27 février 2017

First exhibition dedicated to the work of Pablo Picasso and Alberto Giacometti opens in Doha

Pablo Picasso, Autoportrait, 1901. Huile sur toile 81 x 60 cm | © Picasso Estate DOHA.- Qatar Museums in collaboration with the Musée National Picasso and the Fondation Giacometti, present the first exhibition dedicated to the work of two of the most important artists of the twentieth century, Pablo Picasso and Alberto Giacometti, at the Fire Station Artist in Residence in Doha, Qatar. The exhibition, which is the first to show these artists in the Middle East, runs from 22 February – 21 May 2017. This major... [Lire la suite]

21 février 2017

Picasso's symbol of resilience, Plant de tomates to appear at auction after four decades

Pablo Picasso, Plant de tomates, oil on canvas, painted in Paris between 6-9 August 1944 (est. £10,000,000-15,000,000). Photo: Sotheby's. “The tomato plants are an earthy and decorative metaphor for the human need to survive and flourish”. 1Jean Sutherland Boggs in Picasso and Things (exhibition catalogue), The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1992. LONDON - Samuel Valette, Sotheby’s Senior Specialist in Impressionist & Modern Art, commented: “This exceptional work by Pablo Picasso was painted at a moment of particular... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2017

Earthenware two-handled vase created in 1952 by Pablo Picasso brings $37,200 at Weiss Auctions

White earthenware two-handled vase by Pablo Picasso from 1952, one in an edition of 400 and 15 inches tall ($37,200). © Weiss Auctions LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A white earthenware two-handled vase by Pablo Picasso, executed in 1952 as one in an edition of 400, sold for $37,200 at an auction held Jan. 29 by Weiss Auctions, online and in the firm’s gallery at 74 Merrick Road in Lynbrook. The vase was the top lot in a sale that grossed over $350,000, with more than 1,000 people combining to bid live and via the internet. The vase... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2017

Christie's announces highlights from its Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Paul Gauguin, Te Fare (La maison) (1892, estimate: £12,000,000-18,000,000) and Henri Matisse, Jeune fille aux anémones sur fond violet (1944, estimate: £5,000,000-7,000,000) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- The Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on 28 February will launch 20th-Century at Christie’s, a season of sales that take place in London from 28 February to 10 March 2017. The auction will present 51 lots from the birth of Impressionism through to some of the most important... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2017

Passion & Desire from Antiquity to the Present Day at Sotheby's

  Nicolaes Pietersz. Berchem and studio, Jupiter disguised as Diana seducing the nymph Callisto. Estimate £30,000–40,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Across the centuries, art has always been intrinsically linked to expressions of passion and sensuality. ‘Erotic: Passion & Desire’ will encompass representations of love and sex from antiquity to the present day, exploring themes from the beauty of desire to representations of the male nude, to the carnal act itself, stripped of metaphor. Featuring over 100... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2016

Spanish artist Pablo Picasso's sculptures on view at BOZAR

Pablo Picasso, Tête de femme, 1962. Tôle découpée, pliée et fil de fer peints polychromes, 32 x 24 x 16 cm. Dation Pablo Picasso, 1979. Inv. Nr. MP366. Musée national Picasso-Paris © Succession Picasso – SABAM Belgium 2016 Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée Picasso de Paris) / Adrien Didierjean / Mathieu Rabeau BRUSSELS.- Considered as one of the most important painters of the 20th century, the Spanish artist Pablo Ruiz Picasso (1881-1973) also created sculptures throughout his life that were as innovative as they were... [Lire la suite]

23 octobre 2016

Exhibition pays tribute to one of the greatest art patrons of the early 20th century, Sergei Shchukin

Christian Cornelius Krohn, "Portrait de Sergei Shchukin", 1915 © Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg.  PARIS.- Fondation Louis Vuitton presents the exhibition “Icons of Modern Art: The Shchukin Collection” from 22 October 2016, to 20 February 2017. The exhibition is part of the official programme of the France-russia year of cultural tourism 2016–17 and constitutes as one of its most prominent events.  The exhibition pays tribute to one of the greatest art patrons of the early 20th century, Sergei... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2016

"Picasso-Giacometti" au Musée Picasso

Picasso-Giacometti au Musée Picasso : Affiche. PARIS - Du 4 octobre 2016 au 5 février 2017, le Musée Picasso présente la toute première exposition consacrée à luvre de deux des plus grands artistes du XXe siècle : Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) et Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966). Grâce à un prêt exceptionnel de la Fondation Giacometti, cette exposition inédite, qui occupera le rez-de-chaussée et le premier étage de lhôtel Salé, réunit plus de 200 uvres des deux maîtres provenant des riches collections du Musée... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2016

Sotheby's to offer Lord & Lady Attenborough's celebrated private collection of Picasso ceramics

 “My family and I have experienced untold joy assembling our ceramic collection over the last 50 years” Lord Attenborough, 2007. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- This November, Sotheby’s will offer at auction the celebrated private collection of Picasso ceramics assembled by Lord and Lady Attenborough. Renowned for its quality and prescience, the collection was built with the joyfilled tradition of an annual pilgrimage to the South of France, where Lord Attenborough, his wife Sheila, and their children enjoyed... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

Pablo Picasso, "Horloge à la Langue" or "Clock with Tongue" Gold Pendant/Brooch, 1956

Pablo Picasso. "Horloge à la Langue" or "Clock with Tongue" Gold Pendant/Brooch, 1956. Signed and numbered 4/20 1427 with maker's mark PH for Pierre Hugo and the French assay mark. Photo courtesy Leah Gordon.
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