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Kunsthalle Offers a Fascinating Dialogue between Modernism and Present-Day Art

VIENNA.- Eccentric, madman, or genius? Both with his oeuvre and his provocative manner, Salvador Dalí (1904–1989) abandoned the boundaries between art and life, originality and commercialism as nearly no other twentieth century artist did. He ga...

Tate Modern Installs 10-Tonne Sunflower Seeds Sculpture by Chinese Artist Ai...

LONDON.- Tate Modern has installed a 10-tonne sculpture by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, containing approximately eight million individually hand-crafted porcelain sunflower seeds. On loan from the artist, Sunflower Seeds is shown as part of the free displ...

Man Ray / Lee Miller, Partners in Surrealism at the Peabody...

SALEM, MA.- At the center of modern art history is a love story between two artists who could not live with or without each other. The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents Man Ray | Lee Miller, Partners in Surrealism featuring 76 works by two giants of ...

Artist Neo Rauch Opens Summer Exhibition at the Museum Frieder Burda...

BADEN-BADEN, GERMANY.- The grand summer exhibition 2011 at the Museum Frieder Burda is dedicated to Neo Rauch. Around 40 main works by the artist from Leipzig from the past 20 years are shown from 28 May to 18 September 2011. Many of these works are pu...

Museum Frieder Burda Dedicates Summer Exhibition to Neo Rauch

BADEN-BADEN, GERMANY.- The grand summer exhibition 2011 at the Museum Frieder Burda is dedicated to Neo Rauch. Around 40 main works by the artist from Leipzig from the past 20 years are shown from 28 May to 18 September 2011. Many of these works are...

British-Born Surrealist Painter Leonora Carrington Dies at Age 94 in Mexico...

MEXICO CITY (AP).- British-born painter, writer and sculptor Leonora Carrington, considered one of the last of the original surrealists, has died, Mexico's National Arts Council confirmed Thursday. She was 94. Carrington was known for her haunting, dr...

Sotheby’s Announces Details of Impressionist & Modern Art Sale to Be...

PARIS.- Sotheby’s announces details of a highly selective sale of Impressionist & Modern Art to be held in Paris on 1 June 2011. This prestigious sale pays homage to the most notable artistic trends of the 20th century, Surrealism and Cubism, and ...

Highlights of Bonhams & Butterfields $1.6 Million Fine Prints Auction

LOS ANGELES, CA.- On May 3, 2011, Bonhams & Butterfields presented its $1.6-million Fine Prints auction, marked by strong surrealism sales: the exceptional $134,000 purchase of Salvador Dalí - La Divine Comédie, a complete signed portfolio of 1...

Dali, Warhol, Chagall Highlight Bonhams & Butterfields $1.6 Million Fine Prints...

LOS ANGELES, CA.- On May 3, 2011, Bonhams & Butterfields presented its $1.6-million Fine Prints auction, marked by strong surrealism sales: the exceptional $134,000 purchase of Salvador Dalí's La Divine Comédie, a complete signed portfolio of 100 col...

Exhibition of Prints by Pierre Alechinsky Opens at the Tel Aviv...

TEL AVIV.- Tel Aviv Museum of Art presents Pierre Alechinsky's 'The test of the Title'. Pierre Alechinsky (b. 1927, Brussels), an interdisciplinary artist who has worked in painting, drawing, print, writing, and filmmaking, studied book illustration an...

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