20 février 2018

Arnoldi-Livie at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Joos de Momper the Younger (1564 - Antwerp - 1635), The Corn Harvest, circa 1610-1620. Oil on panel, 69 x 106.5 cm (27.2 x 41.9 in.). Arnoldi-Livie (Stand 339). © TEFAF 2018 Provenance: Menke sale, June 1/2, 1904, Brussels, Le Roy, no. 13 (as Jan Brueghel the Elder); Wertheim sale, April 30, 1930, Berlin, no. 62, ill. (as Joos de Momper and Jan Brueghel); Renner Collection, Hamburg; Private collection, Rhineland Literature: Klaus Ertz, Josse de Momper der Jüngere, Freren 1986, no. 321, p. 553,... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2017

The Cleveland Museum of Art Announces New Acquisitions

Cleveland, OH —The Cleveland Museum of Art’s recent acquisitions include a portrait of Colonel Charles Heathcote by British artist Joseph Wright of Derby, a drawing by German Expressionist Oskar Kokoschka, a 14th-century Japanese hanging scroll featuring the Buddhist deity Aizen Myōō, Wisdom King of Passion, and a monumental oil painting on canvas by contemporary Chinese artist Liu Wei.  Portrait of Colonel Charles Heathcote. 18th-century artwork showcases innovative figurative and landscape painting Often described as... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2016

Self-portraits from Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei explored at Scottish National Portrait Gallery

'Facing the World | Self-Portraits Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei' EDINBURGH.- The many extraordinary ways that artists have created works using their own image are being explored in a major international exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery this summer. From Rembrandt’s famously unflinching treatment of his ageing reflection to Ai Weiwei’s politically charged use of social media, artists have chosen a multitude of strategies to portray themselves, for reasons ranging from self-promotion to the questioning of... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2016

Kokoschka world record set at Bonhams Impressionist & Modern Art Auction

NEW YORK.- Oskar Kokoschka’s Sitzender bärtiger Mann (1907) set a world auction record for a work on paper at U.S. $425,000 with premium at the Bonhams New York’s Impressionist and Modern Art sale on May 11.  Lot 21. Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1990), Sitzender bärtiger Mann, signed with initials 'OK' (lower right), graphite and watercolor on light brown paper, 16 7/8 x 12 1/8 in ( 42.7 x 30.8 cm). Drawn in 1907. Sold for US$ 425,000 (€374,515) inc. premium. world auction record... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2013

The UK's first major exhibition devoted to the portrait in Vienna opens at the National Gallery

Egon Schiele (1890 ˗ 1918), Portrait of Albert Paris von Gütersloh, 1918. Oil on canvas, 140 x 110.3 cm © The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota. Gift of the P. D McMillan Land Company LONDON .- This autumn, the National Gallery presents the UK’s first major exhibition devoted to the portrait in Vienna - Facing the Modern: The Portrait in Vienna 1900.  Portraiture is closely identified with the distinctive flourishing of modern art in the Austrian capital during its famed fin-de-siècle: artists worked to the demands of... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2010

"VIENNA 1900 – Klimt, Schiele and their times " @ Fondation Beyeler

Gustav Klimt, Judith II (Salomé), 1909 © Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna di Ca’ Pesaro La Vienne 1900 a été un des lieux de naissance de l’art moderne. À cette époque, cette ville, célèbre par la culture des cafés et la psychanalyse de Freud, abritait une foule de compositeurs et d’artistes de cabaret, tandis que la Wiener Werkstätte multipliait les expériences novatrices. Au centre de la grande exposition consacrée au modernisme viennois figurent les célèbres portraits et paysages... [Lire la suite]

09 juin 2009

Bonhams to Sell Painting by Artist Described by Hitler As "Degenerate"

‘the total sum of your work is like a painting of the whole world, as though you tried to embrace world, its cities, its people, its condition’. (Andrew Forge, 1962). Oscar Kokoschka, A view from Lindsay House looking towards Battersea, 1957 LONDON.- Oscar Kokoschka’s magnificent riverscape, `London, Chelsea Reach’, a view from Lindsay House looking towards Battersea was done when the artist was 71 years old in 1957 having fled Prague in 1938 to escape Hitler’s invading army. Bonhams are selling this picture (estimate at... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2009

La citation du jour : Oskar Kokoschka

"It was the Baroque inheritance I took over". Oskar Kokoschka
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04 février 2009

Auction Record Price For Edgar Degas Sculpture Headlines Sotheby's Sale Of Impressionist Art

Edgar Degas, Petite danseuse de quatorze ans, circa 1879-81. Estimate: £9 – 12 million. Photo: Courtesy of Sotheby's LONDON.- Tonight’s sale of Impressionist & Modern Art at Sotheby’s in London saw 22 works realise a total of £32,564,300 ($46,238,050). The sale was 75.9% sold by lot and 67.7% sold by value and it saw two works command prices in excess of £5 million, and six for more than £1 million. Commenting on the sale, Melanie Clore, Co-Chairman, Impressionist & Modern Art, Sotheby’s Worldwide, said: “This evening’s... [Lire la suite]
01 février 2009

Oskar Kokoschka, Istambul I

Oskar Kokoschka, Istambul I Painted in Istanbul in June 1929. oil on canvas. 80.3 by 110.8cm. Estimate 1,200,000—1,800,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Galerie Paul Cassirer, Berlin (acquired from the artist on 11th February 1930)N. V. Amsterdamsche Kunsthandel Paul Cassirer & Co., Amsterdam (transferred from the above on 10th April 1931)Oskar Federer, Ostrava (acquired from the above probably through Neue Galerie, Vienna, in 1933)Seized by the Nazis in 1939Galerie Vytvarného Umenì, Ostrava (by November 1943)Restituted to the heirs... [Lire la suite]