12 novembre 2009

Thomas Ruff (B.1958), Nudes wh 20

Thomas Ruff (B.1958), Nudes wh 20. photo Sotheby's chromogenic print mounted on diasec, signed, titled, dated 2001 and numbered 2/5 on the reverse, 55 1/4 by 43 1/2 in. 140.4 by 110.5 cm. Est. 30,000—40,000 USD - Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  60,000 USD Executed in 2001, this work is number 2 from an edition of 5 plus 2 artist's proofs. PROVENANCE: Marc Jancou Fine Art, New YorkChristie's, New York, November 9, 2005, lot 514Acquired by the present owner from the above sale LITERATURE AND REFERENCES:... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2009

Tom Sachs (B.1966) Skull, 2007

Tom Sachs (B.1966) Skull. photo Sotheby's bronze with gold patina, painted black, incised with the artist's signature, date 2007 and number 2/7 on the underside, 6 by 9 by 6 in. 15.2 by 22.9 by 15.2 cm. Est. 20,000—30,000 USD - Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  25,000 USD PROVENANCE: Baldwin Gallery, AspenAcquired by the present owner from the above Sotheby's.Contemporary Art Day Auction. 12 Nov 09. New York www.sothebys.com
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12 novembre 2009

Edito: ‘Snow Queen’ with Du Juan by Lachlan Bailey for Vogue China.

photo Lachlan Bailey - styled Alastair McKimm
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12 novembre 2009

Arnold Newman, JFK, 1953 & George Tames, JFK Shaking Hands with Crowd, 1962

Arnold Newman, JFK, 1953 Gelatin Silver Print - 8 x 10 inches - Signed, titled and dated on print recto. Estimate: from $4,000 to $5,000Note: Arnold Abner Newman, born March 3, 1918, was an American photographer, noted for his "environmental portraits" of artists and politicians. He was also known for his carefully composed abstract still life images. In 1946, he began working as a freelance photographer for Fortune, Life, and Newsweek. Newman found his vision in the empathy he felt for artists and their work. He... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2009

Vietnamese cobalt glazed pottery trade jar, 19th Century & blue and white ceramics, Late 15th/Early 16th Century

A Vietnamese cobalt glazed pottery trade jar, 19th Century © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Of baluster form with dragon-headed loops to the shoulder and a continuous frieze of dragons, flaming pearls and auspicious cranes molded in shallow raised relief, the slightly concave base left unglazed (repaired).23 1/4in (59cm) high - Estimate: $600 - 800 A group of four molded parrot bowls with enamel decoration. Late 15th/Early 16th Century © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Each molded as a shallow peach-form bowl with its leafy... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2009

Big Shots: Andy Warhol Polaroids” @ the Nasher Museum of Art

Andy Warhol, "Grace Jones," 1984. Polacolor ER, 4 1/4 x 3 3/8 inches. Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Gift of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. © 2009 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York DURHAM, NC.- “Big Shots: Andy Warhol Polaroids,” an exhibition of rare photographs, many depicting celebrities, will open at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke on Thursday, Nov. 12. The exhibition includes about 250 Polaroids and 75 silver... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2009

Bath's Holburne Museum Acquires Artist William Hoare's Masterpiece

William Hoare, "The Pitt Family of Encombe". LONDON.-The Holburne has acquired for its Collection a painting by the celebrated 18th century artist William Hoare. The acquisition of a superb portrait "The Pitt Family of Encombe" has been made possible through a grant from independent charity The Art Fund, the generous help of the MLA/V&A Purchase Grant Fund, the Beecroft Bequest, the Friends of the Holburne, David Posnett in memory of his mentor Harold Leger, and a private donor. When the Holburne... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2009

Edito : ‘That Lady in Dress’ with ‘That Lady in Dress’ with Mariacarla Boscono by Sølve Sundsbø for Vogue China

photographer Sølve Sundsbø - styled Anastasia Barbieri - designs by Givenchy, Louis Vuitton, Jil Sander, Valentino, D&G, Chanel, and Jean Paul Gaultier
12 novembre 2009

Andy Warhol's Iconic 200 One Dollar Bills from 1962 Sells for $43,762,500 at Sotheby's

Mark Rothko (1903 - 1970), Orange, Red, Orange, Executed circa 1961 - 1962, oil on paper mounted on panel, 29 x 20 7/8 in. 73.7 x 53 cm. Est. 2,000,000—3,000,000 USD. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  3,386,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Tonight at Sotheby’s in New York, Andy Warhol’s monumental masterpiece, 200 One Dollar Bills, brought a remarkable $43,762,500, soaring past the pre-sale estimate of $8/12 million. Competition was fierce. Auctioneer Tobias Meyer opened the bidding at $6 million and was... [Lire la suite]


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