29 mars 2020

Pierre Soulages (B.1919), Peinture 97 x 130 cm, 29 mai 1965

Lot 47. Pierre Soulages (B.1919), Peinture 97 x 130 cm, 29 mai 1965, signed; signed, titled, dated 29 Mai 1965 and dedicated Pour Bouba 23 Juin 68 bon anniversaire on the reverse; titled on the stretcher, oil on canvas, 97 by 130cm.; 38 1/4 by 51 1/4 in. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 GBP. Lot sold 398,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Galerie de France, Paris Gildo Caputo, Paris Bouba Liberaki-Caputo, Paris Sale: Hoebanx & Couturier Paris, 30 May 1994, Lot 34 Private Collection Sale: Christie's,... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2020

Nicolas de Staël (1914 - 1955), Composition, Octobre 1949

Lot 45. Nicolas de Staël (1914 - 1955), Composition, signed; signed and dated Octobre 1949 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 73 by 100cm.; 28 3/4 by 39 3/8 in. Estimate 350,000 — 450,000 GBP. Lot sold 434,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Alexandre Farra, Paris Sale: Paris, Vente Crédit Municipal, 13 June 1963 Theodore Schempp, New York The Grace and Philip Sandblom Collection, Lund Thence by descent to the present owner. Exhibited: Göteborg, Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Grace, Philip Sandbloms Samling-Frau... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2020

Zao Wou-Ki (Zho Wuji, French / Chinese, 1920-2013), 22.03.50 (Paysage rouge)

Lot 3007. Zao Wou-Ki (Zho Wuji, French / Chinese, 1920-2013), 22.03.50 (Paysage rouge), signed in Chinese; signed 'Zao' (lower right); dated '22 Mars 50 '(on the reverse), oil on canvas laid on board, 46 x 38 cm. (18 1/8 x 15 in.) Painted in 1950. Estimate HKD 6,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price Realized HKD 8,440,000 © Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Provenance: Galerie de France, Paris, FrancePrivate CollectionLin & Keng Gallery, Taipei, TaiwanPrivate Collection, Asia. This work is accompanied with a certificate... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2020

'Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), graphics on the border between art and thought' at the Chiasso Cultural Centre (Switzerland)

Alberto Giacometti, André du Bouchet. Illustration retenue pour le frontispice pour André du Bouchet, Dans la chaleur vacante, Paris, 1961. Probable illustration créée (mais non retenue) pour André du Bouchet, Le Moteur. The 2020 exhibition season of the max museum of Chiasso (Switzerland) will open in the sign of Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), one of the most important artists of the twentieth century. An exhibition, curated by Jean Soldini and Nicoletta Ossanna Cavadini, is scheduled from March 31 to September 13,... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2020

Kunstmuseum Basel exhibits works from the Im Obersteg Collection

BASEL.- The exhibition Picasso, Chagall, Jawlensky at the Kunstmuseum Basel | Neubau presents a portrait of the Im Obersteg Collection in dialogue with selected works from the Kunstmuseum Basel’s own holdings and a small number of loans from international collections.Much of the Basel-based private collection of Karl Im Obersteg (1883–1969), which has been housed at the Kunstmuseum since 2004, was assembled in the first half of the twentieth century. From this treasure trove, curators have selected masterworks by... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2020

Sotheby's to offer Francis Bacon's 'Triptych Inspired by the Oresteia of Aeschylus' this May in New York

Francis Bacon, Triptych Inspired by the Oresteia of Aeschylus, 1981. Oil on canvas. Triptych: Each panel: 78 x 58 in. (198 x 147.5 cm). Estimated to sell for in excess of $60 million. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced that Francis Bacon’s large-format Triptych Inspired by the Oresteia of Aeschylus will highlight their Contemporary Art Evening Auction in New York on 13 May 2020, when it will be offered with an estimate in excess of $60 million.Inspired by Aeschylus’s trilogy of... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2020

Gerhard Richter: Painting After All at The Met Breuer

Gerhard Richter (German, b. 1932). Ice (detail), 1981. Oil on canvas, 70 x 100 cm. Collection of Ruth McLoughlin, Monaco. © Gerhard Richter 2020 NEW YORK (NYT NEWS SERVICE).- An exquisite melancholy has settled upon the galleries of Marcel Breuer’s inverted ziggurat on Madison Avenue: an air of dashed aspirations, commitment and farewell. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which rented Breuer’s granite fortress from the relocated Whitney Museum of American Art in 2015, will be vacating the building in July,... [Lire la suite]
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05 mars 2020

MFA Boston is the only U.S. venue for first-ever exhibition of self-portraits by Lucian Freud

David Dawson (British, born 1960), Working at Night, 2005. Photo: Bridgeman Images. Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. BOSTON, MASS.- Over the course of almost seven decades, Lucian Freud (1922–2011) returned repeatedly to self-portraiture, creating a body of work that stands as one of the most sustained achievements of his career. Lucian Freud: The Self-Portraits, presented at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in partnership with the Royal Academy of Arts, London, is the first exhibition dedicated to the celebrated... [Lire la suite]
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03 mars 2020

Swann Galleries celebrate Belle Epoque beauties immortalised by artist who inspired Coco Chanel

Lot 71. Paul César Helleu, Quatre Etudes de têtes de jeune femmes. Drypoint printed in dark reddish brown, circa 1900. 292x390 mm; 11 1/2x15 1/4 inches, full margins. Signed in pencil, lower left. Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800. Image courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries. NEW YORK, NY.- Swann Auction Galleries celebrates the Belle Epoque on March 5 with a series of exquisite portraits of society women and girls by a master of the genre, the French artist Paul César Helleu.The half-dozen colour drypoint... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2020

Yan Pei-Ming (Chinese, born 1960), Paysage International, retour sur le lieu du crime 003, 1999

Lot 5. Yan Pei-Ming (Chinese, born 1960), Paysage International, retour sur le lieu du crime 003, 1999, signed in Pinyin, signed in Chinese, titled and dated 1999 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 180 by 300.5 cm, 70 7/8 by 118 5/16 in. Estimate £ 18,000 - 25,000 (€ 22,000 - 30,000). © Bonhams 2001-2020. Provenance: Bernier/Eliades, AthensAcquired directly from the above by the present owner in 1999. Exhibited: Athens, Bernier/Eliades, Yan Pei-Ming, 1999, no. 4. Literature: Francesco Bonami, Yan Pei-Ming,... [Lire la suite]
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