28 janvier 2010

An Austrian ivory group of Pluto and Proserpina, attributed to Matthias Steinl (circa 1644-1727), circa 1700

An Austrian ivory group of Pluto and Proserpina, attributed to Matthias Steinl (circa 1644-1727), circa 1700. photo Sotheby's upon original ivory-inlaid and ebony-veneered socle. height without socle 10 1/4 in.; 26 cm. Est. 120,000—150,000 USD. Lot Sold 1,202,500 USD PROVENANCE: Baron Alphonse de Rothschild (1878-1942), ViennaSeized from the above and allocated for the Kunstmuseum Linz, recovered in crate no. 2 ,1938/9 (reference AR 2608)Restituted to the Austrian government, Kremsmünster depot, 1947Restituted... [Lire la suite]

28 janvier 2010

Portfolio : Marco Bolognesi

photos Marco Bolognesi
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28 janvier 2010

Restoration of National Gallery's 18th Century Scagliola Table Top

Don Pietro Belloni, Scagliola table-top (detail). Photo © 2010 National Gallery of Ireland DUBLIN.- In 1902, Lady Geraldine Dowager Countess of Milltown gifted to the National Gallery of Ireland the contents of Russborough, Co. Wicklow, in memory of her husband, Edward Nugent, 6th Earl of Milltown (1835-1890). The gift was so extensive and varied - it included paintings, furniture, sculpture, mirrors, silver and objets d'art - that it was necessary to construct a new building (The Milltown Wing) to accommodate the collection.... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2010

Fashion: Ezra Constantine Campaign Spring 2010

Models : Jason (Jason Howlett), Micki, Wyatt, Mark, Justin (Giovanni Models), Taras, Paolo, Carlton (Elmer Olsen Models), Jason, Sebastien &Paul (Nam Models),
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28 janvier 2010

Les musées chinois peinent à enrichir leurs collections face à un marché de l'art qui s'envole

Lijiang par Wu Guanzhong, offert au Shanghai Art Museum, l'année dernière. Photo: CFP BEIJING (CHINE) [28.01.10] – Face à un marché de l'art où les collectionneurs chinois sont prêts à faire grimper les enchères, les musées du pays ont du mal à acquérir de nouvelles pièces pour les collections publiques. Selon un rapport ministériel, ils devraient allouer l'équivalent de 310 000 euros par an pour l'acquisition d'œuvres. Bien souvent, les sommes sont beaucoup plus minimes. Récemment, le ministère de la culture chinois a mené... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2010

Selection of French Masterpieces from the Pushkin Museum on View in Budapest

Pablo Picasso "Harlequin and his companion (The Saltimbanques), Les deux saltimbanques", 1901, 73 x 60, Musée d'Etat des Beaux-Arts Pouchkine, Moscou, © The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Art, Moscow BUDAPEST.- In its exhibition the Museum of Fine Arts will display selected masterpieces from the uniquely wealthy collection of the Pushkin Museum in Moscow. The fifty-five works in the exhibition provide an overview of French painting from the middle of the nineteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth. The show... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2010

"Avatar" @ Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture Printemps 2010

Photo: Monica Feudi / Gorunway.com Photo: Gianni Pucci / Gorunway.com Kim Noorda (VIVA) Photo: Monica Feudi / Gorunway.com Photo: Gianni Pucci / Gorunway.com Georgina Stojilkovic (WOMEN) Photo: Monica Feudi / Gorunway.com Photo: Gianni Pucci / Gorunway.com Thana Kuhnen (NATHALIE) Photo: Monica Feudi / Gorunway.com Photo: Gianni Pucci / Gorunway.com Magdalena Frackowiak (ELITE) Photo: Monica Feudi / Gorunway.com Photo: Gianni Pucci / Gorunway.com Michelle... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2010

'The Warrior Emperor and China’s Terracotta Army' @ the Royal Ontario Museum

Terracotta Soldier". ©Shaanxi Provincial Cultural Relics Bureau and the Shaanxi Cultural Heritage Promotion Centre, People’s Republic of China, 2009. TORONTO.- The launch of the 2010-2012 Canadian national tour of The Warrior Emperor and China’s Terracotta Army was announced this morning at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). At the event, attended by media and special guests including The Honourable Michael Chan, Ontario Minister of Tourism and Culture, it was confirmed that the Government of China has named the ROM as the... [Lire la suite]
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