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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05 mai 2010

Van Gogh Masterpiece Travels to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), "The Sower", 1888. Oil on canvas, 32 x 40 cm. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Vincent van Gogh Foundation BOSTON, MA.- Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but for Vincent van Gogh, it was a means of self education for the artist in the 1880s, who copied numerous works by Jean-François Millet to teach himself how to draw and paint. The visual dialogue that ensued between master and student is the focus of Visiting Masterpieces, an ongoing series at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2010

Van Gogh Experts Authenticate "Le Blute-Fin Mill" Now on View at Museum de Fundatie

"Le Blute-Fin Mill", by Vincent van Gogh. The newly authenticated Van Gogh has gone on display 35 years after an art collector bought it in Paris, convinced it was painted by the famed Dutch master but never able to prove it. Louis van Tilborgh, curator of research at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, said "Le Blute-Fin Mill" was done in 1886. He said its large human figures are unusual for a Van Gogh landscape but it has his typically bright colors. AP Photo/Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle. AMSTERDAM.- Today,... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2010

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Receives Impressionist Marion and Henry Bloch Collection

Pierre Bonnard, French, (1867-1947), "The White Cupboard" (L’armoire blanche), 1931. Oil on canvas, 49 3/8 x 36 3/4 inches. Promised gift of Marion and Henry W. Bloch, 11.2007.28. KANSAS CITY, MO (AP).- The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is receiving an extensive impressionist collection that includes works by Claude Monet and Vincent Van Gogh, the Kansas City museum announced Friday. The collection is from Marion and Henry Bloch, founder of Kansas City-based tax preparation company H&R Block Inc. The Blochs'... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2009

Le descendant d'un collectionneur russe réclame un van Gogh « volé » par le régime communiste et exposé à l'Université de Yale

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890), The Night Café", 1888. Oil on canvas, 28 1/2 x 36 1/4 in. (72.4 x 92.1 cm) Yale University Art Gallery NEW HAVEN (ETATS-UNIS) [30.12.09] – Le descendant d'Ivan Morozov, dont la collection d'art a été nationalisée durant la Révolution russe, réclame la restitution d'un tableau de Vincent van Gogh, aujourd'hui propriété de l'Université de Yale. Les nationalisations du régime soviétique peuvent-elles être reconnues comme des vols par les tribunaux américains ? C'est en substance la... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2009

"Fascinante Italie. De Manet à Picasso, 1853-1917" @ Musée des beaux-arts de Nantes

Vincent Van Gogh © Vincent Van Gogh. Les dates retenues pour le propos de cette exposition correspondent au voyage d'Edouard Manet en Italie en 1853, au cours duquel celui-ci visite les Offices de Florence et copie la Vénus d'Urbino de Titien. Degas et Gustave Moreau lui succèderont en 1858, séjournant de façon plus traditionnelle à Rome. 1917, c'est le voyage de Picasso avec Diaghilev et les Ballets Russes pour Parade, qui marque dans la carrière de l'artiste le début du retour à la figure qu'il développera dans les années... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2009

'Capturing Nature's Beauty: Three Centuries of French Landscapes' @ the J. Paul Getty Museum

Nicolas Poussin, A Path Leading Into a Forest Clearing, about 1635-1640. Pen and brown ink and brown wash. 38.6 X 24.6. 96.GA.24. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, CA.- On view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, July 28 - November 1, 2009, Capturing Nature’s Beauty: Three Centuries of French Landscape draws from the Getty’s drawings collection including some works from the Getty Research Institute, to highlight key moments in the French landscape tradition, from its emergence in the 1600s to its... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2009

'A Case for Wine: From King Tut to Today' @ The Art Institute of Chicago

Charles Frederick Kandler (English). Wine Jug (detail), 1739/40. Silver; Height: 34 cm (13 3/8 in.). Gift of the Antiquarian Society. CHICAGO, IL.- The Art Institute of Chicago presents A Case for Wine: From King Tut to Today, opening on July 11, 2009, in the museum’s Regenstein Hall, marking the first time a fine arts museum has explored art through the vine. On view until September 20, 2009, this major exhibition features more than 400 objects drawn from the Art Institute’s extensive encyclopedic collection, in addition to... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2009

Royal Academy Announces 'The Real Van Gogh: The Artist and His Letters' in Early 2010

Vincent Van Gogh, Still Life with a Plate of Onions, 1889. Oil on canvas, 49.6 x 64.4 cm LONDON.- In January 2010, the Royal Academy of Arts will stage a landmark exhibition of the work of Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890). The focus of the exhibition will be the artist’s remarkable correspondence. Over 35 original letters, rarely exhibited to the public due to their fragility, will be on display in the main galleries of Burlington House, together with around 65 paintings and 30 drawings that express the principal themes to be found... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2009

Over 120 Van Gogh Letters Will Be On View at Van Gogh Museum's Rietveld Building

Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), Small pear tree in blossom, 1888, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation AMSTERDAM.-Over 120 rarely exhibited letters by and to Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) will be on show Landmark exhibition to celebrate the publication of the new edition of the letters. From 9 October 2009 to 3 January 2010 the Van Gogh Museum’s Rietveld building will be devoted to the letters of Vincent van Gogh. In the exhibition Van Gogh's letters: The artist speaks, some 120 original letters will be... [Lire la suite]
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