03 septembre 2008

A large wucai vase. Transitional period, circa 1645-1660

A large wucai vase. Transitional period, circa 1645-1660 The tall, tapering body painted with three phoenixes in flight amidst an allover pattern of peony scroll below a narrow band of cracked ice pattern on the shoulder and stems of peony and chrysanthemum amidst blue rocks on the waisted neck21 1/8 in. (53.7 cm.) high  Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000 Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 17 September 2008. New York, Rockefeller Plaza. www.christies.com
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03 septembre 2008

An imperial yellow-glazed dish. Zhengde six-character mark in underglze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521

An imperial yellow-glazed dish. Zhengde six-character mark in underglze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521) The shallow rounded sides flaring to a slightly everted rim from the tapered ring foot, covered inside and out with a glaze of rich egg yolk-yellow color6 7/8 in. (17 cm.) diam., stand - Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000 Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Manheim Notes: A yellow-glazed Zhengde-marked dish of the same size was sold in these rooms, 19 March 2008, lot 578. ... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2008

A large longquan celadon carved dish, Ming dynasty. 15th century

A large longquan celadon carved dish, Ming dynasty. 15th century Heavily potted with shallow rounded sides, the center carved with a central peony spray below two lotus sprays and two peony sprays in the well, covered overall with a glaze of olive-green tone except for an unglazed ring on the base burnt orange in the firing18 7/8 in. (47.9 cm.) diam., box, wood stand - Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000 Notes : Several examples of this type are known, including two illustrated by J. Harrison-Hall in Ming Ceramics in the British... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2008

A rare large blue and white Shou-character jar. Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle

A rare large blue and white Shou-character jar. Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period  (1573-1619) The heavily potted, high-shouldered body decorated with a pattern of shou roundels reserved on a ground of dense lotus scroll with small flowers and scrolling tendrils, above a band of linked ruyi heads at the base, the short neck encircled by an unusual pattern of conjoined lotus buds, the reign mark within a recessed roundel in the center of the base.18 7/8 in. (48. cm.) high.... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2008

"Andy Warhol: Faces and Names" @ the William Weston Clarke Emison Museum of Art

Andy Warhol, Muhammad Ali, 1977, Polacolor Type 108, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts GREENCASTLE, IN.- Andy Warhol: Faces and Names, an exhibition featuring over 150 Polaroid and black-and-white photographs by Andy Warhol, will open at the William Weston Clarke Emison Museum of Art at DePauw University on September 3, 2008 and will run through December 14, 2008. From 1970 to 1987 Andy Warhol took scores of Polaroid and black-and-white photographs, the vast majority of which were never seen by the public. These... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2008

Carlo NAYA (1816-1882). Palazzo Contarini delle Figace - Scala dei Giganti - Palazzo Spinelli Taglioni, Venise, années 1870

Carlo NAYA (1816-1882). Palazzo Contarini delle Figace - Scala dei Giganti - Palazzo Spinelli Taglioni, Venise, années 1870 3 épreuves sur papier albuminé montées sur supports cartonnés. Titrées au dos des montages. 32 x 26 cm. Estimation : 150 / 200 € Piasa - Paris. Vente du Vendredi 26 septembre 2008. Photographies. Tel. 01 53 34 10 10.
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03 septembre 2008

“Time Line: Sheila Metzner” @ School of Visual Arts (SVA), NY

Sheila Metzner, Huomo, Fresson print, 1988 NEW YORK.-School of Visual Arts (SVA) presents “Time Line: Sheila Metzner,” a retrospective exhibition of the work of acclaimed photographer Sheila Metzner, offering a comparative exploration of her artistic production over the past 40 years. The exhibition will be on view at the Visual Arts Museum, 209 East 23 Street, New York City, from September 3 – October 4, 2008. The exhibition will include approximately 100 images, drawn from Metzner’s personal collection, and will feature... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2008

Lucien CLERGUE (né en 1934). Portfolio "Un automne à New York", 1961

Lucien CLERGUE (né en 1934). Portfolio "Un automne à New York", 1961 10 tirages argentiques montés sur papier d'Arches. Signé, titré, daté et dédicacé par le photographe sur la page de garde : "à Suzy et Pierre Delbée, ces premières images d'Amérique en souvenir de notre rencontre à New York et avec l'amitié de Lucien Clergue, noël 1961".38,5 x 29 x 1 cm.Accident dans l'une des épreuves. Jaquette à restaurer. Estimation : 500 / 600 € Piasa - Paris. Vente du Vendredi 26 septembre 2008. Photographies. ... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2008

"Soldier Billboard Project" refusé sur les panneaux d'affichage de St Paul, USA

Soldier: Bruno - 355 days in Iraq ST. PAUL.- Powerful portraits of American soldiers between tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan were scheduled to be displayed on billboards in downtown St. Paul next week, but the billboard company has abruptly canceled the contract on the eve of the Republican National Convention. The intimate images of soldiers' faces by New York-based photographer Suzanne Opton are part of a series called "Soldier Billboard Project." The photos were taken in 2004 and 2005 at Fort Drum in upstate... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2008

Japan Fashion Week in Tokyo, Spring-Summer 2009: Kazuaki Takashima

Models display creations by Japanese designer Kazuaki Takashima at the Ne-net 2009 Spring/Summer Tokyo collection during the Japan Fashion Week in Tokyo, Japan, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) A model displays creations by Japanese designer Kazuaki Takashima at the Ne-net 2009 Spring/Summer Tokyo collection during the Japan Fashion Week in Tokyo, Japan, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
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