16 novembre 2019

Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Untitled (9.4.86)

Lot 448. Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Untitled (9.4.86), signed, titled and dated 9.4.86, oil and graphite on paper, 49 1/4 by 38 3/8 in. 125.1 by 97.5 cm. Estimate 700,000 — 1,000,000 USD. Lot sold 980,000USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Marian Goodman Gallery, New YorkPrivate CollectionChristie's, New York, 8 March 2013, Lot 77Acquired from the above sale by the present owner. Exhibited: Amsterdam, Museum Overholland, Gerhard Richter: Werken op papier... [Lire la suite]
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16 novembre 2019

Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Abstraktes Bild

Lot 451. Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Abstraktes Bild, signed, dated 1988 and numbered 665-3 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 28 3/8 by 40 1/8 in. 72.1 by 101.9 cm. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 USD. Lot sold 2,540,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Galerie Jean Bernier, AthensFundação de Serralves, PortoGaleria Marga Paz, MadridCollection of Hans Svarverud, Copenhagen (acquired from the above)Sotheby’s, London, 7 February 2003, Lot 160 Acquired... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2019

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, 1964

Lot 110. Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, signed "l. fontana" lower right; further signed and titled "l. fontana "Conzetto Spaziale"" on the reverse, oil on canvas, 21 5/8 x 18 1/8 in. (55 x 46 cm.) Executed in 1964. Estimate $400,000 - 600,000. © Phillips Provenance: Galerie Burén, StockholmPrivate Collection, MalmöSotheby's, London, December 5, 1985, lot 310Gallery Art Point, TokyoPrivate Collection, Tokyo (acquired from the above). Exhibited: Tokyo, Tama Art University... [Lire la suite]
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24 octobre 2019

Mark Rothko's 'Blue Over Red' to highlight Sotheby's Contemporary Art Auctions this November in NY

Mark Rothko, Blue Over Red, 1953. Estimate  $25/35 Million. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced that they will offer Mark Rothko’s Blue Over Red from 1953 as a highlight of their Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 14 November 2019 in New York.Blue Over Red marks the apex of the Rothko’s most critical period of development in the first half of the 1950s, during which the artist pioneered his signature style of abstraction. Testifying to the importance of this period in Rothko’s career, half of... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2019

Christie's to offer monumental canvas by Yves Klein

Yves Klein, Barbara (ANT 113), 1960. Estimate: $12-18 million. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. NEW YORK, NY.- Yves Klein’s monumental Barbara (ANT 113), 1960 (estimate: $12-18 million) will highlight Christie’s Evening Sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art on 13 November. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this work will benefit The Water Academy for Sustainable and Responsible Development Foundation.The Water Academy SRD is an international initiative whose mission is to create a new Culture of Water to... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2019

Exhibition explores connections between post-war Italian art and design

Alighiero Boetti, Mappa, 1983, broderie sur toile, 116 x 178 cm. © Tornabuoni Art PARIS.- The architect Charles Zana and Tornabuoni Art are presenting ‘Utopia’, an exhibition that explores connections between post-war Italian art and design, from 18 October to 21 December. This exhibition, designed and conceived by the architect Charles Zana in collaboration with Tornabuoni Art Paris, is based on the idea of dialogue, like previous exhibitions designed by the architect. This dialogue unfolds room by room in the... [Lire la suite]

16 octobre 2019

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale

Lot 242. Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, signed; signed and titled on the reverse, oil on canvas, 45.5 by 38 cm. 17 7/8 by 15 in. Executed in 1961. Estimate GBP 150,000 — 200,000. Lot sold 300,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. This work is registered in the Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milan, under no. 4222/1 and is accompanied by a photo-certificate issued by the Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milan. Provenance: McRoberts & Tunnard Limited, LondonPrivate Collection, United... [Lire la suite]
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16 octobre 2019

Three Lucio Fontana sold at Christie's London, 4 October 2019

Lot 108. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), La Silla Barroca, incised with the artist's signature and dated ‘46 L. FONTANA’ (on the base); plaster, 47¼ x 25 7/8 x 31½in. (120 x 65 x 80cm). Executed in 1946. Estimate GBP 400,000 - GBP 600,000. Price realised GBP 647,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Provenance: Pablo Edelstein Collection, Buenos Aires (acquired directly from the artist).Acquired from the above by the present owner. Literature: J. Corradini, "Lucio Fontana Profeta... [Lire la suite]
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16 octobre 2019

Sotheby's to offer Francis Bacon's 'Pope' on behalf of the Brooklyn Museum this November in NYC

Francis Bacon, Pope, ca. 1958. Estimate $6 million–8 million. Courtesy Sotheby’s.  NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced that we will offer Francis Bacon’s Pope on behalf of the Brooklyn Museum this November in New York. Proceeds from the sale will be used to support the museum collection.Executed during a particularly turbulent and emotional moment of Bacon’s life, Pope offers a rare glimpse into the psychology of the artist and the influences behind the works he created during a passionate... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2019

'Modigliani and the adventure of Montparnasse. Masterpieces from the Netter and Alexandre collections' at Livorno City Museum

Amedeo Modigliani (Livorno,1884 - Paris, 1920), Fillette en bleu, 1918, oil on canvas, 116 x 73 cm, collection Jonas Netter. The great retrospective in the artist's hometown on the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of his death. On 22 January 1920 Amedeo Modigliani was taken, unconscious, to the Hôpital de la Charité in Paris and died there two days later at the age of only 36, struck down by the then incurable disease of tubercular meningitis that he had miraculously managed to survive twenty years... [Lire la suite]