15 janvier 2018

Powerful depiction of Picasso's 'Golden Muse' emerges onto the market for first time

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection. Pablo Picasso, Femme au béret et à la robe quadrillée (Marie-Thérèse Walter), oil on canvas, 55 by 46cm. Painted on 4th December 1937. Estimate upon request. Courtesy Sotheby’s. LONDON.- A painting of heightened psychological intensity, Pablo Picasso’s Femme au béret et à la robe quadrillée (Marie-Thérèse Walter) brings to a climax a turbulent and highly charged year. The great masterpiece of his career Guernica was created in 1937, and in the final month of that momentous... [Lire la suite]

22 novembre 2017

Christie's to reveal first highlights from the Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller in Hong Kong

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces the first highlights from the collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller to be unveiled in Hong Kong on November 24, which marks the start of a global tour of collection highlights presented by private aviation company VistaJet. The collection will be offered for sale at Christie’s Rockefeller Center Galleries in New York in the Spring of 2018. The collection sale will be the most significant philanthropic auction ever presented, with all the Estate sale proceeds destined to benefit... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2017

Phillips to offer landmark Pablo Picasso painting

Pablo Picasso, Sleeping Nude, 13 March 1932. Oil and charcoal on canvas, 51 1/4 x 63 3/4 in., 130.2 x 161.9 cm. Estimate: $15 - 20 million. Image courtesy of Phillips. LONDON.- Phillips announced that Pablo Picasso’s monumental Sleeping Nude will be sold as the centerpiece of Phillips’ 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale in London in March 2018. This extraordinary large-scale portrait of Picasso’s muse, Marie-Thérèse Walter, was executed in 1932 and remained in Picasso’s own collection until the end of his... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2017

Sotheby's to offer a bold portrait combining two of Picasso's greatest muses: Marie-Thérèse Walter & Dora Maar

Lot 21. Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973), Buste de femme au chapeau. Dated 27.5.39. (center right). Oil on canvas, 25 5/8 by 21 1/4 in., 65.1 by 54 cm. Painted on May 27, 1939. Estimate 18,000,000 — 25,000,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present Pablo Picasso’s Buste de femme au chapeau as a highlight of their Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in New York on 14 November 2017. Characterized by its vibrant color palette, sharp... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2017

First exhibition devoted to comparing Picasso and Lautrec opens in Madrid

MADRID.- The Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza presents Picasso/Lautrec, the first monographic exhibition devoted to comparing these two great masters of modern art. Although their artistic link has been repeatedly established by literature and contemporary critics, this is the first time their works have been displayed alongside each other in an exhibition. The show also examines this fascinating relationship from new viewpoints, as it does not merely explore the cliché of the young Picasso as an admirer of Lautrec in... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2017

Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973), Paysage de neige, Circa 1924

Lot 52. Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973), Paysage de neige, Circa 1924. Huile et crayon sur toile, 61 x 50 cm (24,02 x 19,69 in.). Estimation 300 000 € / 400 000 €. Photo Artcurial. Provenance : Succession Pablo Picasso (photo n° M521) Collection Paul Lombard  Collection Paul Lombard chez Artcurial, 75008 Paris, le 10 Octobre 2017 à 19h00
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29 septembre 2017

Masterworks from the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Collection to be offered at Sotheby's New York

Mark Rothko, Untitled, 1968. Acrylic on paper mounted on canvas. Estimate $5/7 million. Photo: courtesy of Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced that masterworks on paper from the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Collection will lead the November sales of Impressionist & Modern and Contemporary Art in New York. Drawings and works on paper are the most spontaneous and essential of all artworks, often underpinning everything that an artist subsequently applies to other media. And yet, it is... [Lire la suite]
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]