Description of the artwork «Reclining Nude»
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Publications about the artwork
How to sell a painting: 6 advertising gimmicks and techniques of famous artists
The myth of the impoverished and unrecognized artist whose works become popular only after their creator's death, is one of the most unfounded, yet firmly rooted in the minds of art lovers. Attempts to get a good deal are still considered a low and disgraceful thing. Arthive is about to prove that famous artists not only sought to sell their works at a high price, but also often achieved great…
10 facts about Amedeo Modigliani
These are not only Amedeo Modigliani's melancholic subjects that are special. His life – tragic, but hectic, and sometimes even wild – is also unique. Here we revive the brightest moments of his brief but eventful biography.
Modigliani nude breaks art auction record
Nu Couche (Sur Le Cote Gauche) by Modigliani sells for $157.2 mln., record sum for Sotheby’s House, just short of top price for artist. It is said by Sotheby's to be the greatest painting from Modigliani's series of once-controversial nudes. Completed in 1917, it was also the largest painting of his career and became the fourth most expensive work ever sold at auction.
Events and expositions
The portrait of Modigliani's supposed ex-lover found underneath the artist's later picture
Modigliani 's girl's portrait was found underneath his later also "Portrait of a girl', which was painted in 1917, kept at the Tate Gallery, London. Another portrait, hidden underneath the Italian artist's famous painting, was revealed with x-ray technology. It has been concealed in plain sight for over a century.
Art scandal: Modigliani paintings in 2017 Genoa exhibition denounced as fakes
Two thirds of Modigliani paintings exhibited at Genoa's Palazzo Ducale during four months in 2017 have been declared fake by the expert appointed by a Genoa court in a prosecutor’s probe started three days prior the scheduled closing of the show. The Italian news agency ANSA reported that 20 out of 21 oil paintings under police concerns were just being confirmed as forgeries.
Tate Modern shows the largest collection of Modigliani's nudes ever
Tate Modern 's retrospective of Modigliani's work features intense portraits, including one of Pablo Picasso, and 12 nudes – the largest group ever shown together in the UK. All paintings were distributed throughout 10 galleries with tact, sobriety, care and delicacy. For this show, even Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp has reneged on its rules. Curators want to shine new light on an artist…