06 octobre 2018

Cooper Hewitt opens "Tablescapes: Designs for Dining"

Surtout de Table (Table Centerpiece), detail, ca. 1810
. Made by Pierre-Philippe Thomire (French, 1751–1843). Cast and gilt bronze with hand engraving, cut glass, silvered-mirrored glass
. Bequest of the Reverend Alfred Duane Pell, 1991-31-1-a/ww. Photo: Ellen McDermott © Smithsonian Institution. NEW YORK, NY.- Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum presents “Tablescapes: Designs for Dining,” an exhibition that offers a creative timeline of dining experiences through three distinct installations. At... [Lire la suite]

03 septembre 2018

Cristiano Bianchin, 'Figures' at Gallerie dell'Accademia di Venezia

VENEZIA.- On the occasion of The Venice Glass Week 2018 , the Gallerie dell'Accademia, in collaboration with Caterina Tognon Vetro Contemporaneo, intend to present a refined selection of glass sculptures by Cristiano Bianchin (Venice, 1963). Gold and black will be the dominant colors of the works chosen to dialogue with the heritage of the museum. In room I, which presents extraordinary gold backgrounds of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries Venetian, the visitor will be welcomed by a collector... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2018

Lacoste/Keane Gallery opens exhibition of works by Karen Karnes, Nina Hole, and Ani Kasten

CONCORD, MASS.- Lacoste/Keane Gallery announces the exhibition Karen Karnes, Nina Hole, Ani Kasten: Perspectives in Sculpture from August 11 – September 1, 2018 which features three influential women in ceramics from three different generations. Karen Karnes, was an American pioneer in ceramics from the generation that came of age after WWII. Part of two legendary art communities: Black Mountain College and the Gatehill Community in New York with Merce Cunningham, John Cage and Robert Rauschenberg among others, Ms.... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2018

Lucie Rie Leads Bonhams Ceramics Sale Of Renowned 20th-Century Studio Potters

Lot 154AR. Dame Lucie Rie (British, Austrian 1902-1995), An Early Vienna-Period Vase, circa 1935; height 16cm, painted 'L.R.G. Wien'. Estimate £ 30,000 - 50,000 (€ 34,000 - 57,000). Courtesy Bonhams. LONDON - An early Vienna-Period Vase, circa 1935, by Dame Lucie Rie (1902-1995), leads Bonhams Decorative Arts and Contemporary Ceramics sale on Wednesday 20 June in the Knightsbridge saleroom. The vase, with an estimate of £30,000-50,000, is offered in a sale that features world-famous 20th-century studio potters –... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2018

Ikebana by Toshiro Kawase

Ikebana by Toshiro Kawase
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26 mai 2018

Record Royère leads Sotheby's $25.1 million Design Sales in New York

Lot 444. Jean Royère, "Étoile" Sideboard From The Dumont Residence, France, 1958. Straw marquetry, oak interior, 35 5/8 x 82 3/4 x 18 in. (90.5 x 210.2 x 45.7 cm). Estimate $200,000–300,000. Sold for $1,755,000. Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s spring auctions of 20th Century Design concluded yesterday in New York with an impressive total of $25.1 million – surpassing the series’ high estimate of $21.6 million. Nearly 400 lots were offered over the course of two days, with an outstanding 87.2% of lots sold... [Lire la suite]

24 mai 2018

Ikebana by Toshiro Kawase

Ikebana by Toshiro Kawase
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22 mai 2018

Ikebana by Toshiro Kawase

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21 mai 2018

Ikebana by Toshiro Kawase

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15 mai 2018

Art Nouveau. Its beginnings, influences and original nature explored at the Art Museum Riga Bourse

Jūlijs Straume (1874–1970). Pattern sketch for a decorative fabric Peacocks. Detail. 1906. Paper, tempera. Collection of the Latvian National Museum of Art. Photo: Normunds Brasliņš RIGA.- The exhibition Art Nouveau. Its Beginnings, Influences and Original Nature dedicated to Latvia’s Centenary is on view at the Art Museum Riga Bourse in Riga (Doma laukums 6) from 4 May to 5 August 2018. Within the landscape of global art, Latvia has written an enduring story with its brilliant examples of Art Nouveau. By... [Lire la suite]
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