15 octobre 2012

Multi-gemstone, diamond, and gold pendant by Paolo Piovan

Multi-gemstone, diamond, and gold pendant by Paolo Piovan
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15 octobre 2012

Deux chambranles pouvant former paire en bois laqué rouge à décor en léger relief or et brun de chinois et de motifs rocaille.

Deux chambranles pouvant former paire en bois laqué rouge à décor en léger relief or et brun de chinois et de motifs rocaille. Vénétie, XVIIIe siècle. Photo Tajan Le fronton à décor au chinois fumant avec palmettes, larges rinceaux et volutes est surmonté d'un chapeau de gendarme. Les portes à décor en léger relief de rinceaux, de branchages fleuris et de chinois avec la partie haute à décor d'une réserve mouvementée bordée d'un filet à doucine. Au centre, des soies brodées à décor d'un vase fleuri sur un socle à fond... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2012

"Edouard Baldus and the Modern Landscape" opens at James Hyman Gallery in London

Edouard Baldus, Pavillon Richelieu, Nouveau Louvre, Paris. Salt print mounted on card, 45 x 34.5 cms (17.69 x 13.56 ins). c.1855. LONDON.- James Hyman presents a loan exhibition of one of the greatest photographers of the nineteenth century, Edouard Baldus. Remarkably, this is the first major exhibition of Edouard Baldus ever to be staged in London.  Acclaimed as the greatest architectural photographer of the nineteenth century, Baldus's prints were some of the largest photographs in existence and pioneered an aesthetic of... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2012

Extravagant cuffs

Gemstone and gold cuff by M.C.L. Mathew Campbell Laurenza   Green galuchat bracelet with a white gold frog set with 2 rubies, 289 green garnets, 10 white diamonds and 14 black diamonds by de Grisogono Starfish bracelet with blue sapphires and white diamonds by de Grisogono Diamond and gold bangle by Amrapali Peacock bangle in multi-coloured gemstones by Zorab Atelier de Création Gem-encrusted vegetable bracelet by Lorenz Bäumer Bangle in pink and white gold with enamel and diamonds by Roberto Coin Panthère... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2012

Picasso Black and White Opens at the Guggenheim

Pablo Picasso, The Milliner's Workshop (Atelier de la modiste), Paris, January 1926. Oil on canvas, 172 x 256 cm. Musée national d’art moderne/Centre de création industrielle, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Gift of the artist, 1947. © 2012 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: CNAC/MNAM/Dist. Réunion des Musées Nationaux/Art Resource, NY NEW YORK - Picasso Black and White is the first exhibition to explore a remarkable focus that occupied the great Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso, throughout his... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2012

Van Cleef & Arpels presents a new, more contemporary, interpretation of The Pierre Arpels watch

The Pierre Arpels watch pink gold, and diamonds. GENEVA.- At Van Cleef & Arpels, each watch tells a story and the Pierre Arpels in particular is part of the Maison’s watchmaking heritage, just as the rarest stones are part of the Maison’s jewellery heritage. Created especially for Pierre Arpels in 1949, the watch that carries his name has become a legend, the symbol of an elegance which is discreet and sophisticated. The lines have stayed the same, but to celebrate the SIHH 2012, Van Cleef & Arpels presents a new, more... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2012

Pace Gallery in London opens Rothko/Sugimoto: Dark Paintings and Seascapes

Mark Rothko, Untitled, 1969. Acrylic on canvas, 81 x 93"© 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko / Artist Rights Society, New York (ARS). Courtesy Pace Gallery. LONDON.- Following its recent announcement of plans to open a major gallery in Mayfair, Pace London presents Rothko/Sugimoto: Dark Paintings and Seascapes at 6 Burlington Gardens from 4 October through 17 November 2012. The inaugural exhibition juxtaposes Mark Rothko's late black and grey paintings with Hiroshi Sugimoto’s contemporary photographs of bodies of water.... [Lire la suite]
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