28 janvier 2010

Les musées chinois peinent à enrichir leurs collections face à un marché de l'art qui s'envole

Lijiang par Wu Guanzhong, offert au Shanghai Art Museum, l'année dernière. Photo: CFP BEIJING (CHINE) [28.01.10] – Face à un marché de l'art où les collectionneurs chinois sont prêts à faire grimper les enchères, les musées du pays ont du mal à acquérir de nouvelles pièces pour les collections publiques. Selon un rapport ministériel, ils devraient allouer l'équivalent de 310 000 euros par an pour l'acquisition d'œuvres. Bien souvent, les sommes sont beaucoup plus minimes. Récemment, le ministère de la culture chinois a mené... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2010

Selection of French Masterpieces from the Pushkin Museum on View in Budapest

Pablo Picasso "Harlequin and his companion (The Saltimbanques), Les deux saltimbanques", 1901, 73 x 60, Musée d'Etat des Beaux-Arts Pouchkine, Moscou, © The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Art, Moscow BUDAPEST.- In its exhibition the Museum of Fine Arts will display selected masterpieces from the uniquely wealthy collection of the Pushkin Museum in Moscow. The fifty-five works in the exhibition provide an overview of French painting from the middle of the nineteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth. The show... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2010

'The Warrior Emperor and China’s Terracotta Army' @ the Royal Ontario Museum

Terracotta Soldier". ©Shaanxi Provincial Cultural Relics Bureau and the Shaanxi Cultural Heritage Promotion Centre, People’s Republic of China, 2009. TORONTO.- The launch of the 2010-2012 Canadian national tour of The Warrior Emperor and China’s Terracotta Army was announced this morning at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). At the event, attended by media and special guests including The Honourable Michael Chan, Ontario Minister of Tourism and Culture, it was confirmed that the Government of China has named the ROM as the... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2010

Chinese blue and white Ming porcelains @ GUEST & GRAY

Chinese Wanli Kraak bowl the exterior with panels contianing emblems seperated by string bows; the interior with a potted plant; diameter: 14.1/4 in. 36.5 cm. condition: rim frits. Price: £5,500.00 Chinese blue and white kraak bottle vase, Wanli (1573-1619) decorated with, height: 11in.; 28 cm. Price: £4,500. Chinese blue and white kraak kendi, 17th century Price: £2,400.00 Chinese kraak square-section flask, Wanli (1573-1619) painted with panels of peony, chrysanthemum and auspicious objects, the... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2010

An important commode, possibly by Giles Grendey. England, circa 1735.

An important commode, possibly by Giles Grendey. England, circa 1735. Of black lacquer. The serpentine fronted top with moulded edge with stylized foliate decoration centred by an oriental scene inside a decorative border flanked by oriental figures, the top above two conforming doors to the front with chinoiserie decoration within a diaper pattern border flanked by serpentine-fronted single doors each depicting an oriental figure within a diaper pattern border, the central doors opening to reveal an interior fitted... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2010

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar) Judith and Holofernes

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar) Judith and Holofernes. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 signed with the artist's device of a dragon with wings folded (upper right) - oil on panel - 8¼ x 5¾ in. (21 x 14.6 cm.) - Estimate $500,000 - $700,000 Provenance: Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 27 November 1963, lot 55 (£2,000). Lawrence Fleischman collection, New York. Literature : D. Koepplin and T. Falk, Lukas Cranach, exhibition catalogue, Basel, 1974, I, pp. 419-420, no. 287, fig. 235. Exhibited:... [Lire la suite]
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26 janvier 2010

Une visiteuse du MET trébuche et déchire un Picasso à 130 millions de dollars

Pablo Picasso - L'acteur (1905) - Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York NEW YORK (ETATS-UNIS) [26.01.10] – Le 22 janvier, au Metropolitan Museum de New York, une visiteuse a malencontreusement déchiré une toile de Picasso en tombant dessus. « L'acteur », un tableau datant de 1904, est estimé à environ 130 millions de dollars selon les experts. Le musée a annoncé que la toile devrait être restaurée d'ici à avril 2010. La scène s'est déroulée le 22 janvier au Metropolitan Museum de New York : une étudiante en histoire de... [Lire la suite]
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26 janvier 2010

"The Year in Pictures" @ James Danziger Gallery

CHAN-HYO BAE.  EXISTING IN COSTUME 1, 2006. Photo; Courtesy: James Danziger Gallery NEW YORK, NY.- The exhibition "The Year in Pictures" presents a selection of photographs featured in the blog "The Year in Pictures" (pictureyear.blogspot.com). Begun in 2007, the blog has been a platform for my personal enthusiasm about the medium – a place to share good and new work that is sent to me or that I see on my travels; alert readers to new exhibitions, books, and other photography events; and reflect on... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2010

A Miracle of the Sacrament by Sassetta @ The Bowes Museum

Sassetta, "A Miracle of the Sacrament", c.1423-25 COUNTY DURHAM.- One of the oldest and most intriguing paintings in The Bowes Museum’s collection is the focal point of a new display which opened this Saturday, 23 January. The small panel, A Miracle of the Sacrament by Sassetta, painted in Siena c1423-25, has a dramatic tale to tell. It shows a cleric, struck dead as he is offered the Host during Mass. Even more dramatically, a devil swoops down to snatch his soul as it leaves his body. This little painting was once... [Lire la suite]
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25 janvier 2010

Portfolio : 'Spanish Matador' by Jeff Martin

Fotos Jeff Martin jmartinpictures
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