23 avril 2013

ILLUMINATING OBJECTS. German Miniature Picture Bibles Come Under the Spotlight

Dess Alten Testaments Mittler: Dess Neuen Testaments Mittler, Johanna Christina (or Christiana) Küsel (born 1665, active until about 1700), designer, and Maria Magdalena Küsel (active about 1688-1702), engraver l Augsburg, about 1690, 5.7 x 5 cm. Contemporary silver plaques and clasps on later (19th century?) leather binding. The Samuel Courtauld Trust: Gambier-Parry bequest, 1966 LONDON - The third display in the Illuminating Objects programme at The Courtauld Gallery focuses on the German... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2013

Christie's London offers 3000-year-old Iron Age bracelet of solid gold at auction in May

A Celtic solid gold bracelet, Iron Age, circa 1000 B.C. 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diam. max.; weight 599.3 g. Estimate: GBP 40,000 - 60,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013. LONDON.- An exquisite solid gold bracelet made over 3000 years ago at the dawn of the European Iron Age will be among the highlights of the Antiquities sale on Thursday 2 May, at Christie’s South Kensington. The heavy gold bracelet is believed to be the only one of its type still in private hands and comes to the market for the first time with an estimate of £40,000... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2013

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art celebrates Ellsworth Kelly's 90th birthday with a special exhibition

Ellsworth Kelly, Spectrum I, 1953; Collection SFMOMA, the Doris and Donald Fisher Collection, and the Helen and Charles Schwab Collection © Ellsworth Kelly.  SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- From April 20 through June 2, 2013, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art joined museums around the globe in celebrating the 90th birthday of Ellsworth Kelly, with Ellsworth Kelly at 90: Paintings from the Paris Years until Today. This focused presentation, organized by Elise S. Haas Senior Curator of Painting and Sculpture Gary Garrels, draws... [Lire la suite]
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