The first exhibition devoted entirely to portraits by Paul Cézanne will be mounted at London’s National Portrait Gallery. Cézanne Portraits will bring together for the first time over 50 of Cézanne’s portraits from collections across the world, including works never before on public display in the UK.
Artlyst attended the National Gallery to experience its latest exhibition: Soundscapes. The Gallery has commissioned leading contemporary sound artists and musicians Nico Muhly, Susan Philipsz, Gabriel Yared, Jamie xx, Chris Watson, Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller to respond to six paintings of their choice from the National Gallery collection. Each brand new ‘soundscape’ has […]
In 2013 Van Buuren Museum, Brussels, suffered a robbery in which several works of art were stolen from its collection; including ‘The Thinker’ (1907) by Dutch painter Kees van Dongen, estimated at a replacement value of €1.2 million, or over £861,000. Other works stolen in this audacious and swift art heist included a painting by […]
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 […]
The Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, Detroit sold a Paul Cézanne oil painting in 2013, keeping the sale of the work a secret; selling the piece by the French post-impressionist to a private buyer for $100 million, or £63.9 million – to help protect Detroit-owned artworks under threat due to the city’s bankruptcy. This likely […]