23 mars 2019

Chefs d'oeuvre du Guggenheim: la Collection Thannauser à l'Hôtel de Caumont

  L’Hôtel de Caumont-Centre d’art présente un ensemble de chefs-d’œuvre impressionnistes, postimpressionnistes et d’avant-gardes du début du XXe siècle de la Fondation Solomon R. Guggenheim de New York.                              Pour la première fois, près de cinquante œuvres majeures issues de la collection Thannhauser, ou liées à son histoire, sont présentées en Europe dans une exposition itinérante commencée au Guggenheim de Bilbao. De Manet à... [Lire la suite]

11 mars 2019

« L’Orient des peintres, du rêve à la lumière » au Musée Marmottan Monet

« L’Orient des peintres, du rêve à la lumière » au Musée Marmottan Monet Le musée Marmottan Monet présente, du 7 mars au 21 juillet 2019, l’exposition « L’Orient des peintres, du rêve à la lumière ». Riche d’une cinquantaine de chefs-d’œuvre provenant des plus importantes collections publiques et privées d’Europe et des États-Unis (musée du Louvre, musée d’Orsay, musée des Augustins de Toulouse, la Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus und Kunstbau de Munich, la collection Thyssen-Bornemisza de Madrid, le... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2017

Animals: Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg opens new exhibition

"Animals. Respect / Harmony / Submission". Poster. HAMBURG.- Animals are a frequent subject of debate these days. Do they have a soul? How much do they suffer? Are we under any obligation to protect their individuality by granting them rights? Are human beings morally authorized to do as they want with animals, to consume them, rob them of their freedom and train them for the purposes of entertainment? Scientific discussion takes the relationship between animal and human being very seriously. In the everyday life of... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2017

Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art announces new expansion to incorporate the Cerruti Collection

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale-Attese, ca. 1960. Water-based paint on canvas, 73 x 60 cm. Collezione Fondazione Francesco Federico Cerruti per l'Arte on long-term loan Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino. TURIN.- Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Director of the Castello di Rivoli Museum, announces that Castello di Rivoli will enter into a special partnership with the legendary Cerruti Collection to become the world’s first contemporary art museum to incorporate an encyclopaedic collection of the... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2017

Auction record for Wassily Kandinsky broken twice in one night at Sotheby's London

From left to right: Wassily Kandinsky, Bild mit weissen Linien (Painting with White Lines), oil on canvas, 1913. Joan Miró, Femme et oiseaux, gouache and oil wash on paper, 1940. Alberto Giacometti, Grande figure, bronze, cast by the Alexis Rudier foundry in Paris in 1947. Courtesy Sotheby’s. LONDON.- Sotheby’s Evening Sales of Impressionist & Modern Art and Actual Size at Sotheby’s London totalled a combined £148,877,000 / $187,719,009 (est. £129.9-170.5m). The total for the Impressionist & Modern Art Evening... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2017

Dickinson Gallery announces highlights to be presented at TEFAF Maastricht 2017

 Lucas Cranach the Elder, Judith with the Head of Holofernes, 1530. Signed lower right with the artist's winged serpent device. Oil on panel, 37,2 x 25 cm (14 2/3 x 9 7/8 in.) NEW YORK, NY.- For TEFAF Maastricht 2017, Dickinson Gallery will showcase a range of Old Master, Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary paintings, sculptures and works on paper, many of which have not been seen on the international art market in decades. Among the highlights are a rare Judith with the Head of Holofernes by Lucas Cranach... [Lire la suite]

16 décembre 2016

Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein opens exhibition of works from the Hilti Art Foundation

Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Torso der Grossen Stehenden, 1910, Hilti Art Foundation.  VADUZ.- The second exhibition of the Hilti Art Foundation has opened in Vaduz. The show focuses on classical modernism and includes works by Gauguin, Picasso, Kirchner, Beckmann and Klee. Contemporary art is prominently featured, with artworks by Imi Knoebel, Gotthard Graubner and Sean Scully amongst others. The exhibition presents 36 selected paintings and sculptures from the internationally renowned private art collection.  After its... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2016

Self-portraits from Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei explored at Scottish National Portrait Gallery

'Facing the World | Self-Portraits Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei' EDINBURGH.- The many extraordinary ways that artists have created works using their own image are being explored in a major international exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery this summer. From Rembrandt’s famously unflinching treatment of his ageing reflection to Ai Weiwei’s politically charged use of social media, artists have chosen a multitude of strategies to portray themselves, for reasons ranging from self-promotion to the questioning of... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2016

Paul Mellon's Most Treasured Works on Paper Celebrated in Exhibition at National Gallery of Art in Honor of Gallery's 75th Anniv

Mary Cassatt, American, 1844 – 1926, The Black Hat, c. 1890, pastel. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, 1985. Washington, DC—Paul Mellon was one of America's greatest art collectors and remains one of the National Gallery of Art's leading benefactors. Timed to coincide with the Gallery's 75th anniversary, In Celebration of Paul Mellon features 88 of the finest pastels, watercolors, drawings, prints, and illustrated books selected from his donations.  On view in... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2016

Paul Klee, L'ironie à l'œuvre au Centre Pompidou du 6 avril au 1er août 2016

Paul Klee, L'ironie à l'œuvre : Affiche. PARIS - Le Centre Pompidou propose une nouvelle traversée de l’œuvre de l’un des artistes les plus emblématiques du 20è siècle, figure singulière de la modernité : Paul Klee. Il s’agit de la première rétrospective importante présentée en France depuis l’exposition de 1969 au musée national d’art moderne.  Réunissant deux-cent trente œuvres, provenant du Zentrum Paul Klee, Berne, des plus grandes collections internationales et de collections particulières, cette rétrospective pose un... [Lire la suite]