23 décembre 2020

"Magritte / Renoir. Le surréalisme en plein soleil' au Musée de l'Orangerie

René Magritte (1898-1967), La Préméditation, 1943. Huile sur toile, 55 × 46 cm. Collection particulière. © Photothèque R. Magritte / Adagp Images, Paris, 2021 Les musées d’Orsay et de l’Orangerie organisent une exposition consacrée à la "Période Renoir" de René Magritte, engagée à partir de 1943 jusqu’en 1947. Première exposition à montrer de façon complète un chapitre de l’œuvre de Magritte encore largement méconnu, elle permet de confronter les œuvres de Magritte à celles d’Auguste Renoir qui l’ont... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2020

René Magritte’s L’Arc de Triomphe, 1962 to highlight the London Selection of One: A Global Sale of the 20th century

René Magritte, L’arc de triomphe, 1962, estimate: £6.5-9.5 million. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 LONDON – On 10 July, Christie’s will offer René Magritte’s L’arc de triomphe (1962, estimate: £6.5-9.5 million) in London as a highlight of ONE: A Global Sale of the 20th Century. Painted during the opening months of 1962, L’arc de triomphe features one of the most familiar pictorial elements of René Magritte’s post-war oeuvre – the tall, imposing... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2020

The Art of the Surreal Evening Sale, 20th Century at Christie's, 5 February

London – Christie’s The Art of the Surreal Evening Sale will directly follow the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, launching ‘20th Century at Christie’s’ on 5 February 2020. The Surreal season is highlighted by René Magritte’s poetic masterpiece A la rencontre du plaisir (Towards Pleasure) (1962, estimate: £8,000,000-12,000,000), which has remained in a private collection for over 50 years and has never been offered on the market until now. A total of seven paintings by Magritte are... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2019

Monet's $28 million 'Charing Cross Bridge' leads Sotheby's $209 million Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Lot 8. Claude Monet, Charing Cross Bridge, signed Claude Monet and dated 1903, lower left, oil on canvas, 65 by 100.3 cm. Painted in 1903. Estimate 20,000,000 — 30,000,000 USD. Sold for 27,600,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Yesterday’s sale was led by Claude Monet’s Charing Cross Bridge from 1903, which sold for $27.6 million, one of the finest examples from Monet’s seminal London series ever to appear at auction. Previously in the collection of Andrea Klepetar-Fallek for the past 40 years, the... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2019

Sotheby's Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art Evening Sale totals $115.3m

The sale was led by a record for a Venetian View by Claude Monet at £27.5 Million / $36.2 Million. Courtesy Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Tonight’s Evening Sales of Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Art brought a total of £87.7 million / $115.3 million (est. £62.1 – 89.3 million). Helena Newman, Sotheby’s Worldwide Head of Impressionist & Modern Art, said: “It was great to see these first indicative sales of the season hit the ground running with such a promising and lively start. The combination of... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2018

More than 200 works from The Museum of Modern Art, New York come to Melbourne

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890), Portrait of Joseph Roulin, early 1889. Oil on canvas. 25 3/8 x 21 3/4″ (64.4 x 55.2 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. M. Burden, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rosenberg, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Mr. and Mrs. Armand P. Bartos, The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection, Mr. and Mrs. Werner E. Josten, and Loula D. Lasker Bequest (all by exchange). Digital Image © The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2017. MELBOURNE.- In an international exclusive,... [Lire la suite]

20 mai 2018

Exhibition in San Francisco focuses on the latter half of René Magritte's career

René Magritte, Le fils de l'homme (Son of Man), 1964; oil on canvas; private collection; © Charly Herscovici, Brussels / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Banque d'Images, ADAGP / Art Ressources, NY. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- René Magritte: The Fifth Season—presented exclusively at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art from May 19 through October 28, 2018—focuses on the latter half of Magritte’s career, from approximately 1943 to 1967, a period of remarkable transformation and revitalization for the artist.... [Lire la suite]
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22 janvier 2018

Boon Gallery at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 78c

Fernand Léger (Argentan 1881-1955 Gif-sur-Yvette), ‘La femme au perroquet’, 1952. Gouache on paper, 63 x 48 cm. Monogrammed lower right. © Boon Gallery Certificate of authenticity issued by Nadia Léger, Biot, 1972  Provenance: private collection, France. Pablo Atchugarry (Montevideo, 1954), White Composition, 2017. White carrara marble, 132.5 x 43 x 25.5 cm. Signed on the base. Unique work.  Certificate of authenticity provided by Pablo Atchugarry Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2017

$81.3 million painting by Vincent Van Gogh kicks off New York art auction season

Lot 28A. Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), Laboureur dans un champ, oil on canvas, 19 7/8 x 25 ½ in. (50.3 x 64.9 cm). Painted in Saint Rémy, early September 1889. Estimate on Request. Price realised USD 81,312,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. NEW YORK (AFP).- Christie's kicked off the fall auction season in New York on Monday a Vincent Van Gogh leading the way at $81.3 million with robust sales of impressionist and modern art. "Laboureur dans un champ," painted by the tortured Dutch genius from... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2017

Masterworks from the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Collection to be offered at Sotheby's New York

Mark Rothko, Untitled, 1968. Acrylic on paper mounted on canvas. Estimate $5/7 million. Photo: courtesy of Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced that masterworks on paper from the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Collection will lead the November sales of Impressionist & Modern and Contemporary Art in New York. Drawings and works on paper are the most spontaneous and essential of all artworks, often underpinning everything that an artist subsequently applies to other media. And yet, it is... [Lire la suite]