23 avril 2017

Axel Vervoordt at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

Head Of The Apollo Belvedere Type, Western Europe, Roman Empire, 3rd-4th century AD. White marble. Height 20.8 cm. Courtesy Axel Vervoordt Provenance: Private collection T., Leeds; private collection, France, acquired 1980s; private collection Mr. Diego von Bergen, Rome (Villa Bonaparte) and Berlin, acquired circa 1940s  Head Of Venus Genetrix, Western Europe, Roman Empire, 1st century AD. White marble. Height 20.5 cm. Courtesy Axel Vervoordt Striding Figure... [Lire la suite]

16 avril 2017

"Bosch, Brueghel, Arcimboldo. Fantastique et merveilleux" aux Carrières de Lumières

© Nuit de Chine / © Kunsthistorisches Museum / Bridgeman Images / © DR LES BAUX-DE-PROVENCE.- Les Carrières de Lumières présentent leur sixième exposition d’art immersive : Bosch, Brueghel, Arcimboldo. Fantastique et merveilleux, du 4 mars 2017 au 7 janvier 2018. Produite par Culturespaces et réalisée par Gianfranco Iannuzzi, Renato Gatto et Massimiliano Siccardi, avec la collaboration musicale de Luca Longobardi, cette nouvelle création invite le spectateur à explorer le monde foisonnant peint par ces grands maîtres du XVIe... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2017

TEFAF New York Spring offers first look at debut fair focusing on modern and contemporary art & design

  NEW YORK, NY.- TEFAF New York has released a “first look” at the inaugural TEFAF New York Spring Fair that will take place at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City from May 4-8, 2017, with the Opening VIP Preview on May 3, 2017. The Fair will feature 92 of the world’s most illustrious dealers who specialize in Modern and Contemporary Art and Design. In addition, a small number of dealers will exhibit jewelry, African & Oceanic art, and antiquities. The inclusion of African & Oceanic works and... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2017

The MET presents 'Age of Empires: Chinese Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties (221 B.C.–A.D. 220)'

Kneeling Archer (detail), Qin dynasty (221–206 B.C.). Earthenware, H. 491⁄16 in. (122 cm). Excavated in 1977, pit no. 2, mausoleum complex of Qin Shihuangdi (d. 210 B.C.), Lintong, Shaanxi Province. Photo: Courtesy Qin Shihuangdi Mausoleum Site Museum, Lintong  “When you see your face reflected here, this mirror will dispel all harms and woes. May the Central Kingdom [China] be peaceful and secure, and prosper for generations and generations to come, by following the great law that governs all.”—excerpt... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2017

Major donation of Fabergé acquired for the nation and allocated to the V&A

Johann Christian Neuber, Snuff box, gold with specimen stones, Dresden, c. 1785-90 (c) Victoria and Albert Museum, London LONDON.- Nine superb works by Carl Fabergé and two by the eighteenth-century goldsmith, Johann Christian Neuber, have been donated to the Victoria and Albert Museum by Nicholas Snowman OBE from the Kenneth and Sallie Snowman Collection under the Cultural Gifts Scheme. The Scheme was introduced by the Government in 2013 as a major initiative to encourage life-time giving to UK public collections.... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2017

Exhibition at Frans Hals Museum exhibits 17th century works from the Netherlands and China

HAARLEM.- Barbarians & Philosophers sheds light on the way China and the Netherlands formed images of one another in the seventeenth century. The Dutch were fascinated by the culture of the ‘Celestial Empire’; the Chinese were astonished by the Dutch ‘redheaded barbarians’. A selection of paintings, drawings, porcelain and models charts the cultural exchange. The exhibition in the Frans Hals Museum runs from 25 March to 20 August 2017. In the seventeenth century, the Netherlands was a key player in a... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2017

Asia Society Museum opens 'Secrets of the Sea: A Tang Shipwreck and Early Trade in Asia'

Long-necked ewer. China, probably Henan Province. Gongxian kilns. Tang dynasty, ca. 825–50. Glazed stoneware with copper-green splashes over white slip. H. 40 1/2 x W. 9 x D. 10 1/4 in. (102 x 23 x 26 cm). Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore, 2005.1.00900 1/2 to 2/2. Photography by Asian Civilisations Museum, Tang Shipwreck Collection NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Society Museum in New York presents a selection of 76 artifacts from a thousand-year-old shipwreck discovered in 1998 in Southeast Asian waters. On view for the first... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2017

Georg Laue at TEFAF Maastricht 2017, Stand 204

Workshop of the Saracchis, Small rock-crystal jug, Milan, ca 1600. Rock crystal; enamelled gold mount. Height 13 cm © Kunstkammer Georg Laue Johann Daniel Mayer, Court treasury artworks of semi-precious stone with enamelled and fire-gilt silver mounts, Augsburg, 1670-1680. Jasper, jade and rock crystal mount: silver fire-gilt © Kunstkammer Georg Laue  Literature: published in: Georg Laue, Tresor. Treasures for European Kunstkammer, Munich 2017 Johann Georg Kobenhaupt, Moss agate cup in it's leather case, Stuttgart,... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2017

Salomon Stodel Antiquités at TEFAF Maastrich 2017, Stand 134

Nautilus cup, Soapstone figures, Indo China, Kangxi period, circa 1675. Oriental silver gilt mounts. Height 32 cm, 12.8 x 10 cm (foot) © Salomon Stodel Antiquités The nautilus shell with two vertical engraved silver gilt strap mounts,are pinned which is constructed to fit closely over the edge of the shell, forms the bowl of a standing cup. The conchiolin is elaborately carved in the cameo technique in the Indo Chinese manner, being set in silver gilt mounts that both protects and intergrates this... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2017

G. Sarti at TEFAF Maastrich 2017. Stand 372

Girolamo Di Benvenuto (1470-Siena-1525), Virgin and Child with Saints John the Baptist and Catherine of Siena, circa 1510-1520. Tempera on panel with gold ground, 82.4 × 64.2 cm © G. Sarti. Provenance: Private collection, Italy Luca Giordano  (1632-Naples-1705), Portrait of Plato, circa 1660. Oil on canvas, 116.5 x 99 cm © G. Sarti. Provenance: Private collection, Germany. Exhibition: Saint Paul de Vence, Fondation Maeght, "Les formes de la pensée : peintre et philosophe, un récit", 29th june - 11th nov. 2013. G.... [Lire la suite]