03 juillet 2008

AN YVES SAINT LAURENT MULTI-COLORED STONE FLORAL DROP BROOCH, CIRCA 1990

AN YVES SAINT LAURENT MULTI-COLORED STONE FLORAL DROP BROOCH, CIRCA 1990 BEARING PLATE TO BACK 'YVES SAINT LAURENT RIVE GAUCHE MADE IN PARIS'; 6½in. (16.5cm.) long - Price realised: $750 Christie's NY. Interiors. 2 july 2008
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03 juillet 2008

Modern Love: Gifts to the Collection from Heather and Tony Podesta to to NMWA

Shirin Neshat, On Guard, 1998. Gelatin silver print with ink (ed. 5/10) 8 ⅞ x 13 ¼ in. Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection, Washington, DC. WASHINGTON, DC.- Modern Love celebrates the stellar group of contemporary works of art donated to NMWA by prominent Washington-based collectors Heather and Tony Podesta. The couple’s passion for cutting-edge art is highlighted in this selection of photographs, videos, sculptures, and paintings. The exhibition features more than 50 works by internationally-renowned artists such as... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2008

A BALENCIAGA FOR HARRODS YELLOW WOOL AND BLACK VELVET BOW EVENING SKIRT, 1960S, LABELED 'BALENCIAGA COPY BY HARRODS LONDON'

A BALENCIAGA FOR HARRODS YELLOW WOOL AND BLACK VELVET BOW EVENING SKIRT, 1960S, LABELED 'BALENCIAGA COPY BY HARRODS LONDON', this evening skirt was a couture workroom piece made to sell at Harrods. Price realised: $63 (!!!) Christie's NY. Interiors. 2 july 2008
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03 juillet 2008

A GROUP OF BALENCIAGA JEWELRY

A GROUP OF BALENCIAGA JEWELRY comprising: a bar brooch designed as a gilt-metal mesh linear bow, stamped 'Balenciaga', a brooch designed asa gilt-metal tubular love knot, stamped 'Balenciaga' on a rectangular plaque, a brooch designed as a circle defined by twisted gilt-metal tube and simulated pearls, a pendant designed as a gilt-metal mesh bow with a simulated pearl center, and a pendant necklace designed as a triple-strand cable link band suspending a large simulated pearl drop, stamped 'Balenciaga' on a rectangular plaque... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2008

Phyllis Galembo, "West African Masquerade" @ Eastman House, Rochester, NY

Phyllis Galembo, Ekpokang Masquerade, Calabar South, Nigeria, 2005. Process: Ilfochrome. Image courtesy of the artist and Steven Kasher Gallery, New York ROCHESTER, NY.- Artist Phyllis Galembo has traveled extensively to photograph visually stunning costumes worn by traditional priests and priestesses, carnival performers, Halloween revelers, and Haitian vodoo practitioners. Her recent photographic portraits of masqueraders from West Africa are featured in a an exhibition at George Eastman House this summer, titled West African... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2008

Paris Haute Couture Hiver 2009: Jean Paul Gaultier

Mon avis: Chez Jean Paul Gaultier, ses femmes sont des oiseaux de paradis en longs fourreaux de satin ou de velours, en volumineux manteaux de fourrure, "protégés" par des cages en cuir, en satin ou en plumes. "Déjà il y a vingt ans, j'avais fait des corsets-cages. La femme se sent tellement libre qu'elle remet la cage. Il y a la robe, et par dessus, il y a la cage qui s'enlève avec des aimants. C'est comme un accessoire, un bijou, une espèce de nouvelle broderie", a-t-il rappelé. Et puisn il y a un sompteurx... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2008

Retrospective Hiroshi Sugimoto @ Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Henry VIII, 1999. Silbergelatineabzug/ Gelatin silver print. 149,2 x 119,4 cm. Privatsammlung/ Private collection © Hiroshi Sugimoto, 2008 BERLIN.- Beginning on July 4, 2008, the Neue Nationalgalerie will feature the Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto in what constitutes the most comprehensive retrospective of his fascinating oeuvre to be presented up to now in German-speaking countries. Berlin is the third station of a tour which also goes to Düsseldorf, Salzburg and Lucerne. The exhibition consists of... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2008

Paris Haute Couture Hiver 2009: Givenchy

Mon avis:  Riccardo Tisci pour Givenchy nous emmène au Machu Picchu, anticipant sur son propre voyage au Pérou pour le mois d'Août. Il évoque ce site inca en total look de robes-ponchos rayées en dégradés de brun à beige, en poncho en organza de soie rose fluo, brodé de franges en cristaux, en chapeaux ronds andins rayés et surdimensionnés ou en motif lama sur des pulls qui font les épaules rondes. Sa voyageuse porte des bermudas en mohair, des perfectos en cuir doublé d'alpaga, une veste en laine bouillie et mohair avec un gilet... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2008

"The Poetry of Shape" - Laques japonaises de Nagatoshi Onishi @ the Danish Museum of Art and Design

Japanese laquerware by Nagatoshi Onishi. COPENHAGEN.- For the first time in Scandinavia, in the summer and autumn of 2008, the Danish Museum of Art and Design is presenting an extraordinary exhibition by the greatest living Japanese artist working in the traditional and highly complex lacquer technique. Nagatoshi Onishi (born 1933) is a veritable institution in Japan and is world-famous as an artist in lacquer, a teacher and a scholar in the field. The Museum’s exhibition offers an unprecedented opportunity, not only to meet a... [Lire la suite]
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