03 mai 2010

Très belle collection de plaques d'émaux de Limoges des XVIe & XVIIe siècle @ Fraysse & Associés

Plaque rectangulaire en cuivre peint en émaux polychromes : (Vierge douloureuse) - Oeuvre de Limoges, attribuable à Nardon Pénicaud mentionné à partir de 1493 ou Pierre Pénicaud (1515-1590) Représentée en buste le visage tourné à gauche sur­monté de rayons d'or. Inscription latine en partie ef­facée dont on distingue à gauche : AVE MARIS... et à droite : STELLA DEI MATER ALMA. Contre-émail en fondant doré. Au revers ancienne étiquette d'exposition. Éclats dans les angles et en bordure. Cette plaque porte le poinçon P cou­ronné... [Lire la suite]

03 mai 2010

Sotheby's Prints Sale 30 Apr 10 Highlights Results

Sotheby's Prints sale 30 Apr 10 10:00 AM in New York made a total of $7,776,888 (£5,125,478). Mary Bartow, Director of Prints, commented, “We are very happy with the results of our two-day sale. While we did not see the volume of bids on each lot that we have seen in the past, we saw a great pool of new buyers participate in this sale and had very active underbidding from both Russian and Southeast Asian clients. We also had strong participation from both private clients and dealers. Artists with established reputations, such as... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2010

Acclaimed Artist and Filmmaker Gerry Fox Exhibits at Eleven Fine Art

Gerry Fox, After Renoir, 2010, 35 mm film transferred to Blu-Ray disc BERLIN.- For his first exhibition at Eleven, acclaimed artist and filmmaker Gerry Fox will realise a brand new series of video works based on 19th century paintings. While in Venice making a large-scale installation about this contemporary city last year, Fox came across a series of works by famous painters including Turner, Sargent, Manet, Monet and Renoir all featuring gondolas in the city’s canals. He set out to recreate these paintings on the highest... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2010

Le Vuong @ Oc-Eo gallery

Le Vuong, Two String Chinese Violin & Cup. Oil on canvas, 100x 100cm, £2500. photo courtesy Oc-Eo gallery Le Vuong - b. 1952, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Le Vuong instills in his realistic still life a sense of beauty. These ordinary, everyday objects are lovingly assembled and his paintings give the impression that he has touched them, learnt by heart the feel of the rough terracotta, the smoothness of the porcelain, the softness of the cloth. He is a master of light and dark – the light drifting across his paintings like... [Lire la suite]


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