05 septembre 2016

Gareth Pugh, Dress, autumn-winter 2015–16, Prêt–à–Porter

Gareth Pugh (British, born 1981) .Dress, autumn-winter 2015–16, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn black silk–wool gazar, hand–embroidered with black plastic drinking straws. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Gareth Pugh (British, born 1981) .Dress, autumn-winter 2015–16, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn black silk–wool gazar, hand–embroidered with black plastic drinking straws. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope.  #ManusxMachina#CostumeInstitute

05 septembre 2016

House of Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld, Dress, autumn-winter 2015–16, Haute Couture

House of Chanel (French, founded 1913). Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938). Dress, autumn-winter 2015–16, Haute Couture. Hand–sewn black silk tulle, hand–embroidered by Lemarié with black crystals and black silk passementerie hand–woven with hand–glued and –stitched black ostrich feathers. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. House of Chanel (French, founded 1913). Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938). Dress (detail), autumn/winter 2015–16, Haute Couture. Hand–sewn black silk tulle, hand–embroidered by Lemarié with black... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2016

A 'Dehua' model of weiqi players in a grotto, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 302. A 'Dehua' model of weiqi players in a grotto, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's modeled to depict the scene of Wang Zhi and the two weiqi players, the woodcutter standing over the gamesboard with two players seated on either side, the figures backed by a gnarled flowering tree - Height 4 in., 10.2 cm From the Collection of Richard Lehman Gray Provenance: Ralph M. Chait, New York. Note: See a closely related... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2016

A 'Dehua' 'European subject', figural group, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 301. A 'Dehua' 'European subject', figural group, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's a grimacing lion standing foursquare, supporting two European figures and a pup perched on the back braced by the raised tail, the rectangular rockwork base with two further pups clambering beside a European man presenting a large coin - Height 11 1/2  in., 29.2 cm From the Collection of Richard Lehman Gray ... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2016

A pair of 'Dehua' cockerels, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 300. A pair of 'Dehua' cockerels, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's modeled in mirror image, each with one leg perched on a rockwork support, together with a 19th / 20th century figure of a cockerel (3) - Height of tallest 10 in., 25.4 cm From the Collection of Richard Lehman Gray Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM
05 septembre 2016

A 'Dehua' winepot, 17th-early 18th century

Lot 299. A 'Dehua' winepot, 17th-early 18th century. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's of globular form set to one side with a small, curved spout and raised on three bracket feet, the six faceted sides molded in high relief with shaped oval panels depicting scenes of scholars and attendants in various landscapes, surmounted by an upright handle, the hexagonal cover topped with a crouching lion-form finial (2) - Height 8 1/2  in., 21.6 cm From the Collection of Richard Lehman... [Lire la suite]

05 septembre 2016

Parcours des Mondes 2016 du 6 au 11 septembre

PARIS - Parcours des Mondes, le célèbre salon des arts premiers, reconnu comme le plus exigeant dans sa spécialité en termes d’offre et de sélection, a élargi son prisme l’année dernière en proposant un parcours inédit entièrement consacré aux arts d’Asie, initiative confortée pour l’édition 2016. En effet, le salon continue sur sa lancée et maintient cette trajectoire asiatique. Parcours des mondes fera ainsi découvrir aux connaisseurs et néophytes des pièces provenant d’Océanie, d’Afrique et des Amériques, mais aussi de... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2016

Maiko Takeda (Japanese, born 1986) . “Atmospheric Reentry”, Headpiece and Bolero, 2013

Maiko Takeda (Japanese, born 1986) . “Atmospheric Reentry”, Headpiece and Bolero, 2013. Headpiece: Hand–cut transparent blue–ombré acetate fringe, hand–woven with machine–cut clear acrylic squares, hand–assembled with silver metal jump rings; bolero: hand–cut transparent green, blue, and purple–ombré acetate fringe, hand–woven with machine–cut clear acrylic squares, hand–assembled with silver metal jump rings. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Maiko Takeda (Japanese, born 1986) . “Atmospheric Reentry” Headpiece and Bolero (detail),... [Lire la suite]
04 septembre 2016

Paul Kasmin Gallery to open its inaugural exhibition of acclaimed photographer Robert Polidori

Robert Polidori, Dharavi #1, Mumbai, 2008. ​Archival UV cured ink on linen canvas. NEW YORK, NY.- Paul Kasmin Gallery announces its inaugural exhibition of acclaimed photographer Robert Polidori, on view from September 8 to October 15, 2016 at 515 W. 27th Street.  This exhibition will be the first U.S. show to feature Polidori’s “dendritic cities” images, a body of work begun in 2007. He appropriates the term “dendritic” from the branching extensions of a cell structure and uses it to describe the... [Lire la suite]
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04 septembre 2016

Gemstones: Aquamarine to Zircon on display at University of Delaware's Mineralogical Museum

Spodumene, Mawi, Afghanistan, crystal (8.5 cm) and cut stone (317.96 cts). Image courtesy of Tom Spann.  NEWARK, DE.- The University Museums of the University of Delaware displays gemstones from the collection of Herb and Monika Obodda August 31-December 9, 2016 in the Mineralogical Museum in Penny Hall. This semester the University of Delaware Mineralogical Museum features gemstones used in jewelry, prized for their durability as well as their beauty. Minerals have long been fashioned into gemstones, both as... [Lire la suite]
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