05 septembre 2009

A collection of peachbloom-glazed porcelains @ Christie's Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

A peachbloom-glazed chrysanthemum vase, juban ping. Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722) The elegant ovoid body molded with a band of chrysanthemum petals above the rounded foot and surmounted by a tall neck flaring towards the white rim, the exterior covered with a greyish-rose glaze with areas of deep rose mottling and shading to paler tone in the recesses of the chrysanthemum band to outline the petals, the interior of the mouth of matching rose tone finely mottled with tiny flecks of... [Lire la suite]

05 septembre 2009

Edito : "Gymnastique" with Pierre-Olivier Beaudoin by Alexandre Deslauriers for Fantasticsmag

photo Alexandre Deslauriers - FASHION: AMERICAN APPAREL- JOHN GALLIANO
05 septembre 2009

Masaharu Sato 'Signs' @ Galerie Voss

Masaharu Sato, Avatar No. 05, 2009. DVD-Videoinstallation For the first time, Galerie Voss will show paintings by Masaharu Sato. In the asian region, the japanese artist's work has already been exhibited and repeatedly awarded, for instance with the special award of the renowned Japanese "Taro Okamoto Award for contemporary art". Masaharu Sato, Avatar No. 08, 2009. DVD-Videoinstallation Having studied oil painting in Japan, the artist soon turns towards digital techniques. Based on photographs, he draws the... [Lire la suite]
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05 septembre 2009

Ai Weiwei 'World map' @ Galleri Faurschou, Beijing

In the fall Faurschou Beijing will be hosting a solo show with internationally acclaimed artist Ai Weiwei. Politically frank and aesthetically poignant, Ai Weiwei's works deal with Chinese history and contemporary society. His formal practice changes in form and the materials deployed according to the diversity of activities his art embraces. Influenced early in his career by Dada, Duchamp, Jasper Johns, and Andy Warhol, Ai Weiwei's works have been based on a conceptual approach - on installation and sculpture. The... [Lire la suite]
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05 septembre 2009

Robert Mapplethorpe 'Polaroids and Silver Prints in Context' @ Galerie Stefan Röpke

Robert Mapplethorpe, Untitled (Jay Johnson), 1974. Polaroid, h: 8.6 x w: 10.8 cm / h: 3.4 x w: 4.3 in Galerie Stefan Röpke is pleased to present Robert Mapplethorpe: Polaroids and Silver Prints In Context on view from September 04 - October 17, 2009. The exhibition presents for the first time the early Polaroid works of Robert Mapplethorpe alongside and intermixed with the silver print photographs of the 80's; the mature work that he is most renowned for. Robert Mapplethorpe, Jill Chapman and Ken Moody, 1983. Silver... [Lire la suite]
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05 septembre 2009

Zhang Huan - Zhu Gangqiang (White Cube Mason’s Yard) @ White Cube

Zhang Huan, Backstage, 2009. Ash on linen, h: 180 x w: 160 cm / h: 70.9 x w: 63 in © White Cube White Cube Mason’s Yard is pleased to present the first exhibition with the gallery by the acclaimed artist Zhang Huan. While known primarily for his performances in the early 1990s, which involved feats of physical and psychological endurance, his recent work has featured sculptures and paintings that explore themes of memory and spirituality and how these relate to Buddhist practice. Zhang Huan, Felicity No.3, 2008. Ash on... [Lire la suite]
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05 septembre 2009

Han Chinese coins found in Vietnam

199 Chinese coins in eight boxes, Han, Vietnam; Thanh-hoa; Bim-son; Peabody Museum. 41-63-60/7478 © 2002-2009 President and Fellows of Harvard College 20 bronze Chinese coins; Han, Vietnam, Thanh Hoa, Dong Son, Peabody Peabody Museum. 41-63-60/7708 © 2002-2009 President and Fellows of Harvard College Bronze Chinese coin, Han, Vietnam, Thanh Hoa, Tam-tho; Peabody Museum. 41-63-60/7988 © 2002-2009 President and Fellows of Harvard College Chinese coins, Han, Vietnam, Thanh Hoa; Peabody Museum. 41-63-60/8011 ©... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2009

"Body Parts: Ancient Egyptian Fragments and Amulets" @ the Brooklyn Museum

Right Eye from an Anthropoid Coffin. Egypt, New Kingdom or later, 1539−30 B.C.E. Obsidian, crystalline limestone, blue glass. Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1951E Body Parts: Ancient Egyptian Fragments and Amulets features thirty-five representations of individual body parts from the Brooklyn Museum’s ancient Egyptian collection, many of which will be displayed for the first time. This special exhibition will be on view at the Brooklyn Museum from November 19, 2009, through October 2, 2011. This exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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05 septembre 2009

Christian MAAS (Né en 1951) ? « VANITE » -

Christian MAAS (Né en 1951) ? « VANITE » - Sculpture en bronze argenté et agates, signée, cachet de fondeur C.MASS, numérotée 2/49. 18x24 cm SAMEDI 19 SEPTEMBRE à 15 h 00, 26, rue Jean Lebas, 13200 Arles - Trinquetaille - Holz-Artles Maître Françoise HOLZ. Email : f.holz@wanadoo.fr
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