19 septembre 2016

Sotheby's to offer Lord & Lady Attenborough's celebrated private collection of Picasso ceramics

 “My family and I have experienced untold joy assembling our ceramic collection over the last 50 years” Lord Attenborough, 2007. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- This November, Sotheby’s will offer at auction the celebrated private collection of Picasso ceramics assembled by Lord and Lady Attenborough. Renowned for its quality and prescience, the collection was built with the joyfilled tradition of an annual pilgrimage to the South of France, where Lord Attenborough, his wife Sheila, and their children enjoyed... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2016

Zao Wou-Ki (Zhao Wuji), 1920-2013, Fruit Plate, 1951

Lot 5026. Zao Wou-Ki (Zhao Wuji), 1920-2013, Fruit Plate, signed in Chinese and Pinyin and dated 51, ink on paper , 22 by 34 cm; 8 3/4 by 13 1/3 in. Estimate 260,000 — 360,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. This work will be included in the artist’s forthcoming catalogue raisonné prepared by Françoise Marquet and Yann Hendgen (Information provided by Foundation Zao Wou-Ki)  Provenance: Private European CollectionPrivate Asian Collection Sotheby's. Modern Asian Art, Hong Kong, 03 Oct... [Lire la suite]
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10 septembre 2016

Aktis Gallery à la Biennale des Antiquaires 2016

Zao Wou Ki, Portrait, 1951. Indian ink and wash on paper, 39 x 30 cm. Signed lower right. © Aktis Gallery A certificate of authenticity has been issued by the Zao Wou-Ki Foundation. This work will be reproduced in the catalogue raisonné currently being prepared by Françoise Marquet and Yann Hendgen. Zao Wou-Ki, Sans titre, 1967. Encre et aquarelle sur papier, 31,5 x 37 cm. Signé et daté en bas à droite. © Aktis Gallery Provenance: collection privée, Yo et Mario Prassinos, Paris ; Collection privée, Suisse. ... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2016

VAN CLEEF & ARPELS at Masterpiece London 2016

Van Cleef & Arpels. Earrings. Platinum, white gold, round diamonds, square-cut aquamarines. Heritage Collection, 1951. Price on request. Courtesy Van Cleef & Arpels       Van Cleef & Arpels. Necklace. Platinum, white gold, round diamonds, square-cut and diamond-cut aquamarines. Heritage Collection, 1948. Price on request. Courtesy Van Cleef & Arpels   Van Cleef & Arpels. Earrings. Yellow gold, platinum, round diamonds, onyx, green... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2016

Bettina is wearing an ensemble by Jeanne Lanvin, Paris, 1951

Bettina is wearing an ensemble by Jeanne Lanvin, Paris, 1951. Photo by Gordon Parks
19 juin 2016

Suzy Parker wearing Christian Dior gown, 1951

Suzy Parker wearing Christian Dior gown, 1951
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18 juin 2016

Bettina Graziani by Gordon Parks, 1951

Bettina Graziani by Gordon Parks, 1951
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18 juin 2016

Exhibition focuses on sculpture from the Second World War to the present

Exhibition "Sculpture on the Move 1946-2016", Kunstmuseum Basel | New building, ground floor, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, "Untitled" (USA Today), 1990, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Gift of Dannheisser Foundation, Jeff Koons, Rabbit, 1986, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, part donation from Stefan T . Edlis and H. Gael Neeson, 2000.21;Charles Ray, Male Mannequin, 1990, The Broad Art Foundation, Robert Gober, Playpen, 1986 Daros Collection, Switzerland, Katharina Fritsch, commodity rack with brains, 1989/1997, Emanuel... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2016

Rare Henry Moore Masterpiece Reclining Figure: Festival to Lead Sculpture Section of Christie's 250th Anniversary Sale

PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN COLLECTION. Henry Moore, O.M., C.H. (1898-1986), Reclining Figure: Festival, bronze with a brown patina, 90 in. (230 cm.) long. Conceived in 1951 and cast in an edition of five plus one artist’s proof. Estimate: £15 -20 million  ($22,000,000-29,000,000/ €20,000,000-26,000,000) © Susan Young London - Henry Moore’s ground-breaking 1951 modernist sculpture Reclining Figure: Festival, commissioned for the Festival of Britain in 1951, will lead the sculpture section of... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2016

Lillian Marcuson in a hat by Lily Dache, 1951

Lillian Marcuson in a hat by Lily Dache, 1951, photo by Milton Greene