03 juillet 2011

"Rembrandt & Degas" @ Rijksmuseum

Rembrandt, Self-Portrait as a Young Man, c. 1628-29. Oil on panel, Alte Pinakatothek, München. Photo © bpk/Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen Edgar Degas, Self-Portrait, 1857-58. Oil on paper on canvas, 26 x 19 cm. Williamstown, The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.544. Photo Michael Agee. AMSTERDAM.- Although it is well known that the famous French impressionist painter Edgar Degas (1834-1917) was inspired by Rembrandt, the forthcoming exhibition is the first actually devoted to Rembrandt’s influence on Degas.... [Lire la suite]
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30 juin 2011

'Cy Twombly and Nicolas Poussin: Arcadian Painters' @ Dulwich Picture Gallery

Nicolas Poussin, Venus and Mercury (c. 1627/1629) © By permission of the Trustees of Dulwich Picture Gallery Cy Twombly, Bacchanalia-Fall (5 Days in November) Blatt 4, InvNr. UAB 457, 1977, collage, oil, chalk, gouache, on fabriano paper, graph paper, 101.2 x 150.5 cm, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen – Museum Brandhorst, München Leihgeber: Udo Brandhorst, © Cy Twombly LONDON.- Dulwich Picture Gallery presents a revelatory exhibition of the work of Cy Twombly and Nicolas Poussin. Organised to celebrate the Bicentenary of the... [Lire la suite]
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09 juin 2011

Quand Calouste Gulbenkian habitait le 51 avenue d'Iéna

© Jorge Molder Le CCC|Gulbenkian investit de nouveaux lieux. Après 55 ans d'activités menées dans l'ancienne résidence de son fondateur, il quitte le 51 avenue d'Iéna . Une exposition ressuscite l'histoire de l'hôtel particulier qui abritait l'extraordinaire collection d'art de Calouste Gulbenkian, et donne l'occasion au public parisien de découvrir le lieu, les personnes et les objets qui l'ont habité.Afin de réunir sa collection d'oeuvres d'art dispersée jusqu'alors entre Londres et Paris, Calouste Gulbenkian acquiert en 1922... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2011

Antiquity Revived: Neoclassical Art in the Eighteenth Century at the MFA in Houston

Pompeo Batoni, Academic Nude, 1765. Charcoal heightened with black and white chalk on blue-grey paper. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Rienzi Collection, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harris Masterson III. HOUSTON, TX.-At the end of the 18th century, fresh archeological finds in Herculaneum and Pompeii inspired artists, intellectuals, and the public all over Europe to be newly fascinated with antiquities. “Neoclassicism” is the term given to the various classicizing movements that developed in the late 18th to early 19th centuries and... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2011

"Rodin - Sugimoto" @ Gagosian Gallery, Paris

Auguste Rodin, The Three Shades, 1881-86, Bronze, 75 1/2 x 75 1/2 x 42 inches (191.8 x 191.8 x 106.7 cm), Cast 4/8. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery PARIS.- Gagosian Gallery Paris presents “Rodin – Sugimoto,” an exhibition of sculpture and photography, on view from February 11 through March 25, 2011. Auguste Rodin brought monumental public sculpture forward into the modern era. Although educated in the academic traditions and idealized subjects of classical and Renaissance sculpture, he embraced truth to nature as his artistic credo.... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2011

An Extraordinary Display of Masterpieces Announced for This Year's Edition of TEFAF

Hendrick Berckman (Klundert 1629 – Middelburg 1679), A Young Boy with a Dog. Oil on mahogany panel, 31 ¼ x 24 ¾ inches (79.5 x 63 cm). Photo: Courtesy Lawrence Steigrad Fine Arts HELVOIRT.- An extraordinary display of masterpieces will be on show at TEFAF Maastricht when the world’s most influential art and antiques fair opens its doors at the MECC (Maastricht Exhibition and Congress Centre) in Maastricht in the southern Netherlands from March 18-27, 2011. Among the highlights of the 24th edition of The European Fine Art Fair... [Lire la suite]
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12 janvier 2011

Asian Art Dealers to Present Thirty-Two Exhibitions in Celebrations of Asia Week 2011

NEW YORK, NY.- Asian art aficionados from both here and abroad will experience a unique wealth of beauty, diversity and scholarship when they are in New York from March 18-26 as 32 member dealers of Asian Art Dealers New York (AADNY) offer simultaneous exhibitions open to the public throughout Manhattan as part of Asia Week New York 2011. With members coming to exhibit from England, France, Japan and Italy to join those dealers based in Manhattan, a truly global treasure chest will be on view. Asia Week New York 2011, an... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2010

"Two Empires: The Eagle and the Dragon" @ Palazzo Venezia, Roma

Two ancient cultures collide in an exhibition where the Roman Empire meets the Chinese Qin and Han dynasties (200 BC-200 AD), considered a golden age in China's history. The exhibition displays 450 similar yet contrasting artefacts relating to both empires. Jade, lacquer and silks combine with marble statues, glass, mosaics, silver and bronze. With the participation of almost 50 museums, the exhibition is the result of extensive collaboration between China and Italy and is held in honour of the Cultural Year of China in... [Lire la suite]
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18 novembre 2010

L’hôtel de la Marine bientôt loué

Les verrous juridiques bloquant la mise en location du monument viennent de sauter. En toute discrétion. Introduite en toute discrétion courant juillet, une loi permet désormais à l’État de louer les monuments de son parc immobilier dans le cadre d’un bail emphytéotique. Un texte créé sur mesure pour l’hôtel de la Marine, prestigieux bâtiment entièrement classé monument historique situé place de la Concorde, à Paris. Un appel d’offres pour la valorisation de l’hôtel devrait bientôt être lancé. PARIS - L’article a tout du... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2010

Tronies: Dialogue Between Marlene Dumas and the Old Masters @ Haus der Kunst in Munich

Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem, Porträt eines Narren, um 1596. Öl auf Holz, 46,5 x 33,5 cm. Collection Theater Instituut Nederland *MUNICH.- The dialogue-exhibition contrasts works by Marlene Dumas with historical examples of the Tronie art form. Tronies are portrait paintings that are characterized by a particularly virtuosic handling of the artistic means, intense expressiveness and individual physiognomy. It was only recently that Tronies were discovered to be an independent form of painting through art historical research.... [Lire la suite]