24 février 2018

FD Gallery (Stand 93) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Cartier. An Egyptian Revival Pendant Necklace, Paris, 1925. Lapis Lazuli, diamond, turquoise and emerald. Length 47 cm (18.5 in.). Signed 'Cartier, Paris' and numbered '1641'. © TEFAF 2018 The necklace is centering upon an ancient carved oblong lapis lazuli plaque, applied with navette shaped turquoise accents, within a frame of circular-cut diamonds and calibre-cut emeralds, suspending from a turquoise and diamond surmount; suspend by a braided blue cord necklace. Art Deco Bracelet, France,... [Lire la suite]

08 avril 2017

Cooper Hewitt presents jeweled splendors of the Art Deco era

Panther Vanity Case, 1925; Produced by Cartier (Paris, France); Enamel on gold, diamond, onyx and carved emerald in platinum mounts, baguette diamond, mirrored plate glass; 4.4 × 4.1 × 2.2 cm (1 3/4 × 1 5/8 × 7/8 in.). Photograph by Doug Rosa. Photograph courtesy Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. NEW YORK, NY.- “Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection” at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum features more than 100 extraordinary examples of luxury... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2017

DAG Modern at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Ramkinkar Baij (b. 1922), The Poet (The Head of Rabindranath Tagore), 1938. Cement, 19.0 x 12.0 x 10.0 in (48.2 x 30.5 x 25.5 cm) © DAG Modern Kshitindranath Majumdar, Expectation, India, 1925. Watercolor wash and gold on mount board. 13.2 x 5.7 in (33.5 x 14.5 cm) © DAG Modern Sunil Das, Horses IV, India, 1959. Charcoal on paper. 18.7 x 28.7 in © DAG Modern Jamini Roy, Untitled (Musicians), India, 20th Century. Gouache on cardboard. 16 x... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2017

A Special Exhibition of Loaned Works Offering an Incomparable Insight into the Most Innovative Period of Ernst’s Career

Max Ernst (1891-1976), Le Chaste Joseph, 1928. ‘I was visited nearly every day by the Superior of the Birds named Loplop, my private phantom, attached to my person.’ – MaxErnst LONDON - Max Ernst (1891-1976)’s fascination with nature – and in particular, birds and forests – will be brought into the spotlight with an exhibition of eleven rare and important works by the artist from 1921 – 28. Ernst was Paris’ foremost Surrealist artist, and these paintings showcase a dynamic period in the capital’s art... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2017

Salvador Dali's controversial portrait of his siter leads Bonhams sale

Salvador Dali, Figura de perfil (La Hermana Ana María), 1925, estimated at £800,000 - 1,200,000. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Salvador Dali’s Figura de perfil (La Hermana Ana María) leads Bonhams’ Impressionist and Modern Art sale on Thursday 2 March at London, New Bond Street. The work is a portrait of Dali’s sister, given to her by the artist before their relationship descended into turmoil. It comes to the market for the first time, estimated at £800,000-1,200,000. Figura de perfil (1925) combines two of Dali’s... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2016

Art Gallery of New South Wales exhibits nude art from the Tate Collection

Auguste Rodin, The kiss, 1901-04. Tate: purchased with assistance from the Art Fund and public contributions 1953. Image © Tate, London 2016. SYDNEY.- Nude: art from the Tate Collection at the Art Gallery of New South Wales tells the story of the nude through more than 100 powerful artworks spanning two centuries, as part of the Sydney International Art Series 2016-2017.   The evolution of the nude in Western art is a story of beauty and desire, eroticism and tenderness as well as scandal. From the history... [Lire la suite]

16 décembre 2016

Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein opens exhibition of works from the Hilti Art Foundation

Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Torso der Grossen Stehenden, 1910, Hilti Art Foundation.  VADUZ.- The second exhibition of the Hilti Art Foundation has opened in Vaduz. The show focuses on classical modernism and includes works by Gauguin, Picasso, Kirchner, Beckmann and Klee. Contemporary art is prominently featured, with artworks by Imi Knoebel, Gotthard Graubner and Sean Scully amongst others. The exhibition presents 36 selected paintings and sculptures from the internationally renowned private art collection.  After its... [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]
30 mai 2016

Philip de László, portraits mondains

Philip de László (1869-1937), Portrait of Comtesse Jean de Castellane, née Marie Dorothée de Talleyrand-Périgord, other married name Fürstin Karl Egon IV zu Fürstenberg, 1899. Photo Jacqueline Hyde © de Laszlo Foundation Philip de László (1869-1937), Portrait de la comtesse Greffulhe, née Caraman-Chimay, 1905. Philip de László (1869-1937), Portrait d'Elaine, Duchesse de Guiche, née Greffulhe, 1905. Philip de László (1869-1937), Portrait of Princess Max Egon von Hohenlohe-Langenburg, née María de la Piedad de Yturbe, 1906.... [Lire la suite]
29 février 2016

Chagall to Malevich: 130 masterpieces of the Russian avant-garde on view at the Albertina

Natalia Goncharova, The Blue Cow, 1911, Vienna, Albertina - Batliner Collection VIENNA.- The art of the Russian avant-garde numbers among the most diverse and radical chapters of modernism. At no other point in the history of art did artistic schools and artists’ associations emerge at such a breathtaking pace than between 1910 and 1920. Every group was its own programme, every programme its own call to battle – against the past as well as against competing iterations of the present.   Marc Chagall, The walk,... [Lire la suite]