14 décembre 2010

Egon Schiele @ Richard Nagy Gallery

Egon Schiele, Kneeling Nude in Coloured Dress, 1911. Gouache, watercolour, and pencil on paper, 56 x 38.4 cm (22 x 15 1/8 in). Private Collection, Courtesy of Richard Nagy Ltd, London LONDON.- More than forty-five extraordinary works by Austrian artist Egon Schiele, previously unseen in the UK, will be unveiled at Richard Nagy’s new gallery on Old Bond Street from 07 February – 04 March 2011. Much of the four thousand works Schiele produced during his short lifetime can only be seen in Vienna; at the Belvedere, the Albertina... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2010

"VIENNA 1900 – Klimt, Schiele and their times " @ Fondation Beyeler

Gustav Klimt, Judith II (Salomé), 1909 © Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna di Ca’ Pesaro La Vienne 1900 a été un des lieux de naissance de l’art moderne. À cette époque, cette ville, célèbre par la culture des cafés et la psychanalyse de Freud, abritait une foule de compositeurs et d’artistes de cabaret, tandis que la Wiener Werkstätte multipliait les expériences novatrices. Au centre de la grande exposition consacrée au modernisme viennois figurent les célèbres portraits et paysages... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2010

Leopold Museum Pays a $19 Million Settlement for Egon Schiele's "Portrait of Wally"

Egon Schiele, Bildnis Wally, 1912, Öl auf Holz, 32,7 x 39,8 cm, Inv.Nr. 453, Leopold Museum, Wien. NEW YORK (AP).- A 12-year dispute that illustrated the difficulty of proving art was stolen by Nazis in World War II ended Tuesday with an agreement that a 1912 oil painting entitled "Portrait of Wally" will be returned to a Vienna museum and displayed with an acknowledgement that it was stolen from a Jewish art dealer by a Nazi agent. The settlement calls for the Leopold Museum to own the painting by Austrian... [Lire la suite]
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14 juin 2009

“Eros & Thanatos – Drives, Images, Interpretations” @ the Sigmund Freud Museum & the Liechtenstein Museum

Francesco del Cairo (1607–1665), Lucretia, c. 1635–40. Oil on canvas, 63.7 x 50.5 cm. Sammlungen des Fürsten von und zu Liechtenstein, Vaduz–Wien; Inv.no. GE 231 VIENNA.- For the first time, the exhibition “Eros & Thanatos – Drives, Images, Interpretations”, on view at the Sigmund Freud Museum and in the Historic Library of the Liechtenstein Museum, thematizes Freud’s theory of drives through exceptional works of fine art. Paintings, drawings, prints, enamels and sculptures by artists including Dürer, Rubens, Bellucci,... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2009

Works by Picasso and Giacometti Lead Christie's Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art

Max Ernst (1891-1976), Malédiction à vous les mamans, oil on canvas, 51¼ x 63¾ in. (139 x 162 cm.) Painted in 1928 estimate: $7-9 million). Unsold. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale achieved a total of $102,767,000/£68,511,333 /€77,268,421 for paintings and sculpture with top lots from Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, and Tamara de Lempicka commanding the highest prices. A new world auction record was set for Tamara de Lempicka’s Portrait de Madame M. from... [Lire la suite]