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]

10 septembre 2016

De Bayser à la Biennale des Antiquaires 2016

Edgar Degas (Paris 1834 - Paris 1917), Femme nue assise s’essuyant le cou. Fusain et estompe sur papier calque, 61,5 x 66,5 cm. Numéroté « 13 » en bas à droite - Cachet de la signature en bas à gauche (L.658) © Sebert Paul Gauguin (Paris 1848 - Iles Marquises 1903),  Pot en grès émaillé à décor de moutons et de motifs végétaux, 1886-1887. Grès partiellement émaillé et rehauts d'or ; 10 x 17cm. Signé "PGo" - Sur le fond, marque du céramiste Chaplet avec H&Co au centre. Son numéro personnel « 31 »... [Lire la suite]
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]
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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