29 décembre 2008

The Art Institute of Chicago : Equestrienne, Tang dynasty (A.D. 618-907), c. 725/750

Equestrienne, Tang dynasty (A.D. 618-907), c. 725/750. Earthenware with polychrome pigments. 56.2 x 48.2 x 39.0 cm (32 1/8 x 19 x 15 3/8 in.). Gift of Mrs. Potter Palmer Wood, 1970.1073. The Art Institute of Chicago
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29 décembre 2008

The Art Institute of Chicago : Dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Zhengde reign mark and period (1506-21)

Dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Zhengde reign mark and period (1506-21). Porcelain painted in underglaze blue. Diameter: 19.4 cm (7 5/8 in.) Bequest of Russell Tyson, 1964.673. The Art Institute of Chicago
29 décembre 2008

The Art Institute of Chicago : Cloud-Shaped Pillow with Peony Scroll, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), late 10th/early 11th ce

Cloud-Shaped Pillow with Peony Scroll, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), late 10th/early 11th century. Cizhou ware; stoneware, slip-coated with underglaze carved, incised, and inlaid decoration. Height: 9.6 cm (3 13/16 in.); Diameter: 17.9 cm (7 in.). Lucy Maud Buckingham Collection, 1924.307. The Art Institute of Chicago
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29 décembre 2008

Damien Hirst, Hallucinatory Head

Damien Hirst, Hallucinatory Head. Household gloss on plastic skull, Unique within a series of 50, h: 21 x w: 14 x d: 14 cm. Other Criteria  +44 (0)20 7009 2425
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29 décembre 2008

Damien Hirst, Transcendent Head

Damien Hirst, Transcendent Head. Household gloss on plastic skull and ping pong balls, Unique within a series of 50, h: 21 x w: 14 x d: 14 cm. Other Criteria  +44 (0)20 7009 2425
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29 décembre 2008

Damien Hirst, Hypnotic Head

Damien Hirst, Hypnotic Head, Household gloss on plastic skull, : 21 x w: 14 x d: 14 cm. Other Criteria  +44 (0)20 7009 2425
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29 décembre 2008

The Art Institute of Chicago : Camel and Rider, Tang dynasty

Camel and Rider, Tang dynasty, (A.D. 618-907), 1st half of 8th century. Earthenware with three-color (sancai) lead glazes. 86.3 x 66.0 x 25.5 cm (34 x 26 x 10 in.). Gift of Mrs. Bertha Palmer Thorne, 1969.788a-b. The Art Institute of Chicago
29 décembre 2008

The Art Institute of Chicago : Buddha, Tang dynasty (A.D. 618-907

Buddha, Tang dynasty (A.D. 618-907), c. 725/50. Limestone with traces of polychromy. Height: 219.7 cm (86.5 in.); Diameter: 111 cm (43.7 in.). Lucy Maud Buckingham Collection, 1930.83. The Art Institute of Chicago
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29 décembre 2008

The Art Institute of Chicago : Arched Dragon Pendant, Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period

China. Arched Dragon Pendant, Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period (475-221 B.C.), 4th/3rd century B.C., Jade, 9.2 x 16.8 x 0.7 cm (3.6 x 6.6 x 0.3 in.) Edward and Louise B. Sonnenschein Collection, 1950.640. The Art Institute of Chicago
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29 décembre 2008

"Grand Entrances" by ELLE Decor

A '40s crystal console and an arched mirror framed with blue glass sparkle in the sunny foyer of interior designer Timothy Whealon's Fifth Avenue home; a painted geometric floor anchors the elegance. Tinted lights transform the white walls of style maven Cynthia Rowley's New York loft into Popsicle-hued canvases; playful art and a 1960s leather chair continue the Pop Art vibe. Photographer: Joshua Mchugh The opulent stucco walls and inlaid marble floor of Donatella Versace's Milan entrance hall are by the firm of... [Lire la suite]
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