11 novembre 2009

Calder and Iconic Lalanne Sheep @ Bonhams New York Auction

Willem de Kooning (American, 1904-1997) Woman in a Landscape, 1965, signed 'de Kooning' (lower left) oil on paper laid on panel, 23 5/8 x 18 5/8in (60 x 47.2cm. Estimate: $400,000 - 600,000. Unsold © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd November 10th Contemporary and Modern Art sale at Bonhams New York. The concise and meticulously assembled sale includes key work by legendary Contemporary and Modern figures such as Willem de Kooning, James Rosenquist, Henri Matisse, Lynn Chadwick, Alexander Calder and James Turrell.Amongst the most... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2009

Works by Peter Doig, Jeff Koons, and Joan Mitchell Lead Christie's Sale

Mark Rothko (1903-1970) Blue, Red, Black on Red, acrylic on paper laid down on panel, 24 x 18 in. (70 x 45.7 cm.) Painted in 1967. Est. $1,500,000 - $2,000,000. Price Realized $2,042,500. Image Christie's Ltd 2009 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale totaled $74,151,500/£44,669,578/€49,766,107. Works by artists Peter Doig, Jeff Koons, and Joan Mitchell commanded the top prices. In addition, new world record prices were set for works on paper by Philip Guston, and Brice Marden and a drawing by... [Lire la suite]

11 novembre 2009

Edito : 'Black Holiday' with Marie-Eve by April & Harry for Fantasticmag

photography by April & Harry
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11 novembre 2009

Egypt's Famous Tomb of Tutankhamun Set for 5-Year Renovation Project by Getty

Egypt's antiquities chief Dr. Zahi Hawass, center, supervises the removal of King Tut from his stone sarcophagus in his underground tomb in the famed Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt. Egypt and the California-based Getty Conservation Institute announced Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009 a five year project to restore the Tomb of Tutankhamun, the boy king whose golden mask and artifacts have long awed the world. AP Photo/Ben Curtis. CAIRO (AP).- Egypt's famous Tomb of Tutankhamun will undergo a five-year project to clean and restore the... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2009

A Historic Collection of Audrey Hepburn Couture @ Kerry Taylor Auctions

LONDON.- Audrey Hepburn was not just a film star - she was a major style icon of the 20th Century. Simplicity and seemingly effortless elegance was her trademark. Ably aided and abetted by the young couturier Hubert de Givenchy, she became the personification of chic elegance in the 1950s and 60s. Givenchy said of her “All the responsibility for the way Audrey looked is hers. She made the selections.” Audrey was the first actress off-screen who was able to play the part of fashion models on-screen and be credible. For `Funny Face’... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2009

Le Centre Pompidou-Metz ouvrira ses portes au printemps 2010

Centre Pompidou-Metz, vue intérieure du forum, avant-projet définitif, 2005 © CA2M / Shigeru Ban Architects Europe & Jean de Gastines / Artefactory Bernard Niquet, Préfet de la Région Lorraine, Jean-Pierre Masseret, président de la Région Lorraine, Philippe Leroy, président du Conseil Général de Moselle, Jean-Luc Bohl, président de Metz Métropole, Dominique Gros, maire de Metz, et Alain Seban, président du Centre Pompidou, ont signé, ce 10 novembre 2009, un protocole d’accord qui détermine les aspects statutaires,... [Lire la suite]
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