26 novembre 2015

Morandi, Fontana amd Burri lead Sotheby's Milan Modern & Contemporary Art Sale

Giorgio Morandi (1890 - 1964), Natura Morta, firmato sul retro, olio su tela, cm 34x45. Eseguito nel 1948. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 EUR. Lot sold 747,000  EUR. Photo: Sotheby's. MILAN.- The Part I of the Milanese Modern and Contemporary Art Sale held in the new spot of Palazzo Serbelloni has confirmed the interest and the massive presence of public during the exhibition days. The 1948 Natura Morta by Giorgio Morandi, the Italian artist celebrated at CIMA in New... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2015

The Belvedere opens focus exhibition dedicated to the Viennese artist Gerhart Frankl

Gerhart Frankl, Vienna, April 1936 © Private archive VIENNA.- The Belvedere is devoting the thirteenth Masterpieces in Focus exhibition to the Viennese artist Gerhart Frankl (1901–1965), who, like his idol Paul Cézanne, sought to create something of lasting significance. In 1925 Frankl wrote to his future wife: “I don’t want to be a ‘famous’ man. […] But I do want to be a truly great person. Totally and utterly responsible. That is essential. […] I don’t want to be a firework, but at every moment to have a clear... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2015

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), Evening Dress, 1948

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), Evening Dress, 1948. Black silk satin and black silk velvet. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Millicent Huttleston Rogers, 1949 (2009.300.734)
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07 novembre 2015

Fashion's evolution showcased in exhibition at the Cincinnati Art Museum

Charles James, "Four-Leaf Clover" dress, 1953. Duchesse satin, lace, and silk shantung. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection, 2009; Gift of Josephine Abercrombie,1953, 2009.300.784. Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. CINCINNATI, OH.- High Style: Twentieth Century Masterworks from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection opens at the Cincinnati Art Museum on Nov. 7. This landmark exhibition of garments and accessories from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan... [Lire la suite]
12 août 2015

Cristobal Balenciaga, Suit, 1948

Cristobal Balenciaga, Suit, 1948. White linen and black lace. Gift of Doris Duke. 72.81.20. The Museum at FIT 2012 © The Museum at FIT.
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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]


02 juillet 2015

Balenciaga Haute Couture, 1948. Robe de grand soir drapée en satin duchesse midnight blue

Balenciaga Haute Couture, 1948. Robe de grand soir drapée en satin duchesse midnight blue. Estimation 4,000 — 6,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Garde-robe de Mademoiselle Cécile de Rothschild. Note: Modèle comparable conservé dans les collections du Kyoto Costume Institute, reproduit dans:Marie-Andrée Jouve, Balenciaga, Editions du Regard, Paris, 2011, p. 51. Fashion, une histoire de la Mode au XXème siècle, Taschen, 2012, p. 176. Balenciaga Haute Couture, 1948. A... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2015

Chinese media mogul Wang Zhongjun purchases Goldwyn Family Picasso in $420m sales

Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973), Femme au chignon dans un fauteuil. Signed Picasso (upper right); dated 1.11.48 on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 36 1/4 by 28 3/4 in., 92 by 73 cm. Painted in 1948. Estimate 12,000,000 — 18,000,000 USD. Lot sold 29,930,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s May sales of Impressionist & Modern Art concluded yesterday in New York with a strong total of $420.4 million, raising the company’s 2015 sales in this category to $739.4 million... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2015

Collection of leading American businessman Jerome H. Stone to be offered at Sotheby's

Alberto Giacometti, Buste de Diego (Aménophis). Inscribed with the signature Alberto Giacomett and with the foundry mark Susse Fondeur Paris, dated 1954 and numbered 3/8 twice. Bronze. Height: 16 ½ inches. Conceived in 1954 and cast before 1956. Est. $6/8 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present the collection of noted Chicago businessman and philanthropist, Jerome H. Stone. Assembled by Mr. Stone and his wife, Evelyn, predominantly in the 1950s and '60s, the collection offers important modern... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2015

Sotheby's to offer works collected by Hollywood legends Samuel Goldwyn Senior & Junior

Pablo Picasso, Femme au chignon dans un fauteuil. Signed Picasso (upper right) and dated 1.11.48 on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 36 ¼ by 28 ¾ in. (92 by 73 cm). Painted in 1948. Estimate $12/18 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present Property from the Goldwyn Collection across a series of auctions in 2015. While the Goldwyn family is legendary within the film industry, many will discover in these sales that their creative vision also extended to collecting fine art. Samuel Goldwyn Sr. assembled a... [Lire la suite]