17 août 2009

Nobuyoshi Araki, Untitled, no date (circa 2000s

Nobuyoshi Araki, Untitled, no date (circa 2000s) Polaroid, 4 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches, 10.8 x 8.9 cm. Unique, signed. Estimate: from $700 to $900Nobuyoshi Araki is arguably Japan’s greatest living photographer – and certainly its most controversial. Much of Araki’s work confronts taboo subjects such as sex, nudity and death head on. And yet his subjects range from poetic scenes of old Tokyo to sensual close-ups of exotic flowers as well as, most notoriously, erotic images of women bound in rope. Nobuyoshi Araki is world-renowned for... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2009

Exceptional Chinese ceramics and works of art to be offered at Christie’s New York in September

A rare and finely painted underglaze copper-red and blue ‘mallet’ vase, Yaoling zun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722). Estimate: $600,000-800,000. Image Christie's Ltd 2009 New York- Commencing Christie’s Asian Art Week, the sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections on September 14 and 15 will bring together over 400 works of art, including superb ceramics, jades, bronzes, furniture and sculptures. The first day begins with... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2009

Cy Twombly, Eight Sculptures @ Gagosian Gallery, New York

CY TWOMBLY, Untitled (The Mathematical Dream of Ashurbanipal), 2000-2009. Bronze, 41 1/8 x 20 7/8 x 21 5/16 inches (104.5 x 53.1 x 54.2cm). Ed. of 3. photo courtesy Gagodian Gallery "Bronze unifies the thing. It abstracts the forms from the material. People want to know about what the material constituents are; it helps them identify the work with something. But I want each sculpture to be seen as a whole, as a sculpture."--Cy Twombly NEW YORK, NY.- Gagosian Gallery announced an exhibition of new bronze sculptures... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2009

Joseph Kosuth, 'ni apparence ni illusion" @ Musée du Louvre

Joseph Kosuth, esquisse du projet ‘ni apparence ni illusion' © Joseph Kosuth Studio Des phrases en français écrites en néons blancs sont suspendues le long des remparts médiévaux. … Joseph Kosuth, artiste majeur de la scène contemporaine internationale, investit les espaces historiques du Louvre pour offrir au regard du visiteur une oeuvre dense et lumineuse. Figure incontournable de la scène américaine, Joseph Kosuth est un pionnier de l’art conceptuel, mouvement créé en 1965 à New York qui donne la prévalence à l’idée au... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2009

Rare Tyrannosaurus Rex Skeleton to be Offered on October 3 at The Venetian® in Las Vegas

Tyrannosaurus rex "Samson" photo by Craig Cutler-courtesy of Bonhams & Butterfields LAS VEGAS, NV.- One of the largest known Tyrannosaurus rex specimens ever discovered will be offered by international auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields on Saturday, October 3, 2009 during the company’s first Natural History auction to be held at The Venetian ® in Las Vegas. The auction will contain approximately 50 lots of fossils with the centerpiece of the sale focusing on the expertly mounted female T. rex, expected to... [Lire la suite]
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