23 septembre 2017

'The Dutch in Paris 1789 – 1914' Exhibition Illuminates Artistic Cross-Currents

© Kees van Dongen, The blue dress, 1911, Van Gogh Museum. AMSTERDAM - Paris, with all its creative hotspots, exhibitions and training opportunities, exerted a magical attraction throughout the nineteenth century on artists from all corners of the world. New generations left their native countries to go to where the action was. The exhibition The Dutch in Paris 1789-1914 at the Van Gogh Museum (Oct. 13, 2017, to January 7, 2018) will present Paris with the work of Dutch artists like George Hendrik Breitner,... [Lire la suite]

22 septembre 2017

Celebrations, discussions and unveilings: Demodernising the collection at Van Abbemuseum

Pablo Picasso, Femme en vert, 1909. Collection Van Abbemuseum. Photo: Peter Cox. EINDHOVEN.- To officially open its new collection displays and to launch its three-year programme of exploration and transformation, the Van Abbemuseum is holding three days of activities, workshops and celebrations from 21 to 23 September 2017. Together with L'Internationale, a confederation of six modern and contemporary art institutions, the Van Abbemuseum is working to demodernise the museum, rearrange its permanent collections... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2017

Collector Jacques Grange at Sotheby’s Hong Kong 29 September – 2 October

Jacques Grange Portrait © Jérôme Hong Kong - In autumn this year, Sotheby’s will offer property from the collection of Jacques Grange, the French interior designer renowned for his refined and eclectic taste. The sale comprises a mix of modern and contemporary art, 20th century design, photographs, antiques, 19th century drawings and Symbolist works, assembled with erudition, sensitivity and a light touch. Comprising 150 lots, the collection will be offered at auction in Paris on 21 and 22 November. Cécile Verdier, Worldwide... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2017

Exhibition focuses on one of Peggy Guggenheim's favorite works of art

Pablo Picasso, On the Beach, 12 February 1937. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice © Succession Picasso, by SIAE 2017. VENICE.- From August 26, 2017 through January 7, 2018 the Peggy Guggenheim Collection presents the exhibition Picasso. On the Beach curated by Luca Massimo Barbero. The exhibition has been installed in the museum’s Project Rooms. The exhibition is a collaboration with the Musée national Picasso-Paris, and focuses on one of Peggy Guggenheim’s favorite works of art, Picasso’s On the Beach (La... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2017

Didier Ltd at LAPADA Art & Antique Fair, 15-20 september 2017, Stand A10

Salvador Dali, The Tree of Life Necklace, early 1950s. Unique 18ct gold necklace set with 33 brilliant-cut diamonds © Didier Ltd Georges Braque, Antiborée, 1963. 18ct textured gold brooch decorated with dark blue enamel © Didier Ltd Pablo Picasso, Visage, 1954-1955. Terracotta oval medallion with a stylised face in low relief © Didier Ltd David Watkins, Necklace. © Didier Ltd Contact: Didier & Martine Haspeslagh. T: +44 (0) 207 221 1573 - M: +44 (0) 7973 800 415... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2017

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum exhibits masterpieces from the collection of Alicia Koplowitz

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, Maja and Procuress on the Balcony, 1808-1812 © Collection Alicia Koplowitz - Grupo Omega Capital. BILBAO.- Over the past few decades the Alicia Koplowitz – Grupo Omega Capital Collection has become one of the most important art collections in Europe. Despite this, it has remained largely unknown with the exception of the recent display of around 50 works at the Musée Jacquemart-André in Paris. The exhibition at the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is an artistic event of the... [Lire la suite]

17 juillet 2017

Alvar Aalto's organic design idiom developed in interaction with contemporary visual artists

Alvar Aalto in his studio, 1945. © Alvar Aalto Foundation. Photo: Eino Mäkinen / Alvar Aalto Museum HELSINKI.- Alvar Aalto (1898–1976) is the most internationally famous Finnish architect and designer. Alvar Aalto – Art and the Modern Form opens up new perspectives into Aalto's life and work. The comprehensive exhibition illustrates how Aalto's thinking and design idiom developed in interaction with contemporary visual artists. In addition to presenting Aalto's extensive oeuvre, works are also being featured from his close... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2017

Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art announces new expansion to incorporate the Cerruti Collection

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale-Attese, ca. 1960. Water-based paint on canvas, 73 x 60 cm. Collezione Fondazione Francesco Federico Cerrui per l'Arte on long-term loan Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino. TURIN.- Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Director of the Castello di Rivoli Museum, announces that Castello di Rivoli will enter into a special partnership with the legendary Cerruti Collection to become the world’s first contemporary art museum to incorporate an encyclopaedic collection of the art... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2017

M & L Fine Art at Masterpiece London 2017

Enrico Castellani, Superficie Bianca. M & L Fine Art, Stand D 13 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Enrico Castellani, Untitled (Superficie), signed and dated on the reverse anilin on canvas, 54.8 x 84.7 cm. Executed in 1961. M & L Fine Art, Stand D 13 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale, oil and pencil on canvas, 72 × 60 cm. Executed in 1963-64. M & L Fine Art, Stand D 13 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Lucio Fontana, Guerrieri a... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2017

Lucian Freud's actual-size strawberries fetch £1.2 million

Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder, Still life of flowers in a Berkemeijer glass beaker decorated with raspberry prunts, including red and white parrot tulips, a white rose with a butterfuly and a pink rose, marigolds, lily-of-the-valley, forget-me-not and violets, with a sprig of rosemary and a fly on the shelf beneath, signed with the monogram AB (lower right), oil on copper. Lot sold £2,971,250. Auction record for the artist in... [Lire la suite]