Last November, the art forgery comedy “Gambit,” which ARTINFO wrote about here, opened in the UK. Critics were unenthusiastic about Colin Firth’s art curator teaming up with Cameron Diaz’s Texan steer roper to sell a fake copy of Claude Monet’s 1890...
Gilles Bourdos’s “Renoir" is a valentine to the woman who was the last model of the Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir and the first star and wife of his middle son Jean, arguably France’s greatest filmmaker.Without the 17-year-old Andrée Heuschling...
One might argue that the Parisian woman is the protagonist of the Metropolitan Museum’s “Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity,” the first exhibition to document the formative influence of contemporary fashion on the advanced art in the period between...
WHAT: “Becoming Van Gogh”WHEN: October 21 – January 20, 2013WHERE: Denver Art Museum, 100 West 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver, ColoradoWHY THIS SHOW MATTERS: Vincent Van Gogh seems to be having a moment – or a decade. In 2008 MoMA staged “Van Gogh and...
NEW YORK — Christie’s launched the spring auction season with a small but potent evening sale that took in $117,086,000, comfortably mid-stream of the $90.5-$130.2 million pre-sale expectation. Better still, 28 of the 31 lots offered sold, making for a...
It wasn’t likely that the Cannes film festival organizers would be able to resist scheduling a film about the Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Jean Renoir, the second of his three sons and the greatest French director of them all.Gilles Bourdos...
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