The starting price of the lot at the auction is estimated at $ 150 million.
Ivano-Frankivsk academic regional Ukrainian music and drama theatre named after Ivan Franko is preparing for the premiere of the play “Modigliani”, which tells about the last three years of his life the great artist, the picture of which today set a record starting price for art at auction.
the starting price of the painting “Reclining Nude (on her left side)” is $ 150 million. The picture, written in 1917, will be sold at the auction, organized by auction house Sotheby’s.
According to Simon Shaw, siglavy of the Department of impressionist and modern art Sotheby’s, the work was radically innovative and has an important place in the history of art. “This picture was rethinking the nudity in the modern era”, – he stressed.
On 27 and 28 April in Ivano-Frankivsk will host the premiere of the play “Modigliani”, which is positioned as an experimental film Director Rostislav Deripaska.
According to the authors of the play, the stage story will play two-time and two dimensions of the mental hospital in which patients live-artists, and the Paris of the early twentieth century, when he lived, loved and painted the genius of Amedeo Modigliani. Starring the honoured artist of Ukraine Alexey gnatkovs’ky. One of the key roles in the play, invited the prominent Ukrainian actor Sergei Romaniuk, which Ivano-Frankivsk theater — home. Perhaps the play “Modigliani” will be shown also in the framework of the International festival “Porto-Franco”, which will be held in mid-June.