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Sotheby’s Exhibits Russian Artists’ Works

Sotheby’s Exhibits Russian Artists’ Works

Sotheby’s exhibits two dozen artworks in the Ruin Wing of the Schusev Museum of Architecture. These are paintings (including one sanguine drawing) from three Sotheby’s auctions to be held in New York and London within the next three months. Most ...

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Another Scandal Around “Salvator Mundi”

Another Scandal Around “Salvator Mundi”

The National Gallery, one of the well-known art galleries in London, has to justify the inclusion of the scandalous painting “Salvator Mundi” (“Savior of the World”) in the retrospective exhibition of Leonardo da Vinci that was held in 2011-2012. Author ...

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Leonardo da Vinci Expositions: Part II

Leonardo da Vinci Expositions: Part II

Despite the great number of exhibitions honoring the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, the main art events will be held in Milan. The Italian master spent the most productive 18 years of his life here. In Milan, he ...

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Edvard Munch’s Exhibitions in London and Moscow

Edvard Munch’s Exhibitions in London and Moscow

Among the highlights of the exhibition “Edvard Munch. Love and fear,” which opened in the British Museum, is a scandalous artwork by the Norwegian artist titled “Self-Portrait with Tulla Larsen.” Munch created this painting in 1905 and two years later, ...

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Leonardo da Vinci Expositions: Part I

Leonardo da Vinci Expositions: Part I

The 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death will be honored with a great exhibition program covering not only the life and work of the Renaissance master, but also his predecessors and followers. While many are waiting for the Leonardo ...

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Van Gogh Indeed Created “Still Life with Fruit and Chestnuts”

Van Gogh Indeed Created “Still Life with Fruit and Chestnuts”

A still life painting “Still Life with Fruit and Chestnuts,” owned by the famous art gallery in San Francisco, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF), was attributed by the experts of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. Even ...

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A London Landscape by Monet Has Left the UK

A London Landscape by Monet Has Left the UK

A London landscape by Monet has found its new owner. The new holder of the painting, which has been in possession of British art collectors for almost 70 years, managed to obtain an export license for the art piece. It ...

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“Thérèse on a Bench Seat” by Balthus Gets Auctioned

“Thérèse on a Bench Seat” by Balthus Gets Auctioned

In May, Christie’s Auction House will put up the art collection of Dorothy and Richard Sherwood for sale. Major works will be offered in two evening sales – those of impressionist and post-impressionist art pieces and the works by the ...

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Artworks by Roberto Matta at the Hermitage Museum

Artworks by Roberto Matta at the Hermitage Museum

The State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia, received 94 artworks by Roberto Matta (1911-2002) from 24 private art collections and two foundations. Art collectors from the USA, the UK, Israel, Italy, Mexico, France, and Switzerland offered the masterpieces from ...

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Where is “Salvator Mundi”?

Where is “Salvator Mundi”?

Few works of art have caused as much intrigue as “Salvator Mundi” (“Savior of the World”) by Leonardo da Vinci. First, the authenticity of the painting was a big question mark. Then, in November 2017, it became the most expensive ...

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