18 mai 2015

Calligraphic Abstraction exhibition opens at Seattle Art Museum's Asian Art Museum

Son Man-jin, Hwa Kwan Dong Jin, 2003. Engraving and color on tile, 8 x 4 x 16in. (20.3 x 10.2 x 40.6cm), Gift of Kim KyooYun, 2003.114, © Son Man-jin. SEATTLE, WA.- Calligraphic Abstraction is about beauty. It’s a celebration of one of the oldest artistic traditions – and what can be seen just by looking. On view now at SAM’s Asian Art Museum, the exhibition presents 36 outstanding works selected from collections of the Seattle Art Museum and private collectors to showcase this art form that has thrived for thousands of... [Lire la suite]

26 avril 2015

For the first time in Europe, Fondazione Marconi presents Lucio Fontana's 'Concetto spaziale, Trinità'

Lucio Fontana, Spatial Concept. Trinity, 1966, water-based paint on canvas, black and white lacquered wood. Triptych 203 x 203 cm each. © Fondazione Lucio Fontana MILAN.- In conjunction with Expo 2015, Fondazione Lucio Fontana and Fondazione Marconi are presenting a tribute to Lucio Fontana at the recently renewed and extended Fondazione Marconi premises.  For the first time in Europe, the work Concetto spaziale, Trinità [Spatial Concept, Trinity] is being exhibited as Fontana himself planned in a number of... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2015

The century mark: Tel Aviv Museum of Art visits Berlin modern and contemporary art

Mark Rothko, No. 24 (Untitled), 1951. Oil on canvas, 236.9 x 120.7. Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., New York, through the American Friends of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 1986 © Kate Rothko-Prizel & Christopher Rothko / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2015 / Photo Avraham Hay. BERLIN.- On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of German-Israeli diplomatic relations, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art sent 72 works from its collection to Berlin. The works were selected from three major... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2014

Balenciaga

Balenciaga Dress with Scarves- 1951. 1952 - Sunny Harnett in Balenciaga Photo by Richard Avedon for Vogue, Balenciaga, 1952 Sophie Malgat is wearing an evening dress of white organdie embroidered with black polka-dots. 1953 - Balenciaga Evening Dress. 1955-56. Dovima is wearing a dress by Balenciaga. Photo Richard Avedon for Harper's Bazaar. 
05 mai 2014

Henri Mege (1909-1984), Soir à Tinh Do, environs de Saïgon, 1953

Henri Mege (1909-1984), Soir à Tinh Do, environs de Saïgon, 1953. Photo Kapandji Morhange Huile sur isorel signé en bas à gauche, titré, daté et contresigné au dos. 10,5 x 14,5 cm Kapandji Morhange. Mercredi 07 mai à 14h00. Drouot Richelieu - Salle 5. EMail : kapandjimorhange@gmail.com - Tél. : +33 1 48 24 26 10
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17 avril 2014

Exceptional selection of ceramics by Pablo Picasso to be offered at Sotheby's London

Pablo Picasso, Chouette. Terre de faïence vase, 1968. Estimate: £6,000-8,000. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s is to offer an exceptional selection of ceramics by Pablo Picasso in London on 7 May 2014. This follows Sotheby’s auction in March 2013 of Important Ceramics by Pablo Picasso from a Private Collection, in which all the ceramic lots sold. The comprehensive group of over 170 works represents an opportunity for collectors to acquire their own work of art by one of the 20th century’s most famous artists. The sale includes... [Lire la suite]


04 novembre 2013

Sakura, 1953, a unique 12-foot wide inlaid screen by ceramic genius Kitaoji Rosanjin

Sakura, 1953, a unique 12-foot wide inlaid screen by ceramic genius Kitaoji Rosanjin. Dimensions: 114 x 371 cm (45 x 146 in.). Provenance: José Manuel de Mello Collection. Auction: Fine Japanese Art, Thursday, 7 November, 2013. Photo courtesy bonhams. ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October -- 9th November 2013. Bonhams. The Edward Wrangham Collection of Japanese Art - Part IV. Wednesday, 6 November: 10.30 & 14.30. Colin Sheaf, Asaph Hyman (Chinese Dept) & Suzannah Yip... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2013

Fuji, 1953, a wall painting by ceramic genius Kitaoji Rosanjin

Fuji, 1953, a wall painting by ceramic genius Kitaoji Rosanjin. Dimensions: 112 x 207cm (44 1/10 x 81 1/2 in.). Provenance: José Manuel de Mello Collection. Auction: Fine Japanese Art, Thursday, 7 November, 2013. Photo courtesy bonhams. ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October -- 9th November 2013. Bonhams. The Edward Wrangham Collection of Japanese Art - Part IV. Wednesday, 6 November: 10.30 & 14.30. Colin Sheaf, Asaph Hyman (Chinese Dept) & Suzannah Yip (Japanese... [Lire la suite]
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28 juillet 2013

Emerald and diamond tiara-necklace, monture Cartier c1953. 

Emerald and diamond tiara-necklace, monture Cartier, c. 1953. Photo courtesy Christie's Designed as a graduating series of openwork diamond palm motifs, each centred by a single-stone diamond accent, to the principal emerald cabochon and diamond cluster highlight, raised on a metal frame, with a detachable snakelink back chain for wearing as a necklace. Fitted maker's case. Signed Monture Cartier.
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25 juillet 2013

1953 Ferrari 375 MM Spider leads latest highlights for RM's multi-million-dollar Monterey sale

1953 Ferrari 375 MM Spider by Pinin Farina. Est. Available Upon Request. Monterey 2013. Photo courtesy RM AUCTIONS BLENHEIM. ON.- Reinforcing its reputation as the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, RM Auctions announced the latest premiere offerings for its flagship two-day sale in Monterey, California, August 16–17, during the world-famous Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance motoring week.  With no less than 25 cars estimated to achieve in excess of $1,000,000 each,... [Lire la suite]