Nov 07, 2012 23:19 EST
A painting by Wassily Kandinsky sold for $23 million in New York, setting an auction record for the Russian avant-garde artist.
Sep 24, 2012 18:03 EDT
You can almost hear the dresses rustle as you walk by: a major Paris show from Tuesday explores how the Impressionist painters captured the dawn of modern fashion at the end of the 19th century.
Aug 06, 2012 11:55 EDT
Impressionist Edgar Degas' later works go on show in Basel next month, Switzerland's Fondation Beyeler museum said on Monday.
Jun 11, 2012 11:13 EDT
Madrid's Thyssen Museum opens Tuesday an exhibition of works by Edward Hopper, one of the largest retrospectives of works by the iconic US artist ever to be shown in Europe.
Feb 23, 2012 11:33 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A new exhibition featuring a series of early portraits by Rembrandt and the French Impressionist Edgar Degas reveals a kinship between the two artists and the impact the Dutch master had on future generations.
Feb 07, 2012 21:13 EST
Works by British sculptor Henry Moore and Spanish painter Joan Miro sold for record prices at a Christie's sale that also saw a Van Gogh owned by Elizabeth Taylor fetch over £10 million.
Oct 30, 2011 12:40 EDT
Christie's and Sotheby's hold their big autumn art sales in New York starting next week, with both houses looking to Pablo Picasso to excite a robust market.
Oct 27, 2011 12:22 EDT
Paris' newly revamped Orsay Museum reopened to the public on Thursday as staff called off a week-long strike that had kept its masterworks off limits to thousands of would-be visitors.
Oct 25, 2011 16:21 EDT
Striking staff at Paris' newly revamped Orsay Museum voted Tuesday to extend a protest which has kept the museum closed to thousands of would-be visitors for almost a week.
Oct 25, 2011 09:28 EDT
Paris' newly-revamped Orsay Museum remained closed to the public for a sixth day on Tuesday by a strike launched to demand extra manpower to staff the larger, renovated space, the museum said.
Oct 20, 2011 12:18 EDT
Strike action at Paris' Orsay Museum on Thursday delayed the unveiling of its new impressionist gallery, which was set to reopen to the public following a two-year, multi-million-euro revamp, the museum said.
Oct 13, 2011 18:00 EDT
US customs officers Thursday formally returned to France a 19th century painting that went missing for decades after it was stolen by a German soldier at the end of World War I.
Oct 07, 2011 06:00 EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - Christie's will display some of the prize lots coming up for sale in New York at an exhibition in London including a Degas sculpture valued at up to $35 million and a Lichtenstein picture worth as much as $45 million.
Sep 13, 2011 14:08 EDT
A new exhibition opening in London on Saturday attempts to take a fresh look at Edgar Degas' paintings and sculptures of ballerinas, among the best-known works of the French Impressionists.
Jul 11, 2011 20:00 EDT
Casino magnate Steve Wynn has purchased four 18th century Chinese porcelain vases at a London auction for $12.8 million to adorn his new Cotai Resort Hotel in Macau. It's just the latest in his string of art purchases that have distinguished him as a bona fide art collector. Here are some examples:
Jan 21, 2011 17:36 EST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A stolen painting by French Impressionist Edgar Degas was formally returned to France at the residence of the French ambassador to the United States on Friday after it surfaced at an auction in New York.
Jan 21, 2011 16:35 EST
The United States Friday returned to the French government a painting by French impressionist Edgar Degas stolen in 1973 in France, and set to be auctioned in New York last year.
Jan 21, 2011 16:30 EST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A stolen painting by French impressionist painter Edgar Degas was formally returned to France on Friday at the residence of the French ambassador to the United States after the work surfaced at an auction.
Jan 07, 2011 12:52 EST
A painting of sunflowers and a nude by French artist Paul Gauguin is expected to fetch up to 10 million pounds (15.4 million dollars, 12 million euros) at auction next month, Christie's said Friday.
Jan 07, 2011 09:31 EST
A painting of sunflowers and a nude by French artist Paul Gauguin is expected to fetch up to £10 million at auction next month, according to Christie's.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Self-portrait (Degas au porte-fusain), 1855|
|Birth name||Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas|
|Born||19 July 1834|
|Died||27 September 1917 (aged 83)|
|Field||Painting, Sculpture, Drawing|
|Works||The Bellelli Family (1858-1867)|
Woman with Chrysanthemums (1865)
Chanteuse de Café (c.1878)
At the Milliner's (1882)
|Influenced||Mary Cassatt, Jean-Louis Forain, Walter Sickert, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec|