23 juin 2010

Manet Sets $33.1 Million Record, Auction Hits Target as Two-Week Marathon Begins

View of French Impressionist Edouard Manet's Self Portrait , 1878-1879, which sold at auction at Sotheby's in London, for $33.1 Million Tuesday June 22, 2010. AP Photo/Max Nash LONDON, TUESDAY 22 JUNE, 2010 – Tonight’s much-anticipated sale of Impressionist & Modern Art at Sotheby’s in London brought a within-estimate total of £112,101,350 / $165,282,230 / €134,409,672. Three works sold for more than £10 million, only the second time this has happened in London auction history: Edouard Manet’s museum-quality masterpiece... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2010

Impressionist Masterpiece by Manet to Be Auctioned by Sotheby's

Edouard Manet, Self-Portrait with a Palette, est: £20-30 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- On June 22, 2010, in its evening sale of Impressionist and Modern Art in London, Sotheby’s will offer a masterpiece by the father and a key figure of Impressionism, Edouard Manet: Self-Portrait with a Palette, estimated at £20–30 million*. Charles Moffett, Sotheby’s Executive Vice President and co-curator of the 1983 landmark Manet exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, describes the... [Lire la suite]
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15 janvier 2010

"Impressionnisme, une Renaissance Moderne" @ Fondation Mapfre à Madrid

Edouard Manet (1832-1883), Le fifre, 1866. Huile sur toile. H. 160 ; L. 97 cm. Paris, musée d'Orsay, legs du comte Isaac de Camondo, 1911 © photo RMN, Hervé Lewandowski MADRID.- Fundación MAPFRE and the Musée d’Orsay jointly present the exhibition, Birth of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay which will be on view through April 22. The exhibition includes approximately 100 paintings from the Musée d’Orsay’s permanent collection and highlights the work of nearly 40 artists including Cézanne, Degas, Gauguin, Manet,... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2009

"Fascinante Italie. De Manet à Picasso, 1853-1917" @ Musée des beaux-arts de Nantes

Vincent Van Gogh © Vincent Van Gogh. Les dates retenues pour le propos de cette exposition correspondent au voyage d'Edouard Manet en Italie en 1853, au cours duquel celui-ci visite les Offices de Florence et copie la Vénus d'Urbino de Titien. Degas et Gustave Moreau lui succèderont en 1858, séjournant de façon plus traditionnelle à Rome. 1917, c'est le voyage de Picasso avec Diaghilev et les Ballets Russes pour Parade, qui marque dans la carrière de l'artiste le début du retour à la figure qu'il développera dans les années... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2009

Edouard Manet (París, 1832-1883) “Boy with Cherries”, guest work @ The Bilbao Museum of Fine Arts

The director of the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Javier Viar, and museum curator, Ana observe the guest work “Boy with Cherries” by Edouard Manet. Photo: EFE/Alfredo Aldai. BILBAO.- The Bilbao Museum of Fine Arts presented its 27th guest work, the piece is titled “Boy with Cherries” by Edouard Manet (París, 1832-1883). This is a simply composed portrait, but of great quality and shows the artist’s expression. Manet was a fundamental figure in the transition between Realism and Impressionism. Manet knew how to introduce new themes... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2009

"Talking Art: Louvre Abu Dhabi" @ Gallery One of Emirates Palace, Dubai

Edouard Manet (French, 1832-1883). The Bohemian, 1862. Oil on canvas; 90.5 x 55.3 cm ABU DHABI.- On the occasion of a state visit by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French Republic, His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and President Sarkozy today inaugurated a preview experience of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the first universal museum in the Middle East. The event took place as part of a celebration to mark the commencement of... [Lire la suite]