22 mars 2017

Alighiero Boetti: Minimum/Maximum at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini

  Alighiero Boetti, Mappa, 1989-94, embroidery on canvas, 100x231,49 in. Courtesy Tornabuoni Art VENEZIA - From 12 May to 12 July 2017, the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, will host a highly original, wide-ranging journey of discovery into the work of Alighiero Boetti, a leading 20th-century Italian artist, at a time when his art is enjoying great popularity. Curated by Luca Massimo Barbero, the Director of the Institute of Art History at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, with the collaboration of the Alighiero Boetti... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2017

Christie's to offer Cy Twombly's great clandestine masterpiece in New York

Cy Twombly, Leda and the Swan, 1962, oil, lead pencil and wax crayon on canvas.Estimate $35-55 million. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s will offer Cy Twombly’s Leda and the Swan, 1962 as a highlight of its May 17 Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale. This unequivocal tour de force has resided within a private collection for over 25 years and has not been seen publicly in all that time. One of two large format masterpieces to emerge from this unbridled subject, Leda and the Swan’s... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2017

Axel Vervoordt Gallery opens new space with major retrospective of Japanese Gutai master Kazuo Shiraga

Kazuo Shiraga, Chiyusei Seibokukan (one of the Shuihuzhuan series, or Warriors), 1961, oil on canvas, 130 x 195 cm. Courtesy of the artist’s estate and the Axel Vervoordt Gallery. ANTWERP.- Axel Vervoordt Gallery opened at Kanaal, a former C19th industrial site on the outskirts of Antwerp, that is being transformed by Axel Vervoordt Company into a new cultural and residential complex. The new gallery, which was previously based in in central Antwerp, opened with a major retrospective of the work of Kazuo Shiraga... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2017

Nicolas de Staël (1914 - 1955), Parc des Princes, 1952

Lot 10. Nicolas de Staël (1914 - 1955), Parc des Princes, oil on card laid down on panel, 12 by 16.8 cm. 4 3/4 by 6 5/8 in. Executed in 1952. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 GBP. Sold 440,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  Provenance:  Jacques Dubourg, Paris Alain Lesieutre, Paris Briest, Paris, 54 Oeuvres Provenant de la Collection d’Alain Lesieutre, 24 November 1992, Lot 44 Daniel Varenne, Geneva Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1992 Exhibited:... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2017

Nicolas de Staël (1914 - 1955), Honfleur, 1952

Lot 9. Nicolas de Staël (1914 - 1955), Honfleur, oil on card, 13.5 by 22 cm. 5 3/8 by 8 5/8 in. Executed in 1952. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 GBP. Sold 200,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  Provenance: Jacques Dubourg, Paris Alain Lesieutre, Paris Briest, Paris, 54 Oeuvres Provenant de la Collection d’Alain Lesieutre, 24 November 1992, Lot 43 Daniel Varenne, Geneva Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1992 Exhibited: Geneva, Galerie Daniel Malingue, Staël: Priorité... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2017

World auction record for Swiss artist Franz Gertsch at Sotheby's London sale

Oliver Barker fields bids at Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Contemporary Art, 8 March 2017. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s Evening Auction of Contemporary Art in London this evening exceeded its pre-sale high estimate to total £118,015,150 – an increase of 70% (GBP) / 43% (USD) on the equivalent sale last year. • 93.4% sold by lot, this was the third consecutive Contemporary Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s with a sellthrough rate of over 90%. • Tonight’s sale exceeded the pre-sale estimate of £80.9-112.6m /... [Lire la suite]

02 mars 2017

Erik Thomsen at Asiaweek New York, 9-18 march 2017

Yuichi Inoue (1916-1985), En (Cycle/Eternity), 1977. Ink on Japanese paper. H 56-1/2 x W 74-1/2 in (144 x 189 cm) © Erik Thomsen Inoue Yuichi (1916-1985), Kou (Filial Piety), 1961. Ink on Japanese paper. 71.5 x 39.5 inches (182 x 100 cm) © Erik Thomsen Inoue Yuichi (1916-1985), Ryu (Dragon), 1960. Ink on Japanese paper. 42.5 x 45.5 inches (108 x 115.5 cm) © Erik Thomsen Inoue Yuichi (1916-1985), Butsu (Buddha), 1977. Ink on Japanese paper. 56 x 57.5... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2017

Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), Mill Reef, seconde version, 1973

Lot 5. Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), Mill Reef, seconde version, 1973. Estimate EUR 60,000 - EUR 80,000 (USD 63,601 - USD 84,801). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Bronze patiné / patinated bronze. H 11,5 x L 13 x P 7,5 cm / 4 ½ x 5 1/8 x 3 in. Signé Diego et titré MILL REEF 3 octobre 1971 dans un cartouche sur la terrasse Provenance: Collection Hubert de Givenchy, commandé à l'artiste en 1973. Literature: Pour notre exemplaire : D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti,... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2017

First exhibition dedicated to the work of Pablo Picasso and Alberto Giacometti opens in Doha

Pablo Picasso, Autoportrait, 1901. Huile sur toile 81 x 60 cm | © Picasso Estate DOHA.- Qatar Museums in collaboration with the Musée National Picasso and the Fondation Giacometti, present the first exhibition dedicated to the work of two of the most important artists of the twentieth century, Pablo Picasso and Alberto Giacometti, at the Fire Station Artist in Residence in Doha, Qatar. The exhibition, which is the first to show these artists in the Middle East, runs from 22 February – 21 May 2017. This major... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2017

Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), Tourterelle, vers 1975

Lot 1. Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), Tourterelle, vers 1975. Estimate EUR 20,000 - EUR 30,000 (USD 21,200 - USD 31,801). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Bronze patiné / patinated bronze. H 15 x L 23,5 x P 8,5 cm / 5 7/8 x 9 ¼ x 3 3/8 in Provenance: Collection Hubert de Givenchy, offerte par l'artiste vers 1975. Literature: Pour notre exemplaire : F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, catalogue de l’oeuvre, éditions Eolia, Paris, 1986, vol. I, p. 98 D. Marchesseau, Diego... [Lire la suite]