17 novembre 2015

New exhibition at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery explores Monet and the Impressionist Revolution, 1860-1910

Claude Monet (French, 1840–1926). Les Glaçons (The Ice Floes), 1880. Oil on canvas, 46 3/16 x 66 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches (117.32 x 168.28 x 8.89 cm). Collection of Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, Vermont, Gift of Electra Havemeyer Webb Fund, Inc., 1972-69.2. Image courtesy of Shelburne Museum. BUFFALO, NY.- On November 15, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery opened a new exhibition comprising prominent works by Claude Monet (French, 1840–1926) and other leading artists associated with the Impressionist movement. Monet and the... [Lire la suite]

16 octobre 2015

Exceptional Works by Cézanne, Gauguin, Giacometti, Modigliani, Monet and Picasso to be offered at Christie’s Evening Sales

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Homme à l’épée, oil on panel, 57 3/8 x 45 in. (145.6 x 114.3 cm.). Painted on 25 July 1969. Estimate on Request. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 New York - Christie’s announces a blockbuster line-up of Impressionist and Modern art highlights from its combined cross-category week of major fine art sales, to be held November 9 – 13, 2015. Over 500 works of Impressionist and Modern Art by the most celebrated artists of the era will be offered across the week, beginning with The... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2015

'In Bloom: Painting Flowers in the Age of Impressionism' opens at the Denver Art Museum

Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903) Still Life with Peonies, 1884, oil on canvas, 231/2 × 283/4 in. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, 1995.47.10. DENVER, CO.- On July 19, the Denver Art Museum opened In Bloom: Painting Flowers in the Age of Impressionism, the centerpiece exhibition for a campus-wide summer celebration. In Bloom explores the development of 19th-century French floral still-life painting, and features about 60 paintings by world-renowned French artists... [Lire la suite]
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11 juillet 2015

$300 Million Gauguin Painting Goes on View at Madrid's Reina Sofia Before Heading to DC

Detail of Paul Gauguin's 1892 oil painting, Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?, sold for a record price of near $300 million in Feb. 2015. MADRID - A record-setting Paul Gauguin painting sold by a Swiss family foundation to a group of state museums in Qatar was unveiled at Madrid's Museo Reina Sofia last week. The 1892 double portrait, “Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?),” depicting two Tahitian girls, fetched nearly $300 million in February 2015, making it the most expensive single artwork ever sold.  ... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2015

Milwaukee Art Museum to present 'Van Gogh to Pollock: Modern Rebel'

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890). La Maison de la Crau (The Old Mill), 1888. Oil on canvas, 25 1/2 x 21 1/4 inches (64.8 x 54 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York. Bequest of A. Conger Goodyear, 1966. MILWAUKEE – Beginning June 18, the Milwaukee Art Museum will present, Van Gogh to Pollock: Modern Rebels, an exclusive touring exhibition that will showcase nearly 70 masterpieces from some of the most famous artists of the 20th century. The exhibition brings together paintings and sculpture... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2015

"Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland" at de Young Museum

 Sir Henry Raeburn, Reverend Robert Walker, Skating on Duddingston Loch, ca.1795. Oil on canvas. Scottish National Gallery. SAN FRANCISCO —The de Young and the Kimbell Art Museum are pleased to announceBotticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland, a selection of paintings from Scotland’s premier art collections. The 55 paintings in the exhibition span a period of more than 400 years (1490–1932) and include some of  the greatest holdings of the Scottish National Gallery, Scottish... [Lire la suite]

11 juin 2014

Previously unknown early work by Paul Gauguin discovered at Bonhams in London

Paul Gauguin (French, 1848-1903), Bouquet de roses, signed and dated 'p Gauguin 84' (lower right), oil on canvas, 46.4 x 55.4cm (18 1/4 x 21 13/16in). Painted in 1884. Estimate £800,000 - 1.2 million (€990,000 - 1.5 million). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON - As summer arrives in London, yellow roses blossom at Bonhams. Bouquet de roses by Paul Gauguin (French, 1848-1903) is the highlight of the Impressionist and Modern Art sale on 23rd June at Bonhams New Bond Street. Previously... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2014

Rare French ceramics from Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection featured in new installation at Metropolitan Museum

Jean-Joseph Carriès (French, 1855–1894), Flask with face. Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye, ca. 1890. Glazed stoneware. H. 15 1/2 in.; wt. confirmed: 9.5 lb. (39.4 cm, 4.3 kg). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection, Purchase, Acquisitions Fund; Louis V. Bell, Harris Brisbane Dick, Fletcher, and Rogers Funds and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest; and 2011 Benefit Fund, 2013 NEW YORK, NY.- Making Pottery Art: The Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection of French Ceramics (ca. 1880-1910) celebrates the... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2012

Paintings by Picasso, Monet, Gauguin and Matisse stolen from Kunsthal Rotterdam

This photo released by the police in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, shows the 1898 painting ’Girl in Front of Open Window’ by Paul Gauguin. AP Photo/Police Rotterdam. AMSTERDAM (AP).- Thieves broke into a Rotterdam museum on Tuesday and walked off with works from the likes of Picasso, Monet, Gauguin and Matisse potentially worth hundreds of millions. Police haven't said how they pulled off the early hours heist, but an expert who tracks stolen art said the robbers clearly knew what they were after. "Those... [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]