Press Releases tagged with van gogh

Framed oil on Masonite painting attributed to the French painter Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985), signed and dated 1952, with an inscription (est.  $80,000-$120,000).

Artworks attributed to Dubuffet and Van Gogh will be auctioned online, Sept. 20th

Released: September 12, 2017

FRANKLIN, Mass. – An oil on Masonite painting attributed to the French painter Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985) and a pen and brown ink drawing on laid paper done by the renowned Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890) are just two examples in a star-studded lineup of fine art pieces to be sold in Woodshed Art Auctions’ 113-lot Prestige Collection sale ending September 20th.   The framed work attributed to Dubuffet, titled Le Voyageur, is signed and dated 1952, with the inscription “to Samuel Koontz”  written on the front and a Koontz Gallery (N.Y.) sticker on the back. It’s expected to sel...


Tempera and gouache on paper attributed to Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), titled Morning, Going to Work (est.  $40,000-$50,000), one of five Van Gogh attributions in the auction.

Paintings attributed to Monet and Van Gogh will headline Woodshed Art Auctions' July 26th sale

Released: July 18, 2017

FRANKLIN, Mass. – A tempera on paper painting attributed to Claude Monet (1840-1926), titled Study for Gare Saint-Lazare, and a tempera and gouache on paper attributed to Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), titled Morning, Going to Work, are expected star lots in Woodshed Art Auctions’ next Prestige Collection sale, a 65-lot internet-only fine art auction ending July 26th.   With a pre-sale estimate of $100,000-$160,000, the Monet is the auction’s expected top lot. It is signed verso and marked “Gallery Simon, Paris,” stamped and with a pencil-written reference number. The painting is possib...


Girls in front of Van Gogh's "Undergrowth with Two Figures." Photo courtesy of Kerry M.  Overstake

Cincinnati Art Museum broadens access with evening hours, free parking and innovates with new special exhibitions and programs

Released: September 14, 2016

CINCINNATI—The Cincinnati Art Museum is embarking on exciting new public enhancements and programs for visitors and members in 2016/2017. An exceptional set of special exhibitions this year, along with changes to enhance member benefits and to provide greater accessibility for all Cincinnatians, are key components of the museum’s 2016-2020 strategic plan. In its 136th year of artistic and civic engagement, the Cincinnati Art Museum seeks to activate the power of art towards inspiring today’s Cincinnati and connecting our communities. This fall, the museum opens two highly anticipated ori...


Image credit: Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890), Undergrowth with Two Figures, June 1890, oil on canvas, 19 ½ x 39 ¼ in.  (49.5 x 99.7 cm), Cincinnati Art Museum; Bequest of Mary E.  Johnston, 1967.1430

Cincinnati Art Museum’s Van Gogh exhibition to bring guests "Into the Undergrowth"

Released: August 30, 2016

CINCINNATI — Centered on Vincent van Gogh’s Undergrowth with Two Figures, the Cincinnati Art Museum’s new exhibition, Van Gogh: Into the Undergrowth, will take visitors up close with celebrated woodland landscapes from October 15, 2016–January 8, 2017. This exhibition—presented only at the Cincinnati Art Museum—brings an important group of artworks on loan from around the world together for the first time. Exploring the works of the Post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh and his contemporaries, the exhibition traces the evolution of the Dutch artist’s love of the natural world...


Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890), Undergrowth with Two Figures, 1890, oil on canvas, Bequest of Mary E.  Johnston, 1967.1430

Schott Foundation grants Cincinnati Art Museum $500,000 to enhance large exhibitions

Released: May 27, 2016

CINCINNATI— The Harold C. Schott Foundation will donate $100,000 each year from 2016 to 2020— totaling $500,000— to strengthen the Cincinnati Art Museum’s special exhibitions and connected programming. This investment will help the Art Museum partner with colleagues worldwide to bring exhibitions to Cincinnati and to share art and learning opportunities with the community.                                                      Special exhibitions provide a rare combination of exceptional art, compelling themes, and fresh scholarly insight. Developing special exhibitions, either large in ...


Vincent Van Gogh, A Pair of Shoes, One shoe upside down, 1887, oil on canvas, Private Collection

Van Gogh in Paris

Released: June 6, 2013

Eykyn Maclean will present Van Gogh in Paris in September 2013; a landmark exhibition exploring the years from 1886 to 1888 when Van Gogh was living and working in Paris. This period was paramount to the artist’s development and proved to be a turning point in his career. Van Gogh’s work evolved considerably as he began to move away from the dark palette of his early Dutch period to the vivid and lively colour characteristic of his later work. Nicholas Maclean explains, “This exhibition explores the period of Van Gogh’s work at its most pivotal moment. We wanted to place the evolutionof hi...


"La Balancoire" by Pierre-August Renoir (1895).

M.S. Rau Exhibits Newly Acquired Impressionist Paintings at Naples Show in February 2012

Released: January 27, 2012

  As a kick off to another strong season for fine arts sales, M.S. Rau Antiques and Fine Arts in New Orleans will offer several significant Impressionist paintings during the Naples Art & Antique Show, February 9 to 13.  Starting its 100th year in the business, M.S. Rau continues to outpace its sales forecasts in the category of fine art.  Bill Rau, third generation owner of his family's business, continues to be positive about collectors' preferences for classic and respected artists like Claude Money and Vincent van Gogh, among others.    "Die Voorazaan...


Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) The Sower (1888), from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.

VAN GOGH MASTERPIECE TRAVELS TO MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON, FOR JUXTAPOSITION WITH ITS INSPIRATION, MILLET’S THE SOWER

Released: May 4, 2010

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but for Vincent van Gogh, it was a means of self education for the artist in the 1880s, who copied numerous works by Jean-François Millet to teach himself how to draw and paint. The visual dialogue that ensued between master and student is the focus of Visiting Masterpieces, an ongoing series at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), which showcases great art from museums and private collections around the world within the context of the MFA’s encyclopedic collection. To inaugurate the series, the Museum welcomes van Gogh’s The Sower (1888),...


Alexej von Jawlensky, Murnauer Landschaft, 1909, olieverf op karton, 50,5 x 54,5 cm, collectie Lenbachhaus München

Holland Art Cities event attracts scores of international visitors

Released: December 14, 2009

  During the first nine months of the Holland Art Cities art and culture event, well over 860,000 visitors from abroad, and 100,000 visitors from the United States saw one or more exhibitions. Holland Art Cities will run until mid 2011 and the theme until July 1, 2010 is ‘Young: Modern and Contemporary Art and Design.’ The theme ‘Young: Modern and Contemporary Art and Design’ presents a cross section of the very best in today’s world of art and design. Both Dutch and foreign artists, such as Matisse, Malevich, Picasso, Van Dongen, De Vlaminck, Derain, Kandinsky, Gauguin ...


The iPhone application goes along with the exhibition "Van Gogh's letters: The artist speaks," showing 120 original letters exhibited alongside the works that Van Gogh was writing about.

Van Gogh Museum first museum on the Continent to launch iPhone application

Released: September 28, 2009

iPhone, blog, multimedia tour and web edition make Van Gogh’s letters accessible worldwide The Van Gogh Museum is the first museum on the European Continent to have developed, in collaboration with Antenna Audio, an iPhone application. The application Yours, Vincent was developed to accompany the exhibition Van Gogh’s letters: The artist speaks. The application offers people with an iPhone or an iPod touch the unique opportunity to get acquainted with Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) also at home and even while travelling. Van Gogh takes the users of the application on a tour through his...


Rijksmuseum, part of the "Holland Art Cities" extravaganza

Holland Art Cities: A cultural extravaganza, showcasing more art & culture per square mile than any other country on earth

Released: June 29, 2009

In 2009 and 2010, the four largest cities in Holland are taking part in a large-scale art and cultural event called ‘Holland Art Cities .’ The top ten museums in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht joined forces to put together an unprecedented art spectacle; the resulting exhibits showcase a great variety of scale, range and theme. Two fantastic exhibitions will be held in the city of Rotterdam this fall, taking on the evolution of the Dutch landscape and the artful theatrics of haute couture, respectively:   Kunsthal Rotterdam: New Horizons - The Hague School a...


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