01 décembre 2022

"Yves Klein, intime" à l'Hôtel de Caumont

Yves Klein dans son atelier entouré de ses Sculptures Éponges, Paris, 1959 © Succession Yves Klein c/o ADAGP, Paris, 2022 - © Photo : Georges Véron Yves Klein est assurément l’un des artistes français de la seconde moitié du XXe siècle les plus célèbres. Depuis sa disparition prématurée en 1962, à 34 ans, la reconnaissance internationale de son œuvre n’a jamais cessé de grandir. Le bleu lumineux et profond qu’il a fait breveter, le fameux IKB (International Klein Blue), est connu bien au-delà du cercle des amateurs d’art. ... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2022

Jill Newhouse Gallery's summer exhibition features paintings and drawings of flowers

NEW YORK, NY.- Artists of all periods have been drawn to depicting flowers, using their natural variety of form as a basis for experimentation with line and color. As varied as the flowers themselves, these artworks reveal so much about the artists and their different worlds.The title of this show is a poem by Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) whose written works echo the aesthetics of the artists included here. Her works were published posthumously in 1890 just as the painters in our exhibition were coming to their artistic... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2022

Francis Bacon's portrait of Lucian Freud sells for £43.4m

Lot 10. Francis Bacon (1909 - 1992), Study for Portrait of Lucian Freud, oil on canvas, 198 by 147.5 cm. 78 by 58 in. Executed in May 1964. Lot sold: 43,336,000 GBP. © Sotheby's LONDON.- Unseen in half a century, Francis Bacon’s magnetic portrait of Lucian Freud just sold for £43.4 million / $52.8 million in Sotheby’s London saleroom - becoming the most valuable work of art sold at auction in London this season. In its first market appearance, the painting became... [Lire la suite]
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27 juin 2022

Hauser & Wirth opens an exhibition of critical late works by Alberto Giacometti & Pablo Picasso

  Alberto Giacometti (1901 - 1966), Buste d'homme (Bust of a Man), 1951. Oil on canvas, 46.2 x 38 cm / 18 1/4 x 15 in. Courtesy of Sammlung Klewan. © Succession Alberto Giacometti / 2022, ProLitteris, Zurich ZURICH.- This June Hauser & Wirth Zurich, Bahnhofstrasse 1 presents ‘Facing Infinity. Alberto Giacometti & Pablo Picasso’, an exhibition of critical late works by two of the most important artists of the 20th Century. Bringing together a selection of masterpieces from international collections, this... [Lire la suite]
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22 juin 2022

DR. LENNART BOOIJ FINE ART & RARE ITEMS at BRAFA Art Fair 2022

René Lalique (Ay 1860-1945 Paris), Chalice 'Pommes de Pin', circa 1902. Openworked and chiseled silver (support) opalescent blown glass chalice. H 19 cm. Signed 'Lalique' and certificate of numbering n° 27. Courtesy Lennart Booij Fine Art and Rare Items Provenance: private French collectionLiterature: Félix Marcilhac, catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre de verre, Paris, 2011, Les éditions de l'Amateur, model reference and reproduction p. 32; Dr. Lennart Booij; De ontvangst van het werk van René Lalique... [Lire la suite]
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18 juin 2022

Christie's 20th/21st Century - Milan Online Sales, Part I and Part II realise a combined total of $7,190,782

From the Collection of Fausto Paci, Porto San Giorgio. Lot 15. Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, (Attesa), 1964, signed, titled and inscribed (on the reverse); waterpaint on canvas, 41 x 33 cm. Price realised: EUR 942,000 (Estimate EUR 800,000 - EUR 1,200,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2022. MILAN.- The 20th/21st Century Milan Online Sales Part I and Part II achieved a combined total of €6,882,522/£5,928,098/$7,190,782, with strong sell through rates for both sales. The sales focused on the work of... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2022

20th/ 21st Century Art Sale series achieved a combined total of $231,529,651 at Christie's Asia

Two masterpieces by iconic artists surpassed HK$100 Million and sold to Asian collectors. © Christie's Images Ltd 2022. HONG KONG.- On 26 – 27 May, Christie’s 20th/21st Century Art sale series established an exceptional sale total of HK$1,809,526,380/ US$231,529,651 (Evening Sale: HK$1,407,783,000/ US$180,116,966; 21st Century Art Day Sale: HK$232,268,280/ US$29,717,263; 20th Century Art Day Sale: HK$169,475,100/ US$21,695,423), and outstanding sell-through rates of 97% by lot and 91% by value. The sales attracted... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2022

Christie's to offer two Andy Warhol screenprints of Queen Elizabeth II

Left: Andy Warhol, Queen Elizabeth II, from: Reigning Queens (Royal Edition), 1985, red screen print. Estimate: £250,000-350,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2022. Right: Andy Warhol, Queen Elizabeth II, from: Reigning Queens (Royal Edition) 1985, blues creen print. Estimate: £200,000-300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2022. LONDON.- Christie’s announced two Andy Warhol screenprints of Queen Elizabeth II, on view within The Art of Literature: Auction Highlights Exhibition, part of London Now, taking place from 6 – 15... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2022

Christie's announces highlights included in the 20th/21st Century Milan Online Sales

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, (Attesa), 1964. Estimate: €800,000-1,200,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2022. MILAN.- Christie’s presents two Milan based online sales, 20th/21st Century: Milan Online Sale Part I and 20th/21st Century: Milan Online Sale Part II, focused on the work of Italian and international post-war and contemporary artists and offering paintings, works on paper, sculptures, and photographs.The auctions include works by Enrico Castellani, Piero Dorazio, Lucio Fontana, Jannis Kounellis, Christo,... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2022

Three Monet from the Collection of Anne H. Bass sold at Christie's New York, 12 may 2022

Lot 10C. Claude Monet (1840-1926), Le Parlement, soleil couchant, signed and dated ‘Claude Monet 1903’ (lower left), oil on canvas, 32 x 36 1⁄4 in. (81.2 x 92 cm.) Painted in 1900-1903. Price realised USD 75,960,000 (Estimate USD 40,000,000 – USD 60,000,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2022. Provenance: Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist, May 1904).Elizabeth and William Lowell Putnam, Boston (acquired from the above, 1907).Anna and Augustus Lowell Putnam,... [Lire la suite]
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