22 février 2020
ZURICH.- Luma Westbau and Kunsthalle Zürich are showing an extensive retrospective of 50 years of artistic collaboration between Gilbert & George.The artists Gilbert & George have created art together for half a century. Through this an outstanding body of work has emerged that is still explosive and avant-garde today. This is now generously demonstrated in THE GREAT EXHIBITION, 1971–2016, which allows unique insight into their visually powerful, boundless—and sometimes provocative—artistic universe. The exhibition... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2020
Lot 206. Marc Quinn, The Selfish Gene, stamped with the artist's signature, title, number and date 'MARC QUINN 2007 THE SELFISH GENE AP 2' on the underside right leg of the lower figure, patinated bronze, 54 x 159.2 x 88 cm (21 1/4 x 62 5/8 x 34 5/8 in.) Executed in 2007, this work is artist's proof number 2. Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000. Sold for £100,000. © Phillips. Provenance: Project B, MilanGalleria Cardi, MilanPrivate Collection, SwitzerlandPhillips, London, 11 February 2014, lot 130Acquired at the above sale by the... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2020
Lot 144. Ai Weiwei, GRAPES 32 stools from the Qing Dynasty, 191 x 184 x 151 cm (75 1/4 x 72 1/2 x 59 1/2 in.) Executed in 2010-11. Estimate: £180,000 - £250,000. Sold for £275,000. © Phillips. Provenance: Mary Boone Gallery, New YorkPrivate CollectionSotheby's, London, 15 October 2015, lot 14Acquired at the above sale by the present owner. Exhibited: Jerusalem, Israel Museum, on loan to the collection, 2011 - 15. v20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, London, 14 Feb 2020.
03 février 2020
Yan Pei-Ming, Le dernier repas vert, 2019. Oil on canvas, 46 × 88 × 2.5 cm (18.1 x 34.6 x 1 in.). Massimo De Carlo. © 2020 TEFAF. Provenance: Directly from the artist. TEFAF Maastricht, March 7–15, 2020.
03 février 2020
Nguyen Phan Thao, video still from "Mute Grain", 2019, Three-channel video projection, black and white, 15:45 mins. Courtesy of Nguyen Phan Thao, c/o The Factory, Contemporary Arts Centre. BRUSSELS.- WIELS starts 2020 with the beautiful and sensitive work of Thao Nguyen Phan, titled Monsoon Melody. This exhibition, her largest to date, presents three film installations: Tropical Siesta (2017), Mute Grain (2019) and Becoming Alluvium (2019). These are featured alongside paintings on different supports: from silk... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2020
Stanley Whitney (Philadelphia, 1946), Parisian Blue, 2012. Oil on linen, 183 x 183 cm. © Baronian Xippas. Takis (Athens, 1925-2019), Signal, 1974. Iron, steel and bronze, 295 x 220 x 30 cm. © Baronian Xippas. Saint Clair Cemin (Cruz Alta, Brazil, 1951), Shadow, 2019. Obsidian, 85 x 80 x 28 cm. Unique piece. © Baronian Xippas.
13 janvier 2020
Anish Kapoor, Double S-Curve, 2019. Stainless steel, 86 x 576 x 68 1/2 inches (218.4 x 1463 x 174 cm). Photo: Joshua White, Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Regen Projects opened an exhibition by renowned artist Anish Kapoor. Since the 1980s Kapoor’s ambitious practice has continuously expanded the limits of sculptural form by investigating scale, volume, color, and materiality. With this exhibition, the artist’s sixth solo presentation following his gallery debut in 1992,... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2020
Philippe Cognée, Tulipe, 2019. Wax painting on canvas, 100 x 73 cm. Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Templon. PARIS.- For his return to Galerie Templon, the painter Philippe Cognée, famous for his blurred wax-paintings, is branching off in a radically different direction. After exploring supermarkets, highways, skyscrapers and slaughterhouses, his focus is now on flowers, which he masterfully metamorphoses into monumental vanities.For many years, Philippe Cognée seemed obsessed with everyday life. He... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2020
Shirin Neshat, Land of Dreams, 2019, video still. Courtesy of the artist and The Broad. Through February 16, 2020, The Broad in L.A. is showing a new survey—the largest held to date—of internationally acclaimed artist Shirin Neshat’s work. The exhibition, Shirin Neshat: I Will Greet the Sun Again, is the renowned multidisciplinary artist’s first major exhibition to take place in the western United States. The artist has been in the Broad collection for 20 years, beginning with the 1999 acquisition... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2019
A large Abbasid tin-glazed dish, possibly attributable to Muhammad al-Salah, Mesopotamia, 9th century
Lot 83. A large Abbasid tin-glazed dish, possibly attributable to Muhammad al-Salah, Mesopotamia, 9th century; 3 7/8in. (25cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 35,000 - GBP 40,000. Price realised GBP 43,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Of rounded form with everted lip on short foot, the pale interior with a design of four cobalt-blue fan-like palmettes around a central dot, repaired breaks, small areas of restoration. Note: The production of opaque white glazed wares in Iraq in the late... [Lire la suite]