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The Loaded Brush: Christie's opens a curated exhibition of masterpieces from private collections
Pablo Picasso, Jeune fille endormie, signed 'Picasso' (upper left); dated 'PARIS 3 Fevrier XXXV-' (on the stretcher), oil on canvas, 18 1/4 x 21 5/8 in. (46.3 x 55 cm.). Painted in 1935. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017.


HONG KONG.- Christie’s announces the second edition of The Loaded Brush, a landmark private selling exhibition of over 30 works, featuring paintings inspired by the possibilities of the loaded brush. The exhibition will be on view at the Hong Kong Convention Centre from 24 to 27 November, including works by Monet, Picasso, Matisse, Rothko, Rembrandt and Warhol. Touching upon universal themes that explore the nature of beauty, the role of the muse in art, as well as a reflection on portraiture, this exhibition gives an unprecedented opportunity to see works of art rarely, if ever, on public view.

Jussi Pylkkänen, Global President, notes: “We live in an era of great collections, with the global taste for masterpieces continually sparking the interest of our audiences in Asia. This second iteration of The Loaded Brush goes a step further than last year, celebrating the creativity of an even broader range of artists, who represent the genius of Western painting.”

This curated group of paintings by many of the most celebrated artists in history come from some of the greatest private collections in the world. The scope of the exhibition reveals an ever-expanding view of art history, one that encompasses not just the masterpieces of the Western canon, but important Asian works of art in juxtaposition. For an artist, the loaded brush represents a world of possibilities and the beginning of a creative journey. Among the major works to be offered are Pablo Picasso’s Jeune fille endormie, a 1935 intimate portrait of then-lover and muse Marie-Thérèse Walter; Andy Warhol’s Liz #2 [Early Colored Liz], one of the early paintings in the iconic series of the enduring Hollywood screen legend; Mark Rothko’s Untitled, an imposing work in which Rothko imprisons the violence he felt in every inch of its surface; and Roy Lichtenstein’s Vicki! I – I Thought I Heard Your Voice, one of his recognisable Pop works rendered in the artist’s signature Ben-Day dots and primary colours.

Other superb examples from Gerhard Richter, Joan Mitchell, Richard Prince, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Yan PeiMing, and Rembrandt van Rijn showcase the range of art — spanning the Old Masters, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Impressionist and Modern Art and Asian Contemporary Art departments — represented in this special exhibition. As a complement to Christie’s Hong Kong auction series, The Loaded Brush presents an invaluable opportunity to view works primarily sold in auctions in New York or London. Many of the works are for sale, with several pieces on loan from major collectors to round out the curated offering.

Koji Inoue, Global Private Sales and International Director, Post-War and Contemporary Art, commented: “What all these masters have in common is their extraordinary control of the brush, paint, surface, colour and composition. They are all brilliant technicians who manipulated paint in their own distinctive ways to give voice to their own emotions.”





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