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]
13 janvier 2010

Exceptional Works by Klimt, Giacometti, Cézanne, Matisse and Magritte at Sotheby's

Paul Cézanne (1830-1906), Pichet et fruits sur une table. oil on paper laid down on panel, 41.5 by 72.3 cm. 16 3/8 by 28 1/2 in. Painted in 1893-94. Estimate 10,000,000 - 15,000,000 GBP. photo courtesy Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 will be the first ever London sale of its kind to include three works individually estimated to realise more than £10 million. The works - each one a masterpiece - are by Klimt, Giacometti and Cézanne. They form the nucleus... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2009

Christie’s London bi-annual sale of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints

LONDON.- The Christie’s London bi-annual sale of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints in September will feature a fantastic variety of original prints from the Renaissance to the present day including well-known artists such as Dürer, Rembrandt, Picasso, Beckmann, Matisse, Miro, Bacon, Warhol, Lichtenstein and Hockney. A range of subjects by Andy Warhol (1928-1987) are on offer in the contemporary section of the sale ranging from Lenin to Marilyn Monroe, and include the particularly endearing 25 Cats name[d] Sam and one blue... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2009

"Une semaine de bonté", les collages originaux de Max Ernst @ Musée d'Orsay

Max Ernst (1891-1976)Collage tiré de Une semaine de bonté. Oedipe 251933© Isidore Ducasse Fine Arts© Photo Peter Ertl. © ADAGP, Paris 2009 Après 1850, l'image à sensation est partout, livres et revues, presse et annonces prolifèrent. Né en 1891, Max Ernst est l'enfant de cette révolution-là. Sa culture et sa mémoire visuelles vont être mises à profit en 1933 lorsqu'il décide, en plein surréalisme, de détourner un certain nombre d'illustrations anciennes. Il puise à Sade comme à Fantômas, à Doré et Grandville autant qu'aux... [Lire la suite]
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