News about Realist Collectibles
Currier gives Iranian Surrealist her first museum exhibition
MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Currier Museum of Art presents the work of Iranian painter Arghavan Khosravi in her first museum exhibition, on view now until September 5. The artist creates surrealist images that explore themes of exile, suppression and empowerment.
Madrid museum explores legacy of Surrealist Rene Magritte
MADRID – The Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza is holding the first retrospective in Madrid on the Belgian artist and leading Surrealist Rene Magritte (1898-1967) since the exhibition held at the Fundacion Juan March in 1989. Its title, The Magritte Machine, emphasizes the repetitive and combinatorial element present in the work of this painter, whose obsessive themes constantly […]
George Tooker’s magic realist work in spotlight at Swann, June 30
NEW YORK — Swann Galleries will present a sale of American Art on June 30. The auction will include notable works from prominent artists working in America beginning in the mid-1800s and continuing through the contemporary era. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
DIA acquires painting by Danish Surrealist Rita Kernn-Larsen
DETROIT – The Detroit Institute of Arts’ board of directors has approved the purchase of a work by Danish artist Rita Kernn-Larsen (1904-1998), furthering the museum’s goal of increasing the number of works by women artists in the collection. This will be the first work by the artist—and the first Surrealist painting by a woman—to […]