24 janvier 2010

Fashion : Guo Pei haute couture 'Thousand and Two Nights' collection eight pieces @ 2010 Fashion Week Hong Kong

“This is the largest scale fashion week in the past 10 years in Hong Kong and my works received high praise from the audience, I would like to find more opportunities and cooperation from the Hong Kong market and the Asian market,” Guo Pei told the Global Times after the show.
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24 janvier 2010

Two 18th entury verte-imari porcelains from the Collection of Benjamin F. Edwards III @ Christie's New York

A very rare pair of verte-imari candelabra. Circa 1725. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 In European silver form, the knopped standards rising from a scalloped, dished base, a bracketed platform supporting the central nozzle above three elaborately scrolled arms, all decorated with a formal arrangement of flower sprigs, spearhead, scrolling vine and palm leaves in blue, green, iron-red and gilt - 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm.) high (2). Est. $80,000 - $120,000 Provenance: With Cohen & Pearce, London. Notes: While... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2010

Jack Pierson, Self Portrait #19, 2003

Jack Pierson, Self Portrait #19, 2003 Digital Print, pigment print on paper, Edition 2/7. 52.75 x 43 in. Estimate: from $30,000 to $40,000. Sold For US $19,800 Notes: The self portraits are the most desirable and collectable of Pierson's photographic work. It was this series that was used to represent the artist in the 2004 Whitney Biennial. In "Self Portrait #19,” Pierson has staged the image to include one of his letter sculptures in the background. Since the artist lives part time in Wonder Valley, CA, the visible... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2010

Edito : ‘A Balletic Performance’ with Ranya Mordanova iby Ben Toms n Dazed & Confused

Styled by Katie Shillingford - Photographed by Ben Toms - Fashion by Jean Paul Gaultier, Maison Martin Margiela & Gareth Pugh
24 janvier 2010

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Serigraphs & Lithograph @ Artnet Auctions

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled (Per Capita), 1983 Serigraph / Screenprint. 40 x 40 in. Estimate: from $16,000 to $20,000Note: Jean-Michel Basquiat, born in 1960, gained popularity at a young age.  Just entering his twenties, Basquiat became known for the political and poetical graffiti that began to appear on walls around New York City under the signature SAMO (“same old shit”). The most successful of the 1980s-era Neo-expressionist artists, Basquiat’s work is in major museum collections around the world.  Basquiat’s... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2010

Editorial: "V for Valletta" avec Amber Valletta par Simon Burstall pour Marie Claire, Février 2010

Photographer: Simon Burstall - Fashion Editor: Elizabeth Stewart - Model: Amber Valletta


24 janvier 2010

Kim Joon, Bird Land - Swarovski & Tattooress Man, 2008

Kim Joon, Bird Land - Swarovski, 2008. Chromigenic Print, 40 x 40 inches, 101.6 x 101.6 cm. Edition 10/10. Signed on label on verso. Estimate: from $9,000 to $11,000 Kim Joon, Tattooress Man, 2008. Chromigenic Print, 40 x 40 inches, 101.6 x 101.6 cm. Edition 8/8. Signed on label on verso. Estimate: from $9,000 to $11,000 Notes: "I am interested in tattoo as a metaphor for hidden desire or a kind of compulsion engraved into human consciousness. I see the skin, or in some cases the monitor, as an extension... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2010

Fashion : 'A Sense of Ennui' by Samuel Zakuto for Fantasticsmag

Photography ~ Samuel Zakuto.- Models ~ Ryan Bertroche & Ram Boneh @ REQUEST & Nick Riback @ MAJOR - Fashion : LEVIS
24 janvier 2010

Fortuna, by Henri Gascar (1635-1701). Circa 1670.

Fortuna, by Henri Gascar (1635-1701). Circa 1670. Oil on canvas. Height : 90.00 cm - Width : 69.50 cm - Price on application Notes: Gascar, born in France, is thought to have studied mainly in Italy. He is recorded in Rome in 1659, but evidently moved back to Northern Europe to seek patronage, as evidenced by a portrait of the diarist Nicolas Delafond painted in Amsterdam in 1667 (Hermitage, St Petersburg). Having failed to establish a successful practice in France, he left for England, probably at the behest of Louise de... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2010

Simon Vouet (Paris 1590 - 1649). La Vierge à l'Enfant agenouillé.

Simon Vouet (Paris 1590 - 1649). La Vierge à l'Enfant agenouillé. Huile sur toile. Diamètre : 92,70 cm. Prix sur demande Notes: Simon Vouet est l'emblème d'une peinture baroque française. « Si Le Brun, David ou, d'une certaine façon, Delacroix existèrent, c'est qu'il y eut d'abord Simon Vouet », dit Denis Lavalle, inspecteur en chef des monuments historiques.Ami de Claude Vignon, l'un des peintres parisiens les plus actifs, il a eu pour élèves Valentin de Boulogne, Michel Dorigny, Charles Le Brun, Pierre Mignard,... [Lire la suite]
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