30 novembre 2010

Some of Picasso Works of Art "given" to his electrician

A painting of a hand by Picasso. AP Photo/Succession Picasso. PARIS.-  A retired French electrician and his wife have come forward with 271 undocumented, never-before-seen works by Pablo Picasso estimated to be worth at least euro 60 million ($79.35 million), an administrator of the artists estate said Monday. A drawing by Picasso on a notebook. AP Photo/Succession Picasso.  A drawing by Picasso on a notebook. AP Photo/Succession Picasso.  A painting Still life glass sand by Picasso. AP... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2010

Lucien Clergue, photos d'El Cordobès, Pedrès, Oscar Cruz, Picasso, Manitas de Plata, Dali et de Tauromachie

Lucien Clergue (1934), El Cordobès / Hôtel Imperator / Nîmes 1963. photo courtesy Damien Leclere Tirage argentique noir et blanc. Signé. 40 x 30 cm. Avec marges. Estimation : 1 200 / 1 500 € Lucien Clergue (1934), Un taureau blanc pour Pedrès, Mont-de-Marsan 1964. photo courtesy Damien Leclere Tirage argentique noir et blanc. Signé. 40 x 30 cm. Avec marges. Estimation : 1 200 / 1 500 € Lucien Clergue (1934), Oscar Cruz / Nîmes 1962. photo courtesy Damien Leclere Tirage argentique noir et blanc. Signé. 40 x... [Lire la suite]
09 juin 2010

'Taurus: From myth to ritual' @ the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum

BILBAO.- From prehistoric times to the Roman age, the bull had pride of place in Mediterranean culture and art, and the image of this magnificent beast appears in myths, ritual ceremonies, games and fiestas. The Renaissance also favoured the iconography of the bull, particularly in connection with the myths of the Minotaur and the Rape of Europa. From the 16th century, art also reflected contemporary interest in representations of the bullfight. Some of the greatest creative artists of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries also focused on... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2010

Selection of French Masterpieces from the Pushkin Museum on View in Budapest

Pablo Picasso "Harlequin and his companion (The Saltimbanques), Les deux saltimbanques", 1901, 73 x 60, Musée d'Etat des Beaux-Arts Pouchkine, Moscou, © The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Art, Moscow BUDAPEST.- In its exhibition the Museum of Fine Arts will display selected masterpieces from the uniquely wealthy collection of the Pushkin Museum in Moscow. The fifty-five works in the exhibition provide an overview of French painting from the middle of the nineteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth. The show... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2010

Plus d’un million de dollars de faux Picasso ou Chagall vendus sur eBay

CHICAGO (ETATS-UNIS) [11.01.10] – Un homme a réussi à vendre sur le site d'enchères en ligne des dizaines d'œuvres d'art de Picasso, Chagall, Miro ou Dali. Mais les tableaux étaient des faux grossiers, dont il a tout de même tiré un bénéfice de plus d'un million de dollars. Plaidant coupable, il risque une peine de 20 ans de prison. Le procès d'un homme accusé d'avoir vendu de fausses œuvres d'art sur eBay vient de s'ouvrir à Chicago. Il a réussi a vendre des dizaines de faux tableaux des plus grands peintres du XXe pour un... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2009

Picasso, Giacometti, Calder, Braque & Arman en photos @ Lafon - Paris

Lucien Clergue (1934) «Picasso chez l'antiquaire, Arles». 1959. Tirage argentique 1998, signé à l'encre sous l'image, signé et annoté « © 1959 by Lucien Clergue - printed 1998 by Stephane Mariet and Lucien Clergue - Picasso chez l'antiquaire, Arles, 1959 - red 9/175 - ex 13/30 PF» à l'encre au dos. 35,7 x 27,3 cm. - Estimation : 1 500 / 2 000 €Note: « Lucien Clergue met souvent en avant les liens qui se sont établis dans les années 1950 entre Picasso et lui.Il en tire une grande fierté, tout en avouant qu'il ne comprend pas... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2009

Olympia International : Eleven Days of Buying, Collecting and Connoisseurship

On show at the fair are items on loan from the collection of Castle Howard, York. The castle became internationally famous when it featured as Brideshead Castle in Granada TV’s 1981 series Brideshead Revisted, and was revisited for the 2008 feature film. Picture: The Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair LONDON.- Olympia’s unique charm was not to be missed by the record 34,867 collectors, interior designers, celebrities, dealers, and devotees who came through its doors over the past eleven days. Looking... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2009

Reina Sofia Museum Rearranges its Collection and Shows it in a Different Way

Picasso’s 'Woman with flower vase', in its new location at the Museo Reina Sofía, where today, the collection was presented in a new order. Photo: EFE/J.J. Guillén MADRID.- “The story we propose is more like The Thousand and One Nights than War and Peace”. With this graphic example the head of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia referred to the reorganization of the museum’s collection which will open to the public today, including free entry from Friday through Sunday. One and a half years after starting his job... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2009

Picasso Portraits and Rare Works by Ernst, Giacometti, and Jawlensky Highlight Christie's Sale

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). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced details of its Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on May 6, 2009. Comprised of 50 works from the great masters of the era, the sale presents a unique opportunity to collect rare and important works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti, Joan Miró, Max Ernst, Tamara de Lempicka, Henry Moore, Alexej... [Lire la suite]