20 juillet 2019

Major Exhibition Traces the History of Pastel in Art at National Gallery of Art, September 29, 2019, through January 26, 2020

William Merritt Chase, Study of Flesh Color and Gold, 1888, pastel on paper coated with mauve-gray grit (on strainer), overall: 45.7 x 33 cm (18 x 13 in.), National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Raymond J. and Margaret Horowitz. Washington, DC—In a major new exhibition opening this fall, the National Gallery of Art will examine the beauty and depth of pastel, tracing its rich history from the Renaissance to the present day. The Touch of Color: Pastels at the National Gallery of Art will feature some 70 exquisite... [Lire la suite]

28 décembre 2018

‘Collections Privées: un Voyage des Impressionnistes aux Fauves’ at musée Marmottan Monet until 10 February 2019

PARIS.- Le musée Marmottan Monet présente, du 13 septembre 2018 au 10 février 2019, l’exposition « Collections privées : un voyage des impressionnistes aux fauves ». Soixante-deux  peintures, dessins et sculptures conservés en mains privées (Europe, Etats-Unis, Amérique latine) et dont une importante partie n’a jamais ou rarement été vue à Paris, composent un itinéraire pictural, de Monet à Matisse. PARIS.- The Musée Marmottan Monet is presenting—until 10 February 2019—an exhibition... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2018

Kröller-Müller Museum sheds new light on the work of French artist Odilon Redon

Exhibition view Odilon Redon. La littérature et la musique. Photo: Marjon Gemmeke. © Kröller-Müller Museum. OTTERLO.- In Odilon Redon. La littérature et la musique, the Kröller-Müller Museum sheds new light on the oeuvre of French artist Odilon Redon (Bordeaux 1840-Paris 1916). With a large number of paintings, pastels, drawings and lithographs, the exhibition shows the important role that literature and music play in Redon’s life and work. Appealing to the senses Redon is a painter, pastelist, draughtsman... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2018

Records set for Monet and Matisse in first Rockefeller evening sale

Lot 15. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Fillette à la corbeille fleurie, signed ‘Picasso’ (upper right); signed again, dated and inscribed ‘Picasso 1905 13 Rue Ravignan’ (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 60 7/8 x 26 in. (154.8 x 66.1 cm.) Painted in 1905. Estimate On Request. Price realised USD 115,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The opening evening sale of works from The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller generated huge international interest, which resulted in new world auction... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2017

In 'Drawn to Greatness,' the Morgan to Showcase Master Drawings from Thaw Collection

Francisco de Goya (1746–1828), Leave it all to Providence (Dejalo todo a la probidencia), 1816-20, black ink and gray wash, Thaw Collection, The Morgan Library & Museum, 1999.22.  The Thaw Collection is considered among the foremost private collections of drawings assembled over the last half century. It was first promised to the Morgan in 1975 by Eugene V. Thaw, now a Life Trustee, and the museum received the full collection of 424 works in early 2017. In honor of this extraordinary gift—one of the most important in... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2017

"Leonardo to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Robert Lehman Collection" exhibition at the MET

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (French, 1780-1867). Study for "Raphael and the Fornarina" (detail), ca. 1814. Graphite on white wove paper, 10 x 7 3/4 in. (25.4 x 19.7 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Robert Lehman Collection, 1975 (1975.1.646) Leonardo to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Robert Lehman Collection, on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning October 4, presents 60 masterpieces of European drawing spanning the Renaissance to the Modern age. It is the first presentation to highlight the... [Lire la suite]

15 mai 2017

Exhibition analyzes the Parisian art scene of the late 19th century

Louis Anquentin, Inside Bruant’s Mirliton (l’intérieur de Chez Bruant: Le Mirliton), 1886-87. Oil on canvas, 145 x 157 cm. Private collection. BILBAO.- The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is presenting Paris, Fin de Siècle: Signac, Redon, Toulouse - Lautrec, and Their Contemporaries , an exhibition that analyzes the Parisian art scene, underscoring the most important French avant-gardes of the late 19th century, particularly the NeoImpressionists, Symbolists, and Nabis. The leading... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2017

Christie’s unveils Betsy Bloomingdale: A Life in Style

Betsy Bloomingdale. Photography Credit: Photographer unknown, courtesy of the Estate of Betsy Bloomingdale “To me style, in anything you do, whether dressing, entertaining, collecting, whatever, is a sureness of choice. It can be learned, it can be developed, but to be successful, it mustn’t be perceived.” –Betsy Bloomingdale NEW YORK, NY.- Christie's announces the release of the sale catalogue for the auction of Betsy Bloomingdale: A Life in Style, featuring the contents of Mrs. Bloomingdale’s Hollywood... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2017

Buccellati one-of-kind gold earrings inspired by Odilon Redon's La Chute de Phaéton

Odilon Redon, La Chute de Phaéton.  Buccellati one-of-kind yellow gold, white gold and diamonds earrings inspired by Odilon Redon's La Chute de Phaéton. 180.000,00 € © Buccellati 2016 Imagination is stronger than image as Phaëton’s research for assurance from his mother that his father is the sun god. A reminder of the mythical trip of Phaëton on the sun chariot, Buccellati’s wing earrings are unexpectedly “flying” along the ear lobe, with a seductive upward motion and a surprising design. Handcrafted with the... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2015

Three thousand years of the horse in art displayed at the National Gallery of Victoria

Lucy KEMP-WELCH, Horses bathing in the sea, 1900, oil on canvas, 152.9 x 306.5 cm. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Purchased, 1900, 93-2 © Estate of Lucy Kemp-Welch  MELBOURNE.- From the mythical winged horse Pegasus to Phar Lap’s victorious Melbourne Cup, three thousand years of the horse in art is displayed in the NGV Collection exhibition The Horse, opening on 14 August. Tony Ellwood, Director, NGV, said, ‘The horse has been a constant source of inspiration to artists throughout the world and... [Lire la suite]