11 juin 2016

Van Cleef & Arpels: The Art and Science of Gems at ArtScience Museum, Singapore

  SINGAPORE - Van Cleef & Arpels: The Art and Science of Gems is a unique exhibition which explores both the artistic skills required for the creation of exquisite jewellery, and the Earth processes involved in the formation of minerals and gemstones. ArtScience Museum is an institution which explores the links between art, science, culture and technology. All of its exhibitions and programs show how subjects canbe understood both through the emotional connections created through art, and... [Lire la suite]

19 avril 2016

Christie's New York announces Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on May 12

Claude Monet (1840-1926), Le bassin aux nymphéas, detail, signed and dated 'Claude Monet 1919' (lower right), oil on canvas, 39 3/8 x 40 7/8 in. (99.6 x 103.7 cm.). Painted in 1919. Estimate $25,000,000 – $35,000,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on May 12 will feature an exceptional selection of 52 works by the most revered artists of the early 20th century. Led by outstanding paintings by Monet, Picasso, and... [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]
26 février 2016

Philadelphia Museum of Art Announces Major Gifts of American Art and $10 Million

Road and Trees, 1962. Edward Hopper, American, 1882 1967. Oil on canvas, 33 1/2 x 59 1/2 inches (85.1 x 151.1 cm). Bequest of Daniel W. Dietrich II, 2016. The Philadelphia Museum of Art announced today that its collection has been enriched by the bequest of more than fifty works of American art from the late philanthropist and art collector Daniel W. Dietrich II. Additionally, the Museum has received an endowment gift of $10 million from Mr. Dietrich’s charitable funds that will support a broad range of initiatives in the... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2015

Exceptional stones & historic designs drive Sotheby's $52.3 million Auction of Magnificent Jewels

Lot 488. Exceptional Cushion-cut Sugarloaf Cabochon Kashmir Sapphire and Diamond Ring, 25.87 carats. Estimate $3,500,000 / 4,500,000. Sold for $5,122,000 ($197,990 per carat). WORLD AUCTION RECORD PRICE-PER-CARAT FOR A SUGARLOAF CABOCHON KASHMIR SAPPHIRE. Photo Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Propelled by top prices for important diamonds, exceptional colored stones and historic designs, Sotheby’sfinal jewelry auction of 2015 concluded last night in New York with a $52.3 million total, raising... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2015

Historic jewels, exceptional stones & iconic designs: Discover Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels Auction

The December auction is led by a Magnificent and Historic Platinum and Diamond Necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels (estimate $3.6/4.6 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Just in time for the holidays, Sotheby’s final jewelry auction of the fall season will be held in New York on 9 December 2015. The more than 500 pieces on offer – with estimates starting at $5,000 – will be on view in Sotheby's York Avenue galleries beginning 5 December, alongside the auctions of Important Watches and RM Sotheby’s Driven by... [Lire la suite]

13 novembre 2015

Opal, sapphire, ruby and diamond pendent necklace, 'Elephant', René Boivin, 1939

Opal, sapphire, ruby and diamond pendent necklace, 'Elephant', René Boivin, 1939. Estimate 33,000 — 38,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Depicting an elephant, decorated to the front with cabochon opals, sapphires and circular-cut rubies, marquise-shaped, baguette and circular-cut diamonds, to a fancy link chain, length approximately 790mm, French assay and maker's marks. Bibliography: Cf: Françoise Cailles, René Boivin Joaillier, Les Éditions de l'Amateur, Paris, 1994, page 305... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2015

Artcurial to offer fashion photographer Amedeo M. Turello's collection of photographs

Nickolas Murray, Frida Kahlo, 1939, collection Amedeo M. Turello (estimation 8 000 – 10 000 € / 8 900 – 11 150 $).  Paris – A l’occasion de la FIAC, Artcurial dispersera la collection de photographies d’Amedeo M. Turello. L’ensemble d’œuvres qu’il a réuni reflète ses goûts artistiques tout en étant autant de témoignage des rencontres qu’il a pu faire dans sa carrière de photographe de mode professionnel. Au gré des collaborations, il a été amené à cotoyer les plus célèbres photographes du XXe siècle. Certains sont... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2015

Cristóbal Balenciaga, Woman's Dinner Dress, 1939

Cristóbal Balenciaga (Spain, active France, 1895-1972), Woman's Dinner Dress, 1939. Silk serge appliquéd on silk chiffon. Gift of Donald P. Daniels in memory of Genevieve Winans Daniels (M.70.39.1).  Los Angeles County Museum of Art © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
18 juin 2014

Beautiful Rings from Steven Fox Jewelry

Exceptional Oval Cushion Cut Diamond 8.70ct Engagement Ring © Steven Fox Jewelry. 7.72 ct Ascher Cut Diamond 1930's ring by Tiffany © Steven Fox Jewelry. 14.36 ct Asscher cut diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, circa 1939 © Steven Fox Jewelry. Rare Handmade Yellow Sapphire Diamond Platinum Ring © Steven Fox Jewelry. Important Art Deco Colombian Cushion Cut Natural Emerald Ring © Steven Fox Jewelry. Art Deco Hexagon Amethyst Ring © Steven Fox Jewelry Aquamarine, Diamond and Platinum Ring © Steven Fox Jewelry ... [Lire la suite]