24 avril 2017

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Madonna con bambino ed angeli, 1947

Lot 51. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Madonna con bambino ed angeli, firmata con le iniziali e datata LF 47 (sul retro), terracotta smaltata e lustrata, cm 40x26x17. Realizzata nel 1947. Estimate EUR 60,000 - EUR 80,000 (USD 64,376 - USD 85,834) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Opera registrata presso la Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milano, n. 4145/1, come da autentica su fotografia  Provenance: Collezione privata, Milano Note: Executed in 1947, the year that Lucio... [Lire la suite]

17 janvier 2017

Georges Braque (1882 - 1963), Théière et Citron, 1947

Georges Braque (1882 - 1963), Théière et Citron. Oil on panel, 22.5 x 25 cm (8 ⅞ x 9 ⅞ inches). Signed lower left, G. Braque. Executed 1947. Stern Pissarro Gallery at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Provenance: Perls Galleries, New YorkFujikawa Galleries, Osaka, JapanPrivate collection, Spain  Literature: Catalogue de l'oeuvre de Georges Braque: peintures 1924-1927 Mangin, Nicole S. p. 116 Stern Pissarro Gallery - Late 19th and 20th Century European Painting. 66 St. James's... [Lire la suite]
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09 décembre 2016

Exhibition at Martin Gropius Bau honors Robert Doisneau

Robert Doisneau, Le Baiser de l’Hôtel de Ville Paris, 1950. © Atelier Robert Doisneau, 2016. BERLIN.- Very few photographers have become famous through a single picture. “Le Baiser de l'Hôtel de Ville” (The Kiss by the Hôtel de Ville) is such a picture, which Robert Doisneau (1912–1994) took in March 1950 in front of a Parisian street café in the Rue de Rivoli. The image of the couple kissing was a work commissioned by LIFE magazine. Although it was staged, it contains an entire story: It became the symbol of Paris as the... [Lire la suite]
01 février 2016

Exhibition provides a rare insight into the development of Alberto Giacometti's practice

Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), Composition, 1927-8, Bronze, 31.3 x 18.1 x 11.6 cm © The Estate of Alberto Giacometti LONDON.- Luxembourg & Dayan presents Alberto Giacometti: In His Own Words (Sculptures 1925-1934). Focused on a series of sculptures from this crucial decade in Giacometti’s life, the exhibition provides a rare insight into the development of the artist’s practice, which led to the crystallization of the more familiar style that characterizes Giacometti’s later work. This exhibition will include... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2015

Jacques Fath by René Gruau

Jacques Fath, 1947, by René Gruau Jacques Fath, 1950 by René Gruau Jacques Fath, 1950, by René Gruau
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21 septembre 2015

Christian Dior by René Gruau

Christian Dior, Ispahan, 1947, by René Gruau Christian Dior, 1949 by René Gruau

07 septembre 2015

Zhang Dazhuang 1903-1980; Ma Heng 1881-1955, Bird and lotus; calligraphy in seal script

Zhang Dazhuang 1903-1980; Ma Heng 1881-1955, Bird and lotus; calligraphy in seal script, 1947. Estimate  5,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. Painting signed Zhang Dazhuang, dated dinghai (1947), the seventh lunar month, with a dedication and one seal of the artist, da zhuang. Calligraphy signed Yin Ma Heng, with one seal of the artist, ma heng, ink and color on paper, folding fan; 26 by 54.5 cm. 10 1/8  by 21 1/4  i;  Sotheby's. Fine... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2015

Picasso masterpiece becomes the most valuable work ever sold at auction: $179,365,000

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Les femmes d'Alger (Version 'O'), signed 'Picasso' (upper right); dated '14.2.55.' (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 44 7/8 x 57 5/8 in. (114 x 146.4 cm.). Painted on 14 February 1955. Estimate Upon Request. Price Realized $179,365,000. © 2015 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.  NEW YORK (AFP).- A Picasso masterpiece fetched more than $179 million in New York on Monday, smashing the world record for the most expensive art... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2015

Christie's to offer Giacometti's iconic life-size sculpture L'homme au doigt (Pointing Man)

L'homme au doigt signed and numbered 'A Giacometti 6/6' inscribed with foundry mark 'Alexis Rudier Fondeur Paris' bronze with patina and hand-painted by the artist Height: 69 7/8 in. (177.5 cm.) Conceived in 1947. Estimate upon request. Courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2015/© 2015 Alberto Giacometti Estate/Licensed by VAGA and ARS, New York. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s, the world’s leading art business, announces a major highlight of its upcoming spring auction in New York: Alberto Giacometti's most iconic and evocative... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2015

"Balenciaga, magicien de la dentelle" à la Cité de la dentelle et de la mode, Calais

Affiche de l'exposition. CALAIS - À l’occasion des 120 ans de la naissance de Cristóbal Balenciaga (Getaria, 1895-1972, Javea, Espagne), la Cité de la dentelle et de la mode à Calais consacre une exposition à ce grand couturier. Elle aborde un sujet inédit : l’oeuvre en dentelle de Balenciaga, thème évident tant la dentelle a tenu, tout au long de sa carrière, une place extraordinaire. La dentelle, Cristóbal Balenciaga l’appréciait. Il l’employa aussi bien en ornementation qu’en textile. Jouant sur les motifs,... [Lire la suite]