06 juillet 2019

Xhibition: Antoni Tàpies On view until 19 July, at Christie's London

© Christie's Image Ltd 2019 London – Christie’s Xhibition: Antoni Tàpies is now on view until 19 July 2019. Displayed in the St James’s galleries at King Street, the exhibition showcases 35 paintings and works on paper that explore the relevance and versatility of the sign `X´ - or cross in Tàpies’ work. Potent, economical and multivalent, the symbol is highly charged yet refuses rigid interpretation. Throughout his oeuvre of richly varied media, crosses are carved, painted, scrawled and collaged,... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2019

Un Chef d'oeuvre de Nicolas de Staël aux enchères chez Christie's pendant la FIAC - Paris 17 octobre 2019

Nicolas de Staël, Parc des Princes, printemps 1952, huile sur toile, 200 x 350 cm. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Paris – Christie’s France est heureuse de présenter aux enchères le Parc des Princes lors de la vente Paris Avant-Garde du 17 octobre 2019, pendant la FIAC (Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain). Conservé par les descendants de Nicolas de Staël depuis sa disparition en 1955, ce tableau monumental compte parmi les chefs d’œuvre de l’artiste et constitue l’un des chainons de... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2019

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

Lot 40. Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese, signed, titled and inscribed oggi è Giovedì domani è Venerdì on the reverse, waterpaint on canvas, 55.3 by 46.2 cm. 21 3/4 by 18 1/4 in. Executed in 1966. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 GBP. Lot sold 795,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Stampatore Sergio Tosi, MilanThomas Newman, OpioSotheby’s, New York, 21 May 1983, Lot 522A (consigned by the above)Fujii Gallery, Tokyo (acquired from the above... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2019

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese, 1963

Lot 21. Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese, signed, titled and inscribed 1+1 – 887Z on the reverse, waterpaint on canvas, 65 by 54 cm. 25 5/8 by 21 1/4 in. Executed in 1963. Estimate 1,800,000 — 2,500,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,415,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Galleria Rotta, GenoaGalleria Seno, MilanPrivate Collection, Milan (acquired from the above in the early 1970s)Thence by descent to the present owner. Exhibited: Milan, Galleria... [Lire la suite]
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27 juin 2019

Sotheby's sale led by Francis Bacon's evocative 'Self-Portrait' from 1975

Lot 9. Francis Bacon (1909 - 1992), Self-Portrait, signed, titled and dated 1975 on the reverse, oil and Letraset on canvas, 35.5 by 30.5 cm. 14 by 12 in. Estimate £15,000,000 — 20,000,000. Lot sold £16,542,650 / $20,969,463 / €18,461,635. Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- Tonight in London, Sotheby’s evening sale of Contemporary Art totalled £69,143,300/ $87,811,991/ €77,440,496 (est. £58-82.8 million/ $73.5-105 million / €64.7-92.4 million). Led by Francis Bacon’s... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2019

Museum of Cycladic Art presents a rare and original exhibition entitled Picasso and Antiquity: Line and Clay

Installation view. Photo: Paris Tavitian. © Museum of Cycladic Art. ATHENS.- The Museum of Cycladic Art is organizing a rare and original exhibition entitled Picasso and Antiquity. Line and Clay where ceramics and drawings by Picasso interact with ancient artefacts, as part of its Divine Dialogues exhibition series. Curated by Professor Nikolaos C. Stampolidis, Director of the Museum of Cycladic Art, and art historian Olivier Berggruen, the exhibition will last from 20 June to 20 October 2019. Sixty-eight rare... [Lire la suite]
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22 juin 2019

Nicolas de Staël, Bouteilles en brun, ocre et rose (Bouteilles: Nature morte), 1952

Lot 14. Nicolas de Staël, Bouteilles en brun, ocre et rose (Bouteilles: Nature morte), signed 'Staël' lower right, oil on canvas, 64.5 x 81 cm (25 3/8 x 31 7/8 in.). Painted in 1952. Estimate: £1,200,000 - £1,800,000. © Phillips. Provenance: Theodore Schempp/Knoedler and Co., New YorkCollection of Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Schimmel, New York (acquired in 1953)The Museum of Modern Art, New York (donated by the above)Galerie Beyeler, Basel (1970)Galerie Marie-Louise Jeanneret, GenevaPrivate Collection,... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2019

Olivier Malingue presents 'Abstract or not' at London Art Week 2019

Nicolas de Staël (1914 - 1955), Syracuse, 1954. Oil on canvas, 50 x 73 cm. Courtesy of Olivier Malingue Ltd. © 2019 London Art Week. Olivier Malingue is pleased to present Abstract or not, an exhibition including works by Georges Braque, Nicolas De Staël, Jean Dubuffet, Jean Fautrier, Raymond Hains, Alain Jacquet, André Masson, Joan Mitchell, Judit Reigl, Jean-Paul Riopelle and Maria Helena Vieira da Silva. The exhibition explores different interpretations of abstraction, through a selection of... [Lire la suite]
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]