29 November 2018

Fernand Léger A Mechanical Visual Language – Tate Liverpool – Alice Lenkiewicz

It was captivating to see the Fernand Léger exhibition (until 17 March 2019) at Tate Liverpool.

26 January 2015

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Museum Hang Out Of Picasso, Matisse Shut By Paris Authorities

The Musée du Montparnasse – a museum known for celebrating the art historical richness of the Parisian area of Montparnasse has been shut by the City of Paris, Le quotidien de l’art reports. The museum was established in 1996 by Roger Pic, a local photographer who led a campaign against a real estate development planned […]

16 January 2015

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Christie’s To Auction Works On Paper From The Triton Collection

Christie’s is to auction a unique selection of rare works on paper from the Triton Collection Foundation, spanning over three centuries of art history and representing the most important avant-garde movements of the 19th and 20th Century, including works by Pablo Picasso, Camille Pissarro, Paul Cézanne, Fernand Léger, Francis Picabia, Gino Severini, Odilon Redon, André […]

5 April 2013

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Madonna Donates $6m Fernand Leger Painting To Education Charity

The singer Madonna has donated a 1921 Cubist masterpiece by the French painter Fernand Leger to a charity in support of education for girls in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The painting “Trois femmes a la table rouge,” which carries an estimate of $5-7 million, will go on sale at Sotheby’s in New York on 7 May. […]

30 June 2011

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Fernand Leger Painting Stolen From Carlyle Hotel

An important ink on linen by the French Artist Fernand Leger was stolen yesterday from New York’s posh, Upper East Side Carlyle Hotel. The work valued at $350,000 was painted in 1917 and titled “Composition aux element mecaniques.” Leger, an early modernist painter is important in the Cubist movement and is considered a 20th century […]