18 février 2017

Yves Klein (1928-1962), Table bleue, 1963

Lot 96. Yves Klein (1928-1962), Table bleue, 1963. Estimation : 15 000 - 18 000 €. Photo Millon Verre, plexiglas et pigments IKB, table portant le numéro 98A126 et la signature de Rotraut Klein-Moquay sur un cartel sous le plateau100 x 125 x 38 cmBibliographie : Jean-Paul Ledeur, Yves Klein, Catalogue Raisonné des éditions et sculptures éditées, Knokke, 2000, page 53Edition initiée en 1963 sous la supervision de Rotraut Klein-Moquay, basée sur un modèle d'Yves Klein de 1961Ce lot est présenté en... [Lire la suite]

18 février 2017

François Xavier Lalanne (1927-2008), Oiseau bleu

Lot 183. François Xavier Lalanne (1927-2008), Oiseau bleu. Estimation : 6 000 - 8 000 €. Photo Beaussant Lefèvre Épreuve en bronze à patine médaille et patine verte, numérotée 6/250, édition Artcurial. (Petite réparation). Hauteur avec le socle: 17,5 cm  Bibliographie: - Robert Rosenblum, Les Lalanne, Genève, 1991, page 122, une photographie d'une exposition au Musée de Nemours montre un exemplaire similaire. - Paul Kasmin, Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, New York, 2012, sans numérotation de... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2017

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese, 1966-68

Lot 22. Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese, signed, titled and inscribed Mi fa male la testa on the reverse waterpaint on canvas 65 by 54 cm. 25 1/2 by 21 1/4 in. Executed in 1966-68. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Galerie M. E. Thelen, Cologne Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1970 Literature: Enrico Crispolti, Lucio Fontana, Catalogo Generale, Vol. II, Milan 1986, p. 700, no. 68 T 130, illustrated Enrico Crispolti,... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2017

Arte Povera's Jannis Kounellis dies aged 80

Jannis Kounellis (March 23, 1936-February 16, 2017), Sans titre, 1989. Photo Claudio Abate/Jannis Kounellis/ADAGP, Paris ROME (AFP).- Greek-Italian artist Jannis Kounellis, a major figure of the Arte Povera movement, has died in Rome aged 80, Italy's culture ministry said Friday. Born in Piraeus in 1936, he moved to Rome at the age of 20 to study at the Academy of Fine Arts, and made his name with a 1969 exhibition where he put on show 12 live horses in the city's Attic Gallery. "It is a sad day,... [Lire la suite]
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17 février 2017

Rare Georg Baselitz masterpiece set to break artist record at Sotheby's sale in London

Georg Baselitz, Mit Roter Fahne (With Red Flag), 1965. Courtesy of Sotheby’s. LONDON.- A rare masterpiece by the German painter Georg Baselitz (estimated £6.5m-8.5m) is set to break the record for the artist at auction when offered at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction in London on 8 March 2017. Mit Roter Fahne (With Red Flag), 1965, from the artist’s ground-breaking ‘Heroes’ series, is a painting that cemented the artist’s reputation as one of the most provocative and compelling voices of the post-war... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2017

Anselm Kiefer (B.1945), Traigo todas las indias in mi mano, 1995

Lot 230. Anselm Kiefer (B.1945), Traigo todas las indias in mi mano, titled graphite and gouache on gelatin silver print, 16 1/2 by 23 3/8 in. 41.9 by 59.4 cm. Executed in 1995. Estimate 70,000 — 90,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's Provenance: Anthony d'Offay Gallery, LondonAcquired from the above by the present owner in 1995 Exhibited: Mexico City, Centro Cultural de Arte Contemporáneo, Anselm Kiefer en Mexico, March - June 1996  Sotheby's. Contemporary Curated... [Lire la suite]

16 février 2017

Anselm Kiefer (B.1945), Stefan II, 1975

Lot 1. Anselm Kiefer (B.1945), Stefan II, watercolor and gouache on paper, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 in. 21 by 28.6 cm. Executed in 1975. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland Anthony d'Offay Gallery, LondonAcquired from the above by the present owner in January 1999 Exhibited: Art Institute of Chicago; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art; New York, Museum of Modern Art, Anselm Kiefer, December 1987 -... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2017

Anselm Kiefer (B.1945), Stefan!, 1975

Lot 2. Anselm Kiefer (B.1945), Stefan!, titled and inscribed aller Tage Abend, aller Abende Tag., watercolor, gouache and ballpoint pen on paper, 8 1/8 by 11 1/8 in. 20.6 by 28.3 cm. Executed in 1975. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland Anthony d'Offay Gallery, LondonAcquired from the above by the present owner in January 1999 Exhibited: Art Institute of Chicago; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art; New... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2017

Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Cross, 1997

Lot 25. Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Cross, stamped with the artist's name, date 1997 and number 22/80 on the reverse steel, 7 5/8 by 7 5/8 by 5/8 in., 19.4 by 19.4 by 1.6 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Anthony d'Offay Gallery, LondonAcquired from the above by the present owner in 1997  Literature: Hubertus Butin and Stefan Gronert, Eds., Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2004, Ostfildern 2004, cat. no. 92, p. 241, illustrated in colorHubertus Butin,... [Lire la suite]
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15 février 2017

Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Seestück I (Seascape I),1969

Lot 26. Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Seestück I (Seascape I), signed, dated 69 and numbered 130/150, offset lithograph on paper. Image: 16 3/8 by 15 5/8 in. 41.6 by 40 cm. Sheet: 20 by 19 3/8 in. 50.8 by 49.2 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Exhibited: Kunsthalle Bremen, Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1965-1993, October - November 1993, cat. no. 17, p. 81 (another example exhibited) Literature: Museum Folkwang, Gerhard Richter: Graphik 1965-1970, Essen 1970, n.p.René... [Lire la suite]