20 juillet 2010

Enamel and gem-set demi-parure, lipstick holder and necklace/brooch combination, Frascarolo, 1960s

Enamel and gem-set demi-parure and lipstick holder, Frascarolo, 1960s. photo Sotheby's Est. 3,500—4,500 GBP. Lot Sold 10,250 GBP Enamel and gem-set necklace-brooch combination, Frascarolo, 1960s. photo Sotheby's Est. 4,500—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 7,500 GBP Sotheby's. Jewels. 15 Jul 10. London www.sothebys.com Pierino Frascarolo was born in Milan on the 21 March 1928. During the war, he moved to San Salvatore Monferrato with his family, where he began to work as an apprentice for the F.lli Lunati. Following this... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2010

Marcel Wanders, Forêt de cristal @ Baccarat

Marcel Wanders, United Crystal Woods, 2010. Cristal de Baccarat. Courtesy Marcel Wanders © DR L'exposition est présentée au Musée de la manufacture, à Baccarat (rue des cristalleries, 54120 Baccarat, T. 33 3 83 76 61 37)United Crystal Woods, collection spectaculaire, poétique et baroque, déploie son univers sous différentes facettes, que l'exposition développe et met en perspective dans une étonnante confrontation des styles et des époques, des années 1860 à aujourd'hui. Ainsi, les Esprits des bois de Wanders, famille de daims... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2010

Angleterre, Belgique, Italie, Suisse, Pays-Bas... Une forte participation internationale à SHOW OFF 2010

Vincent Bizien, Ne vois-tu rien venir?, 2010, Aquarelle et encre de Chine sur papier, 140 x 200 cm. Courtesy de l'artiste et Ladiray Gallery Cette cinquième édition marque le retour de la scène internationale à SHOW OFF avec une forte présence de galeries étrangères et d’artistes du monde entier. Un pôle de galeries anglaises se forme à SHOW OFF. La galerie Danielle Arnaud présentera les dernières mises en scène d’animaux et de plantes de Tessa Farmer. Dans la section Emergence dédiée aux jeunes galeries, Room London... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2010

Christie's to Sell Property from the Collection of Dennis Hopper

Andy Warhol, Dennis Hopper, 1971. Synthetic polymer and silkscreen ink on canvas, 40 x 40 inches. Estimate: $800,000 -1,200,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced the sale of artworks Property from the Collection of Dennis Hopper during its Post-War & Contemporary Evening and Day Sales in New York on November 10 and 11, 2010. The late Hopper, who fused film with fine art throughout his influential 60-year career, culled a comprehensive collection of contemporary art; including prized... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2010

"Printing the Grand Manner. Charles Le Brun and Monumental Prints in the Age of Louis XIV" @ The Getty Center

Crossing of the Granicus (detail), Gérard Audran after Charles Le Brun , French, 1672.  Etching and engraving, four sheets, 27 9/16 x 54 3/16 in. (70 x 137.6 cm). 2003.PR.33. The Getty Research Institute © J. Paul Getty Trust From the early 1660s until the middle of the 1680s, Charles Le Brun (1619–90) had unprecedented control of the visual and decorative arts in France. A prodigious artist and designer, he was King Louis XIV's principal painter, leader of the Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture, and director of... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2010

Painting by Spanish Baroque Master Francisco Ribalta Restored After Being Hidden in Church

One of the restorers points at the painting The Calvary, by Spanish baroque painter Francisco Ribalta (1565-1628), during the presentation of the artwork after it was restored in Valencia, eastern Spain. EPA/MANUEL BRUQUE. VALENCIA.- The old Church of San Esteban, on Colón de Valencia Street, had been its hiding place for centuries. The piece, which was completely blackened, had gone unnoticed for many years. The weather had harmed the painting, in fact, 40% of the paint was gone. For seven months, three conservators from the... [Lire la suite]
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