24 septembre 2018

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao exhibits fifty works from the Thannhauser Collection

BILBAO.- The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents Van Gogh to Picasso: The Thannhauser Legacy, featuring the celebrated Thannhauser Collection gifted to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, and marking the first time the majority of the collection as such leaves New York to be exhibited elsewhere. The show includes some fifty works by a number of the most well recognized Impressionists, Post-Impressionists, and modern masters, such as Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Édouard Manet, Pablo Picasso, and Vincent van Gogh.  The... [Lire la suite]

13 mai 2018

Exhibition at the Frye Art Museum traces the development of French landscape painting

  Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot. Monte Cavo, ca. 1825–28. Oil on cardboard. © Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims, Legacy Paul Jamot. Photo: C. Devleeschauwer.  SEATTLE, WA.- Towards Impressionism traces the development of French landscape painting from the informal schools of Barbizon and Honfleur to Impressionism. The majority of the works in the exhibition come from the extraordinary collection of the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims, France, with selections from the Frye Art Museum’s own holdings. Together, these... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2018

Exhibition traces the evolution of landscape painting in 19th century France

Théodore Rousseau, 'La mare', 1842 - 1843 © Reims, Musée des Beaux-Arts, photography Christian Devleeschauwer. WINTER PARK, FLA.- The Cornell Fine Arts Museum opened the exhibition, Towards Impressionism: Landscape Painting from Corot to Monet. Highlights from the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims. This exhibition is curated by Suzanne Greub, founder and director, Art Centre Basel, in collaboration with the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims and the City of Reims, France. Towards Impressionism marks the first time that an... [Lire la suite]
02 novembre 2017

GURLITT: STATUS REPORT. Nazi Art Theft and its Consequences

Claude Monet (1840–1926), Waterloo Bridge, 1903. Oil on canvas, lined, 65 × 101.5 cm, www.lostart.de/532967. Kunstmuseum Bern, Bequest of Cornelius Gurlitt 2014. Provenance undergoing clarification / Currently no indications of being looted art. BERN - Gurlitt Status Report is the title of two concurrent exhibitions with different thematic focuses. The Bundeskunsthalle and the Kunstmuseum Bern present works from the estate of Cornelius Gurlitt, the son of the Third Reich art dealer... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2017

Detroit Institute of Arts to open a major painting exhibition: “Monet: Framing Life”

Claude Monet, “Rounded Flower Bed (Corbeille de fleurs),” 1876, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts. DETROIT - “Monet: Framing Life” is an intimate exhibition focusing on an important painting in the DIA collection—Claude Monet’s “Rounded Flower Bed (Corbeille de fleurs)” from 1876, formerly known as “Gladioli” and recently retitled based on new research. Monet created this work while living in the Paris suburb of Argenteuil between late 1871 and early 1878, an especially productive time. It was... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2017

Cézanne still life leads Zweig Collection at Sotheby's New York

Lot 27. Paul Cézanne, Nature morte. Painted circa 1890. Oil on canvas, 11 1/8 by 15 7/8 in. 28.3 by 40.5 cm. Estimate 7,000,000 — 10,000,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present Property from the Collection of Barbara and Martin Zweig as a highlight of their Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on 14 November in New York. Led by Paul Cézanne’s vibrant still life Nature morte (estimate $7/10 million), the collection features exceptional examples by many of the greatest French... [Lire la suite]

21 septembre 2017

DC's Phillips Collection Presents 'Renoir and Friends'

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Luncheon of the Boating Party, 1880–81. Oil on canvas, 51 1/4 x 69 1/8 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1923. Washington DC - Opening this fall on October 7, The Phillips Collectionpresents an exceptional exhibition inspired by the museum’s celebrated Luncheon of the Boating Party (1880–81) by Pierre Auguste Renoir. Comprised of more than 40 carefully chosen works from private and public collections around the world, Renoir and Friends: Luncheon of the... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2017

Monet collectionneur au musée Marmottan

Monet collectionneur : Renoir, Manet, Caillebotte, Cézanne, Pissarro, Morisot... Affiche. PARIS - Claude Monet, le plus célèbre des impressionnistes, fut aussi le plus secret des collectionneurs. A l’exception de ses estampes japonaises, on ignore les chefs-d’œuvre qu’il a réunis tout au long de sa vie. Ils constituent pourtant le panthéon artistique et sentimental du maître de Giverny. Pour la première fois, le musée Marmottan Monet lève le voile sur cette passion privée et organise, du 14 septembre 2017 au 14 janvier 2018,... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2017

"Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade" at the Legion of Honor, June 24 - September 24, 2017

Edgar Degas, "Portrait of Zacharian," ca. 1885. Pastel on paper laid down on board, 15 5/8 x 15 5/8 in. (39.7 x 39.7 cm). Private Collection. Image courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO—Best known for his depictions of Parisian dancers and laundresses, Edgar Degas (French, 18341917) was enthralled with another aspect of modern life in the French capital: high-fashion hats and the women who created them. Degas’s fascination inspired a visually compelling and profoundly modern body of work that... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2017

Christie's announces highlights from its Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Paul Gauguin, Te Fare (La maison) (1892, estimate: £12,000,000-18,000,000) and Henri Matisse, Jeune fille aux anémones sur fond violet (1944, estimate: £5,000,000-7,000,000) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- The Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on 28 February will launch 20th-Century at Christie’s, a season of sales that take place in London from 28 February to 10 March 2017. The auction will present 51 lots from the birth of Impressionism through to some of the most important... [Lire la suite]