19 avril 2019

A calligraphic pottery tile with abjad date, Syria, circa 18th century

Lot 233. A calligraphic pottery tile with abjad date, Syria, circa 18th century; frame: 42.6 by 42.6cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the calligraphy and outlines in black with dark blue bands and details on a white ground under a transparent glaze, set in an old wooden frame, with handwritten collector's note to reverse and printed '44' label. Provenance: Ex-private collection, Germany, Prof. Karabauer. inscriptions: 'Drink here what is healing'A foundation tablet for a drain... [Lire la suite]

13 avril 2019

An Iznik polychrome pottery tile with chinoiserie and saz leaves, Turkey, circa 1580

Lot 247. An Iznik polychrome pottery tile with chinoiserie and saz leaves, Turkey, circa 1580; 24.8 by 22cm. Estimate £7,000 - £10,000. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated in underglaze blues, viridian green and bole red with black outlines, mounted. Provenance: Ex-collection Sir Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017).Drouot, Paris, 25 September 1998, lot 43. Note: An almost identical tile is in the Metropolitan Museum, New York, inv. no. 02.5.91.  Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2019

A Kashan lustre pottery star tile with Simurgh, Persia, 14th century

  Lot 137. A Kashan lustre pottery star tile with Simurgh, Persia, 14th century; 17 by 20.3cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP (5,804 - 8,126 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of stellar form with one flat edge, decorated in lustre over an opacified tin glaze with in-glaze cobalt blue, featuring a Simurgh in flight, border with stylised blue design. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets, London, 01 May 2019, 10:30 AM.
09 avril 2019

Exhibition of overpainted photographs by Gerhard Richter opens at Gagosian

Gerhard Richter, MV. 92, 2011, Lacquer on color photograph, 10 x 15 cm © Gerhard Richter 2019. LONDON.- Gagosian presents overpainted photographs by Gerhard Richter. Throughout his long and eminent career, Richter has expanded the potential of image making through a dialogue between old and new media. He began painting over photographs in the mid-1980s, at the very moment when New York Neo-Conceptual artists were engaging with questions of image appropriation and reproduction, and the German Neo-Expressionists... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2019

Monumental installation by Yinka Shonibare presented in the Speed Art Museum's historic art library

Yinka Shonibare CBE, The American Library, 2018. Hardback books, Dutch wax printed cotton textile, gold foiled names, headphones, interactive application Installation view at The Cleveland Public Library. © Yinka Shonibare CBE (RA). Courtesy James Cohan Gallery, New York and FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art with funds from VIA Art Fund. LOUISVILLE, KY.- Opening on March 29, 2019, 21c Museum Hotel and the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, KY will present a co-curated exhibition of... [Lire la suite]
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15 février 2019

Gerhard Richter, Abstraktes Bild, 2009

Lot 21. Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), Abstraktes Bild, oil on canvas, 180 by 180 cm. 70 7/8 by 70 7/8 in. Estimate £6,000,000 - £8,000,000. Courtesy Sotheby's 2019.  Provenance: Marian Goodman Gallery, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner. Exhibited: New York, Marian Goodman Gallery, Gerhard Richter: Abstract Paintings, November 2009 - January 2010, no. 46, illustrated in colour. Literature: Christian Lotz, The Art of Gerhard Richter. Hermeneutics, Images,... [Lire la suite]

22 janvier 2019

Miquel Barceló, 'Life of Octopus' at Galería Elvira González, 19/01/2019 - 30/03/2019

MADRID - Galería Elvira González is pleased to announce its second solo show of the Spanish artist Miquel Barceló opening on January 19th, 2019 at 11 am. The exhibition will have 29 new works of which fifteen are canvases, twelve are works on paper and two ceramics. All these works have been made in the past two years and will be shown to the public for the first time. Life of Octopus is the title chosen by Barceló and refers to his deep link with the sea, its nature and wildlife, and with the relationship between humans... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2019

Exhibition of works by Louise Bourgeois inaugurates Hauser & Wirth's St. Moritz gallery

Louise Bourgeois, Untitled, 2003. Fabric and stainless steel, 39.4 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm. Photo: Christopher Burke. © The Easton Foundation / VAGA at ARS, NY / ProLitteris, Zurich. Courtesy The Easton Foundation and Hauser & Wirth. ST. MORITZ.- Hauser & Wirth inaugurated its St. Moritz gallery with ‘Papillons Noirs’, an exhibition of works by renowned French-American artist Louise Bourgeois (1911 – 2010). On view until 10 February 2019, the exhibition spans two floors of the gallery space on Via Serlas... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2019

Gladstone Gallery at BRAFA 2019, Stand 96d

Anish Kapoor (India, Bombay, 1954), Random Triangle Mirror, 2017. Stainless steel and resin, 125 x 125 cm. © Gladstone Gallery at BRAFA 2019, Stand 96d. Ugo Rondinone (Switzerland, Brunnen, 1964), 'achterjunizweitausendundachtzehn', 2018. Ink on paper mounted to canvas and plexiglass plaque with caption, 272.7 x 408.6 cm. © Gladstone Gallery at BRAFA 2019, Stand 96d. Andro Wekua (Georgia, Sukhumi, 1977), Untitled, 2017-2018. Bronze casting. H 160 x W 41 x D 46 cm). Edition 3 of 3. © Gladstone Gallery at BRAFA 2019, Stand 96d. ... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2018

Crow Museum of Asian Art presents 'Jacob Hashimoto: Clouds and Chaos' in newly renovated facility

Jacob Hashimoto, Nuvole, 2006-2018. Silk, paper, bamboo, and cotton string. Dimensions variable. Collection of the artist. DALLAS, TX.- Throughout the history of Asian art, clouds have served many functions – as framing devices, interstitial motifs and as compositional boundaries. Exploring this universally compelling phenomenon of nature, the Crow Museum of Asian Art in Dallas is presenting the solo exhibition of Jacob Hashimoto: Clouds and Chaos through Apr. 7, 2019. The exhibition’s central work –... [Lire la suite]
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