27 octobre 2016

Staley Wise opens exhibition of photographs by Slim Aarons

Slim Aarons, Jacqueline Kennedy at the April in Paris Ball, 1959. NEW YORK, NY.- Slim Aarons made a career, in his words, “photographing attractive people doing attractive things in attractive places.” His subjects were the beautiful and the celebrated, the rich and the powerful, high society and aristocracy. Slim Aarons captured their image for the picture magazines throughout the second half of the twentieth century. In doing so he defined the image of the Beautiful People, the international Jet Set who strode the... [Lire la suite]

26 octobre 2016

Spanish artist Pablo Picasso's sculptures on view at BOZAR

Pablo Picasso, Tête de femme, 1962. Tôle découpée, pliée et fil de fer peints polychromes, 32 x 24 x 16 cm. Dation Pablo Picasso, 1979. Inv. Nr. MP366. Musée national Picasso-Paris © Succession Picasso – SABAM Belgium 2016 Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée Picasso de Paris) / Adrien Didierjean / Mathieu Rabeau BRUSSELS.- Considered as one of the most important painters of the 20th century, the Spanish artist Pablo Ruiz Picasso (1881-1973) also created sculptures throughout his life that were as innovative as they were... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2016

Kunsthaus Zürich presents 'Images of Architecture'

Bernardo Bellotto, The Ruins of the Kreuzkirche in Dresden, 1765. Oil on canvas, 84.5 x 107.3 cm, Kunsthaus Zürich, The Betty and David Koetser Foundation. ZURICH.- From 23 September to 11 December 2016 the Kunsthaus Zürich presents an exhibition on architecture as a subject for art. It comprises more than 20 works – from small ‘vedute’ to magnificent paintings, photographs and sculptures by Max Ernst, Bernardo Bellotto, Francesco Guardi, Vincent van Gogh, Nicolas de Staël, Thomas Struth and many... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2016

Sotheby’s Hong Kong presents modern and contemporary Southeast Asian Art autumn sales 2016

Lê Pho (1907 – 2001), Maternity, c.1940s, ink and gouache on silk, fixed on paper, laid on cardboard 61 x 46.5 cm. Est. HK$1.2 – 1.8 million / US$155,000-233,000. Photo: Sotheby's. Hong Kong - Sotheby’s Hong Kong’s Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art Autumn Sales 2016 will take place on 2-3 October at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. More than 230 lots with a total estimate in excess of HK$76 million / US$9.8 million* will be offered in the Modern and Contemporary Asian Art Evening Sale (2 October)... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2016

Francis Bacon, Monaco and French culture is focus of exhibition at Grimaldi Forum

'Francis Bacon, Monaco and French Culture'. Photo JC Vinaj MONACO.- The Grimaldi Forum, Monaco is presenting a major exhibition, Francis Bacon, Monaco and French Culture from 2 July to 4 September 2016. The exhibition, curated by Martin Harrison, editor of the forthcoming Francis Bacon Catalogue Raisonné (publication 30 June 2016), takes place with the support of The Estate of Francis Bacon in London, and the Francis Bacon MB Art Foundation based in Monaco. Francis Bacon’s cultural orientation was, to an... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2016

Masterpiece by Francis Bacon leads Christie's sale of the Marcie-Rivière collection

PARIS.- Christie’s will offer the Collection Zeineb et Jean-Pierre Marcie-Rivière, un couple de grands amateurs et mécènes, on 8 and 9 June 2016. This unique sale, gathering major modern and contemporary artworks, antiquities and decorative arts is among the most prestigious private collections of art and design organised by Christie’s in France. This sale, comprising 370 lots, estimated in the region of €18 million, will pay tribute to the discerning eye of Zeineb and Jean-Pierre Marcie-Rivière, a couple well known for... [Lire la suite]

12 mai 2016

Sotheby's New York Contemporary Art Evening Auction achieves $242,194,000

Cy Twombly’s Untitled (New York City) was the highlight of the sale, selling for $36,650,000. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Grégoire Billault, Head of Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Department in New York: “Tonight we achieved exactly what we set out to do: tailor a sale to the market’s current taste. You only had to count the number of hands in the air for works as diverse as the 2012 Ghenie, Calder from the Barr Collection, and sublime paintings by Sam Francis and Francis Bacon to see that collectors continue to show... [Lire la suite]
29 février 2016

Exhibition at Pera Museum includes a broad selection of 70 paintings by Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico, The Disquietening Muses, (c. 1974) (signed “1924”). Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 cm. Fondazione Giorgio e Isa de Chirico Collection.  ISTANBUL.- Pera Museum is presenting an exhibition of Giorgio de Chirico, The Enigma of the World. Realized in collaboration with the Fondazione Giorgio e Isa de Chirico in Rome, the exhibition includes a broad selection of 70 paintings, 2 lithography series, and 10 sculptures of the iconic Italian painter Giorgio de Chirico. The inventor of the Metaphysical Art and... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2016

Galerie Dansk Møbelkunst at TEFAF 2016

Hans Wegner (Tønder 1914-2007 Copenhagen), Pair of deck chairs. Oak, halyard, steel and canvas, 73-91 x 187 x 62 cm (adjustable in height). Made by cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen, Denmark, 1958. Galerie Dansk Møbelkunst at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Literature: Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner - Just one good chair, Hatje Cantz, 2014, p. 192 Hans Wegner (Tønder 1914-2007 Copenhagen), Architect's desk. Teak, oak and steel, 195 x 89.5 x 72.5 cm. Made by... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2016

Picasso, Matisse & Monet to lead Sotheby's London Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art Evening Sales

Photo Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s London Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art Evening Sales on 3rd February are characterised by their breadth of range within these collecting categories, combined with an outstanding level of quality across the board. Encompassing works by the most sought-after artists including Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, Edgar Degas, Pablo Picasso, Auguste Rodin, Paul Delvaux and René Magritte, to name but a few, the 54 lots in the evening sales are estimated to fetch a combined total of... [Lire la suite]