Modern and Surreal by Olivier Malingue.

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Olivier Malingue is pleased to present Modern and Surreal, with works by Victor Brauner, Paul Delvaux, Max Ernst, Jean Fautrier, Fernand Léger, Roberto Matta, Pablo Picasso and Kees Van Dongen.

Modern and Surreal  by Olivier Malingue, present works by Victor Brauner, Paul Delvaux, Max Ernst, Jean Fautrier, Fernand Léger, Roberto Matta, Pablo Picasso and Kees Van Dongen.

Modern and Surreal JANUARY 17 to MARCH 29, 2019 
Olivier Malingue Gallery, LONDON | UK.

VVictor Brauner was a Romanian painter who was born in 1903. Their work has featured in numerous exhibitions at key galleries and museums, including the Moderna Museet, Stockholm and the Centre Pompidou Paris. Victor Brauner’s work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from $336 USD to $993,000 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. The current record price for this artist at auction is $993,000 USD for “Tableau Autobiographique – Ultra-tableau Biosensible”, sold at Sotheby’s New York in 2008. Victor Brauner has been featured in articles for “Art Daily”, “Aesthetica” and “ARTFIXdaily”. The most recent article is ““Moon Dancers: Yup’ik Masks and the Surrealists”” written by Christopher Green for Art in America in September 2018. The artist died in 1966.

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Paul Delvaux was a Belgian artist who was born in 1897. Their work has featured in numerous exhibitions at key galleries and museums, including the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago . Paul Delvaux’ s work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from $12 USD to $10,662,713 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. The current record price for this artist at auction is $10,662,713 USD for “LE MIROIR”, sold at Sotheby’s London in 2016. Paul Delvaux has been featured in articles for “ArtDaily”, “ArtLyst” and “The Japan Times”. The most recent article is “Object Lessons: From a Pioneering Wooden Chair to a Hypnotic Delvaux Painting” written by Gabriella Angelelli and Kabir Jhala for The Art Newspaper in January 2019. The artist died in 1994.

MMax Ernst was a German painter, sculptor, graphic artist, poet and one of the primary pioneers of the Dada and Surrealist movements. Works by Pablo Picasso and Post-Impressionists such as Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin profoundly influenced Ernst’s approach to art-making. After WWI, Ernst visited Paul Klee in Munich and studied paintings by Giorgio de Chirico, which left a deep impression on him. Constantly experimenting, in 1925 he invented a graphic art technique called frottage and another technique called ‘grattage’. Ernst helped inspire the development of Abstract Expressionism in New York after he moved along with his friends, such as Marcel Duchamp and Marc Chagall, to the city during WWII.

JJean Fautrier was a French artist who was born in 1898. Their work has featured in numerous exhibitions at key galleries and museums, including the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Jean Fautrier’s work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from $100 USD to $4,040,640 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. The current record price for this artist at auction is $4,040,640 USD for “Corps D’Otage”, sold at Sotheby’s London in 2011. Jean Fautrier has been featured in articles for “ArtDaily”, “New York Times” and “ARTINFO”. The most recent article is “‘Facing the future. Art in Europe 1945-1968’ at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow” written by for ARTINFO in March 2017. The artist died in 1964.

FFernand Léger was a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker. Initially trained as an architect, his early works are known for showcasing the lasting influence of Cubism. Leger’s early works are often referred to as Salon Cubism. The “mechanical” works Léger painted in the 1920s are typical of postwar art, and link him to the tradition of French figurative painting represented by Poussin and Corot. His bold and simplified treatment of modern subject matter led him to be regarded as a forerunner of Pop Art.

RRoberto Matta was a Chilean painter who was born in 1911. Their work has featured in numerous exhibitions at key galleries and museums, including the State Hermitage Museum and the David Zwirner, New York (519 W 19th Street). Roberto Matta’s work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from $88 USD to $5,010,500 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. The current record price for this artist at auction is $5,010,500 USD for “La révolte des contraires”, sold at Christie’s New York in 2012. Roberto Matta has been featured in articles for “ArtDaily”, “ARTINFO” and “e-flux”. The most recent article is “Ch.aco’s Tenth Edition in Transformation” written by Stephanie Bailey for Ocula in December 2018. The artist died in 2002.

PPablo Picasso, Celebrated artist, was a Spanish painter, draughtsman, and sculptor who lived most of his life in France. He is widely known for co-founding the Cubist movement and his revolutionary artistic accomplishments make him one of the best-known and influential figures in twentieth century art. Picasso’s advancements in Cubism influenced countless artists all over the world for many years after he stopped using this style in his own work. The artist’s masterpiece “Demoiselles d’Avignon” is considered as the most important work of the modern period, it is currently exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

K-copyKees van Dongen was a Dutch painter who was born in 1877. Their work has featured in numerous exhibitions at key galleries and museums, including the State Hermitage Museum and the S|2 London. Kees van Dongen’s work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from $14 USD to $13,802,500 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. The current record price for this artist at auction is $13,802,500 USD for “JEUNE ARABE”, sold at Sotheby’s New York in 2009. Kees van Dongen has been featured in articles for “ArtDaily”, “Bloomberg” and “ARTINFO”. The most recent article is “Ambitious Estimates Hamper Christie’s $279.2m Impressionist and Modern Art Sale as Van Gogh Goes Unsold but Monet Is on the Money” written by Margaret Carrigan for The Art Newspaper in November 2018. The artist died in 1968.

Modern and Surreal JANUARY 17, 2019-MARCH 29, 2019 
Olivier Malingue Gallery  LONDON | UK.

 

Information and Image have been shared from an Article by Olivier Malingue, at London, UK, published in Mutual Art website. Image Credit: Olivier Malingue, 2019.


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