31 mai 2011

Abstract Expressionist New York: Masterpieces from The Museum of Modern Art @ Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)

Mark Rothko, No. 5/No. 22. 1950 (dated on reverse 1949). Oil on canvas, 9’ 9” x 8’ 11 1/8”. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the artist © 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: The Museum of Modern Art, Department of Imaging Services. TORONTO.- Jackson Pollock. Mark Rothko. Robert Motherwell. Joan Mitchell. Franz Kline. Lee Krasner. Willem de Kooning. These are just a few of the legendary 20th-century artists whose artwork is now on view at the Art Gallery of... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2010

"Abstract Expressionist New York" @ The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Mark Rothko, No. 5/No. 22. 1950. Oil on canvas, 297 x 272 cm. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the artist.© 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York NEW YORK, NY.- Drawn entirely from the collection of The Museum of Modern Art, Abstract Expressionist New York traces the development of Abstract Expressionism from its auspicious beginnings in the 1940s to its seasoned maturity in the 1960s. The exhibition will be on view at MoMA starting October 3, 2010. Marking the... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2010

'Monet and Abstraction' @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

This coming February, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza and Fundación Caja Madrid are presenting the exhibition Monet and Abstraction. It offers a survey of the work of the great French Impressionist painter from an innovative perspective and one never previously employed in the context of a temporary exhibition of this scale and importance, namely the artist's relationship with the development of abstraction in the second half of the 20th century. From his ethereal London landscapes to the monumental depictions of his garden at... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2009

'The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works' @ the National Gallery of Art

Roy Lichtenstein, Bedroom at Arles, 1992, oil and Magna on canvas, overall: 320 x 420.4 cm (126 x 165 1/2 in.) Collection of Robert and Jane Meyerhoff WASHINGTON, DC.- Ten themes—Scrape, Concentricity, Line, Gesture, Art on Art, Drip, Stripe to Zip, Figure or Ground, Monochrome, and Picture the Frame—reveal surprising juxtapositions among the 126 paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints selected from the famed collection of Robert and Jane Meyerhoff, amassed between 1958 and 2004, the year of Jane Meyerhoff's death. While... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2009

Quote : Jackson Pollock

"Every good painter paints what he is". Jackson Pollock
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01 juin 2009

'Summer Spotlight' @ Dallas Museum of Art

Olmec Mask DALLAS, TX.- This summer, the Dallas Museum of Art rolls out the red carpet to present the Summer Spotlight tour, inviting visitors to experience the romance, drama, action, and mystery of great works of art as they view them through a cinematic lens. Beginning in June and running through August, the Museum will highlight 30 of its masterworks, both old favorites in the collections and new acquisitions, to encourage viewers to look at great art in an exciting and different way. In addition, Summer Spotlight will... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2009

"A Legacy for Iowa: Pollock's 'Mural' and Modern Masterworks from the University of Iowa Museum of Art" @ the Figge Art Museum

Jackson Pollock, "Mural," 1943, oil on canvas, 8' 1 1/4" x 19' 10". University of Iowa Museum of Art, gift of Peggy Guggenheim DAVENPORT, IA.- Modern masterworks by celebrated artists including Jackson Pollock, Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse will be featured in an upcoming University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA)-organized exhibition at the Figge Art Museum, 225 West Second St. in downtown Davenport, IA. The exhibition, "A Legacy for Iowa: Pollock's 'Mural' and Modern Masterworks from the University of... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2009

Jackson Pollock

"Painting is no problem. The problem is what to do when you're not painting". Jackson Pollock Jackson Pollock. Peintre américain. Né le 28 janvier 1912, décédé le 11 août 1956. Représentant de la peinture expressionniste abstraite américaine, Jackson Pollock arrive à New York en 1930 où il suit les cours du peintre Thomas Benton jusqu'en 1932. Il en garde un fort intérêt pour les surfaces dynamiques et rythmées. Il s'intéresse également à l'artisanat indien, aux fresques des artistes mexicains, à la peinture de Miro... [Lire la suite]
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