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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20 mai 2019

Critically acclaimed exhibition marks first retrospective of Andy Warhol's work in 25 years

  Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait, 1986; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; gift, Anne and Anthony d’Offay in honor of Thomas Krens; © 2019 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art announces the exclusive West Coast presentation of the critically acclaimed exhibition, Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again on view from May 19 through September 2, 2019. Spanning the artist’s 40-year... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2019

On atteint le sommet du ridicule de la gonflette!

Jeff Koons (b. 1955), Rabbit. Stainless steel, 41 x 19 x 12 in. (104.1 x 48.3 x 30.5 cm.). Executed in 1986. This work is number two from an edition of three plus one artist's proof and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist. Estimate: USD 50,000,000 - USD 70,000,000. Price Realized: USD 91,075,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. et comme dit une amie: "pour moi, y a pas photo: le lapin, c'est à la moutarde avec des tagliatelles." :)  
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14 mai 2019

Nicolas de Staël (1914-1955), Ciel, 1953

Lot 54. Nicolas de Staël (1914-1955), Ciel, signed 'Staël' (lower right); signed again and dated 'Staël 1953' (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 39 ¼ x 28 ¾ in. (100 x 73 cm.) Painted in 1953. Estimate USD 300,000 - USD 500,000. Price realised USD 1,335,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Provenance: Paul Rosenberg, New York (by November 1953). Galerie Philippe Reichenbach, Paris (by November 1956). Sarah Campbell-Blaffer, Houston (acquired from the... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2019

Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964), Natura morta, 1955

Lot 5. Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964), Natura morta, signed 'Morandi' (lower left), oil on canvas, 10 1/8 x 16 in. (25.7 x 40.6 cm.) Painted in 1955. Estimate USD 500,000 - USD 700,000. Price realised USD 1,695,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Provenance: Acquired from the artist by the late owner, 19 June 1956. Exhibited: Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, The 1955 Pittsburgh International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting, October-December 1955, no. 201. Edinburgh, Ingleby... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2019

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1960

Lot 57. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, signed, titled and inscribed 'l. fontana "Concetto spaziale" ATTESE 1+1-3U' (on the reverse), waterpaint on canvas, 39 x 31 1/8 in. (99 x 79 cm.) Executed in 1960. Estimate USD 800,000 - USD 1,200,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Provenance: Private collection, Japan.Private collection, Paris.Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo.Cecil “Titi” Blaffer von Fürstenberg, Houston (acquired from the above, 1968). By descent from... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2019

Fernand Léger (1881-1955) La grande parade (Le Cirque), 1949

 Lot 30 A. Fernand Léger (1881-1955) La grande parade (Le Cirque), signed and dated ‘F. LEGER 49’ (lower right), oil on canvas, 38 ¼ x 51 ½ in. (97.2 x 130.8 cm.) Painted in 1949. Estimate USD 6,000,000 - USD 9,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Provenance: Acquired from the artist by the present owner, October 1953. Literature: L.E. Levick, "Centuries Telescoped in Orbit of New Shows" in New York Journal-American, 3 March 1962, p. 7 (illustrated). G.... [Lire la suite]
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