Alain.R.Truong

27 février 2017

First exhibition dedicated to the work of Pablo Picasso and Alberto Giacometti opens in Doha

Pablo Picasso, Autoportrait, 1901. Huile sur toile 81 x 60 cm | © Picasso Estate DOHA.- Qatar Museums in collaboration with the Musée National Picasso and the Fondation Giacometti, present the first exhibition dedicated to the work of two of the most important artists of the twentieth century, Pablo Picasso and Alberto Giacometti, at the Fire Station Artist in Residence in Doha, Qatar. The exhibition, which is the first to show these artists in the Middle East, runs from 22 February – 21 May 2017. This major... [Lire la suite]

27 février 2017

Looking North and South Considers Early European Prints at the Clark

Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640), Hercules Strangling the Nemean Lion, ca. 1620. Red, yellow, and black chalk, brush and red ink, and gouache on paper, 12 1/2 x 19 1/16 in. (31.8 x 48.4 cm), The Clark, 1955.992. © 2017 The Clark Art Institute WILLIAMSTOWN , Ma - Looking North and South: European Prints and Drawings, 1500–1650, on view at the Clark Art Institute March 5–May 29, 2017, explores the character of artistic exchange among artists working in Europe in the sixteenth and... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2017

Thomas Child. Before Beijing: A Rare View of China's Last Dynasty

The wedding portrait of Zeng Jifen and Nie ji Gui, who were only recently identified. The bride is the daughter of Marquis Zeng Guofan, a high-ranking Chinese official during the Qing dynasty. © Thomas Child / Stephan Loewentheil Historical Photography of China Collection / Courtesy of the Sidney Mishkin Gallery. In May of 1870, Thomas Child was hired by the Imperial Maritime Customs Service to be a gas engineer in Peking (Beijing). The 29-year-old Englishman left behind his wife and three children to become one of roughly 100... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2017

19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop at Asia Week, New York, 9-18 march 2017

John Thomson, Island Pagoda. Carbon print from Foochow and the River Min (1873) © 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop John Thomsom, Yuen-Fu Monastery Cave, Fuzhou, c.1873. Carbon print. 12 x 8 in (30.3 x 23 cm) © 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop Felice Beato, The Great Imperial Palace Yuen Min Yuen before the burning, Peking, Oct. 18, 1860. Albumen silver print © 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop Thomas Child, No. 206, Fountain... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2017

Phoenix Ancient Art at Asia Week, New York, 9-18 march 2017

Head of Bodhisattva, Ghandara, 2nd–3rd century A.D. Schist, H: 31.1 cm © Phoenix Ancient Art Seated Figure of Bodhisattva Maitreya, Swat Valley, North-West Pakistan, ca. 7th century A.D. Bronze, silver inlays. Height: 17.6 cm © Phoenix Ancient Art Head of Bodhisattva, Gandhara, 2nd – 3rd century A.D. Schist. Height: 24 cm © Phoenix Ancient Art Phoenix Ancient Art (New York, NY), The Diffusion of Buddha in Antiquity, 9-18 march 2017 at 47 East 66th... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2017

Dish with fluted rim, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century

Dish with fluted rim, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century, Hải Dương province, Red River Delta kilns. Stoneware with ivory glaze; iron wash on base. H x W x D: 3.8 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (1 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in). Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment, Freer Gallery of Art, F1994.13 © 2017 Smithsonian Institution 

26 février 2017

Ewer, Vietnam, Trần dynasty, 14th century

Ewer, Vietnam, Trần dynasty, 14th century, Hải Dương province, Red River Delta kilns. Stoneware with celadon glaze. H x W x D: 17.9 x 17.1 x 17.1 cm (7 1/16 x 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 in). Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment, Freer Gallery of Art, F1992.31 © 2017 Smithsonian Institution
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26 février 2017

Pillow in the form of a tortoise, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, late 14th-15th century

Pillow in the form of a tortoise, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, late 14th-15th century, Hải Dương province, Red River Delta kilns. Stoneware with iron pigment under translucent (underfired) glaze, iron oxide wash on base. H x W x D: 9.8 x 12.1 x 16.7 cm (3 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 6 9/16 in). Gift of Dean Frasché, Freer Gallery of Art, F1985.37a-b © 2017 Smithsonian Institution This pillow was excavated from the site of an abandoned Buddhist monastery in Bangkok.
26 février 2017

Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), Table, vers 1978

Lot 3. Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), Table, vers 1978. Estimate EUR 150,000 - EUR 200,000 (USD 159,003 - USD 212,003). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Bronze patiné et ardoise / patinated bronze and slate. H 54,5 x L 61 x P 38,5 cm / 21 ½ x 24 x 15 1/8 in Provenance: Collection Hubert de Givenchy, commandée à l'artiste vers 1978.   Table au bord de la piscine du Jonchet © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Christie's. Les Giacometti d'Hubert de Givenchy, 6 March... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2017

Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), Table aux deux oiseaux et coupelle, vers 1978

Lot 2. Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), Table aux deux oiseaux et coupelle, vers 1978. Estimate EUR 250,000 - EUR 400,000 (USD 265,004 - USD 424,007). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Bronze patiné et ardoise / patinated bronze and slate. H 72 x L 116 x P 76 cm / 28 3/8 x 45 ¼ x 29 7/8 in Provenance: Collection Hubert de Givenchy, commandée à l'artiste vers 1978. Literature: Pour notre exemplaire : D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Hermann, Paris, 2005, p. 133 Table aux... [Lire la suite]