10 septembre 2016

Robilant+Voena à la Biennale des Antiquaires 2016

Lucio Fontana (Rosario de Santa Fé 1899 – 1968 Comabbio) - Concetto Spaziale, Attesa - 1960. Water-based paint on canvas ; 81 x 65 cm / 31.8 x 25.5 in. Signed, titled and inscribed on the reverse '1+1 = 666' and 'Oggi piove!' © Robilant+Voena Lucio Fontana (Rosario de Santa Fé 1899 – 1968 Comabbio) - Concetto Spaziale - 1960-1963. Painted terracotta with holes ; Diameter: 49.7cm 19.5 in. Signed upper right © Robilant+Voena Biennale des Antiquaires 2016. Robilant+Voena / STAND S27Bis. 38... [Lire la suite]

28 juin 2016

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1968

Lot 35. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, signed, titled and inscribed Ho un ‘plurimo’ nel ‘buco’ on the reverse, waterpaint on canvas, 55 by 46 cm. 21 5/8 by 18 1/8 in. Executed in 1968. Estimate 1,300,000 — 1,800,000 GBP (1,646,450 - 2,279,700 EUR). Lot sold 1,685,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Pisano, Milan Silvana Buffolano, Santa Maria Capua Vetere Private Collection, Italy  Galleria Mazzoleni, Turin ... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2016

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1967

Lot 39. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese; signed, titled and inscribed '‘l. Fontana “Concetto Spaziale” ATTESE, Ho fatto una discussione col pittore Bacci c'erano anche Piero e Nova che...' (on the reverse), waterpaint on canvas, 28¾ x 23¾in. (73.2 x 60.5cm.). Executed in 1967. Estimate £600,000 – £800,000 ($804,600 - $1,072,800). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Provenance: Galerie Pierre, Stockholm. Galerie Michel Couturier, Paris. Anon. sale, Christie’s London,... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2016

Galerie Odermatt-Vedovi at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale, Attesa, 1963. Waterpaint on canvas, 60 x 46 cm. Galerie Odermatt-Vedovi © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Provenance: Libreria Einaudi, Milan; Galleria Schwarz, Milan; Private Collection, Switzerland  Literature: Enrico Crispolti, Lucio Fontana, Catalogue Raisonné, Vol. II, Brussels, 1974, cat. no. 63 T1, pp. 132-133, ill.; Enrico Crispolti, Lucio Fontana, Catalogo Generale, Vol. II, Milan, 1986, cat. no. 63 T1, p. 452, ill.; Ferreira Gullar, 'A... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2016

Cardi Gallery at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Lucio Fontana (Rosario 1899-1968 Varese), Concetto Spaziale, Attese, 1968. Waterpaint on canvas, 61 x 50 cm. Signed twice, titled and inscribed on the reverse ‘I. Fontana “Concetto Spaziale” ATTESE il quadro è autentico I. fontana Comabbio 5-4-68’. Cardi Gallery © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 ‘Man today is too bewildered by the vastness of his world, he is too overwhelmed by the triumph of Science, he is too dismayed by the new inventions which follow one after the other, to be able to find himself in... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2016

Robilant + Voena, London-Milan-St. Moritz at TEFAF Maastricht 2016 (1)

Lucio Fontana (Rosario 1899-1968 Varese), Concetto spaziale, Attese. Water-based paint on canvas, 73.5 x 60.5 cm. Signed, titled and inscribed on the reverse 'L. Fontana / “Concetto spaziale”/ ATTESE / Il lago era morbido e / tranquillo', 1968. Robilant + Voena © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Provenance: Milan, Nuova Brerarte, No. 93, 12 March 1990, pp. 118, 119, n. 173, ill.; Milan, A. Quarti; Milan, Bolognesi Literature: E. Crispolti, Fontana. Catalogo generale, vol II., Milan, 1986, p.... [Lire la suite]

19 janvier 2016

Phillips presents highlights from February 20th Century & Contemporary Art Auctions

LONDON.- Phillips presents highlights from the 9 and 10 February 20th Century & Contemporary Art Auctions. Offering over 220 lots the auction is estimated to achieve £33.7 to 48.8 million ($49 – 70.7 million / €44.6 - 64.4 million). The 20th Century and Contemporary Art Evening Sale includes five principal sections: School of London, Italian Post-War Art, Continental Post-War Art, 20th Century Art and Contemporary Art. The auction will offer outstanding quality works by Piero Manzoni, Pierre Soulages, Alexej Jawlensky,... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2015

Auction Review 2015: Strong contemporaries and record auctions at Dorotheum

Enrico Castellani (born 1930), "Superficie", 1960, 100 x 120 cm. Price realized: €965,000. VIENNA.- For Dorotheum, the largest auction house in German-speaking Europe, the year 2015 proved to be a particularly successful one. The results brought in by two of its contemporary art auctions far exceeded expectations and set new records in Dorotheum history. The auctions were also distinguished by the high sales rate and international character of their selection. A run of top results further underlines the current strong... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2015

Christie's to offer a rich selection of works of art across all Italian art movements

LONDON.- Christie’s season of Post-War & Contemporary Art auctions will be highlighted by the 15th edition of The Italian Sale, which will take place on 16 October in King Street following the Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Auction. Subsequent to the record breaking successes of the Italian Sale last year, which realised £27.5 million, this year’s edition will continue to represent a rich array of works across all artistic movements within Italian Art, with key works by Modern and Post-War artists such as... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2015

Fontana £15-20 million masterpiece 'La Fine di Dio (The End of God)' to lead London's Frieze Week sales

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale, La Fine di Dio (1963), oil on canvas, 177.6 by 123cm, est. £15 -20m / $23-30.8m. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s Frieze week sales in London will be led by one of the greatest works of post-war Italian art ever to appear at auction: Lucio Fontana’s Concetto Spaziale, La Fine di Dio (The End of God), 1963. Never previously offered at auction and last exhibited over 30 years ago, Fontana’s masterpiece is estimated at a £15-20m (the current record for the artist stands at... [Lire la suite]