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Alice Neel: Freedom

David Zwirner , 537 West 20th Street New York February 26—April 13, 2019 Art is two things: a search for a road and a search for freedom. It’s very hard to get freedom. You know all these things in life keep crawling over you all the time, so it’s very hard to feel free. —Alice Neel 1 David Zwirner is presenting an exhibition of paintings and significant works on paper by Alice Neel (1900–1984), on view at 537 West 20th Street in New York. Spanning six decades of the artist’s career, Alice Neel: Freedom is organized by Ginny Neel of The Estate of Alice Neel. The exhibition focuses on the artist’s portrayal of the nude figure and the ways in which Neel resolutely challenged traditional perceptions of sexuality, motherhood, and beauty. One of the foremost American figurative painters of the twentieth century, Neel was a humanist
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Art History News -March 2019

MICHELANGELO: MIND OF THE MASTER Jonathan Kantrowitzat Art History News - 1 day ago *Cleveland Museum of Art* *September 22, 2019 - January 5, 2020* *J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles* *February 25 - June 7, 2020* Michelangelo (1475-1564) is widely acknowledged as one of the most creative and influential artists in the history of western art. He was an exceptional draftsman and the up-close study of Michelangelo drawings is an unparalleled experience. An extraordinary exhibition coming to the U.S. this fall will bring that experience to museumgoers in Cleveland and Los Angeles. Michelangelo (1475-1564) *Seated Male Nude*, 1511, Red chalk heightened with white. T... more » Christie’s New York Evening Sales May 13, May 15 Jonathan Kantrowitzat Art History News - 1 day ago From The Collection Of S.I. Newhouse Led By An Icon Of 20th Century Art: *Rabbit *(1986) By Jeff Koons *New York* – This May, Christie’s will present 11 extraordinary works from the esteemed Collection of S.I. Newhou

MICHELANGELO: MIND OF THE MASTER

Cleveland Museum of Art September 22, 2019 - January 5, 2020 J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles February 25 - June 7, 2020 Michelangelo (1475-1564) is widely acknowledged as one of the most creative and influential artists in the history of western art. He was an exceptional draftsman and the up-close study of Michelangelo drawings is an unparalleled experience. An extraordinary exhibition coming to the U.S. this fall will bring that experience to museumgoers in Cleveland and Los Angeles. Michelangelo (1475-1564) Seated Male Nude , 1511, Red chalk heightened with white. Teylers Museum Organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art and the J. Paul Getty Museum in conjunction with the Teylers Museum, Haarlem, the Netherlands, Michelangelo: Mind of the Master will bring an important selection of nearly 30 exquisite Michelangelo drawings of the highest quality to the United States in 2019 and 2020.  The centerpiece of the exhibition is a group of drawings with an illustrious provenan

Christie’s New York Evening Sales May 13, May 15

From The Collection Of S.I. Newhouse Led By An Icon Of 20th Century Art: Rabbit (1986) By Jeff Koons New York – This May, Christie’s will present 11 extraordinary works from the esteemed Collection of S.I. Newhouse. The selection will be sold across Christie’s New York Evening Sales of Impressionist and Modern Art on May 13, and Post-War and Contemporary Art on May 15. Representing Newhouse’s globally renowned taste and unfailing instinct for quality and historical significance, these works together trace key developments in the evolution of modern art, from the exceptional compositional inventiveness of   Paul Cézanne, Bouilloire et fruits , 1888-1890, oil on canvas. In the region of $40 million Cézanne’s Bouilloire et fruits , 1888-1890 (estimate in the region of $40 million) to the quintessential image from Andy Warhol’s incomparable  Death and Disaster Series, Little Electric Chair , 1964-1965 (estim

18 April Christie’s Prints From The Collection Of The Late Larry Saphire

Salvador Dalí (1904-1989) Tête de jeune fille etching, 1924 $30,000-50,000 Joan Miró (1893-1983) Série noire et rouge: one plate etching in red, 1938 $20,000-30,000 New York – On 18 April Christie’s will hold an intriguing auction entitled The Arrogant Eye: Prints from The Collection of The Late Larry Saphire as part of the Prints & Multiples auction. The collection includes over 150 works on paper by modern masters such as Picasso, Braque, Miro, Matisse, Dalí, Chagall, Léger, Ernst, Giacometti, Matta, and Masson. Larry Saphire is best known for being the author of the catalogue raisonnés of the prints of Fernand Leger and Andre Masson, compiled whilst running the Blue Moon Gallery in New York. Larry was a Renaissance man and the quintessential collector-dealer. His

J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate

Mystic Seaport Museum October 5, 2019-February 23, 2020  J. M. W. Turner, " Venice Quay, Ducal Palace," exhibited 1844, Oil paint on canvas. Tate: Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856 © Tate, London 2018   Mystic Seaport Museum , in partnership with Tate, London, will host a major monographic exhibition devoted to the watercolors of one Britain’s greatest painters: J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Mystic Seaport Museum will be the only North American venue for  J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate , which will be on display October 5, 2019-February 23, 2020, in Mystic, Conn.. The exhibition – curated by David Blayney Brown, Tate’s Manton Senior Curator of British Art 1790-1850 – will provide an exceptional opportunity to see key works spanning the entire career of the famous artist. A unique collection of about 90 works, the selection will provide a view into the evolution of the artist’s vision and cr

Christie's Old Masters sale in New York on May 2, 2019

Christie’s has announced Property from the Collection of Richard L. Feigen, the renowned and influential American art dealer. Featuring early Italian and Baroque paintings, as well as 18th century British landscapes, several paintings from the Collection will be offered in the Old Masters sale in New York on May 2, 2019. Artists represented in the sale include Annibale Carracci, Guercino, Lorenzo Monaco, and John Constable, among others. A global tour of select highlights from the collection will tour to Los Angeles, New York, London, Dubai and Hong Kong. Francois de Poortere, Head of Department, Old Masters, comments, “Known for his discerning eye and impeccable taste, Richard Feigen has always been a true visionary in the global art world. He has made countless and startling discoveries throughout his career and continues to champion the field of Old Masters. It is an honor to be offering several of his most cherished paintings.” Mr. Feigen is renowned for his connoi