September 2020 Blog Posts
It has been two years since Princeton University announced the renowned Ghanaian-British architect Sir David Adjaye would be designing their new art museum. On September 23, Princeton finally gave the public a look at Adjaye’s ambitious contemporary design that seeks to “work” on the iconic Collegiate Gothic campus.
Gauguin and the Impressionists: Masterpieces of the Ordrupgaard Collection, has humble roots in the home of Wilhelm and Henny Hansen. In this video produced by Ordrupgaard, discover how the Hansens transformed their private home into a jewel in the crown of the Danish art scene. The Ordrupgaard museum in Denmark is the permanent home of important works by French Impressionists as well as Danish art from the Golden Age.
Pieter Brueghel the Younger’s ‘The Payment of Tithes’ is a satirical caricature of the legal profession. In this episode of Anatomy of an Artwork, discover what it tells us about Brueghel’s working technique and why this particular work is one of the best quality versions of the subject ever painted. A fascinating and unusual subject in Brueghel’s oeuvre, ‘The Payment of Tithes’ is available to buy now through Sotheby’s Private Sales.