16 septembre 2018

A famille-rose 'Winter landscape' brushpot by He Xuren, Republic period, dated jiaxu year, corresponding to 1934

Lot 383. A famille-rose 'Winter landscape' brushpot by He Xuren, Republic period, dated jiaxu year, corresponding to 1934; 317⁄8 in., 81 cm high; 81⁄8 in., 20.5 cm wide. Height 7 1/4  in., 18.4 cm. Estimate: 15,000-25,000 USD. Sold Price: 250,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's of square form with indented corners, finely enameled to two sides with winter riverscape scenes, each depicting a scholar in a pavilion surrounded by snow-covered trees and mountains, accompanied by... [Lire la suite]

16 octobre 2017

A famille rose ‘scholar’ vase, Republic period, dated jiashu year corresponding to 1934

Lot 126. A famille rose ‘scholar’ vase, Republic period, dated jiashu year corresponding to 1934, 9. 15/16 in. (25.2 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 275,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong
15 juin 2017

Acquavella Galleries at Art Basel 2017

Giorgio de Chirico, Il Dioscuri in Riva, 1934. Painting, 59.5 × 77.0 cm. © Acquavella Galleries Acquavella Galleries is distinguished for its expertise in the fields of 19th, 20th and 21st century art. The gallery, founded by Nicholas Acquavella in the early 1920s, is now a three-generation, family-owned business: Bill Acquavella joined his father in 1960, Bill’s daughter Eleanor joined in 1997, and his sons Nick and Alexander joined in 2000 and 2003 respectively. The gallery first specialized in works of the Italian Renaissance... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2017

Ben Brown Fine Arts at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

Lucio Fontana (Rosario 1899-1968 Varese), Concetto Spaziale, Attesa, 1966. Waterpaint on canvas, 146 x 115 cm. Signed, titled and inscribed 'l. Fontana / “Concetto Spaziale” / ATTESA / Ogni povero / uomo può / fare dell’arte / e della critica'. Photo courtesy Ben Brown Fine Arts Provenance: Marlborough Galleria d’Arte, Rome; Galerie Stutz, Pulver & Co., Vaduz; Galleria Moretto, Brescia; Zanibelli collection, Milan; Sotheby`s London, 23 October 1997; private collection, Milan; acquired by the... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2016

1930s fashion exhibition opens at Sudley House

LIVERPOOL.- Sudley House is getting the Hollywood treatment with Putting on the Glitz, a glamorous 1930s fashion exhibition. A stunning selection of 20 outfits from National Museums Liverpool’s costume collection is being displayed at the South Liverpool gallery, revealing how the glitz and glamour of Hollywood was reflected in the fashions of the period. Visitors can expect to see an elegant exhibition, exploring 1930s fashions at their best, when women embraced more fitted styles with longer hemlines, in... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2015

Exhibition of paintings, sculptures and drawings by Alberto Giacometti opens in London

Alberto Giacometti, Small Self portrait, 1921. Kunsthaus Zürich, Bequest Bruno Giacometti, 2012 © Estate of Alberto Giacometti (Fondation Giacometti, Paris and Adagp, Paris) 2015 LONDON.- The first ever exhibition solely to consist of portraits by the twentieth-century artist Alberto Giacometti opens at the National Portrait Gallery on Thursday 15 October. Giacometti: Pure Presence (15 October 2015-10 January 2016) comprises over 60 works, including paintings, sculptures and... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2015

"Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture" at Tate Modern

Alexander Calder in his Roxbury studio, 1941.  Photo credit: Calder Foundation, New York / Art Resource, NY © 2015 Calder Foundation, New York / DACS, London. LONDON - Tate Modern presents the UK’s largest ever exhibition of Alexander Calder (1898-1976). Calder was one of the truly ground-breaking artists of the 20th century and as a pioneer of kinetic sculpture, played an essential role in shaping the history of modernism. Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture will bring together approximately 100 works to reveal how... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2015

"Philippe Halsman. Étonnez-moi !", Rétrospective au Jeu de Paume‏

Philippe Halsman — Autoportrait, 1950. Archives Philippe Halsman © 2015 Philippe Halsman Archive / Magnum Photos PARIS - Le photographe Philippe Halsman (Riga, Lettonie, 1906 - New York, 1979) mène pendant une quarantaine d'années une carrière exemplaire, depuis ses débuts à Paris dans les années 1930, jusqu'à l'immense succès de son studio new-yorkais entre 1940 et 1970. À Paris, puis à New-York, Philippe Halsman collabore à de nombreux magazines, Vogue, Vu, Voilà..., et Lifedont il réalisera 101... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2015

Christie's London announces highlights from its Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Claude Monet, Iris mauves (detail). Oil on canvas, 78.3/4 x 39.1/2 in. Painted in 1914-1917. Estimate: £6,000,000 – 9,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. LONDON.- Building on the impressive New York May auction results for the category, Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in London on 23 June will present the market with a further array of 52 highly covetable works to inspire collectors worldwide. Building on the deep international bidding also witnessed in the strong February London... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2015

Hermann Hesse's Treasure Trove Heads to Auction

Hermann Hesse, Piktors Verwandlungen Orig, manuscript with watercolors, 1934. Estimate: € 15.000. Photo courtesy Ketterer Kunst. Unknown works by Hermann Hesse were recently discovered in the estate of the family Walter and Nora Schadow. In 2014 an exhibition at the Kunsthaus Stade honored the works by the Nobel prize winner. They will now be sold in the auction of Rare Books at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg on 18/19 May 2015. A discovery like this is a dream coming true for every passionate collector, and it became real for... [Lire la suite]