26 mai 2014

The Traces of Time: Igor Mitoraj opens exhibition at ContiniArtUK

Igor Mitoraj - Ikaro Caduto (The Valley of the Temples) Agrigento 2011. LONDON.- ContiniArtUK opened its gallery on New Bond Street with a retrospective of sculpture by Igor Mitoraj. The Traces of Time is the celebrated Pietrasanta-based master sculptor’s first major solo exhibition in London.  The Traces of Time is a definitive selection of Mitoraj sculptures in bronze, marble and cast iron. At first glance the sculptures may seem like archeological artifacts, evoking nostalgia for the golden age of antiquity and the... [Lire la suite]
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26 mai 2014

Sotheby's Hong Kong announces a sale of Western and Asian Contemporary art

David LaChappelle’s Inflatables: Wonderbread, 2002. Estimate HKD150,000-200,000. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong will present the third installment of Boundless: Contemporary Art auction at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery on 10 June 2014. Building on the success of the previous sales, this auction will provide a unique opportunity for collectors in the region to acquire both Western and Asian contemporary art by blue-chip and emerging artists including James Turrell, Allora & Calzadilla, Gilbert & George,... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2014

Richter, un maître pour le XXIe siècle à la Fondation Beyeler

Gerhard Richter, Femme lisant, Huile sur toile (Détail), 72 cm x 102 cm, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art © 2014 Gerhard Richter. BÂLE – La Fondation Beyeler consacre à Gerhard Richter (né à Dresde en 1932, vit à Cologne) la plus grande exposition présentée à ce jour en Suisse. Elle traitera pour la première fois des séries, cycles et espaces créés par l’artiste sans doute le plus essentiel de notre temps. Ces ensembles d’oeuvres seront accompagnés de tableaux isolés – devenus pour la plupart de véritables... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2014

Barnett Newman painting sells at Christie's Contemporary art auction for $84 million

Barnett Newman (1905-1970), Black Fire I, oil on canvas, painted in 1961. Price Realized: $84,165,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2014. NEW YORK (AFP).- A painting by American Barnett Newman, "Black Fire I," went under the gavel for $84 million Tuesday at Christie's postwar and contemporary art auction in New York, a record price for the artist. Barnett's black and white piece topped the $80.805 million raked in for Francis Bacon's "Three Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards," a collection of three canvases painted in 1984. ... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2014

Prune Nourry presents her army of "Terracotta Daughters" at Le Centquatre

  Prune Nourry, Terracotta Daughters, 2013. Magda Danysz Gallery, Shanghai. Courtesy galerie Magda Danysz — Photo © Prune Nourry PARIS - Directement inspirée par la célèbre armée de Xi’an, l’artiste française montante Prune Nourry présente sa propre armée de Terracotta Daughters. A la suite de son projet Holy Daughters en Inde, Prune Nourry s’intéresse aujourd’hui au déséquilibre démographique en Chine. Elle infiltre la culture locale et s’inspire des fameux Soldats de Terre Cuite, si symboliques, pour créer... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2014

Exhibition of recent paintings and sculptures by Glenn Brown opens at Gagosian New York

Glenn Brown, Necrophiliac Springtime, 2013. Oil on panel, 78 3/4 x 127 9/16 in. © Glenn Brown. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery. Photography by Mike Bruce NEW YORK, NY.- Gagosian New York announces an exhibition of recent paintings and sculptures by Glenn Brown. This is his first solo exhibition in New York since 2007. Mining art history and popular culture, Brown has created an artistic language that transcends time and pictorial conventions. His mannerist impulses stem from a desire to breathe new life into the extremities of... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2014

Erik Thomsen Gallery presents 30 works by Inoue Yuichi, one of the great artists of postwar Japan

Inoue Yuichi, Ju 樹 (Tree), 1978. Panel; ink on Japanese paper, 47 1/4 x 74 1/4 in. (120 x 188.5 cm). Published: Unagami, Catalogue Raisonné, Vol. 3, pp. 162, 593 (no. 78051).  NEW YORK, NY.- Erik Thomsen Gallery presents 30 works by Inoue Yuichi, one of the great artists of postwar Japan. Yuichi's early experiments were shown in New York six decades ago in the summer of 1954, when the Museum of Modern Art mounted the exhibition Japanese Calligraphy.  40 years later Yuichi's searing masterpiece Ah, Yokokawa... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2014

Anselm Kiefer (b. 1945), Dein Blondes Haar, Margarete

Anselm Kiefer (b. 1945), Dein Blondes Haar, Margarete. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. titled 'Dein Blondes Haar, Margarete' (on the front); oil, emulsion, tape and straw on burlap; 51 1/8 x 59 in. (118 x 145 cm.). Executed in 1981. Estimate $500,000 – $700,000 Provenance: Marian Goodman Gallery, New YorkCollection of Renate & Sidney Shapiro, New York, acquired from the above, 1982Acquired from the above by the present owner Exhibited: West Germany, Museum Folkwang Essen and London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Anselm... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2014

Exhibition of new work by Dinh Q. Lê opens at P.P.O.W in New York

Dinh Q. Lê, Ezekiel's Whisper 2014, c-print and linen tape, 47 1/4 x 70 3/4 inches. NEW YORK - P.P.O.W presents Warf, Woof, Zero, One, an exhibition of new work by Dinh Q. Lê. Best known for his large-scale photographs and video works, Lê has developed an artistic practice that insists on deeper engagement with the way global crisis is perceived and understood. The exhibition, which includes sculpture, photoweavings, and video works, continues Lê’s investigation, shifting away from exploration of personal history,... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2014

Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), Abstraktes Bild (712)

Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), Abstraktes Bild (712). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 signed, numbered and dated '712 Richter 1990' (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 102¼ x 78½ in. (260 x 200 cm.). Painted in 1990. Estimate $22,000,000 – $28,000,000 Provenance: Anthony d'Offay Gallery, LondonPrivate collection, Fort Washington, 1991Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 13 November 2012, lot 4Acquired at the above sale by the present owner Literature: B. Buchloh, ed., Gerhard Richter: Wekübersicht/Catalogue Raisonné 1962-1993, vol. III,... [Lire la suite]
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