30 décembre 2015

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston acquires "Desk and Bookcase" from the Ann and Gordon Getty Collection

Desk and bookcase. Mid 18 century. Mexico. Inlaid woods and incised and painted bone, maque, gold and polychrome paint, metalhardware. Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. BOSTON, MASS.- The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has acquired a rare and important "Desk and bookcase" (mid-18th century, Mexico) from the Ann and Gordon Getty Collection. Originally made in Puebla de los Ángeles, this work is a remarkable piece of furniture that displays influences from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. The striking geometric... [Lire la suite]

30 décembre 2015

'Active Blur' with Tsherin Sherpa and Tulku Jamyang at Rossi & Rossi London

Tsherin Sherpa, Contemplation, 2015, gold leaf, acrylic and ink on cotton, 122 x 98.5 cm (48 x 38 in). Image courtesy of Rossi & Rossi. LONDON.- Active Blur spotlights works by two Nepalese artists of Tibetan descent that blur the line between the sacred and the mundane. Melding religious and secular images and philosophies to create vibrant pieces, brothers Tsherin Sherpa and Tulku Jamyang produce art from different vantage points: Sherpa identifies as ‘an ordinary artist’, having apprenticed from a young age... [Lire la suite]