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]
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]
11 novembre 2009

Works by Peter Doig, Jeff Koons, and Joan Mitchell Lead Christie's Sale

Mark Rothko (1903-1970) Blue, Red, Black on Red, acrylic on paper laid down on panel, 24 x 18 in. (70 x 45.7 cm.) Painted in 1967. Est. $1,500,000 - $2,000,000. Price Realized $2,042,500. Image Christie's Ltd 2009 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale totaled $74,151,500/£44,669,578/€49,766,107. Works by artists Peter Doig, Jeff Koons, and Joan Mitchell commanded the top prices. In addition, new world record prices were set for works on paper by Philip Guston, and Brice Marden and a drawing by... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2009

"Deadline" @ Musée d’art moderne de la Ville de Paris

L'exposition est consacrée à l'oeuvre tardive de douze artistes internationaux. Chacun d'eux, conscient de la mort imminente, a intégré dans son travail l'urgence de l'oeuvre à achever et le dépassement de soi.
Depuis la publication en 1970 de Admirable tremblement du temps de Gaëtan Picon et l'exposition «L'oeuvre ultime» à la Fondation Maeght en 1989, la question des dernières oeuvres a rarement été abordée de manière transversale. La prise de conscience de la proximité de la mort conditionne le rapport que nous... [Lire la suite]