16 juin 2019

Exhibition of more than 130 works showcase Alberto Giacometti's genius

Alberto Giacometti, Walking Man (Version I), 1960, bronze, edition 3/6. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., 1961 © Estate of Alberto Giacometti/SOCAN (2019)/Vancouver Art Gallery VANCOUVER.- The Vancouver Art Gallery presents its headline exhibition this summer, Alberto Giacometti: A Line Through Time from June 16 to September 29, 2019. This wide-ranging exhibition of paintings, sculptures, drawings and lithographs by Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2019

Silent Beauty invites you to admire the interplay of visual arts, ceramics and kimonos

Ulla Rantanen: Stone in the Water (1980). Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen. HELSINKI.- From 14 June to 6 October 2019, the Ateneum Art Museum presents the exhibition Silent Beauty – Nordic and East-Asian Interaction. The exhibition delves into the simplified aesthetic that connects the Nordic countries and East Asia, especially in post-World War II art. The exhibition celebrates Finland’s and Japan’s continued active interaction: in the year 2019, one... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2019

Gagosian opens an exhibition of Francis Bacon's double-figure paintings

Francis Bacon, Two Figures with a Monkey, 1973. Oil on canvas, 78 x 58 1/8 in. 198 x 147.5 cm © The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved, DACS/Artimage 2019. Photo: Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd. Courtesy Gagosian. LONDON.- Gagosian is presenting Couplings, an exhibition of Francis Bacon’s double-figure paintings. Bacon’s disturbing images—his portrayals of friends and fellow artists, and the deformations and stylistic distortions of classical subjects—radically altered the genre of figurative painting in... [Lire la suite]
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05 juin 2019

'The beginning of a new world' in the Kröller-Müller Museum

Alberto Giacometti, Walking Man II, 1960. Bronze, 189 x 27 x 109.5 cm, Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo. © Kröller-Müller Museum. OTTERLO.- The exhibition 'The beginning of a new world. The development of modern sculpture' shows the development of modern sculpture through the eyes of Bram Hammacher, director of the Kröller-Müller Museum from 1948 to 1963. Immediately upon his appointment, Hammacher chooses a new direction: seeking to document the development of modern sculpture at an international... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2019

Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), 5.6.66

Lot 21.  Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), 5.6.66, signed, signed in Chinese; signed, titled on the reverse , oil on canvas, 46 x 55 cm; 18 1/8 x 21 5/8 in. Executed in 1966. Estimate €500,000 - €700,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Fondation Zao Wou-Ki. The work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné currently being prepared by Françoise Marquet and Yann Hendgen. It is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.  ... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2019

Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), 3.12.67

Lot 20. Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), 3.12.67, signed, signed in Chinese; signed, dated 3.12.67 and inscribed on the reverse, oil on canvas, 59,5 x 81 cm; 23 7/16 x 31 11/16 in. Executed in 1967. Estimate €750,000 - €1,000,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Fondation Zao Wou-Ki. The work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné currently being prepared by Françoise Marquet and Yann Hendgen. It is accompanied by a... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2019

Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), 10.03.92

Lot 17. Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), 10.03.92, signed and signed in Chinese; signed and dated 10.3.92 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 96,5 x 130 cm; 38 x 51 3/16 in. Executed in 1992. Estimate €1,000,000 - €1,500,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Fondation Zao Wou-Ki. The work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné currently being prepared by Françoise Marquet and Yann Hendgen. It is accompanied by a certificate... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2019

Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), Temps Calme

Lot 4. Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), Temps Calme, signed, signed in Chinese and dated 57; signed and titled on the reverse, oil on canvas, 54 x 65 cm; 21  1/4  x 25  9/16  in. Executed in 1957. Estimate €1,500,000 - €2,000,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Fondation Zao Wou-Ki. The work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné currently being prepared by Françoise Marquet and Yann Hendgen. It is... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2019

Pierre Soulages (b. 1919), Peinture 130 x 89 cm, 2 mars 1961

Lot 5. Pierre Soulages  (b. 1919), Peinture 130 x 89 cm, 2 mars 1961, oil on canvas, 130 x 89 cm ; 51 3/16 x 35 in. Executed in 1961. Estimate €1,800,000 - €2,500,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Kootz Gallery, New York (acquired in 1961) Private Collection Christie's, New York, Manson & Woods, 1 November 1984 Private Collection Gimpel and Weitzenhoffer Gallery, New York Sotheby's, London, Contemporary Art, 2 July 1987, lot... [Lire la suite]
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21 mai 2019

Galleria Borghese opens 'Lucio Fontana: Earth and Gold' curated by Anna Coliva

ROME.- The Lucio Fontana. Earth and Gold exhibition, curated by Anna Coliva, is dedicated to two specific modes of Lucio Fontana’s production, ceramics and paintings, selected among his Crucifixes and his works employing gold, respectively. Fontana is the first twentieth-century Italian artist to be exhibited inside the Museum, after the retrospectives dedicated to great figures such as Bacon, Giacometti, and Picasso, to continue the series of exhibitions conceived to familiarize visitors with the Galleria Borghese through the... [Lire la suite]
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