27 septembre 2016

'Designing Dreams, A Celebration of Leon Bakst' au Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, Villa Sauber

Nick Mauss, Collage of two designs by Leon Bakst: Vaslav Nijinsky in l’Après-midi d’un Faune, 1912, and Fabric design, 1923. © Nick Mauss 2016. MONACO - Dans le cadre du 150ème anniversaire de la naissance du célèbre décorateur des Ballets Russes, le Nouveau Musée National de Monaco présente l’exposition « Designing Dreams, A Celebration of Leon Bakst », du 23 octobre 2016 au 15 janvier 2017, à la Villa Sauber.« Designing Dreams, A Celebration of Leon Bakst »,... [Lire la suite]

13 juillet 2016

DELETTREZ, « Parfum XXIII », 1923

Lot 77. DELETTREZ, « Parfum XXIII », 1923. Estimation 2 200 - 2 500 €. Photo MAÎTRE JEAN-PIERRE BESCH ET BESCH CANNES AUCTION Coffret de joaillier, titré comprenant 13 flacons de parfum en verre laqué, bouchons en liège, figurant des perles et deux perles décoratives, formant un collier en trompe l’œ'oeil. Création d’André Jollivet 1923. Longueur du coffret : 28,5 cm MAÎTRE JEAN-PIERRE BESCH ET BESCH CANNES AUCTION. FLACONS DE PARFUM DE COLLECTION, Dimanche 17 juillet à 14h30 à Cannes
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17 mai 2016

Afternoon Dress and Hat, Paul Poiret, 1923

Afternoon Dress and Hat, Paul Poiret, 1923
13 avril 2016

National Portrait Gallery to stage first major exhibition of Picasso portraits for twenty years

Portrait of Olga Picasso by Pablo Picasso, 1923; Private Collection. © Succession Picasso/DACS London, 2016 LONDON.- The National Portrait Gallery is to stage a major exhibition of portraits by Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) this autumn, it was announced today, Monday 11 April 2016. Picasso Portraits (6 October 2016-5 February 2017), sponsored by Goldman Sachs, and in association with the Museu Picasso, Barcelona, will include over 75 portraits by the artist in all media, ranging from well-known masterpieces to works that... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2016

‘The Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900-1937’ at Venice, Island of San Giorgio Maggiore

Josef Hoffmann, Beaker, 1912, clear glass, etching, corroding, gilding, J & L Lobmeyr, Dm: 6,7 cm, H: 10 cm, MAK © MAK-Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art. VENICE - With over 300 works, mostly from the collection of the MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art in Vienna and from private collections, the exhibition The Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900-1937, curated by Rainald Franz, will run from April 18th to July 31st, 2016 on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, in Venice. The... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2016

Picasso, Matisse & Monet to lead Sotheby's London Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art Evening Sales

Photo Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s London Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art Evening Sales on 3rd February are characterised by their breadth of range within these collecting categories, combined with an outstanding level of quality across the board. Encompassing works by the most sought-after artists including Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, Edgar Degas, Pablo Picasso, Auguste Rodin, Paul Delvaux and René Magritte, to name but a few, the 54 lots in the evening sales are estimated to fetch a combined total of... [Lire la suite]

08 avril 2015

'Golden Glamour: The Edith Stuyvesant Vanderbilt Gerry Collection' on view at the RISD Museum

Paul Poiret (French, 1879-1944), Coat, 1922. Silk velvet, fur, metallic silk embroidery, and faux pearls. Length: 147.3 cm (58 inches). Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Edith Stuyvesant Vanderbilt Gerry 59.031.9. RISD Museum, Providence, RI. PROVIDENCE, RI.- These garments dating from 1922 to the late 1930s share two traits: they were worn by Edith Stuyvesant Dresser Vanderbilt Gerry (1873–1958) and they incorporate gold in the form of lamé, metallic pigments, and actual metal threads. During the period... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2015

Ten Picassos from the Kunstmuseum Basel on view at the Museo del Prado in Madrid

Pablo Picasso, Seated Harlequin (Arlequin assis), Oil on canvas, 130.2 x 97.1 cm, 1923, Kunstmuseum Basel, on permanent loan from the City of Basel 1967, © Sucesión Pablo Picasso, VEGAP, Madrid, 2015. MADRID.- For six months, the Museo del Prado’s Central Gallery is showing ten masterpieces by Picasso from the holdings of the Kunstmuseum Basel, an institution that houses more than 300 pieces by the Spanish artist, including drawings, prints and paintings, in its collections and on permanent loan. Picasso thus... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2014

Ashmolean's summer exhibition displays objects from ancient Egypt’s Amarna Period

Nose and lips of Akhenaten. Indurated limestone, 8.1 x 5.1 x 4.5 cm, about 1345-1335 B.C. © Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. OXFORD.- Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter’s excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922 was one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th century. The name of the ‘boy king’ is now synonymous with the glories of ancient Egypt and the spectacular contents of his tomb continue to enthral the public and scholars alike. The Ashmolean’s summer exhibition displays objects from ancient... [Lire la suite]
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25 janvier 2014

Macklowe Gallery Jewelry at 60th Annual Winter Antiques Show

Art Deco Diamond, Emerald and Pearl Sautoir by Cartier and Mauboussin. Photo courtesy Macklowe Gallery. A French Art Deco platinum, diamond and natural pearl sautoir signed “Cartier Paris” with an emerald and diamond pendant marked “Mauboussin”. The overall length is 37” and has a removable section that enables it to be worn at a length of 33”. The seed pearl sautoir was made by Cartier for a French family around 1910. The necklace has 340 old European-cut and 16 rose-cut diamonds that have an approximate total weight of 7.65... [Lire la suite]