23 juin 2016

The National Gallery explores great paintings from a unique perspective

LONDON.- Spanning over five hundred years of art history, Painters’ Paintings presents more than eighty works, which were once in the possession of great painters: pictures that artists were given or chose to acquire, works they lived with and were inspired by. This is an exceptional opportunity to glimpse inside the private world of these painters and to understand the motivations of artists as collectors of paintings. The inspiration for this exhibition is a painter’s painting: Corot’s Italian Woman, left to the nation... [Lire la suite]

12 juin 2016

"Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation and Change" opens at the Columbus Museum of Art

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973), Harlequin Musician, 1924, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Given in loving memory of her husband, Taft Schreiber by Rita Schreiber. © 2015 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. COLUMBUS, OH.- The Columbus Museum of Art, in partnership with the Barnes Foundation, presents Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation and Change June 10 – September 11. Curated by Simonetta Fraquelli, an independent curator and specialist in early... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2016

A complete set of 24 Picasso silver plates to lead Sotheby's HK's "Boundless: Contemporaty Art Sale"

Pablo Picasso (1881–1973), A Complete Set of Twenty-Four Silver Plates Conceived in ceramic by Picasso between 1956 and 1967 and executed in repoussé silver by François Hugo and Pierre Hugo in a numbered edition of 20 plus 2 exemplaires d’artiste and 2 exemplaires d’auteur, Est. HK$12 – 18 million / US$1.55 – 2.33 million. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- On 23 June 2016 at the Boundless: Contemporary Art auction in Hong Kong, Sotheby’s will offer a set of 24 silver plates by Pablo Picasso (Est. HK$12 – 18 million /... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2016

"Windows on the City: The School of Paris, 1900-1945" opens at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Juan Gris, Newspaper and Fruit Dish (Journal et compotier), March 1916. Oil on canvas, 46 x 37.8 cm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Gift, Estate of Katherine S. Dreier 53.1341 BILBAO.- The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is presenting Windows on the City: The School of Paris, 1900 – 1945 , an exhibition of more than 50 masterpieces from the collection of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. This exhibition is the first since the renewal of the management agreement with the... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2016

Christie's New York announces Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on May 12

Claude Monet (1840-1926), Le bassin aux nymphéas, detail, signed and dated 'Claude Monet 1919' (lower right), oil on canvas, 39 3/8 x 40 7/8 in. (99.6 x 103.7 cm.). Painted in 1919. Estimate $25,000,000 – $35,000,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on May 12 will feature an exceptional selection of 52 works by the most revered artists of the early 20th century. Led by outstanding paintings by Monet, Picasso, and... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2016

National Portrait Gallery to stage first major exhibition of Picasso portraits for twenty years

Portrait of Olga Picasso by Pablo Picasso, 1923; Private Collection. © Succession Picasso/DACS London, 2016 LONDON.- The National Portrait Gallery is to stage a major exhibition of portraits by Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) this autumn, it was announced today, Monday 11 April 2016. Picasso Portraits (6 October 2016-5 February 2017), sponsored by Goldman Sachs, and in association with the Museu Picasso, Barcelona, will include over 75 portraits by the artist in all media, ranging from well-known masterpieces to works that... [Lire la suite]

12 avril 2016

Doménikos Theotokópoulos, called El Greco (Crete 1541-1614 Toledo), The Entombment of Christ

Doménikos Theotokópoulos, called El Greco (Crete 1541-1614 Toledo), The Entombment of Christ, oil on panel, 11 x 7 5/8 in. (28 x 19.4 cm.), with the inventory number '18.' (lower right). Estimate $4,000,000 – $6,000,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Provenance: (Possibly) Miguel Lasso de la Vega y Madariaga (1783-1863), 10th Marqués de las Torres, and thence by descent to,Miguel Lasso de la Vega y Quintanilla (1830-1900), 12th Marqués de las Torres, and (probably) by descent to his son,José María... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2016

Fine Jewelry from Estate of Boston’s Supermarket Heiress to Lead Grogan’s March Sale

Van Cleef & Arpels Diamond Riviere Necklace from the Estate of Helene Rabb Cahners-Kaplan. Estimate: $75,000-100,000 (Grogan & Company) BOSTON, MA: Grogan & Company is poised to present a diverse and exciting selection of Jewelry, Fine Art, Decorative Arts, and Oriental Carpets in their March 20th auction. Highlighted by fine jewelry from the estate of Stop and Shop supermarket heiress Helene Rabb Cahners-Kaplan, the auction will feature over 300 lots from various private collections and estates.  ... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2016

The Barnes Foundation opens "Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation and Change"

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973), Harlequin Musican, 1924. Oil on canvas, 51 3/16 × 38 1/4 in. (130 × 97.2 cm). Given in loving memory of her husband, Taft Schreiber, by Rita Schreiber. National Gallery of Art, Washington. 1989.31.2. © 2016 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. PHILADELPHIA, PA.- The Barnes Foundation, in partnership with the Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio, presents Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation and Change. On view February 21 through... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2016

Turkey police recover stolen Picasso in Istanbul, state-run Anatolia news agency reported

Pablo Picasso, 'Woman Dressing Her Hair', 1940. ANKARA (AFP).- Turkish police have recovered an original painting by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso in an undercover operation in Istanbul, state-run Anatolia news agency reported on Saturday. The operation targeted alleged art thieves attempting to sell the painting "Woman Dressing Her Hair" which was stolen from a collector in New York, Anatolia said. Turkish police, posing as potential buyers, met the prospective sellers at a hotel and then at a yacht in an... [Lire la suite]
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