01 juillet 2018

Exhibition at TAI Modern focuses on three generations of Wada Waichisai

Wada Waichisai I (1851-1904), Kobangata-Oval Shaped Basket, 1895-1904. Susutake bamboo, 10 x 16 x 1.5 in.Courtesy TAI Modern SANTA FE, NM.- TAI Modern is presenting Three Generations of Wada Waichisai, an exhibition of 16 works from this influential, but little studied bamboo art lineage. Wada Waichisai I (1851-1904) was a pioneering artist and teacher in the Kansai region. However, his son and grandson, Wada Waichisai II (1877-1933) and Wada Waichisai III (1899-1975), moved away from Japan’s artistic centers and... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2018

Rare work by Ferdinando Tacca heads up sculpture offering at London Art Week Summer 2018

Ferdinando Tacca, (Florence 1619-1686), A Highly Important Documentary Group of the Monument to Ferdinando I de’ Medici in Livorno, adapted after the original figures by Giovanni Bandini (Florence 1540 – 1599) and Pietro Tacca (Carrara 1577 – Florence 1640). Bronze. Overall height: 73.7 cm (29 in). Height of pedestal: 33.4 cm (131/6 in). Courtesy Trinity Fine Art. LONDON.- A highly important documentary bronze group of the Livorno Monument to Ferdinando I de’Medici by Ferdinando Tacca (Florence 1619-1686), is... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2018

Forgotten treasures rediscovered: Sotheby's London exhibits ancient works of art

A Fragmentary Roman Marble Oscillum, Circa 1st Century A.D. Est. 60,000-90,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- Following the strong results of last season’s sale, which soared beyond pre-sale expectations and totalled £3.9 million, Sotheby’s forthcoming sale of Ancient Sculpture and Works of Art will return to London with a vast selection of works spanning ancient Egypt and the Near East to Classical Greece and Rome. Sotheby’s Worldwide Head of Ancient Sculpture and Works of Art, Florent Heintz, says: “Not only... [Lire la suite]