21 septembre 2016

Debut exhibition in the US of ceramic works by Yuki Hayama on view in New York

Yuki Hayama, Bowl with Fish and Aquatic Plants Motif, 2016. H5 3/4 W11 1/4 in - H14.6 W28.5 cm © 2013 ippodo Gallery NEW YORK, NY.- Ippodo Gallery is presenting Beauty of Life¸ the debut exhibition in the US of ceramic works by Yuki Hayama. Hayama’s ceramics are exceptional, characterized by careful patterns, with meticulous attention to detail acting as a meditative aim for a better world. He personifies the forces of nature - water, flowers, trees, animals, sky, earth - across 20 works. All are... [Lire la suite]

08 septembre 2016

Phillips' Autumn auctions of design led by Nordic masters

Left: Axel Salto 'Sommervase', 1957; Right: Axel Salto Unique and important 'Den Italienske Skaal' large bowl, 1931-'32. Image courtesy of Phillips. LONDON.- Phillips’ Autumn auctions of Design will be highlighted by an evening sale dedicated to Nordic Masters. Presenting 55 exceptional pieces from the early 20th Century to the present day, the sale is highlighted by two rare works by Axel Johann Salto (1889-1961), which will be offered at auction for the first time and come directly from the family of... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2016

“Murano.Milano. Venezia.Glass” at The Design Museum

Carlo Scarpa for Venini, Vase "Cinese", c. 1940, XXII Biennale di Venezia, 1940, Sammlung Holz, Berlin. Photo: Atelier Martin Adam, Berlin. The international exhibitions held at the Triennale di Milano and the Biennale di Venezia are barometers of the most significant developments in twentieth century contemporary design and art. It is therefore no coincidence that Murano glass regularly attracts awards at both Milan and Venice. Having resurrected a range of centuries-old techniques, glassmakers such as A.V.E.M, Archimede... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2016

Paolo Venini and his Furnace at Le Stanze del Vetro

Paolo Venini, Vases in mosaic glass with a multi-coloured tessuto, 1954.  The autumn exhibition at LE STANZE DEL VETRO will be dedicated to Paolo Venini, enlightened and creative entrepreneur. Exhibiting 300 works that recount his creative vision as well as of those artists who collaborated with him over the years such as Tyra Lundgren, Gio Ponti, Riccardo Licata, Ken Scott, Massimo Vignelli and Tobia Scarpa.  Milanese by birth and Muranese by choice, Paolo Venini (1895-1959) was a great protagonist of... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2016

Fusion Frames by Darryl Cox

Fusion Frames by Darryl Cox. "A reclaimed tree branch or root, a re-purposed frame, and my passion — art that unites humble, as well as involved, objects, into a kind of their own. I create art that is distinctive and intricate, yet in its truest sense, uncomplicated. As much as I embrace convention in art, and I certainly do, my Fusion Frame art fulfills the part of me that says “no” to convention. That it is not only okay to be avant-garde, it is right. I like to embrace alternatives to an accepted order... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2016

Rhinoceros horn bowl, Africa, first half 20th century

Lot 233. Rhinoceros horn bowl, Africa, first half 20th century. Estimate : 2 550 € / 3 400 €. Photo Marques Dos Santos. bowl in rhinoceros horn carved, turned decoration. Traces of insects. Approx. weight:235grs. Dim.: 12cm.  MARQUES DOS SANTOS , PORTO. Antiquités Chinoises & Mobilier, le 30 Avril 2016 à 15h30
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28 avril 2016

Rhinoceros horn ashtray, Africa, former portuguese colonies, c.1940-50

Lot 232. Rhinoceros horn ashtray, Africa, former portuguese colonies, c.1940-50. Estimate : 3 750 € / 5 000 €. Photo Marques Dos Santos. rhinoceros horn, carved. Approx. Weight: 206grs. Dim.: 10cm.  MARQUES DOS SANTOS , PORTO. Antiquités Chinoises & Mobilier, le 30 Avril 2016 à 15h30
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25 avril 2016

An Italian silver model of a monkey, mark of Buccellati, 20th century

Lot 2. An Italian silver model of a monkey, mark of Buccellati, 20th century. Estimate $1,500 - $2,500. Price Realized $2,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Realistically modeled seated, with textured fur; marked underneath - 4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) wide Christie's. IMPORTANT SILVER AND OBJECTS OF VERTU, 21 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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25 avril 2016

A set of three Italian silver models of the wise monkeys, mark of Gianmaria Buccellati, Milan, 20th century

Lot 1. A set of three Italian silver models of the wise monkeys, mark of Gianmaria Buccellati, Milan, 20th century. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Price Realized $7,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each seated, realistically depicted with textured fur, embodying the proverb "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil;"each marked underneath, signed Gianmaria Buccellati, Italy, one also stamped 800; 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high Christie's. IMPORTANT SILVER AND OBJECTS OF VERTU, 21 April 2016, New York,... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2016

"Living in the Amsterdam School" on view at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, 9 April-28 August 2016

Michel de Klerk, dresser, 1916-1917, prod. 't Woonhuys, Amsterdam and maple wood clock, 1914, prod. probably Willem Rädecker. Lambertus Zwiers, wallpaper, 1915-1917, prod. N.V. Dieperink & Co, Amsterdam. Collection Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Photo: Erik and Petra Hesmerg  AMSTERDAM.- The Amsterdam School is famous for its architecture, both in the Netherlands and internationally. However, the school’s spectacular designs for the interior are less well-known. Next spring, the Stedelijk presents the first-ever major... [Lire la suite]