10 janvier 2009

A Very Large Pair Of Blue And White Vases, Kangxi Period

A Very Large Pair Of Blue And White Vases, Kangxi Period Each decorated with three rows of light molded, petal-shaped panels filled with "penciled" vine-hung trees, the domed covers painted en suite and centered by large knops decorated with flower-heads. 21 5/8 in. (55 cm.) high (4) - Estimate 10,000 - $15,000 Notes: R. Krahl and J. Ayers illustrate a very similar covered jar in Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul, vol. III, London, 1986, p. 1001, no. 2126. Another single was sold Sotheby's,... [Lire la suite]

10 janvier 2009

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Guercino (Cento 1591 - 1666 Bologna), Saint Peter Penitent

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Guercino (Cento 1591 - 1666 Bologna), Saint Peter Penitent oil on canvas. 40 3/4 by 30 in.; 103.5 by 76 cm. Estuimate 400,000—600,000 USD PROVENANCE: Possibly commissioned by Francesco Guiduzzi, Venice, 1648;With Colnaghi, London, 1976;With Walpole Gallery, London;There acquired by the present owner. EXHIBITED: London, Colnaghi, Italian Paintings 1550-1780, 26 May - 2 July 1976, n.p., no. 16, reproduced pl. XVI;Milan, Palazzo Reale, Guercino. Poesia e Sentimento Nella Pittura del '600,... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2009

Studio of Georges de La Tour, a young boy with a pipe, blowing on a firebrand; a young girl blowing on a brazier

Studio of Georges de La Tour (Vic-sur-Seille Bapt 1593 - 1653 Lunéville), a young boy with a pipe, blowing on a firebrand; a young girl blowing on a brazier a pair, both oil on canvas. the former: 27 5/8 by 23 3/4 in.; 70.3 by 60.5 cm.; the latter: 27 5/8 by 24 in.; 70.2 by 61 cm. Estimate 250,000—350,000 USD PROVENANCE: Paris, art market, 1937;With Colnaghi, London, 1951;Anonymous sale, Paris, Galerie Charpentier, December 5-6, 1957, lot 172;Anonymous sale, Paris, Galerie Charpentier, June 8-9, 1959, lot 178;Paris, Private... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2009

Carlo Dolci (Florence 1616 - 1687), Saint Jerome in prayer

Carlo Dolci (Florence 1616 - 1687), Saint Jerome in prayer dated lower centre: 1655 - oil on panel - 17 by 21 1/4 in.; 43 by 54 cm. Estimate 250,000—350,000 USD PROVENANCE: Probably in the collection of the Marchesi Capponi, Florence, from at least 1767 until at least 1842, when it hung in the picture gallery;Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, Georgia;Their sale, New York, Sotheby's, January 14, 1994, lot 35;There purchased by Jean Luc Baroni, for Colnaghi, London;From whom acquired by the present owner. ... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2009

Portfolio : "You drama king you!" with Rob Rae by Matthew Lyn for Fantasticsmag

photography by Matthew Lyn for Fantasticsmag. Model ~ Rob Rae @ NAM
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10 janvier 2009

En temps de crise, des marchands d’art troquent leur galerie pour un box de stockage

NEW YORK (ETATS-UNIS)  – Certains marchands d’art achètent des boxes de stockage qu’ils utilisent comme une galerie, afin de réduire leurs coûts et de s’adapter à la crise économique. A New York, certains marchands d’art n’hésitent pas à troquer leur coûteuse galerie pour un box de stockage moins élégant, mais aussi beaucoup moins onéreux, raconte Bloomberg. Le co-propriétaire de Gardner & Barr’s, Sheldon Barr, raconte pourquoi il préfère exposer les œuvres dans un espace sans fenêtres de 150m² à Cirker Hayes, plutôt... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2009

"Martin Amis And His Friends - Photographs by Angela Gorgas" @ The National Portrait Gallery

Martin Amis, Paris, 1979. Copyright: Angela Gorgas LONDON.- The National Portrait Gallery presents today display previously unseen photographs of Martin Amis taken by his friend, the photographer Angela Gorgas. These evocative black and white portraits provide an intimate document of the literary and artistic circles in which they moved in the late 1970s. Taken in London and Paris the photographs feature literary and social figures including Ian McEwan, Christopher Hitchens, Kingsley Amis, James Fenton, Pat Kavanagh and Candia... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2009

Obama fait son entrée à la National Portrait Gallery du Smithsonian

'Barack Obama', Shepard Fairey WASHINGTON (ETATS-UNIS) – Le portrait du président américain élu Barack Obama, réalisé par Shepard Fairey, est sur le point d’entrer dans la collection de la National Portrait Gallery du Smithsonian Museum de Washington. Le portrait de Barack Obama conçu par le jeune artiste californien Shepard Fairey a fait le tour du monde sous forme de posters, T-shirts, autocollants ou badges ; et il s’apprête désormais à rejoindre la collection de la National Portrait Gallery du Smithsonian Museum de... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2009

"Valentina: American Couture and the Cult of Celebrity" @ the Museum of the City of New York

Top: Valentina LabelBottom: Valentina (Mrs. George Schlee), 1933 NEW YORK CITY.- An exhibition exploring the life and career of Valentina Sanina Schlee, known professionally simply as Valentina, will open at the Museum of the City of New York on February 14, 2009—Valentine’s Day. Valentina: American Couture and the Cult of Celebrity, which will close on May 17, is the first retrospective to focus on this legendary American designer. Valentina arrived in New York City in 1923 with a rudimentary knowledge of sewing. In the period... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2009

Japanese Print Exhibit Opens at Berman Museum of Art

Kunisada (signed Utagawa Toyokuni II), Two Onnagata (actors) and a Puppet, c. 17th c., woodblock print, 14 ¼ x 9 ½", gift of Nancy M. Berman & Alan Bloch. COLLEGEVILLE, PA.- Impressions of an Age: Ukiyo-e Prints from the Berman Collection, opens in the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College in the Upper Gallery. The exhibit runs until April 17. The Opening Reception and Gallery Talk by the curators will be Sunday January 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. Matthew Mizenko, associate professor of Japanese and East... [Lire la suite]
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