10 avril 2018

Dorotheum announces Auction Week of modern and contemporary art, jewellery and watches

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale “ATTESA”, 1964–65, signed and titled on the reverse, waterpaint on canvas, pink, 46 x 38 cm, estimate €480,000–650,000. © Dorotheum VIENNA.- At Dorotheum, the 16th of May 2018 will be all about the international greats of contemporary art. Top lots include several excellent examples of the work of Lucio Fontana: two paintings from the nineteen-sixties – one pink, the other green – represent his „Concetto Spaziale“, cutting the canvas to open up the traditional panel painting to... [Lire la suite]

10 avril 2018

Arts Minister steps in to prevent Head of an African Man Wearing a Turban by Sir Peter Paul Rubens from export

Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640),  An African Man Wearing A Turban, 1609. LONDON.- Arts Minister Michael Ellis has placed a temporary export bar on a painting by Sir Peter Paul Rubens to provide an opportunity to keep it in the country. Head of an African Man Wearing a Turban is one of the few existing examples of artwork from the 17th century that records an African man in Europe. It is at risk of being exported unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £7,695,860. The oil sketch... [Lire la suite]
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