Latest posts with tags "Matisse"

First Delacroix Exhibit in 50 Years Opens

Feb 16, 2016 / Art Republik

The influential French Romantic painter has shaped modern art and the National Gallery in London is running an exhibition on his work up to May 22.

$49 million Matisse sets new record

Nov 07, 2010 / Art Republik

A large bronze sculpture of a woman’s back by Henri Matisse sold Wednesday for nearly 49 million dollars, setting a new record for the French impressionist. Measuring 74.5 inches (189.2 cm), “Nu de dos” was the star of the auction at Christie’s in New York. It went under the hammer just a day after rival […]

Matisse, Picasso and other works stolen in Paris

May 24, 2010 / Art Republik

Five works including paintings by modern masters Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso have been stolen from a Paris museum. The canvases – worth a total of 100 million euros ($123m) – were discovered missing from the city-run Musee d’Art Moderne when it opened its doors. Museum officials found a broken window and a sheared-off padlock, […]

Sophie Matisse Chess Sets

Jul 04, 2009 / Collectibles

The granddaughter of legendary painter Henri Matisse has created 5 new unique chess sets for an upcoming exhibit. Four of the chess sets have their own unique imagery, but they also come together to create a unique design. Each chess set can be purchased for $16,000 at The Beyond the Border International Contemporary Art Fair, […]

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