Claude Monet

Modern and contemporary art auctions in New York: why so many records?

© Thomas Lélu Jeff Koons Paul Cézanne Claude MonetHyperFocal: 0 Robert Rauschenberg Balthus William Bouguereau   Death Who wants to part with their masterpieces? No one. That’s why the biggest art market records, generally obtained for absolutely outstanding works, are the fruit of forced and unhappy circumstances: death and divorce. This is primarily the way […]

New York sales: where the art market collides the art history

William Bouguereau Claude MonetHyperFocal: 0 Sotheby’s catalogue Vincent Van Gogh Jeff Koons Amedeo Modigliani Amedeo Modigliani (detail) Balthus   Specialized in nudity Young boys and girls disrobe to dance a graceful saraband in a composition over six metres long. In 1884, the then famous French painter William Bouguereau (1825-1905), who specialized in nudity under mythological […]

Fondation Vuitton: Courtauld amassed pieces by Cézanne, Seurat and Manet in seven years. Zoom in on five exceptional artworks.

Edouard Manet Samuel Courtauld Vincent Van Gogh Edouard Manet Georges Seurat Georges Seurat Paul Cézanne Georges Seurat Paul Cézanne Paul Cézanne Claude Monet Paul Gauguin  The good Impressionnism The word “Impressionism” may be ringing in the ears of the twenty-first-century man like a deterrent. Some people no longer want the endless greenish landscapes of late […]

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