08 février 2017

Christie's announces highlights from its the Art of The Surreal sale

 Paul Delvaux, Le village des sirènes (1942, estimate: £1,700,000-2,500,000), René Magritte, La corde sensible (1960, estimate: £14,000,000-18,000,000), and René Magritte, Le domaine d’Arnheim (1938, estimate: £6,500,000-8,500,000). © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- The sixteenth edition of The Art of the Surreal sale will take place at Christie’s on 28 February, following the Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale and will include 35 lots that chart the history... [Lire la suite]

17 janvier 2017

René Magritte (Lessines 1898 - Schaarbeek 1967), Nocturne

René Magritte (Lessines 1898 - Schaarbeek 1967), Nocturne. Oil on canvas, 75 x 50 cm (29 ½ x 19 ¾ inches). Signed and dated lower left, Magritte 23. Signed and titled on the reverse. Stern Pissaro Gallery at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017 Dated 1923, it is closely related in style to cat. 45, a work which must have been painted in January 1923 or shortly after. If the present work was completed by say, 15 January, it could have been the piece entitled ‘Nocturne’ in the catalogue of the young artists’ exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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25 décembre 2016

Hamburger Kunsthalle exhibits more than 180 masterpieces of Surrealism

René Magritte (1898–1967), La reproduction interdite (reproduction prohibited), 1937. Oil on canvas, 81.5 x 65.5 x 2 cm. Formerly collection Edward James. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2016 HAMBURG.- With the major exhibition Dalí, Ernst, Miró, Magritte ... the Hamburger Kunsthalle is presenting more than 180 masterpieces of Surrealism (some have never travelled) from four of the most renowned European private collections of the 20th century. World-famous... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2016

Dickinson to present painting by Magritte at Frieze Masters 2016

René Magritte, L’Empire des Lumières, 1949, 50 x 60 cm, oil on canvas, Private Collection. LONDON.- Dickinson is delighted to offer René Magritte’s L’Empire des lumières, 1949, as the main highlight of their Surrealism-themed stand at Frieze Masters 2016 - Surrealist Revolution. The fair will take place from 5-9 October, and Dickinson will present a selling exhibition of Surrealist paintings, drawings and sculptures, influenced by the theories of Breton and his friends in the 12 volume publication La Revolution... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2015

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

Claude Monet, Iris mauves (detail). Oil on canvas, 78.3/4 x 39.1/2 in. Painted in 1914-1917. Estimate: £6,000,000 – 9,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. LONDON.- Building on the impressive New York May auction results for the category, Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in London on 23 June will present the market with a further array of 52 highly covetable works to inspire collectors worldwide. Building on the deep international bidding also witnessed in the strong February London... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2014

Swann Galleries to auction choice selection of Old Master to Modern prints on April 29

Pablo Picasso, Tête de Femme (Portrait de Jacqueline de Face, II), color linoleum cut, 1962, one of approximately 20 artist's proofs, aside from the edition of 50 (estimate: $100,000 to $150,000). NEW YORK, NY.- On Tuesday, April 29, Swann Galleries will conduct an auction of Old Master Through Modern Prints that features works by Dürer, Rembrandt, Whistler, Hopper, Picasso and more.  A choice selection of prints by the Old Masters includes significant works by Albrecht Dürer, such as St. Anthony Reading, a richly-inked... [Lire la suite]

25 janvier 2014

René Magritte (1898-1967), Les chasseurs au bord de la nuit (The hunters at the edge of night).

René Magritte (1898-1967), Les chasseurs au bord de la nuit (The hunters at the edge of night). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 signed 'Magritte’ (lower right); titled (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 31 7/8 x 45 5/8 in. (81 x 116 cm.). Painted in 1928. Estimate £6,000,000 – £9,000,000 ($9,972,000 - $14,958,000) Provenance: Galerie L'Epoque (E.L.T. Mesens), Brussels, by August 1928.Galerie Le Centaure (P.G. van Hecke), Brussels, by whom acquired from the above in January 1929.E.L.T. Mesens, Brussels, by whom acquired in 1932 at... [Lire la suite]
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25 janvier 2014

René Magritte (1898-1967), Le regard intérieur (The inner gaze)

René Magritte (1898-1967), Le regard intérieur (The inner gaze). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 indistinctly signed 'Magritte’ (lower left); signed 'René Magritte’ and titled (on the reverse); gouache on paper, 18 x 14 in. (45.8 x 35.6 cm.). Executed in 1949. Estimate £500,000 – £700,000 ($831,000 - $1,163,400) Provenance: Mr P. Demaerel and Mrs M.L. Demaerel, Belgium; their Estate Sale, Sotheby's, London, 27 June 1995, lot 36.Acquired at the above sale by Mrs T. S. Eliot.PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MRS. T.S. ELIOT ... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2012

"Silence" @ the Menil Collection

Yves Klein, Untitled (Monogold), 1960 ca.© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris The Menil Collection, Houston. Photo: Hickey-Robertson, Houston. HOUSTON, TX.- – Whether experienced as a source of inspiration, enigmatic force, or unsettling limbo zone, silence is elusive in today’s world. Inspired by John Cage’s 1952 groundbreaking composition 4’33” (and the 100th anniversary of the composer’s birth), Silence – co-organized by the Menil Collection and the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2011

Sotheby's Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale Brings $170.5 Million in New York

NEW YORK, NY.- Tonight’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s New York achieved $170,478,000, within the overall pre-sale estimate ($158.9/229.7 million). The auction was 74.6% sold by lot, and saw a total of 37 works sell for over $1 million. Pablo Picasso’s Femmes lisant (Deux personnages) was the top lot of the night, achieving $21,362,500, and auction records were established for the Surrealist artist Paul Delvaux and for a sculpture by Paul Gauguin. “This evening’s sale saw solid bidding activity from around... [Lire la suite]