23 avril 2019

Le musée Maillol accueille les chefs-d’oeuvre de la Collection Emil Bührle

PARIS - Au printemps 2019, le musée Maillol accueille les chefs-d’oeuvre de la Collection Emil Bührle, une des collections particulières les plus prestigieuses au monde. Présenté pour la première fois en France, cet ensemble, réuni entre 1936 et 1956 à Zurich, propose un panorama de l’art français du XIXe et du début du XXe siècle. Né en Allemagne, Emil Georg Bührle (1890-1956) s’établit en Suisse en 1924 et rassemble, surtout entre 1951 et 1956, plus de 600 oeuvres d’art. Pour la première fois à Paris, une partie de ces... [Lire la suite]

18 décembre 2016

Freeman's ends 2016 on high note with The Forbes and Brewster collections

Courtesy of Freeman's. PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Two private collections with impeccable provenance and formidable names helped Freeman's see 2016 out on a high note. The two days of private collections resulted in $1.5 million in sales. Both the December 14 auction of The Forbes Collections and December 15 sale of The Brewster Collection brought competitive bidding from across the globe for a wide range of works, cementing the auction house's reputation as the go-to for successfully produced sales of private... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2016

The best of the art & luxury markets offered at Koller

GENEVA.- The November – December auction series at Koller features a large sculpture by Chinese conceptual artist and dissident Ai Weiwei; important works by Gabriele Münter, one of the founders of the Blaue Reiter movement; an oil on canvas by Keith Haring from his European travels in the mid-80s, and a large painting by Swiss artist Albert Anker estimated at approximately $1 million. Koller’s first stand-alone Photographs auction in almost a decade features portraits of personalities such as Muhammed Ali, Desmond Tutu... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2016

Sotheby’s Presents Age of Elegance during Its Autumn 2016 Sale Series

Louis Sauvageau, Nymph holding a bird's nest (details), white marble, 110 cm. Photo: Sotheby's. Hong Kong - This autumn, Sotheby’s is delighted to announce its fifth annual Age of Elegance – European Paintings, Sculpture, Silver and Fabergé in Hong Kong. This year’s edition of the unique selling exhibition brings together paintings spanning the 17th- through to the mid-20th centuries, exquisite sculptures, and exceptional objects in silver. The highly curated exhibition will also include, for the first time, an important group of... [Lire la suite]
21 juillet 2012

Paul Poiret & Raoul Dufy (textile), Evening Cape, 1925

Paul Poiret & Raoul Dufy (textile), Evening Cape, 1925. Orange "lamé" jacquard with print. Inventory Number(s): AC9362 96-24-1.  ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Richard Haughton The design of the artist, Raoul Dufy, is depicted on this one, large piece of cloth, realized by the Bianchini-Ferier company. Dufy, who had been working to become an artist, met Paul Poiret and began designing textiles. He left many textile works, and was a pioneer of artist-designed textiles. Aiming for the... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2009

Les Raoul Dufy de la collection de Marcelle et Gérard Oury chez Artcurial

Raoul Dufy (1877-1953), Bateaux et barques aux Martigues, fin 1907-début 1908, huile sur toile, 46 x 54,4 cm. Estimation : 500 000/700 000 €. Raoul Dufy (1877-1953), Visite de l’escadre anglaise au Havre, 1927-1929, Gouache et mine de plomb sur papier marouflé sur toile, 109 x 138 cm. Estimation : 230 000 - 350 000 € Raoul Dufy (1877-1953), Le bassin à Deauville ou cargo blanc, circa 1928, Huile sur toile, 38,50 x 46 cm. Estimation : 250 000 - 3à0 000 € Raoul Dufy (1877-1953), Régates à... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2009

" Matisse, Picasso, and Modern Art in Paris" @ The University of Virginia Art Museum

Pablo Picasso, Spanish, 1881-1973, Pierrot as Orchestra Conductor, ca. 1920-1923, Pochoir on paper, 12 3/16 x 9 7/16 inches. Photograph by K. Wetzel. © University of Virginia Art Museum © 2008 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.- The University of Virginia Art Museum presents Matisse, Picasso, and Modern Art in Paris: The T. Catesby Jones Collections at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the University of Virginia Art Museum. This exhibition reunites works of art that were given... [Lire la suite]