27 mai 2010

Kangxi blue & white porcelains @ Nagel Auctions. Fine Asian Art. May 7th 2010

A rare pair of erotic-subject gu-shaped blue and white porcelain vases, China, Kangxi period. © 2010 Nagel - Auction H. 26,1 cm. The middle section with Scenes from the Romance of the Western Chamber, the bases painted with erotic scenes. Est. 18 000 € Lot sold 35 000 € Provenance: Christie's London, 7.4.1997, Lot 25 A fine and large triple-gourd-shaped blue and white porcelain vase, China, Kangxi period.  © 2010 Nagel - Auction H. 69,5 cm. Est. 15 000 € Lot sold 20 000 € Property from an old German... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2010

Vanités en toiles, enluminure et dessin @ Delorme - Collin du Bocage - Paris

École française du XVIIe siècle, Nature morte aux crânes Toile. 36,5 x 53 cm - Estimation : 10 000 € Attribué à Frans Francken le Jeune (1581 - 1641) Le mort jouant du violon Panneau de chêne, une planche, non parqueté. 16,5 x 13,5 cm Reprise du tableau conservé au Historisches Museum de Francfort dont il existe de nombreuses versions ( voir U. Härting, Frans Franken der Jüngere, Freren, 1989, n° 403, reproduit). RM. Estimation : 5 000 €Provenance : Collection Noseda Exposition : Galleria Pesaro, Milan, 1929. ... [Lire la suite]

27 mai 2010

Christie's to Offer Syd Levethan: The Longridge Collection in London

The Longridge Collection is one of the most prominent and distinguished collections of British and Northern European decorative arts. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010. LONDON.- Christie’s announced that they will offer Syd Levethan – The Longridge Collection in London on 10 and 11 June 2010. One of the most prominent and distinguished collectors of British and Northern European decorative arts, the late Syd Levethan assembled the Longridge Collection over a period of 30 years and was dedicated to acquiring only the best works... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2010

"A Serbian Film" de Srdjan Spasojevic

The Serbian film industry, while growing in stature around the world by producing more and more films of higher and higher quality, is also notably trending towards violence on screen. And nowhere is that trend towards violence - in this case violence fused with explicit sex - more pronounced than in the upcoming Serbian Film.Milos, a retired ex-porn star, now leads a normal family life with his beautiful wife, Maria and five year old son Stefan in tumultuous Serbia inn a modern era of transition, trying to make ends meet. A... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2010

Christie’s condamnée à verser 8,5 millions de dollars à Halsey Minor

Halsey Minor (2004) - photographe jdlasica - Licence Creative Commons SAN FRANCISCO (ETATS-UNIS) [26.05.10] – L’homme d’affaires et millionnaire américain, Halsey Minor, sort vainqueur de son procès l’opposant à la maison de vente Christie’s US. Cette dernière doit lui verser une indemnisation de 8,5 millions de dollars pour fraude et violation de contrat. Le juge William Alsup du tribunal de San Francisco a ordonné à la maison de vente Christie’s US de payer 8,57 millions de dollars – environ 7 millions d’euros – de... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2010

Fall Focus on Spanish Art through Two Frick Presentations

Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599–1660), King Philip IV of Spain, 1644, oil on canvas, 51 ⅛ x 39 ⅛ inches, The Frick Collection, New York. NEW YORK, NY.- The greatest Spanish draftsmen from the seventeenth through the nineteenth century—Ribera, Murillo, and Goya, among them—created works of dazzling idiosyncrasy. These diverse drawings, which may be broadly characterized as possessing a specifically “Spanish manner,” will be the subject of an exclusive exhibition at The Frick Collection in the fall of 2010. The... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2010

Anselm Kiefer, Unfruchtbare Landschaften @ Galerie Yvon Lambert

Anselm Kiefer, extrait de l’exposition «Unfruchtbare Landschaften», 2010. Courtesy Yvon Lambert © Anselm Kiefer La galerie Yvon Lambert exposera parmi d'autres oeuvres d'Anselm Kiefer, certaines oeuvres conçues autour de l'année 1969, alors que l'artiste avait 24 ans. Parmi celles-ci: Pour Genet, l'Inondation de Heidelberg, ou encore Symboles héroïques, étranges livres cartonnés dans lesquels sont collées des photographies, des aquarelles, des fleurs séchées. Sur leurs pages, déjà, Kiefer griffonnait des noms propres... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2010

The Porcelain of Meissen to Feature in Part Two of the Hoffmeister Collection Auction at Bonhams in May

A rare Meissen 'Augustus Rex' bottle vase, circa 1730. photo Bonhams In the 300th anniversary year of the founding of the Meissen factory – Europe's first porcelain factory - Bonhams sale of 'The Hoffmeister Collection of Meissen Porcelain Part II' at 10.30am on 26th May 2010 at 101 New Bond Street, London. This follows on from the great success of Part I of the sale which made £1,097,100 in November 2009. The Hoffmeisters assembled the greatest collection in the world of highly important Meissen armorial porcelain. The... [Lire la suite]


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