30 avril 2009

Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Joseph Beuys

Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Joseph Beuys with the Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board Inc. stamp and numbered 'A174.032' (on the reverse); silkscreen inks on paper; 39 3/8 x 31 1/8in. (100 x 79cm.). Executed in 1980. Est. £25,000 - £35,000. Lot sold £31,250 "I wished to go completely outside and to make a symbolic start for my enterprise of regenerating the life of humankind within the body of society and to prepare a positive future in this context." Joseph Beuys "People need to be made more aware of the... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2009

Edward Walton Wilcox, "New Works" @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery

Edward Walton Wilcox, Merry Christmas, 2008 Merry Karnowsky Gallery is proud to present a solo exhibition by artist Edward Walton Wilcox. Wilcox’s sepia-toned gothic paintings and Medieval-style altarpieces merge classical technique with modern perception. Wilcox’s haunting paintings of young blond girls and landscapes of beauty and impeding disaster are seeped in symbolic context. Warm umbers accentuated with subtle flesh tones are achieved through a series of burnishingand glazing techniques, giving the work a shadowy... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2009

Antony Gormley: Mind @ Galleria Salvatore + Caroline Ala

The work is a point between origin and becoming. Like a seed, between death and the new life there is a point of stasis and silence, a time for reflection. Sculpture can use that time.”Antony Gormley Antony Gormley, Country, 1981 The Galleria Salvatore + Caroline Ala is pleased to announce the opening of the English sculptor Antony Gormley’s one-man exhibition entited Mind which will take place on Wednesday evening, April 22nd, between the hours of 6 and 9 pm. The exhibition will continue through Thursday, May 28th 2009. ... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2009

Post-War and Contemporary Art Sales @ Christie’s New York on May 14

NEW YORK, NY.- On May 14, following the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale, Christie’s New York will hold the morning and afternoon sessions of the Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sales. Offering over 330 lots over the course of the day, both sales are comprised of exceptional works by foremost Post-War and Contemporary artists including Sam Francis, Alexander Calder, Dan Flavin, Claes Oldenburg, Willem de Kooning, Josef Albers, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Zhang Xiaogang, Ellen Gallagher, Christopher Wool, and Tim Noble & Sue... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2009

John Singer Sargent's Rotunda open @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,

Sketch for Atlas and the Hesperides, 1922–24. Oil and graphite on canvas. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The Sargent Collection. Gift of Miss Emily Sargent and Mrs. Violet Ormond in memory of their brother, John Singer Sargent. Photo: © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. BOSTON, MA.- Considered one of the greatest portraitists of his generation, John Singer Sargent (1856–1925) set aside portraiture in 1907 to pursue what he deemed a more challenging artistic endeavor—mural design. His ambitious achievements in this genre grace the Dome... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2009

Roxy Paine Creates Monumental Sculpture for 2009 Installation of Metropolitan Museum's Roof Garden

Roxy Paine, Maelstrom (detail), 2009, stainless steel, courtesy of the artist and James Cohan Gallery. Photograph: The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Teresa Christiansen NEW YORK, NY.- Conceptual artist Roxy Paine (American, b. 1966) has created a site-specific installation for the 2009 season of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden, the most dramatic outdoor space for sculpture in New York City. Roxy Paine on the Roof: Maelstrom features a 130-foot-long by 45-foot-wide stainless-steel sculpture,... [Lire la suite]

27 avril 2009

'Three trees in the proximity to Thixendale winters 2007" by David Hockney @ Kunsthalle Würth

British artist David Hockney poses in front of his painting “Three Trees in the Proximity to Thixendale Summer”, at Kunsthalle Wurth in Germany. More than 70 works of art made by this artist have been gathered in the exhibition titled “Just Nature”. The exhibition will be open from April 27 through September 27, 2009. Photo: 'EFE/Norbert Foersterling KUNZELSAU.- British artist David Hockney (b. 1937), celebrated for decades as the “painter laureate of Southern California,” is doubtless one of the most interesting and important... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2009

Jean Cocteau (1889-1963), Jean Marais à son chevalet, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat 1950

Jean Cocteau (1889-1963), Jean Marais à son chevalet, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat 1950, huile sur toile contrecollée sur carton, 34,5 x 26,5 cm. Estimation : 3 000/5 000 €. Sur la tombe de son ami Jean Cocteau, à Milly-la-Forêt, on peut lire cette épitaphe : «Je reste avec vous». Tel est aussi le cas de Jean Marais, décédé il y a plus de dix ans, le 8 novembre 1998, et dont l’ensemble des oeuvres d’art et des objets personnels – certains ayant appartenu à Jean Cocteau – prend le chemin des enchères. Leur provenance : son... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2009

Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) Mme Vuillard à table, circa 1903

Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) Mme Vuillard à table, circa 1903 Huile sur carton signé en haut à drotie 19,5 x 28 cm (7,61 x 10,92 in.). Estimation : 20000/25000 € Provenance : Atelier de l'artiste Max Kaganovitch, Paris Karin Meyer, Paris Bibliographie : Antoine Salomon et Guy C ogeval, "Vuillard, Le regard innombrable, catalogue critique des peintures et pastels", volume II, Wildenstein Institute et Skira, Paris, 2003, n° VII-153, reproduit page 621 SAMEDI 25 AVRIL à 14h00. Sarl B. VASSY et P. JALENQUES... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2009

Christie's Russian Art Sale Sets Record For Svetoslav Roerich at $2,994,500

Svetoslav Roerich (1904-1993), Portrait of Nicholas Roerich in a Tibetan Robe; signed with initials and dated 'S R/33' (lower left); further signed, inscribed and dated 'Prof. N. Roerich by S Roerich 1933/URUSVATI' (on the stretcher); tempera on canvas; 60 x 49 in. (152.4 x 124.5 cm.) NEW YORK.- Christie’s Russian Art sale set a world auction record for Svetoslav Roerich with a painting of his father entitled, Portrait of Nicholas Roerich in a Tibetan Robe, 1933, which sold for $2,994,500. The painting led Russian Art week in... [Lire la suite]

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