Welcome to our art collector Blog/Newsletter for February 29, 2012
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Bonheur, Rosa - The King Watches
Erté - Romain de Tirtoff - Alphabet Letter B 1976, Balcony 1989, Bubbles, Fireflies Broach, French Rooster 1980, Lafayette 1979, L'Empanachee 1979, Ready for the Ball, Diptych 1982, Salome 1981, Twin Sisters 1982,
Marc Chagall_ - AKT MIT FACHER, FROM LE PORTEFEUILLE DES PEINTRES-GRAVEURS INDÉPENDANT POUR 1925, L'ECHELLE, 1957, LE BIBLE: ONE PLATE 1958. JACOB AND THE ANGELS (MOURLOT 966) 1980
Max, Peter , Peace on Earth 2001, Profile 2001,
Remington, Frederic, Outlaw,
Detroit - A SEPARATION, from Friday, Feb 24, 2012 – Sunday, Mar 04, 2012, the Academy Award® winner for Best Foreign Language Film will be showing the Detroit Film Theatre. Detroit Institute of Arts
Brussels - On Monday the EU Commission told Germany it was high time to raise its tax on art. For decades, German collectors and gallerists have benefited from a significantly reduced value added tax (VAT) on artworks and collectibles. The tax is nearly three times below the conventional VAT. Art info
CANBERRA.- The National Gallery of Australia unveiled a major international acquisition; a stunning large scale work titled Oceania, the sea (1946) by Matisse, Henri (1869–1954). Art Daily
Basel - Bonnard, Pierre - artworks showcased in Pierre Bonnard at Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland , May 13, 2012
London - Without the influence of Picasso, there would be no Francis Bacon, no Henry Moore, no David Hockney. The great Spanish modernist's influence can be felt in the work of all those who made the avant garde in Britain — and yet the country was relatively late in making sense of Picasso's radicalism...Coline Milliard, ARTINFO UK
BRONX, NY.- The Bronx Museum of the Arts will present the work of Sarah Sze at the U.S. Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia, the 55th International Art Exhibition Art Daily
New York - Rembrandt and Degas
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. February 23–May 20, 2012
VANCOUVER, BC.- LIGHTS OUT! Canadian Painting from the 1960s. The Vancouver Art Gallery holds a rich collection of paintings from the 1960s, as exemplified by the works of artists such as Suzanne Bergeron, Ronald Bloore, Yves Gaucher, Kenneth Lochhead, Michael Morris, Michael Snow (whose important 1963 canvas has provided the title for this exhibition), Harold Town and Joyce Wieland... Exhibition from February 18 to April 29, 2012
BOSTON.- Just in time for Presidents’ Day, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, will debut on February 20 its first online catalogue, Paintings of the Americas. The free digital publication, available here, will feature a selection of more than 400 paintings from its collection of nearly 2,000. Art Daily
CLEVELAND, OH.- The Cleveland Museum of Art exhibition of Rembrandt (the largest collection of authentic Rembrandt paintings assembled in the United States) as Painter and Etcher: A Closer Look. He rejected the criticisms of others, yet was his own harshest critic. He was castigated by the church, but his Biblical interpretations have outlasted the preachers. February 19, 2012
Picasso, Pablo Ruiz - artworks showcased in Picasso's Drawings, 1890-1921: Reinventing Tradition at National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. May 6, 2012
Daumier, Honoré - discussed in The Wicked Art of Caricature / The Nation
From the Getty: The Hidden Masters of the Middle Ages: the Limbourg Brothers.
The three Limbourg brothers painted landscapes and portraits with a precision that was unheard of in their time:
MADRID (AP).- Pablo Picasso's "Guernica," one of the world's most iconic paintings, is getting a full health check as it marks its 75th anniversary.
Spanish movie star Antonio Banderas has been signed up to play Picasso according to the Daily Mail. The new biopic, entitled 33 Days, will focus on his relationship with his French muse Dora Maar, and how the Cubist pioneer conceived and created Guernica (1937).
AMSTERDAM.- For the first time, the Rijksmuseum is organising an exhibition on the Dutch Golden Age in Turkey, including five paintings by Rembrandt and 'The love letter' by Vermeer. Over 100 masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum collection will be on display in Sakip Sabanci Museum in Istanbul from 21 February to 10 June 2012. The exhibition is part of the festivities marking 400 years of diplomatic relations between Turkey and the Netherlands. Art Daily
The Armory Show, modern art fair and one of the most important annual art events in New York, March 8−11, at Piers 92 and 94.
ADAA: THE ART SHOW, takes place March 7 through March 11, 2012 in New York City
Dublin - Whyte's: Irish & British Art, Ireland - 12 March 2012
NEW DELHI — The first works by Van Gogh and Picasso to be auctioned by an Indian gallery are on display at a luxury hotel in New Delhi, a sign that dealers in Western art are now chasing local money.
The 1885 Van Gogh landscape "L'Alee aux deux promeneurs" and the 1953 Picasso oil "Le Transformateur" By Ben Sheppard (AFP)
Waddington - Canadian Contemporary Art Auction, Thursday 8 March 2012 at 7pm
RoGallery - FEBRUARY MODERN & CONTEMPORARY ART AUCTION. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, May Belfort, Poster, Renoir, Pierre Auguste , Girl Drawing, Lithograph, Erté - Romain de Tirtoff , Surprises of the Sea, In Celebration of His 89th Birthday, November 1981, Poster, Alphabet Suite, Poster, Picasso, Pablo Ruiz, Etudes De Mains Et Colombe, Lithograph, Le Bouquet, Portrait de Femme, Buste De Petite Fille, Femme A La Robe Multicolore, Portrait D'Homme, Maternite, Miró, Joan , Barcelona Series, Plate 8, Etching with Carborundum, Japan Exhibition, Lithograph Poster, Issue Derobee (D. 688 and 692), Double-Sided Etching, Dali, Salvador, The Doctor from L'aventure medicale, The Dentist from L'aventure medicale, Max, Peter, Monk at the Red Sea, Monk in Garden, Zero Horizontal, Remington, Frederic, Outlaw,
Bonheur, Rosa - The King Watches was auctioned at Sotheby's New York, January 27, 2012 - Deers in the forest at Fontainebleau was auctioned at Christie's New York, January 26, 2012 -
Chagall, Marc - 'Femmes au parapluies' for La Suite... to be sold at Bonhams New Bond Street, February 29, 2012 - Vase de fleurs a l'ananas and 6 other lots were auctioned at Millon & Associes, January 24, 2012
Dali, Salvador - 'Le mur des Lamentations' to be sold at Bonhams New Bond Street February 29, 2012 - St James of Compostela to be sold at Quittenbaum, February 14, 2012 - Homme oiseau was auctioned at Espace Tajan January 26, 2012 - 'Le mur des Lamentations' to be sold at Bonhams New Bond Street, February 29, 2012 - - 18 works: Medicine et Science portfolio and New York Central Park Winter were auctioned at Phillips de Pury & Company, Upper East Side, January 25, 2012 - Homage to Newton was auctioned at Millon & Associes, January 24, 2012 - Oedipus, from Mythologie was auctioned at Bonhams & Butterfields, Los Angeles, January 22, 2012 - Oedipus, from Mythologie was auctioned at Bonhams & Butterfields, Los Angeles, January 22, 2012 - - 4 sheets: ''Puzzle of Life'', (Idra a... was auctioned at Burchard Galleries, January 22, 2012
Hardy, Thomas Bush - Shipping outside the harbour, Boulogne to be sold at Dreweatts, Donnington Priory, February 15, 2012 - A shore view with Fisherfolk by beach... was auctioned at Brightwells, January 25, 2012
Icart, Louis- Hydrangeas and 3 other lots were auctioned at Bonhams & Butterfields, Los Angeles, January 22, 2012
Toulouse-Lautrec - Le Baron Moise-La loge, from Au Pied ... was auctioned at Bonhams & Butterfields, Los Angeles, January 22, 2012
Matisse, Henri - Buste de femme was auctioned at Phillips de Pury & Company, Upper East Side, January 25, 2012 - Lied Dement, from Poésies Antillaises and One Plate, from Jaques Kober, Les... were auctioned at Bonhams & Butterfields, Los Angeles, January 22, 2012
Mêne, Jules - Chasse au lapin (Groupe chiens au... and 2 other lots to be sold at Nagel Auktionen, February 15, 2012 - Dogs Bringing a Fox to Bay to be sold at Neal Auction Company, February 4, 2012
Miró, Joan - Flux de l'aimant portfolio and 4 other lots were auctioned at Phillips de Pury & Company, Upper East Side, January 25, 2012 - Figures and 2 other lots were auctioned at Millon & Associes, January 24, 2012
Picasso, Pablo Ruiz - Les Saltimbanques was auctioned at Christie's Paris, January 26, 2012 - Peintre au travail was auctioned at Phillips de Phillips de Pury & Company, Upper East Side, January 25, 2012 - Owl and 4 other lots were auctioned at Millon & Associes, January 24, 2012 - Cavalier et Cheval and Trois nus debout, from Le Chef-d'oeuv... were auctioned at Bonhams & Butterfields, Los Angeles, January 22, 2012 -
Rembrandt, H, van Rijn - David at Prayer to be sold at Dreweatts, London, February 16, 2012 - St. Jerome in a Dark Chamber was auctioned at Sotheby's New York, January 26, 2012
Renoir, Pierre Auguste - Le Graveur V. -J. Roux-Champion was auctioned at Bonhams & Butterfields, Los Angeles, January 22, 2012
Tobiasse, Theo - Les merveilles de l'Exode and 'La chevre et les rabbins' to be sold at Bonhams New Bond Street, February 29, 2012 - L'air de Paris and 8 other lots were auctioned at Millon & Associes, January 24, 2012