16 août 2009

Judy Dater, Imogen and Twinka at Yosemite, 1974

Judy Dater, Imogen and Twinka at Yosemite, 1974 Gelatin Silver Print. 9.5 x 7.5 in (24.1 x 19.1 cm) Signed on recto. Estimate: from $6,000 to $7,000 Note: An iconic image of the great photographer Imogen Cunningham and her model, Twinka Thiebaud, in Yosemite, 1974. This is Dater's most famous work, depicting Imogen Cunningham, one of the pre-eminent photographers of the twentieth century. From Cunningham's early work, which epitomized the soft-focus, painterly style of Pictorialism, she led the way to photography’s unique... [Lire la suite]
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16 août 2009

Lucien Clergue, Nudes of The Beach, 1998

Lucien Clergue, Nudes of The Beach, 1998 Silver Print, 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm.) Signed in pen on verso. Estimate: from $2,000 to $4,000Artnet Auction. Thursday, August 20, 2009, 4:00 PM EST. www.artnet.com
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16 août 2009

Sotheby's Hong Kong Autumn Sales : Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

Hong Kong, August 2009 Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales 2009 will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 3 to 8 October 2009. This sales series will offer over 2,300 lots of Modern and Contemporary Chinese and Southeast Asian Art, traditional Chinese paintings, fine Chinese ceramics and works of art as well as jewellery, watches and wine with a total estimate in excess of HK$780 million / US$100 million*. Selected highlights will be showcased during travelling exhibitions across Asia and in New York in August... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2009

'Marcel Duchamp: Étant donnés' @ Philadelphia Museum of Art

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- The Philadelphia Museum of Art will present the first exhibition to examine the genesis, construction, and reception of Étant donnés: 1° la chute d’eau, 2° le gaz d’éclairage (Given: 1° The Waterfall, 2° The Illuminating Gas), Marcel Duchamp’s enigmatic final masterwork. Duchamp (1887-1968) constructed Étant donnés in complete secrecy over a period of twenty years, from 1946 to 1966, during which he publicly claimed to have gone “underground” and given up art for chess. It was not until after his death on... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2009

‘The Vivid Pink’ To Lead Christie’s Hong Kong Sale of Extraordinary Jewels this Autumn Season

• ‘The Vivid Pink’ is the largest Fancy Vivid Pink Potentially Flawless diamond to ever be offered for sale at auction.• Set in a ring by famed international jeweller Graff, this extremely rare 5 carat cushion-cut pink diamond from an esteemed private collection is estimated at HK$39- $55 million (US$5-7 million), making it one of the finest and most important pink diamonds to be offered at auction.Hong Kong - Christie’s is pleased to announce that leading the autumn sale of magnificent jewels in Hong Kong on December 1 is ‘The... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2009

Christie’s London bi-annual sale of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints

LONDON.- The Christie’s London bi-annual sale of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints in September will feature a fantastic variety of original prints from the Renaissance to the present day including well-known artists such as Dürer, Rembrandt, Picasso, Beckmann, Matisse, Miro, Bacon, Warhol, Lichtenstein and Hockney. A range of subjects by Andy Warhol (1928-1987) are on offer in the contemporary section of the sale ranging from Lenin to Marilyn Monroe, and include the particularly endearing 25 Cats name[d] Sam and one blue... [Lire la suite]


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