25 novembre 2013

Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! at Somerset House

Isabella Blow (1997) Mario Testino LONDON - Somerset House, in partnership with the Isabella Blow Foundation and Central Saint Martins, is proud to present Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!, a major fashion exhibition celebrating the extraordinary life and wardrobe of the late British patron of fashion and art. Born into the rarefied world of British aristocracy, Isabella’s thirty year career began in the early 80s as Anna Wintour’s assistant at US Vogue. On her return to London in 1986 she worked at Tatler followed by British... [Lire la suite]

25 novembre 2013

British artist Jason Martin presents a new series of cast copper and nickel works at Lisson Gallery in Milan

Jason Martin, Breijinho, 2012. Pure pigment on aluminium (alizarin violet), 178 x 158 cm.® the artist MILAN.- For his sixth solo show with Lisson Gallery, British artist Jason Martin presents a new series of cast copper and nickel works. Trained as a painter in oil and acrylic, Martin began manipulating his chosen material in the early 1990s, dragging, scraping, combing, raking and squeegeeing paint across the surfaces of his canvases and aluminium panels until their edges bled colour and the surfaces picked up textures, gestures... [Lire la suite]
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25 novembre 2013

World record at Bonhams Hong Kong for Yixing masterpieces collection at HK$52M (4.1M GBP)

The two top lots of the sale, lots 119 and 120, created double excitement with each making HK$10,360,000 (823,908 GBP), taking them way above their pre-sale estimate of HK$4,500,000 (357,835 GBP) and HK$3,500,000 (278,347 GBP) respectively. Photo: Bonhams.  HONG KONG.- Bonhams sales in Hong Kong this week turned an auction room into a Chinese tea party. The exceptional Yixing Stoneware teapots and scholar’s objects from Mr & Mrs Jimmy Sha Collection saw unprecedented prices at auction in Hong Kong, selling after several... [Lire la suite]