The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF), has revealed a special preview of works that will appear at the second iteration of TEFAF Online, running September 9-13, 2021 with an invitation-only preview on September 8, 2021. This “First Look” provides a glimpse into the quality, breadth and depth of artwork available at TEFAF Online 2021 to visitors collecting across styles, eras, cultures, and mediums. Over 700 works of art will be displayed digitally at the fair, which will also launch new features, including TEFAF Collection pages and interactive programming.
Among the highlights, Lisson Gallery, New York, will offer Marina Abramovic's (Serbia, b.1946) Seven Deaths: The Snake, 2020-21, one in a series of seven carved alabaster self-portraits, which correspond to an immersive cinematic experience the artist debuted last year in Munich that explores her ties to the tragic figure of Callas.
From Lisson Gallery, Marina Abramovic, Seven Deaths: The Snake, 2020/2021. Alabaster, custom light, 105 x 85 x 12 cm. 41 1/4 x 33 3/8 x 4 5/8 in. Photo credit: © Marina Abramović, courtesy Lisson Gallery and Factum Arté. Photography by Oak Taylor-Smith
Galerie Karsten Greve AG, St. Moritz, will exhibit Kaydoorsay, 1991, by John Chamberlain (USA, 1927-2011), which was originally a gift from the artist to Collection Arman.
From Galerie Karsten Greve AG, John Chamberlain, Kaydoorsay, 1991. Painted and chromium plated steel. 38.2 x 52.1 x 38.1 cm (14 x 20.5 x 15 in.) Photo credit: Courtesy Galerie Karsten Greve, St. Moritz Paris Köln. Photos: Christopher Clem Franken, Cologne.
Bailly Gallery, Geneva-Paris, will display Diego Giacometti's (Switzerland, 1902-1985) Table Basse Rectangulaire aux Pattes Octogonales, 1957, a stunning example of the sought-after artist's work with bronze, wrought iron and Belgium black marble.
From Bailly Gallery Geneva-Paris, Diego Giacometti, Table Basse Rectangulaire aux Pattes Octogonales, 1957. Patinated bronze, painted wrought iron and Belgium black marble. 40.6 x 90.8 x 53.8 cm (16 x 35.7 x 21.2 in.) Photo credit: Copyright Bailly Gallery Geneva/Paris.
Galerie Tanakaya, Paris, will present Edo Hyakkei - Horikiri No Hanashôbu, 1857, by leading 19th Century Japanese designer Utagawa Hiroshige (Japan, 1797-1858). One of the most significant prints of the period, this piece is part of a trilogy: Hanami – Tsukimi – Yukimi (the Flowers – the Moon – the Snow).
From Galerie Tanakaya, Katsushika Hokusai, Shokoku Meikyo Kiran -Kôzuke Sano Funabashi No Kozu. Tenpo 5 (1834). Japanese woodblock print on paper (Ukiyo-e). 25.9 x 38.2 cm (10.2 x 15 in.) Photo credit: Image Courtesy of Galerie Tanakaya.
Kallos Gallery, London, will showcase Head Fragment of a Polykleitan Youth, 500 AD, attributed to Polykleitos (Greece). The Roman marble head fragment of the Polykleitan youth encapsulates the absolute physical ideal of a young man of mid-5th century BC Greece, the height of Athenian classicism for which Polykleitan sculpture was so revered.
From Kallos Gallery, Head Fragment of a Polykleitan Youth, circa 1st -2nd century AD. Marble. Height 22.5 cm (8.6 in.) Photo credit: Image Courtesy of Kallos Gallery.