23 mai 2017

Exhibition at Mazzoleni London investigates the idea of colour

LONDON.- Mazzoleni London announces ‘Colour in Contextual Play’, an installation by American conceptual artist Joseph Kosuth (b. 1945). Part of a series in which Kosuth installs contemporaries or forebears, the exhibition incorporates a selection of work by artists proposed by influential Arte Povera artist Emilio Prini (1943–2016), namely Enrico Castellani (b. 1930), Lucio Fontana (1899–1968), Yves Klein (1928–1963), Kosuth himself and Piero Manzoni (1933–1963). The exhibition investigates the idea of colour, a theme that... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2017

Exhibition of new paintings by Gerhard Richter opens at Albertinum in Dresden

German artist Gerhard Richter gestures in front of his painting "Abstract Painting (946-3)" during a press conference before the opening of the new exhibition "Gerhard Richter, New Paintings" of the Gerhard Richter Archive at Albertinum in Dresden, eastern Germany, on May 19, 2017. Photo Robert Michael / AFP. DRESDEN.- Gerhard Richter (*1932 in Dresden) is one of the most significant contemporary artists. His work covers a period of more than five decades. On the occasion of his 85th birthday, the Gerhard Richter Archive of... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2017

Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable: Damien Hirst’s Mythological Extravaganza in Venice

Damien Hirst, The Fate of a Banished Man (Standing). Photographed by Prudence Cuming Associates © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS/SIAE 2017 VENEZIA - ‘Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable’. It is the first major solo exhibition dedicated to Damien Hirst in Italy since the 2004 retrospective at the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples (“The Agony and Ecstasy”) and is curated by Elena Geuna, curator of the monographic shows dedicated to Rudolf Stingel (2013) and Sigmar Polke... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2017

Cruche à décor de cavaliers dans des réserves étoilées, céramique lustrée, Kashan, Iran, fin XIIe, début XIIIe s.

Lot 930. Cruche à décor de cavaliers dans des réserves étoilées, céramique lustrée, Kashan, Iran, fin XIIe, début XIIIe s, H 34 cm. Estimation : 400 CHF / 600 CHF.  Photo Genève Enchères. A lustre-painted ceramic jar, Kashan, late 12th-early 13th century. Art Asiatique chez Genève Enchères, 1201 Genève, le 04 Mai 2017 à 12h00.
30 avril 2017

In a milestone gift, The Kimbell Art Museum receives a major sculpture by Modigliani

Amedeo Modigliani, Italian (1884--1920), Head, c. 1913. Limestone, 20 5/8 x 9 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. Collection of the Kimbell Art Museum. Given in honor of Ted and Lucile Weiner by their daughter Gwendolyn. FORT WORTH, TX.- The Kimbell Art Museum announces today the gift of a masterpiece of modern sculpture, a carved limestone Head (c. 1913), by the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani (1884--1920). This important work was given in honor of Ted and Lucile Weiner by their daughter Gwendolyn Weiner. It is one of about 27 surviving... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2017

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

Lot 57. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto Spaziale, firmato l. Fontana (in basso a destra), buchi su cartoncino, cm 49,7x60. Eseguito nel 1966-68. Estimate EUR 30,000 - EUR 50,000 (USD 32,188 - USD 53,646). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Galleria Arte Borgogna, Milanoivi acquisito dalla famiglia dell’attuale proprietario nel 1986  Literature: L. M. Barbero, Lucio Fontana. Catalogo ragionato delle opere su carta, Milano 2013, tomo III, p.... [Lire la suite]

18 avril 2017

Robilant+Voena, London-Milan-St Moritz at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

Lucio Fontana (Rosario 1899-1968 Varese), Concetto Spaziale. Attesa, 1966. Water based paint on canvas, 65 x 54 cm. Signature, title and inscription on verso 'l Fontana / "Concetto spaziale"/ ATTESA/ lunghi, longhi, lon-/ghissimi stronzi, 1966'.  Provenance: Soresi, Milan; Galleria il Mappamondo, Milan; Galerie Bernard Cats, Brussels Literature: E. Crisipolti, Lucio Fontana. Catalogue Raisonné des Peintures et Enviroments Spatiaux, Vol. II, Brussels 1974, p. 185, no. 66T88, ill.; E.... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2017

Applicat-Prazan at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

Wifredo Lam (Sagua La Grande 1902-1982 Paris), Nu À La Chaise, 1942. Tempera on paper mounted on canvas, 165 x 98 cm. Signed and dated lower left and signed and dated on the reverse. Courtesy Galerie Applicat-Prazan, Paris Provenance: Family of the Artist, Paris; private collection, Miami Literature: Michel Leiris, Wifredo Lam, Milan 1970, no. 27, ill. col.; Gérard Xuriguéra, Wifredo Lam, Paris 1974, ill. col. p. 31; Max-Pol Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, Poligrafa / Cercle d’Art,... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2017

Majestic portrait of The Queen sets record as Made in Britain Totals £2.6 million

Lot 40. Chris Levine (B. 1960), Lightness of Being, 2004. Unique pigment print, flush-mounted to aluminium. Signed and dated 12 in pencil and with the photographer's blindstamp in the lower margin, image: 128.3 by 102.3cm.; 50¼ by 40¼in.; sheet: 138 by 110cm.; 54⅓ by 43¼in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Lot sold 187,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s Made in Britain sale in London today soared past pre-sale expectations to realise a total of £ 2,605,752 (est. £1.3-2... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2017

Zhuang Hong Yi's captivating and iridescent works on view at Unit London

Zhuang Hong Yi, Exhibition view. Courtesy of Unit London  LONDON.- Zhuang Hong Yi (b. SiChuan, China, 1962) is an internationally renowned contemporary artist who has lived in the Netherlands for the past two decades. His work - a powerfully elegant expression of the cultural connections between Europe and China - has a broad international following across Europe and Asia especially. Hong Yi’s concern with environmental issues is reflected in his repetitive use of floral patterns, highlighting the increasing... [Lire la suite]
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