Announcing the new Maurice de Vlaminck CommitteeContinue reading
Announcing the new Maurice de Vlaminck Committee December 14, 2022
JOHNS SCHOLAR ROBERTA BERNSTEIN AWARDED FRENCH LEGION OF HONOR￼Continue reading
Johns Scholar Roberta Bernstein Awarded French Legion of Honor October 25, 2022
Introducing The Romare Bearden PapersContinue reading
The Romare Bearden Papers October 12, 2022 The WPI is pleased to announce the inaugural release of materials in the Romare Bearden Papers (1900–2008, bulk 1940–1988).
The Henry Certigny Papers: a peek into the work and life of an art expertContinue reading
I began working on the Henry Certigny Papers in April 2019 to prepare the collection for digitization. These archives, which document the life and work of the Belgian poet, writer, and art historian best known for his research on French artist Henri “Le Douanier” Rousseau, consisted of eighty archival boxes of stacked papers with almost […]
Bearden Call for InformationContinue reading
Bearden Call for Information June 11, 2021 The Romare Bearden Digital Catalogue Raisonne project aims to create a comprehensive record of all artworks created by Romare Bearden (1911-1988). In partnership with the Romare Bearden Foundation, the WPI is in the process of digitizing the artist’s archives and conducting research on Bearden’s artistic output. To aid in our gathering of data, we would be grateful to receive information about any works by the artist currently in private collections. We encourage owners to submit the pertinent details regarding their work(s), along with photographic documentation, using the button below. All information will be kept confidential.
Announcing: The Paintings of Paul Gauguin, 1891–1903Continue reading
Announcing: The Paintings of Paul Gauguin, 1891–1903 May 01, 2021 The Wildenstein Plattner Institute is proud to announce the release of the long-awaited Gauguin: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, 1891–1903. This is the first major catalogue raisonné that we are publishing in a digital format, which enables a more dynamic and informed presentation of the artist’s work.
New Collections Added to the Digital ArchivesContinue reading
The Wildenstein Plattner Institute (WPI) is proud to announce the long-anticipated release of three prestigious archival collections, which provide significant information for market studies and provenance research of 19th and 20th century French art. Eugène and Jules Féral Inventories, 1841 – 1940 The Eugène and Jules Féral Inventories provide an overview of the professional activities of the […]
WPI Oral HistoriesContinue reading
The WPI Oral Histories provide unprecedented firsthand accounts from art historians, archivists, gallerists, and others with close connections to WPI’s research projects. Issued in installments throughout 2021, each oral history will complement the WPI’s unique material. The WPI’s Oral History Series accompanies its forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné Projects. Some explore the artist’s life and work, and most cover scholarly […]
Now Live: Explore the WPI Digital ArchivesContinue reading
The Wildenstein Plattner Institute is pleased to announce the launch of the WPI Digital Archives – a repository of over 50,000 digital resources documenting the work of French dealers, collectors, and artists from the 18th to the 20th centuries. The materials that comprise the WPI Digital Archives were originally assembled by the Wildenstein Institute throughout […]
Announcing: The Romare Bearden Digital Catalogue Raisonné ProjectContinue reading
The Romare Bearden Digital Catalogue Raisonné will be a comprehensive research tool providing access to critical archives and materials documented by the Romare Bearden Foundation to preserve the artist’s legacy. The WPI is pleased to announce a new project in collaboration with the Romare Bearden Foundation. The Romare Bearden Digital Catalogue Raisonne project (RBDCR) will […]