14 novembre 2017

Sotheby's Dubai inaugural sale achieves $3.6m & 5 artist records

Ali Banisadr (B. 1976, Iranian), In Medias Res,signed, oil on canvas, 167.6 by 223.5cm.; 66 by 87 3/4 in. Estimate $200,000-300,000. Lot Sold $459,000. Courtesy Sotheby's DUBAI.- Tonight Sotheby's Boundless: Dubai sale achieved a total of $3.6m / £2.8m / €3.1m (pre-sale est. $2.6m – 3.6m) and a sell-through rate of 80%. Bidders in the room, on the phone and online competed to buy works spanning 20th Century and Contemporary Middle Eastern and International art, Design, Photography,... [Lire la suite]

12 novembre 2017

Matthew Simmonds marble sculptures

Matthew Simmonds, Mars Ultor, Carrara marble, 2011, Height 41cm. photo © Matthew Simmonds. When we hear of marble sculptures, we tend to think of the human forms belonging to timeless examples from Greece, Italy and elsewhere. A form is not necessarily a solid, as sculptor Matthew Simmonds points out through his work, which consists of sculptures not of full and defined human bodies, but of empty architectural interiors. Simmonds, who originally comes from Britain, studied art history before turning to illustration... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2017

'Andres Serrano: An American Perspective' at Red Brick Art Museum, Beijing

'Andres Serrano: An American Perspective', exhibition poster. BEIJING - Red Brick Art Museum announce the opening of “Andres Serrano: An American Perspective,” the artist’s first solo show in China. The exhibition was curated by Yan Shijie, with assistance from Sun Wenjie. The exhibition will open on November 4, 2017 and run through February 25, 2018. The exhibition takes an American perspective, presenting the artist’s most recent Made in China series, as well as key works from his past. Serrano’s calm perspective in describing... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2017

Pierre Soulages (Né en 1919), Peinture 204 x 227 cm, 12 novembre 2007

Lot 21. Pierre Soulages (Né en 1919), Peinture 204 x 227 cm, 12 novembre 2007 , signé, daté et titré 'SOULAGES "Peinture 204 x 227 cm" diptyque 12 nov. 2007 (au revers), acrylique sur toile; diptyque, 204 x 227 cm. Peint le 12 novembre 2007. Estimate EUR 670,000 - EUR 870,000. Price realised EUR 1,051,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 signed, dated and titled 'SOULAGES "Peinture 204 x 227 cm" diptyque 12 nov. 2007 (on the reverse), acrylic on canvas; diptych, 80 3/8 x 89... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2017

Exhibition of landscapes, both real and imagined, on view at Gagosian Hong Kong

Installation view, "Arcadia" at Gagosian Hong Kong, September 26 to November 11, 2017. Courtesy Gagosian. Artworks: All rights reserved. HONG KONG.- Gagosian is presenting “Arcadia,” an exhibition of landscapes, both real and imagined, by modern and contemporary gallery artists. The term "Arcadia" originated in ancient Greece, referring to the inland reaches of the Peloponnese where shepherds lived, far from the sea. The term took on a symbolic meaning during the Hellenistic era, invoking rural life as an escape from... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2017

Perrotin New York opens exhibition of metal sculptures by Belgian artist Wim Delvoye

Wim Delvoye, Maserati, 2012. Embossed aluminium, 80 x 450 x 180 cm / 31 1/2 x 177 3/16 x 70 7/8 inches © Wim Delvoye / ADAGP, Paris 2017. Courtesy Perrotin. NEW YORK, NY.- Perrotin New York is presenting an exhibition of metal sculptures created over the past five years by Belgian artist Wim Delvoye. The exhibition is the artist’s eleventh solo in the city, the sixth one-person show with the gallery and his first singular presentation at Perrotin New York. Wim Delvoye has developed an art that offers a... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2017

Joan B Mirviss exhibits works by rising stars in Japanese contemporary ceramics

With contemporary sculptural forms, exquisite glazes, painstakingly intricate and challenging techniques, and refined aesthetics, these three artists have become the young leaders of the next generation of Japanese clay artists. NEW YORK, NY.- Three rising stars in Japanese contemporary ceramics will make their debuts in New York City this September at Joan B Mirviss LTD. The exhibition will showcase three young artists in their first solo exhibitions in the United States. Hattori Makiko, Kino Satoshi, and Takemura Yuri... [Lire la suite]
09 septembre 2017

Giuseppe Penone opens exhibition in Château La Coste's recently constructed gallery pavilion

© Giuseppe Penone.  AIX-EN-PROVENCE.- Château La Coste une exposition de Giuseppe Penone à l’automne 2017 dans l’espace galerie dessiné par l’architecte Italien, Renzo Piano. Considérant le design de Piano, les abords et le paysage environnant, Penone a soigneusement choisi des travaux qui seront présentés à l’intérieur et à l’extérieur de la galerie, créant un dialogue entre art, architecture et nature. Les travaux sur papier, les travaux à grande échelle en bronze et en marbre et la délicate réplication d’un seul... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2017

'After Darkness: Southeast Asian Art in the Wake of History' on view in New York

FX Harsono, Victim—Destruction I, 1997. Performance at the Alun-alun Selatan (Southern Square) during the openingfor the exhibition “Slot in the Box” at Cemeti Art House, 1997. Image courtesyof the Cemeti Art House. NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Society Museum presents a timely exhibition exploring artistic practice as a response to social and political change through the works of seven contemporary artists and one artist group from three Southeast Asian countries: Indonesia, Myanmar, and Vietnam. After Darkness: Southeast... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2017

Espace Louis Vuitton Beijing presents exhibition of works by Gerhard Richter

Gerhard Richter, STRIP (921-2), 2011. Digital print on paper mounted between aluminium and perspex, 200 x 440 cm. © Gerhard Richter. © Fondation Louis Vuitton/Martin Argyroglo. BEIJING.- On the occasion of its opening, the Espace Louis Vuitton Beijing is presenting an unprecedented exhibition dedicated to German artist Gerhard Richter. This presentation has been produced in the framework of the Fondation Louis Vuitton’s “Hors-les-murs” program, showcasing previously unseen holdings of its collection at the Espaces... [Lire la suite]
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