05 janvier 2022

Frisson: Iconic collection debuts at Seattle Art Museum

Mark Rothko, American, born Russia (now Latvia) (1903–1970), Untitled, 1963. Oil on canvas, 69 × 90 in. (152.4 × 228.6 cm). Seattle Art Museum, Gift of the Friday Foundation in honor of Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis, 2020.14.16. Photo by Spike Mafford / Zocalo Studios. Courtesy of Friday Foundation. © 2021 The Mark Rothko Estate / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.  SEATTLE, WA.- The Seattle Art Museum presents Frisson: The Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis Collection (October 15,... [Lire la suite]

16 août 2017

An art lover's collection gives an insight into an exceptional gallery

AIX-EN-PROVENCE.- From 24 June to 24 September 2017, the Musée Granet invites you to discover, through nearly one hundred masterworks of modern and contemporary art, the history of the Galerie Jeanne Bucher Jaeger, whose acquisitions have been driven by a sense of adventure and a love of art since 1925. Jeanne Bucher opened her gallery in 1925 to present works by Cubist, surrealist, primitivist and pre-war abstract artists. The avant-garde artists shown by the Galerie Jeanne Bucher were never limited to a... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2017

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao opens Abstract Expressionist exhibition

Willem De Kooning, Untitled, ca. 1939. Oil on paper mounted on canvas, 95.8 x 73.7 cm. Private collection © The Willem de Kooning Foundation, New York /VEGAP, Bilbao, 2016 BILBAO.- The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents Abstract Expressionism , an ambitious selection of works by the artists who spearheaded a major shift and new apogee in painting in New York which began in the 1940’s. Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, David Smith, and Clyfford Still are just some... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2016

Para Site presents post-war art by Robert Motherwell, Bruce Nauman, Tomie Ohtake & Tang Chang

Robert Motherwell, Gesture Series (A),1969, Acrylic on paper, 77.5x57.2cm.  HONG KONG.- Para Site is presenting The world is our home. A poem on abstraction, featuring works by Robert Motherwell, Bruce Nauman, Tomie Ohtake, and Tang Chang. The world is our home is part of Para Site’s series of ground-breaking exhibitions employing a speculative approach to the art histories that need to be written around our regions. The exhibition takes as its point of departure a moment in the abstract movement of the post-war era,... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2014

"Rothko to Richter: Mark-Making in Abstract Painting from the Collection of Preston H. Haskell" at the Princeton University Art

Mark Rothko, American, 1903–1970: Untitled, 1968. Oil on paper laid down on canvas, 100 x 63.5 cm. Collection of Preston H. Haskell, Class of 1960. © 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York PRINCETON, NJ.- A remarkable gathering of paintings by some of the most important artists of the postwar era will provide a window into a moment of extraordinary creative ferment, when the very nature of abstract painting was being hotly contested. Rothko to Richter: Mark-Making in Abstract... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2010

Important Modern and Contemporary Prints at Leslie Sacks Fine Art

Robert MOTHERWELL (1915-1991), 'The Black and the Red, Number XXV, 1987'. Acrylic and paper collage on paper, 31 5/8 x 25 inches on Whatman. Signed, blindstamped and dated 87 on lower right MOT254. Photo: Leslie Sacks Fine Art. CHICAGO, IL.- Modern and contemporary prints are an extension of a long and illustrious lineage that goes back to the Renaissance engravings of Albrecht Dürer, and the 17th century prints of Rembrandt, Rubens, van Dyck and Claude Lorraine. The diffusion of printmaking throughout Europe in the 18th... [Lire la suite]

22 octobre 2009

Shopping "Noir Contemporain" @ Piasa - Paris

Adolf LUTHER (1912-1990) 56 Quadratische Spiegel, 1976 56 miroirs teintés, carrés légèrement concaves, montés sur panneau signé et daté au dos. Sous plexiglas - 97 x 85 cm - Estimation : 15 000 / 20 000 €Provenance : Collection particulière, Düsseldorf, Allemagne Julio LE PARC (né en 1928) Modulation S n° 137, 1975 Acrylique sur toile signée, datée et titrée au dos - 80 x 100 cm - Estimation : 10 000 / 12 000 € Provenance : Collection particulière, Paris Francis BACON (1909-1992) Study for a Portrait of John... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2009

Robert Motherwell 'Open' @ Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London

Robert Motherwell, Alberti Suite No. 8 (Black), 1970 Started in 1967, and inspired by a chance juxtaposition of a large and small canvas, the Open paintings occupied Motherwell for nearly two decades. Intimate and meditative, the Opens consist of limited planes of colour, broken up by minimally rendered lines in loosely rectangular configurations. As the series progressed, the works became more complex and more obviously painterly, as Motherwell worked through the possible permutations of such reduced means. The paintings... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2009

La citation du jour : Robert Motherwell

I refuse to have the surface impersonally painted. Robert Motherwell Robert Motherwell, 1915-1991, Elegy to the Spanish Republic, No. 57,1957-60; 84 x 108 inches. Oil on canvas. Collection: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Purchased through a gift from Phyllis Wattis, and a gift from Gardiner Hempel.
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09 avril 2009

"A Legacy for Iowa: Pollock's 'Mural' and Modern Masterworks from the University of Iowa Museum of Art" @ the Figge Art Museum

Jackson Pollock, "Mural," 1943, oil on canvas, 8' 1 1/4" x 19' 10". University of Iowa Museum of Art, gift of Peggy Guggenheim DAVENPORT, IA.- Modern masterworks by celebrated artists including Jackson Pollock, Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse will be featured in an upcoming University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA)-organized exhibition at the Figge Art Museum, 225 West Second St. in downtown Davenport, IA. The exhibition, "A Legacy for Iowa: Pollock's 'Mural' and Modern Masterworks from the University of... [Lire la suite]