24 février 2010

"Turner et ses peintres" @ Grand Palais

Joseph Mallord William Turner, "La Plage de Calais, à marée basse, des poissardes récoltant des appâts". Huile sur toile, 1830, 73 x 107 cm. © Bury Art Gallery, Museum & Archives, Lancashire / Photo © Tate Photography PARIS.- Cette exposition est organisée par la Réunion des musées nationaux, le musée du Louvre, Paris, la Tate Britain, Londres et le Musée du Prado, Madrid. Elle a été présentée à la Tate, Londres du 23 septembre 2009 au 31 janvier 2010. Elle sera ensuite présentée au musée du Prado, Madrid du 22... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2009

'Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings' @ the National Gallery of Art

Pierre-Antoine Baudouin, The Honest Model, 1769 gouache with touches of graphite on vellum. Overall: 40.6 x 35.7 cm (16 x 14 1/16 in.) framed: 57 x 53.3 x 6 cm (22 7/16 x 21 x 2 3/8 in.) National Gallery of Art, Gift of Ian Woodner WASHINGTON, DC.- Some 135 of the most significant and beautiful drawings made over a period of three centuries by the best French artists working at home and abroad and by foreign artists working in France will be on view in Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art,... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2009

'Capturing Nature's Beauty: Three Centuries of French Landscapes' @ the J. Paul Getty Museum

Nicolas Poussin, A Path Leading Into a Forest Clearing, about 1635-1640. Pen and brown ink and brown wash. 38.6 X 24.6. 96.GA.24. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, CA.- On view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, July 28 - November 1, 2009, Capturing Nature’s Beauty: Three Centuries of French Landscape draws from the Getty’s drawings collection including some works from the Getty Research Institute, to highlight key moments in the French landscape tradition, from its emergence in the 1600s to its... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2009

'Raphael to Renoir, Master Drawings from the Collection of Jean Bonna' @ The National Gallery Complex in Edinburgh

Vincent Van Gogh (Zundert, 1853 – Auvers-sur-Oise, 1890), Recto: Houses in a Landscape, 1890. Conté crayon and stumping, 9 1/4 x 12 5/16 in. Collection of Jean Bonna, Geneva EDINBURGH.- This exceptional exhibition consists of 120 European master drawings, watercolours and pastels by many of the greatest names in Western art. They come from the distinguished collection formed over the past twenty years by Jean Bonna, who is based in Geneva. The show has been organised in collaboration with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2009

"Masterworks from the New Orleans Museum of Art" @ the Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte

Edgar Degas, French, 1834–1917, Dancer in Green, circa 1878, pastel on paper. Gift of Charles C. Henderson in memory of Nancy S. Henderson CHARLOTTE, NC.- When the floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, staff at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) took refuge in their museum to protect its artwork from looters and water damage. The fruits of their efforts are reflected in the pristine collections of European and American art which will be on view at the Mint Museum of Art March 14 – June 21, 2009 as the... [Lire la suite]