16 avril 2015

"Adolfo Wildt (1868-1931) : Le dernier symboliste" au musée de l'Orangerie

Adolfo Wildt (1868-1931) : Le dernier symboliste. Affiche PARIS - Ce sculpteur italien, proche du mouvement Liberty et du symbolisme, a su élaborer un langage ou l'expressionnisme se mêle aux réminiscences de l'art antique, de la Renaissance, mais aussi néogothiques, dans un équilibre inédit entre la force expressive du modèle et la grâce de motifs purement décoratifs. Etranger au monde des avant-gardes, Wildt connut un succès critique controversé, tant en raison des sujets de ses oeuvres parfois obscurs, que de... [Lire la suite]

08 avril 2015

Christie's presents its May Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York

Piet Mondrian (1872-1944), Composition No. III (Composition with Red, Blue, Yellow and Black), oil on canvas, 1929 (estimate: $15-25 million). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced further highlights from its major Spring sales of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York this May. Works by the most celebrated artists of the era will be offered for sale across two Evening Sales, two Day sales, and one companion Online-Only sale this season, making it one of the largest and most diverse... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2015

Siegelson to exhibit masterpieces of 20th-century jewellery design at BaselWorld

Pair of Golconda Diamond Ear Pendants by Siegelson, New York, weighing 11.95 and 10.16ct. Photo courtesy Siegelson at BaselWorld 2015 Art Deco Retrograde Coloured Gemstone and Diamond Gazelle Clock by Verger Frères for Ostertag, Paris, 1929. Movement by Philippe René Jaccard for Vacheron & Constantin. Photo courtesy Siegelson at BaselWorld 2015 Running from 25 April to 2 May, visit Siegelson's Masterpieces of 20th-Century Design exhibition in the Hall of Visions, First... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2015

Clark Art Institute Acquires Japanese Woodblock Prints Collection

Kawase Hasui (Japanese, 1883-1957), Snow at Kiyomizu Hall, Ueno, 1929. Clark Art Institute. Gift of the Rodbell Family Collection. 2014.16.28. WILIAMSTOWN , Massachusetts - The Clark Art Institute has announced the gift of sixty-three Japanese color woodblock prints dating from 1832 to 1971. The gift comes from long-time Clark docent Adele Rodbell of Richmond, Massachusetts. The Rodbell Family Collection enhances the Clark’s current holdings of Japanese prints and provides new exhibition opportunities as well as insights... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2014

SIEGELSON at MASTERPIECES London 2014

Suzanne Belperron. The Duchess of Windsor's Chalcedony Suite, Circa 1935. A necklace composed of a double-strand of chalcedony beads and a large flower head clasp with articulated carved blue chalcedony petals centering a cluster of cabochon sapphires, embellished by old-European-cut diamond trim; with French assay marks, set in platinum • 15 round diamonds • 8 cabochon sapphires • With maker’s mark • Length: 14 inches, flower clasp diameter: 2 1⁄8 inches. Belle Époque Diamond and Rock Crystal Corsage Ornament by Cartier, Paris,... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2014

A Pair of Art Deco Platinum, Emerald and Diamond Ear Pendants, by Cartier, circa 1929

A Pair of Art Deco Platinum, Emerald and Diamond Ear Pendants, by Cartier, circa 1929. Available at FD Gallery (http://www.fd-inspired.com) 
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30 janvier 2014

1929 Bugatti Type 35B Grand Prix deux places

  Ex-Jack Lemon Burton, Lady Mary Grosvenor, Bob Estes, 1929 Bugatti Type 35B Grand Prix deux places. Châssis n° 37371 Moteur n° 43239/112. Estimation €1.5 million - 1.8 million (£1.2 million - 1.5 million).  Photo: Bonhams. 'Parmi les voitures de course, c'est la Bugatti Type 35 de 1924 qui arrive en tête de la liste des plus belles voitures de cette période (les années 1920). Certains prétendent même que c'est la plus belle voiture course de tous les temps. Bien qu'elle ait subi quelques... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2013

RM Auctions continues strong track record in Michigan at annual St. John's sale

1929 Duesenberg Model J Dual-Cowl Phaeton in the style of Murphy. Sold for $682,000. Photo: Courtesy of RM Auctions. BLENHEIM, ON.- RM Auctions continued its strong track record in Michigan over the weekend, with a highly successful single-day sale at the Inn at St. John’s, July 27, in Plymouth. The auction in America’s automotive heartland lifted the gavel on a total of 77 automobiles, two boats, and one motorcycle, generating more than $7.7 million in sales with a strong 90 percent of all lots sold.  Top honors... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2013

Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles opens at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts

1934 Pierce-Arrow Silve Arrow Sedan. Collection of Academy of Art University, San Francisco. Photograph © 2013 Peter Harholdt. NASHVILLE, TENN.- This summer, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles, an exhibition of unique and luxurious autos from the 1930s and ’40s. Sensuous Steel includes 18 automobiles and two motorcycles drawn from some of the most renowned car collectors and collections in the world. Organized by Guest Curator Ken Gross, former director of Petersen Automotive Museum,... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2013

Henri Simmen(1879-1963) & Eugénie Jubin dite Yokohoma O’kin (1880-1948),

Henri Simmen (1879-1963) & Eugénie Jubin dite Yokohoma O’kin (1880-1948),  Vase en forme de poire, circa 1929. Photo Alain Castor - Laurent Hara céramique émaillée à couverte noire mate, craquelée dans l’esprit des céladons. Bouchon en ivoire rehaussé d’or représentant une licorne stylisée. Hauteur : 18 cm. Les deux éléments .SSB. Estimation : 10 000 / 12 000 € La Licorne – yunikòrn –, symbole de chance en Europe, se traduit dans la civilisation japonaise par l’apparition merveilleuse... [Lire la suite]
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