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]
24 juin 2010

Christie's in Record London Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

Christie's auctioneer Jussi Pylkkanen points to Pablo Picasso's 1903 painting 'Portrait of Angel Fernandez de Soto' during an auction of Impressionist and Modern Art in London June 23, 2010. The piece sold for over 34 million pounds Sterling (51 million US dollars). REUTERS/Paul Hackett London – The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale took place this evening at Christie’s and realized £152,595,550 / $226,451,796 / €184,030,233 selling 75% by lot and 74% by value. Giovanna Bertazzoni, Director and Head of Impressionist... [Lire la suite]
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13 janvier 2010

Exceptional Works by Klimt, Giacometti, Cézanne, Matisse and Magritte at Sotheby's

Paul Cézanne (1830-1906), Pichet et fruits sur une table. oil on paper laid down on panel, 41.5 by 72.3 cm. 16 3/8 by 28 1/2 in. Painted in 1893-94. Estimate 10,000,000 - 15,000,000 GBP. photo courtesy Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 will be the first ever London sale of its kind to include three works individually estimated to realise more than £10 million. The works - each one a masterpiece - are by Klimt, Giacometti and Cézanne. They form the nucleus... [Lire la suite]
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]
22 avril 2009

City of Linz to Return Gustav Klimt Painting to Descendants of Jewish Family

Portrait of a Woman (Ria Munk) made by Gustav Klimt LINZ.- The Mayor of Linz, Franz Dobusch, announced yesterday that the town will return the painting titled, Portrait of a Woman (Ria Munk) made by Gustav Klimt to the descendants of a Jewish family who were robbed of it by the Nazis. An independent expert has confirmed the painting was seized from Mrs Munk by the Nazis after she was deported to a concentration camp where she died in 1941. Family lawyer Alfred Noll applied in 2007 for the return of the painting, which made its... [Lire la suite]
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