02 juillet 2016

Exhibitions take centre stage in the galleries of Mayfair and St. James's from 1 to 8 July

LONDON.- London Art Week, the world’s most important gallery-based celebration of pre-contemporary art, will take place in Mayfair and St. James’s from 1 to 8 July 2016. Bringing together almost 50 leading specialist dealers and three auction houses, this year will present more dedicated exhibitions than ever before, and will also include nine new participants and an exclusive partnership with Art History UK, a cultural tours company specialised in the history of the capital’s art and architecture. Presenting a wide array... [Lire la suite]

08 avril 2016

Paul Klee, L'ironie à l'œuvre au Centre Pompidou du 6 avril au 1er août 2016

Paul Klee, L'ironie à l'œuvre : Affiche. PARIS - Le Centre Pompidou propose une nouvelle traversée de l’œuvre de l’un des artistes les plus emblématiques du 20è siècle, figure singulière de la modernité : Paul Klee. Il s’agit de la première rétrospective importante présentée en France depuis l’exposition de 1969 au musée national d’art moderne.  Réunissant deux-cent trente œuvres, provenant du Zentrum Paul Klee, Berne, des plus grandes collections internationales et de collections particulières, cette rétrospective pose un... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2016

The world's leading Asian art experts recommend exceptional works for under $5,000

Hsia Ifu,"Mountain Landscape, No. 2," 2005 (ink on album leaf. M. Sutherland Fine Arts, Ltd. NEW YORK, NY.- Although the Asian art market has been grabbing headlines in recent years for attaining one record price after another, many parts of that market are still undervalued, says Lark Mason, chairman of Asia Week New York, which runs from March 10 to 19. "Although there is a superabundance of exquisite objects on the market, the focus by the press is invariably on the high end, leaving many less expensive works... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2015

A Mariano Fortuny stencilled black velvet jacket, 1920

Lot 58 : A Mariano Fortuny stencilled black velvet jacket, 1920. Estimate:£1000 - £1500 © Kerry Taylor Auctions A Mariano Fortuny stencilled black velvet jacket, 1920. un-labelled, delicately stencilled with fern-like scrolls in gold and pink, re-lined in deep pink satin, cords to the neck to fasten, chest approx 142cm, 58in; together with the original handwritten Fortuny invoice dated 14.6.1920 (2) The jacket is noted on the original invoice as selling for £700. Provenance for lots 55 to 58: These... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2015

A Mariano Fortuny rose pink silk Peplos dress, 1920

Lot 56 : A Mariano Fortuny rose pink silk Peplos dress, 1920. Estimate:£600 - £1000 © Kerry Taylor Auctions A Mariano Fortuny rose pink silk Peplos dress, 1920. the integral tunic and edges weighted with grey-blue iridescent Murano glass beads, multi-size; together with a copy of the original invoice shows that this gown cost £550 in 1920 (2) Provenance for lots 55 to 58: These Fortuny garments originally belonged to Lady (Charlotte) Bonham Carter (1893-1989). Charlotte was the daughter of Colonel... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2015

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art mounts first major exhibition of work by women artists

Dorothy Johnstone  (1892-1980), Anne Finlay, 1920. Oil on canvas, 145.3 x 100.5 cm © Courtesy of Dr DA Sutherland and Lady JE Sutherland EDINBURGH.- The contribution of Scottish women painters and sculptors to a vital chapter of Scottish modern art history is set to be uncovered and celebrated in a revelatory exhibition of work at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. From Saturday 7 November, Modern Scottish Women: Painters and Sculptors 1885-1965 will be the first major exhibition of work... [Lire la suite]

03 septembre 2015

An emerald and diamond ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1920

An 18.67 carats Colombian emerald and diamond ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1920. Estimate £120,000 - 150,000 (€160,000 - 200,000). Photo: Bonhams. The octagonal step-cut emerald, weighing 18.67 carats, within a delicate mount millegrain-set with single-cut diamonds and engraved decoration, unsigned, numbered 8752, rubbed French assay mark, ring size M Accompanied by a report from SSEF stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with indications of clarity modification, moderate amount of oil in... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2015

The century mark: Tel Aviv Museum of Art visits Berlin modern and contemporary art

Mark Rothko, No. 24 (Untitled), 1951. Oil on canvas, 236.9 x 120.7. Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., New York, through the American Friends of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 1986 © Kate Rothko-Prizel & Christopher Rothko / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2015 / Photo Avraham Hay. BERLIN.- On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of German-Israeli diplomatic relations, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art sent 72 works from its collection to Berlin. The works were selected from three major... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2015

Gustav Adolphe Hierholz (1877 – 1948), Tête de jeune garçon vietnamien (Head of a young Vietnamese boy), 1920

Gustav Adolphe Hierholz (1877 – 1948), Tête de jeune garçon vietnamien (Head of a young Vietnamese boy). Signed and dated 1920 on the reverse. Bronze with the original patina on a wood and metal base. Bust: 34 by 25 by 17 cm.; 13 1/4 by 9 3/4 by 6 1/2 in. Base: 7.5 by 20 by 12 cm.; 3 by 7 3/4 by 4 3/4 in. Estimate 50,000 — 80,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s. Sotheby’s. MODERN & CONTEMPORARY SOUTHEAST ASIAN ART, 05 AVRIL 2015 | 10:00 AM HKT – HONG KONG
28 mars 2015

Collection of leading American businessman Jerome H. Stone to be offered at Sotheby's

Alberto Giacometti, Buste de Diego (Aménophis). Inscribed with the signature Alberto Giacomett and with the foundry mark Susse Fondeur Paris, dated 1954 and numbered 3/8 twice. Bronze. Height: 16 ½ inches. Conceived in 1954 and cast before 1956. Est. $6/8 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present the collection of noted Chicago businessman and philanthropist, Jerome H. Stone. Assembled by Mr. Stone and his wife, Evelyn, predominantly in the 1950s and '60s, the collection offers important modern... [Lire la suite]