works. The show includes works by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Cézanne, Max Ernst, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Joan Miró, Francis Bacon, Alberto Giacometti and Georg Baselitz. The Batliner collection covers a period ranging from... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2013

Max Ernst retrospective at Fondation Beyeler

Max Ernst, The Fireside Angel (The Triumph of Surrealism) L’ange du foyer (Le triomphe du surréalisme), 1937. Oil on canvas, 114 × 146 cm. Private collection © 2013, ProLitteris, Zurich. BASEL.- Comprising more than 170 paintings, collages, drawings, sculptures and illustrated books, the extensive Max Ernst retrospective at Fondation Beyeler features major works, discoveries and techniques from every phase of his career. Max Ernst, Oedipus Rex, 1922. Oil on canvas, 93 × 102 cm. Private collection© 2013, ProLitteris, Zurich.... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2013

'Constable, Delacroix, Friedrich, Goya. A Shock to the Senses' opens at the Albertinum

John Constable, Blick von East Bergholt auf Dedham Vale, um 1815, Öl auf Leinwand, 45,6 x 55,1 cm, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen München, Neue Pinakothek © bpk | Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen DRESDEN.- For the conception and preparation of this exhibition Prof. Dr. Ulrich Bischoff, Director of the Galerie Neue Meister, enlisted the support of a renowned co-curator: Luc Tuymans (*1958), one of the most influential contemporary painters. This Belgian artist not only stands out on account of his impartial way of viewing art;... [Lire la suite]