23 novembre 2016

Major exhibition devoted to the work of Claude and the late François-Xavier Lalanne opens

François-Xavier Lalanne (1927 - 2008), Babouin, 1984. Cast iron, 139 x 80 x 70 cm; (54 3/4 x 31 1/2 x 27 1/2 in.). Edition of 8 + 4 AP. Courtesy of Ben Brown Fine Arts. LONDON.- This autumn Ben Brown Fine Arts presents Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, a major exhibition devoted to the wonderful and whimsical work of French artists Claude and the late François-Xavier Lalanne. Choreographed by interior designer Manfredi della Gherardesca, the exhibition brings together almost 30 works by both artists,... [Lire la suite]

07 novembre 2016

The Jewish Museum opens first U.S. exhibition devoted to visionary designer and architect Pierre Chareau

Pierre Chareau Portrait, 1925. Photo © Centre Pompidou  NEW YORK, NY.- The Jewish Museum is presenting the first U.S. exhibition focused on French designer and architect Pierre Chareau (1883-1950) from November 4, 2016 through March 26, 2017. Showcasing rare furniture, lighting fixtures, and interiors, as well as designs for the extraordinary Maison de Verre, the glass house completed in Paris in 1932, Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design brings together over 180 rarely-seen works from major public and... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2016

Ann Linnemann and six new Danish talents exhibit at Lacoste Gallery in Concord

Ann Linnemann, Forest Forms #11, View 1, 9/23/2016, 5.5 x 6 in. Porcelain. CONCORD, MASS.- Lacoste Gallery is presenting Danish Contemporary, September 17 – October 10, 2016, featuring Ann Linnemann and six new Danish ceramic talents: Charlotte Thorup, Heidi Hentze, Mikael Jackson, Kirsten Høholt, Marianne Nielsen and Theis Lorentzen. Ann Linnemann, a highly respected Danish ceramic artist and gallerist (Ann Linnemann Gallery, Copenhagen) brings together for the first time in Concord MA, an exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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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