08 février 2011

"ROY LICHTENSTEIN, BLACK & WHITE 1961 - 1968" @ Albertina

Roy Lichtenstein, Zipper, 1962. Graphite pencil. Collection of Barbara Bertozzi Castelli © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein / VBK Vienna, 2011 The 1960s marked a dramatic change of direction in the art of Roy Lichtenstein: while his earlier works consisted mainly of paintings of American history and the American West, in 1961 he turned to black-and-white drawings. Inspired by advertising and media illustrations as well as by comic strips, Lichtenstein created about seventy impressive black-and-white drawings between 1961 and 1968.... [Lire la suite]
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02 janvier 2011

"Picasso: Peace and Freedom" @ Albertina

The exhibition Picasso: Peace and Freedom shows the twentieth century’s most important painter from a hitherto almost unknown perspective, the Albertina presents Pablo Picasso as a politically and socially committed artist. In this image: Pablo Picasso, Still Life with Skull, Leeks and Pitcher, 14 March 1945. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco © Succession Picasso/VBK, Vienna 2010. The exhibitions hows the twentieth century’s most important painter from a hitherto almost unknown perspective: in cooperation with Tate Liverpool,... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2010

"Michelangelo, the drawings of a genius" @ Albertina, Vienna

Michelangelo Buonarroti, Three Men Standing in Wide Coats Turned Towards the Left, around 1492-96. Quill pen in brown © Albertina, Vienna VIENNA - In a major exhibition scheduled for autumn and winter 2010, the Albertina will present around one hundred of the most beautiful drawings by Michelangelo. Precious works from the Graphic Arts Collection of the Albertina, as well as important loans from museums and private collections in Europe and the United States, will offer a hitherto unparalleled overview of the great Florentine’s... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2009

The Batliner Collection @ Albertina, Vienna

Roy Lichtenstein, Glass and Lemon before a Mirror, 1974. Oil and magna on canvas, Albertina, Vienna - Batliner Collection © The Estate of Roy Lichtenstein / VBK, Wien 2009. Photo: © Fotostudio Heinz Preute, Vaduz VIENNA.- In spring 2007, one of Europe’s greatest private collections of classical modern art came to the Albertina as a permanent loan from the Rita und Herbert Batliner Foundation in Liechtenstein. The Albertina is now in a unique position to compensate for the major gaps in the Austrian state-run museums’ holdings... [Lire la suite]
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