25 février 2019

"LIÈGE. CHEFS-D’ŒUVRE" au musée des Beaux-Arts de Liège

Rik Wouters (1882-1916), Après-midi à Amsterdam. © Musee des Beaux Arts Ville de Liège. LIEGE - Des maîtres de la Renaissance jusqu’aux mouvements d’avant-garde, en passant par de grandes figures internationales (Ingres, Monet, Pissarro, Picasso, Chagall, Arp, Magnelli, Debré, Hantai, Monory, Gilbert & George...), l’exposition Liège. Chefs-d’oeuvre offre un voyage inédit à travers les oeuvres-phares de la collection du musée des Beaux-Arts de Liège. Les... [Lire la suite]

19 janvier 2016

Phillips presents highlights from February 20th Century & Contemporary Art Auctions

LONDON.- Phillips presents highlights from the 9 and 10 February 20th Century & Contemporary Art Auctions. Offering over 220 lots the auction is estimated to achieve £33.7 to 48.8 million ($49 – 70.7 million / €44.6 - 64.4 million). The 20th Century and Contemporary Art Evening Sale includes five principal sections: School of London, Italian Post-War Art, Continental Post-War Art, 20th Century Art and Contemporary Art. The auction will offer outstanding quality works by Piero Manzoni, Pierre Soulages, Alexej Jawlensky,... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2014

Christie's to offer the most important early Magritte to come to auction in a generation

Renè Magritte, Les chasseurs au bord de la nuit (The hunters at the edge of night), 1928. Estimate: £6-9 million © Christie’s Images Limited 2014 LONDON.- A key date on the international art calendar, Christie’s highly anticipated annual evening sale of The Art of The Surreal will take place on 4 February, presenting the most valuable group of works to be offered in the category to date. The auction is led by the most important early Magritte to come to auction in a generation, Les chasseurs au bord de la nuit (The hunters at the... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2011

Sotheby's Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale Brings $170.5 Million in New York

NEW YORK, NY.- Tonight’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s New York achieved $170,478,000, within the overall pre-sale estimate ($158.9/229.7 million). The auction was 74.6% sold by lot, and saw a total of 37 works sell for over $1 million. Pablo Picasso’s Femmes lisant (Deux personnages) was the top lot of the night, achieving $21,362,500, and auction records were established for the Surrealist artist Paul Delvaux and for a sculpture by Paul Gauguin. “This evening’s sale saw solid bidding activity from around... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2009

"Surrealism and Beyond: In the Israel Museum" @ The Cincinnati Art Museum

Joan Miró, Painting (Spanish Dancer), 1957. Oil on canvas, 146 x 114. Gift of Sylvia and Joseph Slifka, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum- CINCINNATI, OH.- The Cincinnati Art Museum will be the sole U.S. venue for an exhibition that features works by the greatest masters of Dada and Surrealist art, including Salvador Dalí, Marcel Duchamp, Pablo Picasso, Max Ernst, René Magritte, Joan Miró, Jean (Hans) Arp, Man Ray, Kurt Schwitters, Hannah Höch and Paul Delvaux. Surrealism and Beyond: In the Israel Museum,... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2008

Paul Delvaux (1897-1994), Les Vestales

Paul Delvaux (1897-1994), Les Vestales, 1972, huile sur toile, signée et datée, 140 x 190 cm. Estimation : 1 000 000/1 200 000 €. Si le goût du XIXe marquera la première vente, c’est la peinture du XXe qui conclura ces trois jours ; entre les deux, le dimanche à 20 h 30, place sera faite aux bijoux. "L’émeraude ne perd pas de sa valeur faute de louanges", disait l’empereur Marc-Aurèle. Tant mieux, car une superbe paire de pendants d’oreilles Repossi composés de deux émeraudes taille coussin, de 61,48 ct et 54,45 ct,... [Lire la suite]