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]

18 décembre 2018

Salvador Dalí's iconic Lobster Telephone acquired by National Galleries of Scotland

Salvador Dalí, Lobster Telephone, 1938. © National Galleries of Scotland  EDINBURGH.- One of the most famous of all twentieth-century sculptures, Salvador Dalí’s Lobster Telephone (1938) has been acquired by the National Galleries of Scotland, and is set to go on display this week at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. This iconic sculpture is one of the most instantly recognisable masterpieces of Surrealism, the art movement that emerged in Paris in the 1920s, which explored the world of... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2017

Exhibition presenting the art of Marcel Duchamp and Salvador Dalí opens in London

Duchamp and Dali playing chess during filming for A Soft Self-Portrait, 1966 (photograph, 21×31 cm). Photo by Robert Descharnes and Paul Averty. ©Descharnes & Descharnes sarl 2016. Archivo Fotografico Pere Vehi, Cadaques.  LONDON.- Dalí / Duchamp is the first exhibition to present the art of two of the twentieth century’s most famous artists in exclusive dialogue. Marcel Duchamp (1887–1968) and Salvador Dalí (1904– 1989) are usually seen as opposites in almost every respect, yet they shared attitudes... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2017

"Medusa" au Musée d'Art moderne

Medusa : Affiche. PARIS - Medusa porte un regard contemporain, et inédit, sur le bijou. Un regard qui révèle certains tabous. Le parcours s'intéresse ainsi aux frontières traditionnelles de l’art en reconsidérant les questions de l’artisanat, du décoratif, de la mode et de la culture pop. L’exposition réunit plus de 400 bijoux réalisés par des artistes, des bijoutiers contemporains, des joailliers ; mais également des pièces anonymes, plus anciennes ou non-occidentales (de la Préhistoire, du Moyen-Age...). Comme le... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

From Manet to Dalí, European and American masters gather at Swann in New York for September 22 sale

Henri Matisse, Nu au coussin bleu, lithograph, 1924. Estimate $40,000 to $60,000. Image courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries. NEW YORK, NY.- Swann Auction Galleries’ September 22 auction of 19th & 20th Century prints and drawings in New York features a host of American and European masters spanning the past 200 years. From Manet and Renoir to Whistler and Toulouse-Lautrec, 19th century artists meet leading lights of the 20th, including Picasso, Matisse, Miró, Chagall, Braque and Dalí. Édouard... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2016

"Conversations" - Exposition d'une sélection des oeuvres des ventes du printemps 2016 - 14-18 mars‏ chez Sotheby's Paris

Photo Sotheby's. Paris – Du 14 au 18 mars, Sotheby’s France révélera une sélection d’oeuvres de ses ventes printanières et estivales. Le temps d’une exposition, la maison convie amateurs et collectionneurs à découvrir les oeuvres phares des ventes qui se dérouleront à partir du 5 avril à Paris, tous départements confondus. L’exposition dévoilera une sélection d’oeuvres variées réunissant dans les salons de la galerie Charpentier pièces de mobilier, objets d’art et de collection, livres et manuscrits et... [Lire la suite]

18 novembre 2015

Menil Collection reinstalls celebrated Surrealist galleries to create dialogue with Dalí

  Salvador Dalí, Eggs on the Plate without the Plate (Oeufs sur le Plat sans le Plat),1932. Oil on canvas, 23 3/4 × 16 1/2 in. (60.3 × 41.9 cm). Collection of the Salvador Dali Museum, Inc. St. Petersburg, Florida. © 2015 Salvador Dalí, Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York HOUSTON, TX.- Visitors to the Menil Collection have a rare opportunity this fall to experience works from the museum’s Surrealist collection in dialogue with one of the movement’s major figures – Salvador... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2015

Meadows Museum presents first exhibition in U.S. of paintings from the Abelló Collection

DALLAS, TX.- The Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University presents the first exhibition in the United States of paintings from the collection of Juan Abelló and Anna Gamazo, considered among the world’s top collectors. The Abelló Collection: A Modern Taste for European Masters features more than 100 works spanning the 15th to the 20th centuries—including paintings by such Spanish masters as El Greco, Jusepe de Ribera, Francisco Goya, Salvador Dalí, and Pablo Picasso, as well as by other major artists including... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2014

Christie's offers three major private collections of Impressionist & Modern art in New York

New York – Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, Including Property from the Estate of Edgar M. Bronfman, on May 6 in New York will feature an exceptional selection of 54 works of every media by the most revered artists of the Twentieth Century.  The best Impressionist works by Monet and Renoir to come to market in many years from the Estate of Huguette Clark are coupled with equally distinguished examples by Degas from the Estate of Edgar Bronfman.  Important Modern works by Picasso, Kandinsky,... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2011

Christie’s auctions of Impressionist and Modern Art and Art of The Surreal realise £84.9 million/$136.3 million/€99.9 millions

A Christie's employee poses with Paul Gauguin's "Nature morte a 'L'esperence'" at Christie's auction house in London. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor. LONDON. A painting by Paul Gauguin, billed as the top lot at Christie's auction of modern and impressionist works in London, failed to find a buyer on Wednesday. The tribute to the artist's friend Vincent Van Gogh, in the form of a still life with sunflowers called "Nature morte a 'L'Esperance," had been expected to fetch up to 10 million pounds ($16 million).... [Lire la suite]