Antoni Clavé at the Kunstmuseum Basel

Antoni Clavé at the Kunstmuseum Basel

Alexej Von Jawlensjy, Selfportrait, 1911 © Kunstmuseum Basel Since 2004 the collection of Karl Im Obersteg (1883-1969) and his son Jürg Im Obersteg (1914-1983) is on deposit at the Kunstmuseum in Basel. The collection is comprised of 190 works, paintings, sculptures, works on paper as well as a number of artist letters. Major works…

Antoni Clavé in Vence

Antoni Clavé in Vence

At the occasion of « Picasso Méditerranée 2017-2019 », the Museum of Vence introduces us to an exhibition presenting the influence of Picasso with a new approach (till October 28). This exhibition showcases sculptures from the Master created in the 50s and 60s (which are on loans from the Picasso Museum Paris) alongside with works…

Souvenir (1984) – Focus 25

Souvenir (1984) – Focus 25

Without the black stripe in the foreground, the format would have been a square. Antoni Clavé invites us straight away in a world of illusion: fake square and pleated fabrics. Half of the painting is indeed composed of a trompe l’œil: a “creased paper” as art historians like to define these effects around which Clavé started playing in the…

Nadie se conoce, 1966 – Focus 24

Nadie se conoce, 1966 – Focus 24

Francisco Goya – Tauromaquia n° 12 « Desjarrete de la canalla con lanzas, medias-lunas, banderillas y otras armas. » 1815-16 Etching, aquatint and drypoint © Museo del Prado, Madrid « Corrida » 1951 B/W lithograph « Corrida » 1951 Colour lithograph It is not the first time that Antoni Clavé creates a…

Antoni Clavé at the Juan March Foundation in Madrid

Antoni Clavé at the Juan March Foundation in Madrid

El principio Asia : China, Japón e India y el arte contemporáneo en España (1957-2017) “ The principle of Asia : China, Japan and India and contemporary art in Spain (1957-2017)” is the title of the exhibition which just started at the Foundation Juan March with the aim of highlighting the links between Asia and Spanish artists such as Zobel,…

Antoni Clavé at the Bibliothèque nationale de France

Antoni Clavé at the Bibliothèque nationale de France

This exhibition organised by the BnF, which presents around fifty prints from 1955 to 1995, is a good overview of Clavé’s printed work. These lithographs, etchings, aquatints, carborundum, embossings, collages and lithographed brown papers enable us to apprehend forty years of a creative journey, which is both technically and stylistically rich. Bouteille, 1969 ; Etchning, aquatinit and…