01 septembre 2010

Sotheby's to Offer a Unique Collection of Imperial Porcelain

An Exceptional Floral Medallion Vases Enamelled in the Imperial Workshops. The work is estimated to fetch 60-80 million Hong Kong dollars or about 7.71 -10.2 million US dollars. EPA/YM YIK. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong will hold an unprecedented sale of Chinese ceramics and works of art, titled Masterpieces Of Qing Imperial Porcelain From J.T. Tai & Co., on 7 October 2010 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, comprising 13 lots and expected to bring in excess of HK$170 million/US$22 million. The second part... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2010

Morphing Alexander by Erwin Olaf

Table clock: the vigil of Alexander the GreatRussia, St Petersburg (?), after original by Pierre Philippe Thomire. 1830-40(?)Bronze, cast, chased and gilded, 70 x 30 x 70 cm © State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg. Photography and photo editing: Erwin Olaf The Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf photographed and filmed a number of objects from the exhibition The Immortal Alexander the Great for Hermitage Amsterdam. These objects were then mixed with shots of a real face, visualizing the immortal Alexander. The project Morphing... [Lire la suite]
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01 septembre 2010

Chinese Blue & White porcelains @ Doyle New York

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Meiping, Qianlong Seal Mark and of the Period. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York. Delicately drawn with a wide band of foliate lotus and leafy vines between upright overlapping plantain leaves at the foot and pendant lotus panels on the shoulder, the neck with four stylized flowerheads, above a small border of stylized double peach and scrolls. Height 9 3/4 inches. Estimate $150,000 - $200,000. For a similar example see Christie's, Hong Kong, Master Works of Chinese Art, November 5 & 6, 1997,... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2010

The Oyster Eater by Henri Stresor Returns to France for the XXVth Biennale Des Antiquaires

Henri Stresor (Paris 1613?-1679 Paris), The Oyster Eater. Oil on canvas, 107 x 89 cm PARIS.- A painting that once belonged to Cardinal Joseph Fesch (1763-1839), the half-brother of Napoleon’s mother, Letizia Ramolino Bonaparte, is among the superb selection of Old Masters being shown by Bernheimer-Colnaghi at the XXVth Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris from 15 to 22 September 2010. (Stand no. S02) The Oyster Eater, which shows a young man caught in the act of eating an oyster, was painted by Henri Stresor (1613?-1679) and has... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2010

Reza, "Une terre, une famille" @ Parc de la Villette

Reza, Rwanda, 1994. Une jeune fille qui a fui les massacres ethniques entre Hutus et Tutsis, erre sur les routes. Courtesy La Villette © Reza/Webistan Le Parc de la Villette met en scène vingt-deux photographies grand format de Reza Photo-reporter de renommée internationale, basé à Paris, Reza parcourt le monde depuis plus de trente ans. Investissant la totalité du Parc de la Villette, déployée sur les Folies, petits bâtiments rouges créés par l'architecte Bernard Tschumi, l'exposition «Une terre, une famille» a été... [Lire la suite]
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01 septembre 2010

"Valentino, Retrospective: Past/Present/Future" @ the Queensland Art Gallery

Valentino | Evening gown (detail) | Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2008, Model 184 | Strapless evening gown made of silk voile appliquéd with silk voile ruffles and corollas in graduated shades of pink; fabric: Clerici-Tessuto | Collection: Valentino Archives | Photograph: Jean Tholance Valentino | Evening gown| Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2008, Model 184 | Strapless evening gown made of silk voile appliquéd with silk voile ruffles and corollas in graduated shades of pink; fabric: Clerici-Tessuto | Collection: Valentino... [Lire la suite]


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