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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24 mars 2017

A Chinese porcelain cup with Ottoman tombak mounts set with a coral finial, China and Turkey, 18th century

Lot 208. A Chinese porcelain cup with Ottoman tombak mounts set with a coral finial, China and Turkey, 18th century.  Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the body comprising a blue porcelain cup set in tombak mounts, including a splayed foot with incised floral details, with a hinged lid featuring three cartouches with foliate openwork design, surmounted by coral finial and curved handle - 17.5cm. height. Note: This tombak incense burner is distinguished by the... [Lire la suite]

22 mars 2017

Emmanuel Fremin Gallery Presents Emre Yusufi, Hercules

Emre Yusufi - Hercules Surf © 2017 Emmanuel Fremin Gallery  NEW YORK - Hercules marks the New York City debut of successful artist, art director, graphic designer, and musician, Emre Yusufi. Combining photographic elements with illustration and digital art, Yusufi mesmerizes audiences with his visually impressive and thematically bold pieces. By merging elements from assorted time frames, Yusufi highlights the transformation of ideals over time. The Turkish artist’s past works include Return to Innocence, a... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2017

Julian Schnabel, 'Shiva Paintings' @ Galerie Templon, 11 mars - 13 mai, 2017

 Julian Schnabel, Eddie Stern (Shiva), 2008. Technique mixte, 160 x 119 cm, 63 x 46 7/8 in. © Julian Schnabel. PARIS - Après avoir exposé Julian Schnabel en 1980 puis en 1983 et 1995 à Paris, la Galerie Templon présentera au printemps 2017 une série inédite en France du peintre américain, Shiva Paintings. Autour de la figure du dieu hindou Shiva, Julian Schnabel développe une conversation entre la culture occidentale et les traditions de l’Orient. En appliquant ses mots, gestes et formes... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2017

Mark Rothko (1903 - 1970), Untitled, 1969

Lot 27. Mark Rothko (1903 - 1970), Untitled, acrylic on paper laid on canvas, 193 by 122 cm. 76 by 48 in. Executed in 1969. Estimate £3,000,000 — 4,000,000. Sold for £3,533,750. Photo: Sotheby's Provenance: Estate of the Artist Pace Gallery, New York Private Collection, Colorado (acquired from the above in 1985) Pace Gallery, New York Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above in 1990) Galerie Beyeler, Basel Sotheby's, New York, 10 November 1993, Lot 24 ... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2017

Christie's London Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction achieves $117,781,248

The top price of the evening was for Peter Doig’s spellbinding snow scene Cobourg 3 + 1 More, which saw determined bidding in the saleroom and on the phone and sold for £12,709,000 / $15,530,398 / €14,640,768. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- The Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction continued the confidence that launched the season, totalling £96,384,000 / $117,781,248 / € 111,034,368, a 65% increase on last February’s equivalent total, with strong sell-through rates of 95% by lot and 98% by value. The top... [Lire la suite]