05 septembre 2018

Seven Exceptional Pieces of Chinese Porcelain from the Junkunc Collection

© Sotheby's. There are a handful of collectors in the world of Chinese art that are inextricably associated with works of exceptional quality. Stephen Junkunc, III, (1905–1978) is among these luminaries. At its height, the Junkunc collection numbered over 2,000 examples of exceptional Chinese porcelain, jade, bronzes, paintings and Buddhist sculptures.   Lot 103. A peachbloom-glazed brushwasher, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 4 5/8  in., 11.7 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000... [Lire la suite]

05 septembre 2018

Large-scale retrospective of the work of Danh Vo opens at the National Gallery of Denmark

Danh Vo, 08:03:51, 28.05., 2009 (detail). SMK. Photo: Nick Ash COPENHAGEN.- The National Gallery of Denmark is presenting a large-scale retrospective featuring one of Denmark’s most internationally acclaimed contemporary artists: Danh Vo. The exhibition at SMK is the result of a unique collaboration with The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. Full-scale replicas of the folds of the Statue of Liberty’s robes, a chandelier that has witnessed major turning points in history, and letters from a warring... [Lire la suite]
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05 septembre 2018

Gerhard Richter's Schädel (Skull), 1983, unveiled at Christie's Hong Kong for the first time in 30 years

Gerhard Richter, Schädel (Skull). Oil on canvas, 31½ x 25 3/5 in. (80 x 65cms). Painted in 1983. Estimate on request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. LONDON.- Gerhard Richter’s Schädel (Skull) (1983, estimate on request) will be unveiled at Christie’s Hong Kong for the first time in 30 years, in advance of Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction, and is one of the highlight works of Christie’s Frieze Week auction series. Last exhibited in January 1988 at the Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Schädel... [Lire la suite]
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