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Exhibition Illuminating the Career of Italian Architect and Designer Ettore Sottsass to Open July 21 at The Met Breuer
20.07.2017

The exhibition at The Met Breuer, Ettore Sottsass: Design Radical, opening July 21, will reevaluate Sottsass’s career in a presentation of his key works in a range of media—including architectural drawings, interiors, furniture, machines, ceramics, glass, jewelry, textiles and pattern, painting, and photography.

Philip Guston: His daughter and the curator of his amazing show in Venice speak about abstraction, figuration, poets and flesh
18.07.2017

This summer in Venice the Biennale is stealing all the attention. Which is why contemporary art lovers might miss an exceptional Philip Guston (1913-1980) exhibition at Gallerie dell’Accademia. Guston is known for having moved from figuration to abstraction, then back to figuration again. Why?

Werner Spies: a human encyclopaedia of modern art speaks about Max Ernst, fakes and Kahnweiler
18.07.2017

The president of the Musée National d’Art Moderne in Paris from 1997 to 2000 and author of the catalogue raisonné of Picasso’s sculptures, Werner Spies recently donated 51 drawings to the Max Ernst Museum in Bruhl. Not long ago, however, Spies was also implicated in a modern art forgery scandal that made the headlines which involved forger Wolfgang Beltracchi.

Last Chance: Two Major Retrospectives Closing This Month
18.07.2017

Lygia Pape (1927–2004), was a critical figure in the development of Brazilian modern art.

"Rodin at The Met" Opens September 16
18.07.2017

On the centenary of the death of Auguste Rodin (1840–1917), The Metropolitan Museum of Art will celebrate its historic collection of the artist’s work in Rodin at The Met, opening September 16, 2017.

Exhibitions in GARAGE: Julyy 2017
17.07.2017

With the Moscow summer finally heating up, Garage kicks off various outdoor activities this coming weekend with J-FEST 2017 taking up the square in front of the Museum.

Thematic Exhibition at The Met Breuer to Explore Artists' Engagement with Irrationality
14.07.2017

Opening September 13, 2017, Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950–1980 explores the embrace of incongruity, irrationality, and disorientation among artists living in Europe, South America, and the United States.

Met Museum Welcomes 7 Million Visitors
13.07.2017

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that it welcomed 7 million visitors across its three locations—The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Cloisters, and The Met Breuer—in the fiscal year that ended on June 30 (FY17).

Arrival of the first artworks from the Dossier Gurlitt at the Kunstmuseum Bern
07.07.2017

The first artworks have arrived for the exhibition in Bern: Dossier Gurlitt: “Degenerated Art” – confiscated and sold. The press event at the Kunstmuseum Bern presented a sampling of works by Otto Dix, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Franz Marc, August Macke, and Otto Mueller from the Gurlitt art trove and explained the necessary conservation measures.

Happy birthday to Marc Chagall!
07.07.2017

The famous artist Marc Chagall was born on July 7, 130 years ago. Read a special issue of the Tretyakov Gallery Magazine" Marc Chagall "BONJOUR, LA PATRIE!".

"World War I and the Visual Arts" to Open at The Met on July 31
30.06.2017

Organized to commemorate the centennial of World War I, this exhibition will focus on the impact of the war on the visual arts

Hans Ulrich Obrist: 10 TIMES 50 SECONDS . 10 questions to the exhibition maker superstar
30.06.2017

Hans Ulrich Obrist (Huo) is one of the most famous superstars of contemporary art. The artistic director of the Serpentine Gallery and self-described exhibition maker was generous enough to inaugurate our new video series: 10 times 50 seconds.

Cristóbal de Villalpando: Mexican Painter of the Baroque
30.06.2017

Opening July 25 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the exhibition Cristóbal de Villalpando: Mexican Painter of the Baroque features his earliest masterpiece, a monumental painting depicting the biblical accounts of Moses and the brazen serpent and the Transfiguration of Jesus that was painted in 1683 for a chapel in Puebla Cathedral.

David Hockney retrospective at the Pompidou: Painting for pleasure, first and foremost
26.06.2017

There are artists who dream about pictorial revolutions and there are those who celebrate easel painting as it has always been. Painting has its great adventurers, those who opt for different mediums like transparent materials instead of regular canvas or who employ mathematical formulas. But for the most famous living British painter, David Hockney (born 1937), such revolutions are not for him...

Met Museum to Show Monumental Work by Noted 17th-Century Painter Cristóbal de Villalpando
25.06.2017

Opening July 3 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the exhibition Frederic Remington at The Met will present the artist’s legacy through some 20 paintings, sculptures, works on paper, and illustrated books from the late 1880s until his death.

Sotheby's Paris | Jacques Grange | Collector
24.06.2017

Sotheby’s is delighted to offer property from the collection of Jacques Grange, one of today’s preeminent interior designers, renowned for his refined and eclectic taste.

Exhibition Explores Complex World of Himalayan Buddhist Beliefs through Exquisite Works
23.06.2017

The complex world of Himalayan Buddhism will be unlocked in The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s upcoming exhibition Cosmic Buddhas in the Himalayas, opening June 24.

Portraits by Cézanne: An extraordinary survey of a pioneer of modernism in 60 paintings
19.06.2017

If there is one unmissable modern art exhibition this summer it has to be Portraits by Cézanne (1839-1906) at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris. In 60 paintings it proves many things, first of all the museum’s pulling power in assembling so many masterpieces.

Art Basel: An abundance of the very, very big and the very, very expensive
15.06.2017

Artworks that are too large, too complicated, too noisy, in other words too ‘cumbersome’, all struggle to find buyers. There is an exception to this rule however and it takes place once a year at Art Basel. At the very top end, the offer at the 2017 edition is particularly impressive.

CHRISTIE’S RELEASE | Max Beckmann, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Egon Schiele & Vincent van Gogh
15.06.2017

The Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on 27 June, part of 20th Century at Christie’s, a series of sales that take place from 17 to 30 June 2017, will be led by a group of masterpiece paintings by Max Beckmann, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Egon Schiele and Vincent van Gogh.

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