31 juillet 2019

Modern art trove seized from Portugese businessman Jose Berardo

Piet Mondrian (1872-1944), Tableau (yellow, black, blue, red and grey), 1923, Oil on canvas, 54.5 x 53.5 cm, UID 102-623, Museu Coleção Berardo, Lisboa © 2019 Museu Coleção Berardo LISBON (AFP).- Portugal has seized a trove of contemporary artwork, including paintings by Joan Miro and Piet Mondrian, from its debt-riddled owner, the government said on Tuesday. "There has been a court ruling to this effect," a spokeswoman for the Culture Ministry said, confirming media reports. For... [Lire la suite]

11 juillet 2019

Mondrian figuratif au Musée Marmottan Monet

Membre du groupe De Stijl, Piet Mondrian est principalement connu pour ses peintures abstraites aux lignes épurées et ses carrés rouge, jaune et bleu. Le musée Marmottan Monet lui consacre une exposition événement en septembre 2019 et met l’accent sur son œuvre figurative majeure. Une soixantaine de peintures de premier ordre, sélectionnées par Mondrian lui-même vers 1920 pour son plus grand collectionneur Salomon B. Slijper, sont présentées en exclusivité à Paris et révèlent cette face méconnue de l’artiste. Paysages, portraits,... [Lire la suite]
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02 mars 2019

Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden opens three new exhibitions to celebrate the Bauhaus anniversary year

  DRESDEN.- In the Bauhaus anniversary year, three exhibitions pursue historic and contemporary questions on the theme of space, display, and constructivist art. The exhibition "Visionary Spaces: Kandinsky, Mondrian, Lissitzky and the Abstract-Constructivist Avant-Garde in Dresden 1919–1932” brings together master works from international museums. In the center of the show are spatial designs by Piet Mondrian and El Lissitzky, which were created for Dresden in 1926. This is also the starting point for new works by... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2019

Gerhard Richter, Abstraktes Bild, 2009

Lot 21. Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), Abstraktes Bild, oil on canvas, 180 by 180 cm. 70 7/8 by 70 7/8 in. Estimate £6,000,000 - £8,000,000. Courtesy Sotheby's 2019.  Provenance: Marian Goodman Gallery, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner. Exhibited: New York, Marian Goodman Gallery, Gerhard Richter: Abstract Paintings, November 2009 - January 2010, no. 46, illustrated in colour. Literature: Christian Lotz, The Art of Gerhard Richter. Hermeneutics, Images,... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2018

Important work by Piet Mondrian to be offered at Clars

Piet Mondrian (Dutch, 1872-1944), Cottages Along a Stream Lined with Trees, oil on canvas, 37.5″x50″. Estimate $300,000 - $500,000. To be offered: May 20, 2018. © Clars. OAKLAND, CA.- Clars Auction Gallery will present an important work by Piet Mondrian on Sunday, May 20th, as part of their Important Fine Art, Decorative Art, Furniture, Jewelry and Asian Art Auction. This impressive work will be offered along with several other investment level works and property which come to this sale from... [Lire la suite]
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02 février 2018

"Les Hollandais à Paris : 1789-1914" au Musée du Petit Palais

Les Hollandais à Paris : 1789-1914 au Musée du Petit Palais. PARIS - Le Petit Palais est heureux de présenter, en collaboration avec le musée Van Gogh d’Amsterdam et le RKD (Institut Néerlandais d’Histoire de l’Art) de la Haye, la première grande exposition en France dédiée aux riches échanges artistiques, esthétiques et amicaux entre les peintres hollandais et français à Paris, de la fin du XVIIIe siècle jusqu’au début du XXe siècle. Cent quinze œuvres empruntées aux plus grands musées des Pays-Bas, mais aussi à d’autres... [Lire la suite]

30 septembre 2017

‘Picture Ballot! Reformation' at Kunsthaus Zürich

El Greco (Domenico Theotocopulos), Portrait of Charles de Guise, Cardinal de Lorraine, 1572. Oil on canvas, 178.5 x 94.5 cm, Kunsthaus Zürich, Stiftung Betty and David Koetser, 1986. XURICH.- The Kunsthaus Zürich is staging an exhibition on aspects of the Reformation in the visual arts. Reflecting the central theme of transformation and renewal, it brings together a crosssection of works from the 16th to the 20th centuries: late medieval religious imagery, Counter-Reformation Baroque paintings, history... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2017

'The Dutch in Paris 1789 – 1914' Exhibition Illuminates Artistic Cross-Currents

© Kees van Dongen, The blue dress, 1911, Van Gogh Museum. AMSTERDAM - Paris, with all its creative hotspots, exhibitions and training opportunities, exerted a magical attraction throughout the nineteenth century on artists from all corners of the world. New generations left their native countries to go to where the action was. The exhibition The Dutch in Paris 1789-1914 at the Van Gogh Museum (Oct. 13, 2017, to January 7, 2018) will present Paris with the work of Dutch artists like George Hendrik Breitner,... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2017

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attesa, 1965

Lot 62. Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attesa, signed, titled and inscribed hoy es un dia meravilloso on the reverse, waterpaint on canvas, overall: 84.5 by 84.5 cm. 33 1/4 by 33 1/4 in., each edge: 60 cm. 23 5/8 in. Executed in 1965. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Franco Passoni, Milan Acquired from the above by the present owner in the early 1980s Exhibited: Turin, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, Lucio Fontana, February - March 1970,... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2016

The Jewish Museum opens first U.S. exhibition devoted to visionary designer and architect Pierre Chareau

Pierre Chareau Portrait, 1925. Photo © Centre Pompidou  NEW YORK, NY.- The Jewish Museum is presenting the first U.S. exhibition focused on French designer and architect Pierre Chareau (1883-1950) from November 4, 2016 through March 26, 2017. Showcasing rare furniture, lighting fixtures, and interiors, as well as designs for the extraordinary Maison de Verre, the glass house completed in Paris in 1932, Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design brings together over 180 rarely-seen works from major public and... [Lire la suite]