13 février 2010

Rare Set of Ornate 19th Century Porcelain Plates Bought for Nottingham City Museums

The ten plates were painted between 1818 and 1821, and they have a link to the celebrated British poet Lord Byron LONDON.- Independent charity The Art Fund announced that Nottingham City Museums and Galleries in Nottinghamshire has bought a rare set of ornate 19th century porcelain plates at auction in New York, which will be displayed across three heritage sites; Newstead Abbey, Wollaton Hall and Nottingham Castle. Acquired with a grant of £2,195 from The Art Fund towards the hammer price of £3,519, the plates will now return... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2010

Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Grat 2

Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Grat 2. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas. signed, titled, dated 1989 and numbered 689-2 on the reverse. 61.8 by 83cm.; 24 3/8 by 32 3/8 in. Est. 300,000—400,000 GBP. Lot Sold 481,250 GBP PROVENANCE: Gallery Ham / Jinno Collection, TokyoSale: Christie's, London, Post War & Contemporary Art, 23 June 2006, Lot 234Acquired directly from the above by the present owner EXHIBITED: Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art, Gerhard Richter, 1989Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Bonn, Kunst-... [Lire la suite]

13 février 2010

Edito : 'Faith' with Bianca Balti by Camilla Akrans for Numero February 2010

photo Camilla Akrans
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13 février 2010

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale. photo Sotheby's Executed in 1967. Polished bronze, in two parts, each: signed and numbered 240/500 on the underside, each: 27 by 22 by 22cm.; 10 5/8 by 8 5/8 by 8 5/8 in. Est. 25,000—35,000 GBP. Lot Sold 103,250 GBP PROVENANCE: Tokyo Gallery, TokyoPrivate Collection, JapanAcquired diectly from the above by the present owner circa 2002. EXHIBITED: Tokyo, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Multiple Show: From Duchamp to Lichtenstein, 2005, p. 52, no. 28, illustrated in... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2010

Portfolio : Jean Carlos by Joseph Bleu

photo Joseph Bleu josephbleu.blogspot.com
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13 février 2010

Yves Klein (1928 - 1962) Untitled (SE 288)

Yves Klein (1928 - 1962) Untitled (SE 288). photo Sotheby's Executed in 1958. IKB pigment and synthetic resin on natural sponge, signed with the artist's initials and dated 58 on the reverse. 31 by 31 by 14cm.; 12 1/4 by 12 1/4 by 5 5/8 in. Est. 100,000—150,000 GBP. Lot Sold 397,250 GBP PROVENANCE: Alexander Iolas, New YorkAcquired directly from the above by the present owner in the early 1980s. NOTE: Please note that this work has been requested for the Yves Klein Retrospective which will take place at the Hirshhorn... [Lire la suite]
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13 février 2010

Four 'Concetto Spaziale, Attese' from Lucio Fontana @ Sotheby's, Contemporary Art Evening Auction, 10 Feb 10, London

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese. photo Sothebys Executed in 1968. Waterpaint on canvas, signed, titled and inscribed Sono stato al lago a fare il bagno on the reverse, 100 by 81cm. Est. 1,800,000—2,500,000 GBP. Lot Sold 2,169,250 GBP PROVENANCE: Marlborough Galleria d'Arte, RomeGalleria Giraldi, LivornoAlfredo Fanucchi, LivornoGalleria Blu, MilanAcquired directly from the above by the present owner circa 1985 LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Enrico Crispolti, Lucio Fontana Catalogo Generale, Milan... [Lire la suite]


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