04 juillet 2011

The Van Herck collection - Terracottas from the 17th and 18th century @ the Bonnefantenmuseum

Michael Rysbrack (1684 – 1770), Self-portrait (detail), terracotta, 60,5 x 50 x 26 cm. Circa 1730. Foto King Boudewijn Foundation, coll. Charles Van Herck, Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp, Belgium,  © P. de Formanoir MAASTRICHT.- There are over 50 terracotta statues on display in the exhibition The Van Herck collection - Terracottas from the 17th and 18th century in the Bonnefantenmuseum. The statues were part of the impressive collection of the Antwerp art connoisseur and collector Charles Van Herck (1884 – 1955). A small... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2009

Live Forever: Elizabeth Peyton @ Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht

Democrats are more beautiful (after Jonathan Horowitz), 2001. Oil on board. Collection of Sarah and Sattford Broumand © Elizabeth Peyton MAASTRICHT, NL - The Bonnefantenmuseum will be presenting the first comprehensive retrospective of Elizabeth Peyton's oeuvre on the European mainland, which comprises over 90 works (paintings, watercolours, drawings and lithos) from the past 18 years (1991-2009). Live Forever: Elizabeth Peyton has been organised by the New Museum, New York. From her first portraits of 19th-century heroes to... [Lire la suite]