29 octobre 2016

Erwin Olaf

 Erwin Olaf, Music Lesson 01 © Bank of Switzerland Erwin Olaf, Music Lesson 02 © Bank of Switzerland  Erwin Olaf, Violin Player © Bank of Switzerland Erwin Olaf, Couple Drinking © Bank of Switzerland Erwin Olaf, Boy with Flute © Bank of Switzerland   Erwin Olaf, Old Violin © Bank of Switzerland Erwin Olaf, Vanitas © Bank of Switzerland Erwin Olaf, Still life with wiolin © Bank of Switzerland

28 octobre 2016

McCabe Fine Art opens exhibition of photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe

Robert Mapplethorpe, Waves, 1980, Silver gelatin, 16 x 20 in. (40,64 x 50,8 cm) © Mapplethorpe Foundation. STOCKHOLM.- Robert Mapplethorpe is a cultural icon. He began his career taking Polaroids in the 1970s and went on to become one of the twentieth century's most important artists. Well known for his provocative nudes, Mapplethorpe also took sensual photographs of artists, celebrities, friends, lovers, and flowers. The artist’s first commercial exhibition in Sweden features a diverse selection of portraits,... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2016

Staley Wise opens exhibition of photographs by Slim Aarons

Slim Aarons, Jacqueline Kennedy at the April in Paris Ball, 1959. NEW YORK, NY.- Slim Aarons made a career, in his words, “photographing attractive people doing attractive things in attractive places.” His subjects were the beautiful and the celebrated, the rich and the powerful, high society and aristocracy. Slim Aarons captured their image for the picture magazines throughout the second half of the twentieth century. In doing so he defined the image of the Beautiful People, the international Jet Set who strode the... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2016

Garbos' Garbos: Staley Wise exhibits portraits from Greta Garbo's personal collection

Edward Steichen, Greta Garbo, Hollywood, 1928. NEW YORK, NY.- Greta Garbo was the undisputed queen of Hollywood from the mid-1920's through the 1930's. The combination4 of her extraordinary beauty and brilliant acting ability elevated her to international stardom from the beginning of her career while she was still in her early 20's and newly arrived from Sweden. Her image as an exotic, sophisticated woman of the world was developed by MGM, as was her public persona as a woman of mystery who avoided publicity and... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2016

Decaying orchid photography by Billy Kidd

Decaying orchid photography by Billy Kidd
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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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31 août 2016

R.I.P. Marc Riboud - Hommage.

Marc Riboud - Paris, 1953. Le peintre, surnommé Zazou, est à son aise, j'avais le vertige chaque fois qu'il se penchait pour tremper son pinceau © Marc Riboud Marc Riboud - Washington, 21 octobre 1967. devant le Pentagone, lors d'une marche pour la paix au Vietnam, Jan Rose Kasmir donne un beau visage à la jeunesse américaine. © Marc Riboud Marc Riboud - Pékin, 1965. Ces fenêtres s'ouvrent sur Liulichang, la rue des antiquaires. Dans ces boutiques, pendant la révolution culturelle, les Chinois devaient apporter leurs... [Lire la suite]
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30 août 2016

Hubert Vos, Photograph of the portrait of Empress Dowager Cixi, 1905-1906

Lot 931. Hubert Vos, Photograph of the portrait of Empress Dowager Cixi, 1905-1906. Estimate 1,000 — 2,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. gelatin silver print, mounted for framing. Height: 12 3/8  in., 31.5 cm. Width: 8 7/8  in., 22.6 cm Provenance: Collection of Hubert Vos, and thence by descent. Note: The oil on canvas portrait, titled H. I. M., the Empress Dowager of China, Cixi (1835-1908), is now in the collection of the Fogg Museum, Harvard Art... [Lire la suite]
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25 août 2016

Snite Museum of Art exhibits the work of Paulette Tavormina

Paulette Tavormina (American, b.  1952), Fish Bone, After P.C., 2008 © 2008 Paulette Tavormina NOTRE DAME, IN.- Seizing Beauty focuses on the lush, complex, images by Paulette Tavormina, a New York creative photographer celebrated for her reinterpretation of still life paintings by old masters. This exhibition is coincident with the first critical examination of her work in the book Seizing Beauty, by art historians Silvia Malaguzzi, Mark Alice Durant, and Anke Van Wagenberg-Ter Hoeven, published by the... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2016

Andy Warhol photographs available for immediate purchase on artnet Auctions

Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987), Andy Warhol and Male Model, 1982. Gelatin silver print. Overall Size: 8 x 10 in. (20.32 x 25.4 cm). Acquire Now: 14,400 USD. NEW YORK, NY.- Andy Warhol Photographs, an exciting opportunity to immediately purchase photographs by Pop Art legend Andy Warhol is live on artnet Auctions. American Pop art icon Andy Warhol (1928–1987) was known for taking photographic portraits of his many friends in and outside of the art world. The photographic medium was critical to Warhol’s artistic... [Lire la suite]