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Art & Art Market

In partnership with La Gazette Drouot International

The Love Story of Amar Chattar and Sundari Virda in the Pure “Provincial Mughal” Style

This album of 30 Indian paintings from the Pierre Maurs Collection highlights the elegance of the “Provincial Mughal” style. As his collection shows, Pierre Maurs (1908-2000) loved modern painting , but his natural curiosity led him to Asian and Oceanic art. This outstanding album from the...

A Million-Plus Bid for a Limoges Enamel Plaque

The Medieval period dominated majestically with a Limoges enamel plaque by the illustrious Master of the Aeneid, and a delicate limestone bust. Not seen at auction for 129 years, this enamel plaque has now re-emerged from a distant past, after a long saga marked by unveiled intrigues and mysteries...

Surrealism: A Women's Affair a Long Way from France and Europe

With the approach of the Second World War, Surrealism moved across borders. In the UK and the US, women artists delved into esotericism, botany, medicine, cinema, naive art—in fact, everything was grist to their mill. In the 1930s, Surrealism  crossed the Channel, winning over writers,...

Daniel Dezeuze: Eternally Questioning Painting

In his studio in Sète the 79-year-old French artist, a founding member of the Supports/Surfaces group, looks back on his complex career and a philosophy that endlessly questions painting and its future. Meeting Daniel Dezeuze is rather like having a date with the history of art. We are talking of...

Redon and Soulages: A Marriage for the Better

Two artists and prophets of their time, one was collected by Louis-Charles Libaude (1896-1922), the other appeared with an unexpected bronze, an alliance formed and took flight. The Libaude collection, the focus of a "spotlight" in the Gazette of May 7, saw works by Odilon Redon  (1814-1916)...

The 20th Edition of Quartier Art Drouot Spotlights Drawing

On June 16, galleries in the 9th arrondissement of Paris will join forces for the 20th Biennial "Quartier Art Drouot." The route through rue Drouot, rue de la Grange-Batelière, rue de Provence and the passages Verdeau and Jouffroy adopted the themed of drawing. Galerie AB is exhibiting a...

Marie Cuttoli and Joan Miro: The Renewal of Tapestry

This looks almost like a painting with its frame and stretcher, but it is actually a tapestry. Based on a design by Joan Miró, it was hand-woven in three copies. Miró  painted the work that the tapestry  is based on in 1934 after returning from Barcelona; today it is in the...

The Auction Market's Phoney Crisis

Despite the pandemic, the auction market has not collapsed, and the first quarter of 2021 even broke records: a euphoria now confirmed by the traditional May sales in New York. And a revolution is probably taking shape at the same time… There is talk of a crisis. But what crisis, precisely? It is...

Giorgio Morandi: The Magnani-Rocca Collection

The Musée de Grenoble in France has brought together all the Italian artist's works owned by the Magnani-Rocca Foundation, near Parma. Delicate paintings in muted tones that move the viewer through their mysterious silence. "I am convinced there is nothing more surreal or abstract than reality...

Visualizing Empire Shines Light on the Visual Culture of French Colonialism

A new edited volume from Getty Publications examines a unique archive of visual material and ephemera related to the French colonial project. Visualizing Empire: Africa, Europe, and the Politics of Representation offers an engaging and often revelatory analysis of visual materials produced by...
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